Stories tagged: memorial
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 …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
Jason Dufner never lost sight of the big picture even after losing a big lead. It paid off for him Sunday when he rallied from a four-shot deficit and holed …
Tue., May 30, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Washington’s four living former governors were among the mourners at a memorial service for Mike Lowry, who served one term as the state’s top elected official in the 1990s.