Searchable full-text database of articles from Colorado newspapers including the Gazette (Colorado Springs), the Denver Post, Rocky Mountain News and others, from 1986 to the current week.
LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe
Covers the current times back approximately 20 years. In the Guided Search mode, go to “U.S. News” then “Colorado”.
Specific Colorado Newspapers
Colorado Springs Gazette
- For an online index to local news stories and obituaries, use the Pikes Peak Newsfinder from the Pikes Peak Library District. They will provide full-text scans within a week, free.
- For electronic access to articles from 1988 to the present, use the Colorado Newsstand database.
- For historical issues online, use Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection .
Paper: current three months (view TIGER catalog record)
Microfilm: from 1878-present [separate records for the Daily Gazette (1878-1887), Colorado Springs Gazette (1878-1946), Gazette-Telegraph (1946-1997), and Gazette (1997–present)]
Index: see our Gazette webpage.
Rocky Mountain News
Paper: current three months located in newspaper area, 2nd floor north (view TIGER catalog record)
Microfilm: April 1859 – November 1905; January 1906 – December 1944; 1947 – 1964 (view TIGER catalog record)
Online at http://www.csindy.com/csindy/current/
The Independent has searchable, full-text online archives back to Sept. 1999.
Paper: Special Collections has paper issues starting with v. 1 (1993- ) (view TIGER catalog record)
Colorado Springs Sun
Paper: from Feb. 1947 – Feb. 26, 1986 (Incomplete) [separate records for the Free Press (Feb. 1947 – Apr. 1967), Colorado Springs Sun (Oct. 21, 1977 – Feb. 26, 1986)]
Microfilm: : from Jan. 1, 1967 – Feb. 28, 1986 [separate records for the Free Press (Jan. 1, 1967 – April 14, 1970), Colorado Springs Sun (Apr. 15, 1970 – Feb. 28, 1986)]
Historic Colorado Newspapers
Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection
Search over 90 historic Colorado newspapers from 49 cities and 36 counties throughout the state, published in English, German, Spanish, or Swedish. The database includes digital versions of newspapers found on microfilm at the Colorado Historical Society’s Stephen H. Hart Library that were published between 1859 and 1928. New material is usually added once a month. Some issues of the Colorado Springs Gazette are included.
Colorado newspapers in Special Collections
Colorado College Special Collections has single issues and short runs of about 100 Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak area newspapers from the 19th century to the present. Click here for a complete list of print newspapers held in Special Collections.
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
Provides access to approximately 1.7 million pages of primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. Coverage: 1800’s