News & History

News and History (free with your library card)

Full text articles from 1980 to the present.

Articles, photos, maps, and transcripts from magazines, U.S. and foreign newspapers, radio and television news programs, and reference books. Study guides for famous books and plays in Monarch Notes.

Kitsap Regional Library's first online collection, the Bainbridge Review 1941-1946. The Bainbridge Review, a weekly newspaper owned by Walt and Milly Woodward and edited by Walt Woodward has earned national recogniztion for its coverage of the relocation and internment of more than 200 Bainbridge Island families of Japanese descent. Woodward editorialized against the relocation and devoted space in the newspaper to reports about their lives in the internment camps.

Search the Kitsap Sun (1997-current), Bremerton Patriot (2002-Current), North Kitsap Herald (2000-Current), Central Kitsap Reporter (1999-Current), Port Orchard Independent (1999-Current) and Bainbridge Island Review (1999-Current) via NewsBank.

Full text articles from the New York Times 1980 to the present.

Point-of-view articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles on current events and issues of controversy.

Premium collection of daily full text newspapers and magazines including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal daily. Helpful abstracts and easy searching for thousands more. Includes the Puget Sound Business Journal and many other Pacific Northwest newspapers and journals.

Full text documents including primary sources, reference articles, and journals covering United States history from pre-colonial times to the present.

Full text articles from the Wall Street Journal 1980 to the present.

Full text documents, including primary sources, reference articles, and journals covering world history from antiquity to the present.

Additional Newspaper Websites / Paper Subscriptions

Local Newspapers

NewspaperPrevious NamesDates of KRL Archives
The Kitsap SunBremerton Sun, Searchlight, Bremerton News, Bremerton ProgressBack to June 1901 on microfilm.
Print index 1988-1995.
The Bremerton Patriot Limited Archives
Port Orchard Independent Back to 1900 on microfilm (some gaps)
Central Kitsap ReporterCentral Kitsap Journal, Silverdale ReporterBack to 1947 on microfilm
North Kitsap HeraldPoulsbo Record, othersBack to March 1901 on microfilm
Bainbridge ReviewBainbridge Islander, Bainbridge Island Gazette, othersBack to 1922 on microfilm (some gaps)


Other Regional Newspapers

Newspaper Name & LocationKRL Subscription
News Tribune (Tacoma)Daily
Port Townsend LeaderWeekly
Puget Sound Business JournalWeekly (text in archive)
Seattle Daily Journal of CommerceMonday-Saturday
Seattle TimesDaily (keep 12 months)
Shelton-Mason County JournalWeekly