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West Virginia Newspapers: Home

A guide to the West Virginia Newspapers portal powered by WVU Potomac State College and information on accessing other WV newspapers.

Enter West Virginia Newspapers Portal

(click the above link to access the West Virginia Newspapers Portal)

!!!! Important Update -- Effective March 1, 2023, the address for the West Virginia Newspapers Portal has changed to :

Please update any bookmarks you may have. We advise bookmarking this libguide instead of bookmarking the actual portal itself. By bookmarking this libguide, you will always be able to see new updates on the portal or any other major news.

Access Current Newspapers (WVU users only)

These links will only work for WVU students and employees.

State and Regional Newspapers:

Charleston Gazette-Mail (Charleston, WV)
Cumberland Times-News (Cumberland, MD)
Dominion Post (Morgantown, WV)
Mineral Daily News-Tribune (Keyser, WV)

National Newspapers:

New York Times (New York, NY)
Wall Street Journal (New York, NY)
Washington Post (Washington, DC)

For Help with the West Virginia Newspapers Portal

These tutorials will help you better understand how to use our Advantage Community History Archive to find things in the newspaper collection.

To learn how to do basic functions, visit the Navigating the Site page. There you will find more videos and handouts.

To learn how to do more advanced searching, visit the Advanced Search Tips page. There you will find more videos and handouts.

To learn how to handle images you find on the newspaper site, visit the Image Handling Tips page. There you will find more videos and handouts.

Need more help?

  • Call the Library at 304-788-6901
  • Email us at

For more information on West Virginia Newspapers

Doing research into West Virginia newspapers? Check out the resources on these pages

Looking for nearby Maryland newspapers (Allegany and Garrett County?)

Special Thanks

Funding for this project was provided by donors, grants, and state appropriations.

This project would not have been possible without the cooperation of:

Financial support from the US Wind Force Foundation's Black Rock and Pinnacle Community Benefit Funds, funding from the WVU Humanities Center, and community donors. If you would like to provide financial support to this initiative, please contact our library director at: