Stories tagged: cemeteries
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 10:40 a.m.
Front Porch: Cemeteries provide intriguing, moving glimpse at region’s history
No matter what kind of map I’d have, locating a particular grave stone was usually a challenge, and I’d often flag down a groundskeeper to help me in the task. …
Sun., Dec. 20, 2015, 3:14 p.m.
Spokane cemeteries still cleaning up from windstorm
A month after a windstorm blew through Spokane, root balls still tower over graves at some Spokane cemeteries.
Thu., Nov. 8, 2012
Landmarks: Historic Woodlawn Cemetery revitalized
There is a 2-acre graveyard at Eighth Avenue and Thierman Road in the Edgecliff neighborhood in Spokane Valley that was overgrown and neglected, kind of a neighborhood eyesore, at least …
Sun., May 13, 2012
Self-described Satanist allegedly removed cemetery markers
More than 70 tombstones and statuettes stolen from Eastern Washington cemeteries have been recovered from the home of a self-described Satanist. Now, with Memorial Day coming up, Stevens County authorities …
Thu., Aug. 12, 2010
Thieves target bronze urns and flower pots at cemeteries
Thieves looking for valuable metal may be responsible for the loss of bronze flower pots and urns at two Spokane cemeteries in the past two weeks, detectives announced Wednesday. The …
Wed., Aug. 11, 2010, 1:48 p.m.
Metal thieves hit 2 Spokane cemeteries
Thieves looking for valuable metal may be responsible for the loss of flower pots and urns at two Spokane cemeteries in the last two weeks, detectives announced today.