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Lewis and Clark in the News- April 8, 2004

LEWIS and Clark Begin New Journey on USPS Commemorative Stamps
Yahoo News (press release) - USA
WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the leaders of the 1804-1806 Lewis and Clark expedition, will begin a new journey May ...
<http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/040407/dcw053_1.html>

IDAHO ceremony will unveil Lewis and Clark stamps
KTVB - Boise, ID, USA
... month. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark traveled west to the Pacific Ocean and back to Saint Louis between 1804 and 1806. One ...
<http://www.ktvb.com/news/localnews/stories/ktvbn-apr0704-stamps.101f0d5ef.html>

A mementos occasion
Kansas City Star (subscription) - Kansas City, MO, USA
In the spring of 1804, Meriwether Lewis - about to head out with the Corps of Discovery into America's wild West - went on a spending spree. ...
<http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/living/8377335.htm>

LEWIS & Clark third-grade teacher wins top education award
Gladstone Sun News - Gladstone, MO, USA
... She wrote a grant that turned one fall day into a history lesson about the school's namesakes, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. ...
<http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?BRD=1452&dept_id=155077&newsid=11251719&PAG=461&rfi=9>

WITH APRIL SHOWERS Come WILDFLOWERS
Bremerton Sun - Bremerton, WA, USA
... But the plant had a gastric side effect. Meriwether Lewis wrote about it in June, 1806, as he visited a Native American village: ...
<http://www.thesunlink.com/redesign/2004-04-08/features/443802.shtml>

MONTANA digest
Billings Gazette - Billings, MT, USA
... Explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark traversed America from Missouri to the Pacific at the behest of President Thomas Jefferson to explore the newly ...
<http://www.billingsgazette.com/index.php?id=1&display=rednews/2004/04/08/build/state/90-mt-digest.inc>

REGION in brief
Salem Statesman Journal - Salem, OR, USA
... day of issue for the stamps will be May 14, with a noon ceremony at Fort Clatsop National Memorial in Astoria, where explorers Meriwether Lewis and William ...
<http://news.statesmanjournal.com/article.cfm?i=78299>

COIN OF THE REALM
Times Picayune - New Orleans, LA, USA
... Designed by US Mint sculptor/engraver Norman E. Nemeth, it's modeled on the Indian Peace Medal commissioned for Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to give ...
<http://www.nola.com/news/t-p/index.ssf?/base/news-1/1081415103231900.xml>

ON the Go
Henderson Gleaner - Henderson, KY, USA
... in Southern Illinois this weekend. It tells the story of explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Re-enactors, artisans and ...
<http://www.myinky.com/ecp/events/article/0,1626,ECP_765_2790056,00.html>

A fish's role in the ecology debate
Christian Science Monitor - USA
SEATTLE Salmon have been the leading cultural icon in the Pacific Northwest since well before Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored the territory...
<http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/0408/p02s02-usec.html>

EXPLORING with Lewis and Clark
Mount Vernon News - Mount Vernon, OH, United States
MOUNT VERNON The exploration, discovery and hardships of the Lewis and Clark expedition were chronicled in a slide show and talk Wednesday evening by Jay ...
<http://www.mountvernonnews.com/local/040804/explore.html>

ELEVEN cities set for release of Lewis and Clark stamps
Katu.com - Portland, OR, USA
WASHINGTON - The US Postal Service is offering three stamps to commemorate the 1804-06 Lewis and Clark expedition. And Astoria will ...
<http://www.katu.com/news/story.asp?ID=66121>

EXCURSION to visit sites along Lewis and Clark route
Salem Statesman Journal - Salem, OR, USA
Where: Begins in Great Falls, Mont., and ends at Fort Clatsop, near Astoria, where Lewis and Clark spent the winter of 1805-06. Included ...
<http://news.statesmanjournal.com/article.cfm?i=78263>

April 8, 2004
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