Stories tagged: memorial
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 8:52 p.m.
Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and other schools across the U.S. bowed their heads in a moment of silence and took part in volunteer projects Thursday to mark the …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
The Spokane Valley Fire Department announced Friday that its former captain, Tim Cruger, died on Monday from cancer caused by exposure to toxic smoke on the job.
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018
The longtime volunteers at the Christmas Bureau are a tightknit group, creating friendships out of their shared work helping the needy at Christmas. This year they came together to honor …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 11:47 a.m.
A flock of doves fluttered skyward at sunrise in Las Vegas on Monday, each bird bearing a leg band with the name of one of the 58 people slain in …
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
An image of Angelica Cervantes’ son donning a black-and-yellow security guard T-shirt is one of dozens of smiling photos tacked to walls in a Las Vegas garden decorated with ribbons, …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Deputy Chief Kirk Carpenter of the Nampa Fire Department told the crowd at the annual Idaho Fallen Firefighters Memorial ceremony on Friday that he’s a third-generation firefighter, following in the …
Tue., July 31, 2018, 7:51 p.m.
Hundreds of people attended a memorial service for a Seattle-area police officer who was killed during a police chase last week.
Sun., July 8, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Ruya Kadir was buried on Saturday, a week after her third birthday party.
Thu., July 5, 2018, 3:50 p.m.
For generations, children would play kickball, hide-and-seek and jump rope on a stretch of concrete at Weccacoe Playground, unaware the remains of 5,000 black Philadelphians were buried 18 inches beneath …
Sun., June 3, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
Bryson DeChambeau finally got it right on his third try at the 18th hole and won the Memorial in a playoff on Sunday.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
Hundreds of patrons flocked to McEuen Park on Tuesday for the dedication of the fountain, a picturesque water feature made of stone memorializing a Lake City officer
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
Spokane area law enforcement honors fallen officers at a ceremony Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
A public memorial is planned for John Reed, the longtime doorman at the Historic Davenport Hotel who died last month at age 88.
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 10:26 p.m.
His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. He gazed up at the rose-draped casket …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Plans have been announced for a memorial honoring the 43 people who died in a mudslide four years ago northeast of Seattle in the town of Oso.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 10:13 p.m.
Hundreds gathered at St. Charles Borromeo Church on Saturday to celebrate the life of renowned artist Harold Balazs, a man whose work will long outlast the 89 years he spent …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 12:29 p.m.
Harrods, the luxury London department store and tourist destination, is reportedly planning to remove a memorial to Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Seventy-two. That’s how many individuals made the final cut of the book. Twenty-four. That’s how many people died before “War Bonds” made it into print. Twenty. That’s how many goodbyes …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Mexico City’s government said Sunday it plans to expropriate the lot where a seven-story office building collapsed during the Sept. 19 earthquake, and will use it to erect a memorial …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Hundreds of people, including political leaders from both parties, attended the memorial for Montana’s first female governor.
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday strongly denounced Soviet-era political repressions, describing them as a crime that should never be forgotten.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
For generations, segregation kept black and white Gainesville separate and unequal in life and death. On Sunday, those buried in obscurity will be revered by the town in a ceremony …
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 11:32 a.m.
A memorial to honor slaves and acknowledge the cruelty of slavery could soon be placed on the Florida Capitol’s grounds under legislation that won unanimous approval at its first committee …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
Crowds packed the University High School gymnasium in a remembrance for Sam Strahan, whom many called a hero for his attempt to intervene in the school shooting at Freeman High …
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
For nearly three and a half years, the damaged Sitka spruce has stood guard at the site of the Oso mudslide. More than 100 feet tall, it was the largest …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 7:48 p.m.
A Long Island beach where people gathered and watched in horror as the distant World Trade Center towers collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001 is the site of the latest memorial …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
In 1958, 13 airmen were killed when two B-52s collided at Fairchild Air Force Base. Those men were memorialized Friday afternoon on base in a ceremony attended by about 50 …
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 11:35 a.m.
Nine Marine Corps aviators who were killed when their New York-based transport plane crashed in Mississippi last month will be honored during a memorial service at their former air base.
UPDATED: Sat., July 29, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
Longtime Spokane attorney Pat Stiley was one of a kind, and so was his memorial gathering Saturday at the Satellite Diner and Lounge in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Mourners remembered one of the men who was fatally stabbed trying to stop an anti-Muslim tirade against two teenage girls on a Portland light-rail train as a modern-day martyr and …