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More newspaper back issues are being placed on the Internet every year. They can help a genealogist in many ways – by providing information on births, deaths and marriages, but noting store openings or major economic changes, or by reminding us whose pumpkins were the biggest back at the fall fair.

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General information

The Ancestor Hunt - Alberta
Comprehensive site with extensive lists of newspapers.

The Google News Archive is one of the most extensive collections available, but it has serious flaws. Searching is almost impossible, so be prepared to browse. Date ranges are often inaccurate. Also, there are usually gaps.
Search Tips for Google News Archive -- By Kimberly Powell.
Newspapers on Google -- Search by keywords and by specifying the source.
Titles available on Google -- A tough-to-use list of the newspapers available.

Newspapers.com
Different selection of newspapers; some Canadian titles included.

Titles by location

(Alderson) The Alderson News 1915-1918
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Arrowwood) Bow Valley Resource 1931-1936
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Bashaw) Bashaw Star 1920
From Newspapers.com

(Bassano) Bassano Herald 1955-1958
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Bassano) Bassano Mail 1913-1936
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Bassano) The Bassano News 1910
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Bassano) Bassano News 1910-1914
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Bassano) Bassano Recorder 1937-1945
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Beiseker) The Beiseker Times 1949-1953
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Bellevue) The Bellevue Times 1910-1918
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Bellevue) The Bellevue Times and Frank Vindicator 1910
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Blairmore) Blairmore Enterprise 1910-1946
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Blairmore) The Blairmore Enterprise and Frank Vindicator 1909-1910
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Blairmore) The Blairmore Graphic 1946-1948
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Bow Island) Bow Island Review 1910-1923
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Bowden) Bowden News 1909-1912
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Brooks) Brooks Bulletin 1910-2012
From
Canadiana.ca

(Calgary) The Calgary Eye-Opener 1911-1922
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Calgary) Calgary Herald 18882019
From Newspapers.com

(Calgary) Weekly Herald 18831901
From Newspapers.com

(Calgary) The Alberta Non-Partisan 1917-1919
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Calgary) The Calgary Weekly Herald 1883-1901
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Calgary) The Eye Opener 1902-1911
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Calgary) The Farm and Ranch Review 1944-1959
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Calgary) The U.F.A 1922-1933
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Calgary) The Rebel 1937-1939
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Calgary) The Western Farm Leader 1936-1954
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Calgary) Calgary Daily Herald 1888-1948
From Google Newspapers

(Calgary) The Daily Herald 1900-1907
From Google Newspapers

(Calgary) Calgary Weekly Herald 1888-1894
From Google Newspapers

(Calgary) The Weekly Herald 1897-1982
Misidentified as Weekend Herald.
From Google Newspapers

(Calgary) Calgary Herald 1929-1987
From Google Newspapers

(Carbon) The Chronicle 1927-1929
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Carbon) Chronicle 1927-1960
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Carbon) Carbon Chronicle 1927
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Carbon) Carbon News 1921-1922
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Carlstadt) Carlstadt News 1912-1915
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Carlstadt) Carlstadt Progress 1911-1912
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Castor) Castor Advance 1968
From Newspapers.com

(Cayley) The Cayley Hustler 1909-1913
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Champion) The Chronicle 1941-1942
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Champion) The Chronicle of Champion 1942-1943
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Champion) The Champion Chronicle 1920-1943
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Chinook) Chinook Advance 1915-1945
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Claresholm) Claresholm Advertiser 1914-1916
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Claresholm) Claresholm Review 1907-1916
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Claresholm) Claresholm Review-Advertiser 1916-1928
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Coleman) Coleman Bulletin 1913-1918
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Coleman) Coleman Miner 1908-1911
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Coleman) Coleman Journal 1968
From Newspapers.com

(Cowley) Cowley Chronicle and Lundbreck Advertiser 1909-1910
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Crossfield) Crossfield Chronicle 1908-1953
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Didsbury) Didsbury Pioneer 1903-1959
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Didsbury) Didsbury Pioneer 1968
From Newspapers.com

(Edmonton) Le courrier de l'ouest 1905-1915
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Edmonton) The Edmonton Bulletin 1880-1923
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Edmonton) The Edmonton Capital 1910-1914
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Edmonton) Saturday News 1905-1912
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Edmonton) Edmonton Journal 1913-1986
From Google Newspapers

(Edmonton) Edmonton Journal 19032019
From Newspapers.com

(Edmonton) Folio 1964-2007
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Edmonton) Le franco-albertain 1967-2000
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Edmonton) The Gateway 1910-2006
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Edmonton) Mirror 1912-1913
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Edmonton) La survivance 1928-1967
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Edmonton) L'union 1919-1923
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Edmonton) Edmonton Journal Edmonton Bulletin 1946
From Google Newspapers

(Edmonton) The People's Weekly 1944-1952
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Edmonton) St. Albert Gazette 1949-1953
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Edmonton) Poundmaker 1972-1974
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Empress) Empress Express 1913-1936
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Frank) Frank Paper 1907-1909
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Frank) Frank Vindicator 1910-1913
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Gleichen) Gleichen Call 1907-1956
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Grande Prairie) Northern Tribune 1932-1939
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Hanna) Hanna Herald and East Central Alberta News 1968
From Newspapers.com

(Irma) Irma Times 1917-1959
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Lacombe) Advertiser and Central Alberta News 1907-1908
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Lacombe) Western Globe 1907-1939
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Lacombe) Advertiser and Central Alberta News 1907-1909
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Lacombe) Lacombe Guardian 1913-1916
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Lethbridge) The Lethbridge News 1886-1900
From Google Newspapers

(Lethbridge) The Semi-Weekly News 1891-1892
From Google Newspapers

(Lethbridge) The Lethbridge Herald 1905-1964
From Newspapers.com

(Lethbridge) Lethbridge Herald 1905-2012
From the NewspaperARCHIVE.com site

(Lomond) Lomond Press 1916-1928
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Macleod) Buzzer 1910-1911
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Macleod) Macleod Times 1920-1930
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Macleod) The Macleod Weekly 1908-1909
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Mirror) Mirror Journal 1911-1929
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Mirror) Mirror Mail 1926-1927
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Mirror) Reflector 1911
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Monitor) Monitor News 1916-1922
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Munson) The Munson Mail 1916-1918
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Oyen) Oyen News 1914-1935
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Ponoka) Ponoka Herald 1902-1923
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Raymond) Chronicle 1907
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Raymond) Raymond Leader 1911-1917
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Raymond) Recorder 1925-1956
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Raymond) Raymond Rustler 1909-1911
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Red Deer) Red Deer Advocate 1904-2014
From Newspapers.com

(Red Deer) Farmers' Choice 1992
From Newspapers.com

(Red Deer) Red Deer News 1906-1926
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Redcliff) Redcliff Review 1910-1940
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(St. Albert) The St. Albert Star/Étoile de St. Albert 1912-1914
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(St. Albert) St. Albert & Sturgeon Gazette 1970-1974
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(St. Albert) St. Albert Gazette 1961-1966
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(St. Albert) The Gazette 1966-1970
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(St. Albert) The Gazette 1974-1979
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Stony Plain) Rural Weekly News and Rube's Farm Fun 1915-1916
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Stony Plain) Stony Plain Sun 1921-1938; 887 issues
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Strathcona) Strathcona Chronicle 1907-1909
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Strathcona) Strathcona Evening Chronicle 1907-1908
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Strathmore) The Strathmore Standard 1909-1948
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Sylvan Lake) Sylvan Lake News 19361956
From Newspapers.com

(Sylvan Lake) Sylvan Lake World 19221926
From Newspapers.com

(Taber) Taber Free Press 1907-1910
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Trochu) Trochu Times 1909
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Vermilion) Vermilion Signal 1906-1908
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Wainwright) Wainwright Record 1933-1934
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Wainwright) Wainwright Star 1924-1948
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

(Wainwright) Wainwright Star 1908-2006
Provided by the public library in Wainwright, Alberta.

(Wetaskiwin) The Wetaskiwin Times 1901-1933
From
Peel's Prairie Provinces

Alberta Newspapers 1885-2001
Not word searchable, but this collection is outstanding.

NewspaperARCHIVE.com
Newspapers from Manitoba and Alberta, 1905-2006.