Online Resources: NCW Local History
A collaborative effort between NCW Libraries and Initiative for Rural Innovation and stewardship, this database is home to hundreds of oral histories, stories, and other content.
The Seattle Times archives from 1985 – current with full color newspaper pages, individual full-text articles, and content only published online.
Washington State Library’s collection of digitized historic newspapers from across Washington state. All newspapers are searchable and easy to browse.
Documents the early culture, industry, and community life of Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Grant, and Okanogan Counties.
Full-text access to local and regional news articles published in the Wenatchee World from 1975 to today.
- The U.S. Geological Survey provides free high resolution Topographic Maps and offers a fully comprehensive Historical Topographic Map Collection. Need help with USGS maps? Here is a video on how to search for maps.
- The Washington State Department of Natural Resources provides Geologic Maps in a range of scales and subjects.