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Utah County Newspapers

TIMELINE OF HISTORIC UTAH COUNTY NEWSPAPERS

Newspapers published in Provo and the surrounding Utah County, ordered here by first issue date from 1873 to present.

1870s

1873

The Provo Daily Times (August 1, 1873—April 4, 1874)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: August 1, 1873

The Daily Times was Provo's first newspaper, founded by R. G. Sleater, Robert T. McEwan, Oscar F. Lyons, and Joseph T. McEwan. The first issue appeared August 1, 1873. Within a short time it was realized that the community was insufficient to support a daily and the last issue was published on April 4, 1874. The paper then became the Utah County Times and was issued three times a week. 

1874

The Provo Tri-weekly Times (April 7, 1874—August 27, 1874)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: NONE

The Utah County Times (September 10, 1874—December, 1875)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: NONE

The Utah County Times was the successor to Provo's first newspaper, the Provo Daily Times. It ran first as the Provo Tri-Weekly Times (April 7, 1874 to August, 1874) and later as The Utah County Times (10 September 10, 1874 to December, 1875). It was issued three times a week, but in 1876 it reduced its publication to semi-weekly and lasted for a few months as The Utah County Advertiser from January 13, 1876 until June, 1876.

1876

The Utah County Advertiser (January 13, 1876—June, 1876)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: NONE

The Utah County Enquirer (July 4, 1876—October 6, 1877)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: January 6, 1877 through October 6, 1877

1877

The Territorial Enquirer (October 10, 1877—December 30, 1887)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: October 10, 1877 through December 30, 1887

1880s

1887

The Provo American (April, 1887—May?, 1889)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: NONE

1888

The Utah Enquirer (January 3, 1888—December 30, 1890)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: January 3, 1888 to December 30, 1890

1889

The Daily Enquirer (November 30, 1889?—1920?)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: November 30, 1889 to November 30, 1897

The Utah Valley Gazette (1889-1890)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: NONE

1890s

1891

The Provo City Dispatch (January, 1891—1895)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: NONE

Provo Journal (1891—1897)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: NONE

The Provo City Press (January, 1891—August?, 1891)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: NONE

1896

The Utonian (May 23, 1896—January 29, 1898)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: NONE

1900s

1909

The Provo Herald (January 2, 1909—April, 1922)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: January 2, 1909—November 30, 1911 &
October 1, 1917—April 27, 1921

The Provo Post (1909—May 9, 1924)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: January 2, 1912—December 30, 1921

1920s

1922

The Daily Herald (April 17, 1922—May 9, 1924)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: July 4, 1922—May 9, 1924

1924

The Daily Herald (May 10, 1924—May 14, 1925)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: May 10, 1924—May 14, 1925

1925

The Evening Herald (March 15, 1925—May 21, 1939)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: March 15, 1925 to May 21, 1939

1930s

1939

The Daily Herald (May 22, 1939—Present)
Library's Microfilm Holdings: May 22, 1939 to Present