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  • Lincoln cookbook combines food and a touch of history

    Quick Look: The 16th president of the United States didn’t say much about food in his writings. But, through old cookbooks, period papers and family documents, Rae Katherine Eighmey peers …


  • Researchers find long-lost Lincoln death report

    Researchers have found the long-lost report of the first doctor to treat President Abraham Lincoln after he was shot at a Washington theater.


  • Unique artifacts confirm indelible link between Idaho, Lincoln

    BOISE – As a newly elected president, Abraham Lincoln sat for hours with plaster drying on his face to create a life mask that was used to fashion statues of …


  • Famous Rockwell painting created for Spokane bank in ‘60s

    On the eve of President’s Day, it’s worth remembering that one of the most famous paintings of Abraham Lincoln, by one of America’s most famous 20th century artists, Norman Rockwell, …


  • Museum torn on request for Lincoln DNA sample

    PHILADELPHIA – One hundred and forty-four years ago today, Abraham Lincoln was watching a play at Ford’s Theatre in Washington when John Wilkes Booth slipped into the president’s box and …


  • A stirring celebration of our 16th president

    Spokane Symphony audiences enjoyed a rare treat this weekend. World premieres carry their own thrill, but rarely does an audience find itself witnessing a masterful composer celebrating a great occasion …


  • Celebrating Lincoln’s birthday

    Abraham Lincoln came to Pasadena Park Elementary Thursday in the form of University of Montana history professor Harry Fritz. As he waited in the hall outside the gym, students gathered …


  • Lincoln log cabin pennies released into circulation

    WASHINGTON – As festivities marking the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth continue, the U.S. Mint has released the first of four new Lincoln pennies that will go into circulation …


  • Lincoln was best, historians say

    WASHINGTON – Just days after the nation honored the 200th anniversary of his birth, 65 historians ranked Abraham Lincoln as the nation’s best president. Former President George W. Bush, who …


  • Spokane takes note of Lincoln’s 200th

    Four hundred Spokane-area schoolchildren, most of them from West Valley School District, filled the seats of the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox on Thursday as part of a national …


  • Obama urges Americans to follow Lincoln’s example

    President Barack Obama called on Americans on Thursday to follow Abraham Lincoln’s example of showing generosity to political opponents and valuing national unity — above all else.


  • On the Wall: Artists put their spin on Lincoln

    Today marks the 200th birthday of our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. A group show at Spokane’s Chase Gallery, in conjunction with the Spokane Symphony’s Lincoln Festival, is part of a …


  • In-depth Lincoln documentary airs on PBS

    In making “Looking for Lincoln,” Henry Louis Gates Jr. learned that the legacy of the 16th president is more complicated than the legend he always believed. Abraham Lincoln has been …


  • Technology expands festival’s reach

    Abraham Lincoln was not exactly a wired guy – but the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox is using Abe’s festival here to launch its high-tech connection called Internet 2. …


  • Marching band opens Lincoln celebrations

    A community celebration of President Lincoln’s 200th birthday kicked off in downtown Spokane on Friday with a rally at the Lincoln Monument at West Main Avenue and Monroe Street. Commemorative …


  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Lincoln backdrop requires context

    On Tuesday, Barack Obama will stand on the steps of the U.S. Capitol and take an oath making him the nation’s first president of African heritage. The statue of Abraham …


  • Lincoln statue may be oldest in West

    BOISE – A bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln that’s long been tucked away on the grounds of the Idaho State Veterans Home is believed to be the oldest Lincoln monument …

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