Newspapers and Obituaries

Berthoud Public Library
236 Welch Avenue
Berthoud, Colorado 80513

Microfilm of the Berthoud Recorder and the earlier Berthoud Bulletin from 1892 through 1997.

Estes Park Public Library
335 East Elkhorn Ave.
Estes Park, Colorado 80517

Hard copies and/or microfilms of the 1908 Mountaineer, the Estes Park Trail from 1912-1914, Trail Talk for 1920, Estes Park Trail
from 1921-1971, the Mountain Gazette from 1968-1971, the Estes Park Trail
Gazette from 1971-present, and the Estes Park News from 2001-present.

Fort Collins History Archive
200 Mathews Street
Fort Collins, Colorado 80524

  • Local newspapers on microfilm: 1878 to present
  • Card file index to select newspapers for 1878, 1880-1890, 1892-1907, 1912,1914, 1923-24, 1926, 1930, 1935-40, 1975-1987
  • Triangle Review, bound: 1973-1974, 1976-1978, 1980-1982
  • Photocopies of obituaries from circa 1977 to present

Colorado’s Historic Newspapers Collection
Digitized images of the Colorado newspapers including:Fort Collins Express (1894, 1923), Fort Collins Courier (1878-1894, 1896-1898, 1906-1908, 1919-1923) and Standard (1874). You can browse by date or search all the papers using keywords.

The Coloradoan
Articles from 1999 to current online and every word searchable. Articles and obituaries less than seven days old or less are free to but there is a charge to view those eight days and older. (click on Archives)

Larimer County Genealogical Society
Obituaries from March 1988 to August of 2002 online:

Stephen H. Hart Library
1300 Broadway
Denver, Colorado 80203

The Stephen H. Hart Library at the Colorado History Museum in Denver maintains microfilm of most of the newspapers listed above, as well as microfilm of many other Colorado newspapers. Further information can be found at

In addition, please visit this website for explanation of those older medical terms found in obituaries at Older Medical Terms Website.