Stories tagged: Theodore Roosevelt
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 10:02 a.m.
C-SPAN survey lists top presidents: Lincoln, Washington, FDR
Just in time for Presidents Day, a new survey of historians on presidential leadership gives the top five slots to Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt and Dwight …
Sat., June 11, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Girl sets record for graduating 8th grade
From our archives, 100 years ago Lenora Frances Olsen graduated from the eighth grade at Washington School — and set a record.
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
Trophy hunters prized Denali; led national park campaign
The Alaska mountain formerly known as McKinley has a less-than-thoughtful naming history that President Barack Obama cleared up this week. What didn’t come up in the trailing deluge of Alaska …
Sun., Aug. 3, 2014
Area youth coaches taught how to address concussions
Youth football coaches sat around a room Saturday at the Spokane YMCA and had safety regarding concussions drilled into their heads. Head-injury awareness has been heightened in what many view …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2011, 7:56 a.m.
Obama embracing Roosevelt’s middle-class appeal
— President Barack Obama is channeling President Theodore Roosevelt, embracing a mantle of economic fairness for the nation’s middle class today that draws parallels to the progressive reformer’s calls for …