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Idaho newspapers were first published in the 1860s. Currently published weekly newspapers are on microfilm at the Idaho State Historical Society. Copies of newspaper collections or newspapers clippings may be found at public and university libraries locally.
The Eastern Idaho Death Index at BYU Idaho is an index to obituaries for Southeastern Idaho. It is available online.
An index to obituaries, 1977 to present, published in the Idaho Statesman, a newspaper published in Boise, has been compiled by the Boise Public Library and is also available online.
An obituary index to Salt Lake City newspapers, 1867 to 1970, includes some Idaho residents (Family History Library films 821636-99). The Family History Library in Salt Lake City has not collected copies of newspapers from Idaho.
Current Idaho newspapers online
Newspapers at the Idaho State Historical Society Library