Good news! The earliest local newspapers that we have on microfilm are now available online through the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection. Access them from our Lafayette History & Photos page.
We have digitized several titles dating from 1901 to 1907:
- Lafayette Leader , 1905-1907
- Lafayette News, 1901-1906
- News Free Press , 1906-1907
- The Erie News, 1/11/1907 - 3/8/1907
Online access to these newspapers was made possible by a grant received from the Colorado State Library to digitize a portion of our newspaper collection. Our microfilm was digitized and processed over the summer; the newspapers are now available to the public, and can be searched by keyword. The state library takes care of all on-going support needed to maintain, develop, and provide access to the content in the Colorado Historical Newspapers Collection.