Thousands gathered in Coeur d’Alene to remember the life and service of Sgt. Greg Moore, the city police officer shot and killed Tuesday while on duty. Officers and emergency responders from all over the Northwest and as far Los Angeles and Chicago packed the gymnasium at Lake City High School for Moore’s two-hour memorial service today.
Sgt. Greg Moore, a Coeur d’Alene police officer, died at 5:50 p.m. at the hospital with his family at his side. Sgt. Moore, a 16-year veteran of the Coeur d’Alene Police Department, spent most of the day in critical condition after he was shot in the head by a suspect who then stole the officer’s patrol car and fled the scene.
At least 1,400 people are confirmed dead after a massive earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday. The magnitude 7.8 quake struck before noon and was most severely felt in the capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley. More than a dozen smaller aftershocks continued to ripple through the region for hours.
Nestled among Eastern Washington’s rolling wheat fields and towering silos are the heartbeats of farm towns – small rural school districts. Bleachers swell during high school sporting events and multi-purpose rooms fill up for plays and musical performances when parents and grandparents are joined by farmers, civic leaders and local residents. Schools have become the community centers for small towns like Harrington.
Second-seeded Gonzaga (35-2), falls to top-seeded Duke (32-4) with a final score of 66-52 at the NRG Stadium, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Houston, Texas. The winner advances to the Final Four next week in Indianapolis.