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Jan. 29, 2024 – The Bellingham Herald now publishes two print issues per week. The Image Edition available via Newsbank is currently only available for print issues, so there will only be two Image Edition issues weekly. The Text edition will continue to provide daily updates from the articles published on the Herald’s website.

Newspapers in various formats, including options to read entire daily editions of The Bellingham Herald and other Washington newspapers.

Read the WHOLE newspaper, online! Requires library card log-in (Bellingham Public Library barcode and PIN).

Coverage: current issue and back issues into 2018.

Cascadia Daily News options:

Each newspaper offers a collection of options, including full-text search. Coverage varies. Requires library card log-in (Bellingham Public Library barcode and PIN).

Bellingham Herald and Bellingham Business Journal Index
The Bellingham Herald is indexed from July 1, 1992 to December 31, 2005. The Bellingham Business Journal is indexed from January 1999 to December 2005. A print index for the Bellingham Herald covering January 1988 through June 30, 1992 is available at the Bellingham Public Library. [This is only an index. Searches do not search or retrieve full text articles.]

Full-text searching of newspapers, magazines, newswires, transcripts, and more. Requires library card log-in (Bellingham Public Library barcode and PIN).




Newspapers.com – West Collection provides access to historic newspapers, a tool that can be very helpful for family history and genealogy research. Ancestry and HeritageQuest search results include records from Newspapers.com.

The West Collection has newspapers from these states:


Includes the Bellingham Herald from 1903 – 1923.

Visit Newspapers.com – West Collection

Library card log-in not required. May require newspaper subscription to view content.

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