Stories tagged: cemetery
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.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
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.
Sat., May 27, 2017
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 …
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, 9:16 p.m.
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.
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. …
Tue., Sept. 2, 2014
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 …
Sun., March 23, 2014
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 …
Fri., Jan. 31, 2014, 12:52 p.m.
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. …
Sun., Feb. 5, 2012
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 …
Thu., June 23, 2011
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 …
Sat., May 20, 1995
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.