Northwestern California Newspapers

Clickable map of Humboldt and Del Norte counties link to Southern Humboldt newspaper history link to Ferndale newspaper history link to Eel River newspaper history link to Eureka newspaper history link to Greater Arcata newspaper history link to Del Norte newspaper history link to Northeast Humboldt newspaper history

This website provides information about newspapers published in Humboldt, Del Norte and Klamath Counties from the 1850s to the present. Read more...


  • Timelines used throughout the site, collated on one page
  • Setting the Scene presents historical papers in the words of their contemporaries
  • A Researchers Perspective by Susie Van Kirk provides a synopsis of significant area writers and newspapers
  • Articles and Essays on Northwestern California newspapers, by contemporaries and historians, browseable by title

Bibliography & Indexes


The Northwestern California Newspapers Website is managed by the Humboldt Room located in the Humboldt State University Library