Adams County, Washington Newspapers

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Below is a sortable list of historical Adams County, Washington Newspapers, compiled November, 2013. It provides: 1) links to online copies before 1950's; and libraries where hard copies can be found

The newspapers are listed by the area they served, so some may have been published in other counties or even out of state.

Sortable Table

This key is a list of sites used when the list was originally compiled in November, 2013. As you find other early newspapers, please update the key as well as the sortable table.

Code Site name Remarks ($)
CA Chronicling America Select State, then County, and click Search. Click on a title, then on "Libraries that have it"
GB Genealogy Bank Click "List of Titles"
NA Newspaper Archive ($) Slide down and click Browse by location. Under "United States," select "Washington" Click "See papers by location," click "List" (very small lettering, next to Newspapers Map), type "Washington" in the search box
Own The link is to the newspaper's own site
SOS Washington Secretary of State

Town Title of Newspaper Years
Libraries with copies Online Remarks
Ritzville Adams County record (microform) 1885-1886 CA
Lind The Lind leader (microform) 1902-1939 CA
Warden Warden Times 1947-1947 CA
Ritzville Washington State journal and Ritzville times 1910-1917 CA
Ritzville The journal-times 1918-1928 CA
Cunningham Cunningham gazette 1904-190? CA
Hatton Hatton hustler 190?-19?? CA
Lind Lind leader 1902-1939 CA
Lind Lind leader 1946-current CA
Lind The Othello times 1908-1938 CA
Othello The outlook 1977-current CA
Ritzville Adams County record 1885-1886 CA
Washtucna Washtucna recorder 1927-19?? CA
Washtucna Washtucna world 1962-current CA
Ritzville Ritzville times 1892-1911 CA
Ritzville Adams County times 1887-1892 CA
Ritzville The Ritzville Adams County Journal 1973-current CA
Ritzville Ritzville journal-times 1928-1973 CA
Paha The hub 1901-19?? CA
Othello Othello progress news 1947-1951 CA
Othello Othello outlook 1951-1977 CA
Lind The Lind lens 1963-1971 CA
Lind Adams County leader 1939-1946 CA
Washtucna Washtucna enterprise 1902-1925 CA
Ritzville Adams County news 1898-1906 CA CA
Ritzville Washington State journal 1907-1911 CA CA
Ritzville Washington State journal and Adams County news 1906-1907 CA CA
Ritzville Ost-Washington herold 1905-1906 CA Languages: German

Sources Used

This list was first generated (October 2013) from:

  • Chronicling America's "US Newspaper Directory, 1690–present"[1]
  • Washington Secretary of State
  • University of Washington


  1. Library of Congress Chronicling America, accessed October 2013