NewBank provides access to newspapers from across the United States and the world. Explore and stay informed on local, national and international topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from around the world to around the corner, including the Journal of the San Juan Islands. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device. The links below will provide access to specific resources within NewsBank.

The Journal of the San Juan Islands

Search through 15 years of Island history with access to the Journal of the San Juan Islands. With coverage from 2008 – current, the collection contains individual full-text articles and content published online.

San Juan County Papers

Search for local history with access to The Islands’ Sounder, The Islands’ Weekly, and the Journal of the San Juan Islands. The collection contains individual full-text articles and content published online.

The Seattle Times Collection

Search more than 30 years of Seattle area history with The Seattle Times Integrated Collection. With coverage from 1985 – current, the collection contains full-color newspaper pages, individual full-text articles and content only published online.

Washington State News

Explore and research people, events and issues across Washington State.  This resource contains news sources from across the state including: the Bellingham Herald, Chinook Observer, Chronicle, Columbian, Daily Herald, Daily News, Daily Record, Daily World, Kitsap Sun, News Tribune, The Olympian, Seattle Times, Spokesman-Review, Tri-City Herald, Yakima Herald-Republic and more.

USA Today

USA Today is an American daily middle-market newspaper. Access includes searchable articles from 1982, and the full images of issues from 2006 to current day.

Access World News

Find global information on topics related to business, economics, education, government, health, homework help, international studies, politics, science, social issues, sports, STEM and more from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content.



Enjoy complimentary access to

Library visitors and patrons now have 2 ways to access the New York Times online!



Click the button below to redeem access from home using our digital subscription code.


NYT at Home


Click the button below for unlimited access from within the library building or while using the Library WiFi.


In Library Access


Some things to know:

To access the NYT via either link, you’ll need to log in or register first with a New York Times account, through our website.

Each home access session lasts 72 hours.  To begin a new session, click on the Home Access button again to get another code.