Today in history

...Sailor made his movie debut in the Fleischer Studios animated short, "Popeye the Sailor."In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure providing funds for a national monument honoring scientist George Washington Carver; the monument was built...
Venetie chief retires from mushing

FAIRBANKS - Abraham Henry Sr. ran his first sled dog race when Franklin Roosevelt was president, World War II was raging and Alaska was still a few decades away from statehood. It was 1940, and Henry was 4...
Con: Roosevelt would be shocked by the stampede to despoil the environment

...WASHINGTON - It's too bad that Theodore Roosevelt is not alive today to witness the grotesque...conservationist and environmentalist Roosevelt would be comforted that he eventually...on environmental principle like Teddy Roosevelt's Bull Moose. Wayne Madsen is a contributing...
Women's health program hosts Roosevelt march

HAINES - The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Women's Health Programs will be hosting the Teddy Roosevelt's March as part of Fort Seward Days. Registration opens at 1 p.m. and the free five-kilometer fun walk around the fort...
Politicians must work for the public, not the corporations

...On Labor Day, 1903, President Teddy Roosevelt said: "The death-knell of the republic...the interests of others."President Roosevelt fought hard to break up monopolies and...American as did his nephew, Franklin D. Roosevelt, in the 1930's and 40's. Unfortunately...
Juneau will have a new district ranger in 2014

...Juneau district next year. Orr is currently the recreation program manager on the Sulphur Ranger District of the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forests, based in Granby, Colorado."We are extremely pleased to have Brad coming on staff," Cole said...
Today In Sports History

...finish to take the International Trot at Roosevelt Raceway.1975 - Classical Way completes...winning the Challenge Cup in 3:07.1 at Roosevelt Raceway1982 - Seattle pitcher Gaylord...the International Trot in 2:33.4 at Roosevelt Raceway.1995 - Denis Pankratov of Russia...
Today In Sports History

...1968 - Jim Turner of New York kicks six field goals to lead the Jets to a 25-21 victory over the Buffalo Bills.1973 - Roosevelt Leaks rushes for 342 yards to lead Texas to a 42-14 victory over Southern Methodist.1973 - Jay Miller sets an NCAA record...
Five Good Reads: Riley Woodford

...History of Empire and War" is an eye-opening account of Teddy Roosevelt's conviction that manifest destiny should extend with Teddy's celebrity daughter, "Princess" Alice Roosevelt and a contingent of dignitaries; an awkward diplomatic voyage...
Today In Sports History

...of the Pittsburgh Pirates.1960 - Holland's Hairos II, driven by Willem Geersen, wins the second International Trot at Roosevelt Raceway by a half-length over Italy's Crevacore. A record crowd of 54,861 watches the race.1961 - The Philadelphia...


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