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Man accused of trespassing at Sprague cemetery says he was landscaping to honor the dead

Lakeview Cemetery near Sprague, Washington, is home to graves long forgotten and overlooked, like the one for an infant named Lillian, who died in 1896, and the one for a …


Man arrested after vases disappear from SW Idaho cemeteries

A 22-year-old man is in custody after about 200 vases went missing from headstones in cemeteries in southwestern Idaho.


UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 8:43 p.m.

Former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns to be interred at Arlington

Former Montana Republican U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns will be interred Monday at Arlington National Cemetery.


Army to expand Arlington Cemetery, ends talks with county

Arlington National Cemetery is moving ahead with plans to expand by roughly 50,000 spaces, extending the cemetery’s life beyond 2050.


Events and cemetery guidelines for this Memorial Day weekend

Few flowers will find their way to Mt. Nebo Cemetery this Memorial Day. That’s because the cemetery primarily serves the area’s Jewish population, and graveside flowers are not a part …


Headstone of Civil War soldier to be fixed after 154 years

A Civil War soldier misidentified when he was buried at an Ohio cemetery more than 150 years ago is to get a new headstone.


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. …


Small landslide exposes graves at Spokane cemetery

Cemetery officials will take a closer look today at a small landslide that exposed several graves over the holiday weekend at Fairmount Memorial Park in northwest Spokane. The slide on …


Poor recordkeeping leads to double-sold lots at Evergreen Cemetery

When airlines double-book seats, customers get irritated. When a cemetery double-sells gravesites, people come unglued. That’s what has played out in Post Falls since the city-run Evergreen Cemetery discovered last …


Man charged with burglarizing Spokane Valley cemeteries

Police arrested a man Thursday who is suspected of stealing items from memorial niches at local cemeteries. Richard D. Hall, 30, is facing charges for burglarizing and damaging a cemetery. …


Trump considers plan for swank cemetery

NEWARK, N.J. – They say you can’t take it with you when you die, but that’s not necessarily true for the wealthiest Americans – like Donald Trump. He announced this …


Cemetery, vault plan approved

A cemetery and columbarium have been approved next to Mt. Spokane High School grounds. It will be just east of the high school grounds and behind Mt. Spokane Church, 6311 …


Jfk’s Secretary Interred At Arlington

Evelyn Norton Lincoln, who was President Kennedy’s personal secretary, was remembered Friday in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.