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Celebrate Idaho: Historic Idaho Newspapers

Resources about Idaho, Idaho Authors, and in support of Idaho Day.

Historic Newspapers from Chronicling America

The Idaho State Archives has been recipient of a grant from teh National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in partnership with the LIbrary of Congress to digitize historic newspapers from Idaho. The digitized newspapers are available through the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) and searchable through the Library of Congress Chronicling America website.

Search all of the Historic American Newspapers at CHRONICLING AMERICA.

The Idaho newspapers available include:

Newspaper Number of Issues Date Range

The Bingham County News
Blackfoot, 1918-1930

90 April 15, 1921 - December 29, 1922
The Blackfoot Optimist
Blackfoot, 1907-1918
367 December 15, 1910 - December 28, 1916
Boise News
Bannock City, I.T. (Idaho City), 1863-1864
57 September 29, 1863 - October 22, 1864
The Caldwell Tribune
Caldwell, I.T., 1883-1928
1609 January 7, 1888 - December 26, 1922
Camas Prairie Chronicle
Cottonwood, 1901-1917
737 April 5, 1901 - September 14, 1917
The Challis Messenger
Challis, 1912-current
242 January 2, 1918 - December 27, 1922
Coeur d'Alene Evening Press
Coeur d'Alene, 1907-1929
835 November 18, 1907 - July 30, 1910
The Coeur d'Alene Press
Coeur d'Alene, 1892-1907
728 February 20, 1892 - January 27, 1906
The Coeur d'Alene Press
Coeur d'Alene, 1906-1907
399 August 6, 1906 - November 16, 1907
Cottonwood Chronicle
Cottonwood, 1917-current
261 September 21, 1917 - December 29, 1922
Cottonwood Report
Cottonwood, 1893-1901
420 January 27, 1893 - March 29, 1901
Evening Capital News
Boise, 1901-1927
607 September 16, 1912 - January 14, 1920
The Idaho Recorder
Salmon City, 1886-1927
637 October 13, 1904 - December 29, 1922
Idaho Semi-Weekly World
Idaho City, 1867-1868
159 May 4, 1867 - November 11, 1868
Idaho Semi-Weekly World
Idaho City, 1875-1908
1923 July 30, 1875 - December 29, 1893
Idaho Tri-Weekly World
Idaho City, 1875-1875
59 March 14, 1875 - July 27, 1875
The Idaho World
Idaho City, 1864-1918
462 October 29, 1864 - March 6, 1875
The Kendrick Gazette
Kendrick, 1892-1968
987 Mary 1, 1903 - December 29, 1922
Lewiston Daily Teller
Lewiston, 1900-1901
75 October 18, 1900 - January 12, 1901
Lewiston Evening Teller
Lewiston, 1900-1900
53 August 17, 1900 - October 17, 1900
Lewiston Evening Teller
Lewiston, 1903-1911
1263 October 26, 1903 - December 31, 1908
Lewiston Inter-State News
Lewiston, 1905-1906
54 April 14, 1905 - December 29, 1905
The Lewiston Teller
Lewiston, 1900-1905
230 January 17, 1901 - April 11, 1905
Lewiston Teller
Lewiston, 1878-1900
1115 April 13, 1878 - August 16, 1900
The Teton Peak-Chronicle
St. Anthony, 1904-1952
23 November 17, 1904 - April 20, 1905
The Teller
Lewiston, 1876-1878
77 October 21, 1876 - April 6, 1878
Wood River Times
Hailey, 1882-1915
3462 May 20, 1882 - December 30, 1893