The Seattle Times historical news archive is available online through the Seattle Times Store. There is a fee to retrieve articles. Members of the Seattle Public Library can retrieve articles free of charge.
The historical archive contains scans of newspaper pages that were published between 1900 and 1984. The archive allows searching by date and keyword or browsing by issue. The Seattle Public Library maintains a free exhibit of selected Seattle Times content as part of its "150 years: Seattle By and By" series.
Recent articles from the Seattle Times are available on the newspaper web site. The site allows searching by keyword, section, or date for articles published since 1990.