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Fallen firefighters memorial offers solemn remembrance, as 9/11 anniversary approaches

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 …


Officer killed in police chase honored at memorial service

Hundreds of people attended a memorial service for a Seattle-area police officer who was killed during a police chase last week.


‘She came to us like a dream’: Hundreds attend memorial for young stabbing victim

Ruya Kadir was buried on Saturday, a week after her third birthday party.


Historic black burial site under playground to get memorial

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 …


Bryson DeChambeau wins Memorial in three-way playoff

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.

Memorial dedicated for fallen Coeur d’Alene police officer

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.

Area law enforcement remembers their fallen in Spokane ceremony

Spokane area law enforcement honors fallen officers at a ceremony Tuesday.


UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 9:25 p.m.

Public memorial Thursday for late Davenport Hotel doorman John Reed

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.

Mourners pay final respects to Barbara Bush

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.

Families announce plans for Oso mudslide memorial

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.

‘Get your brain and hands busy’: City says goodbye to renowned artist Harold Balazs

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.

Reports: London’s Harrods to remove Diana memorial

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.

Front Porch: Every time we say goodbye

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 …


Mexico City plans quake memorial at collapsed building site

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.

Montana’s 1st woman governor remembered as ambitious, caring

Hundreds of people, including political leaders from both parties, attended the memorial for Montana’s first female governor.


Russia’s Putin condemns Soviet-era political repressions

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.

Georgia town to honor graves of more than 1,100 blacks

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 …


Memorial to slaves may be erected on Florida Capitol grounds

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.

Prayers, tears and remembrance as community remembers ‘hero’ Sam Strahan

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 …


Massive tree that withstood deadly Oso mudslide comes down

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.

9/11 memorial to include names of sickened responders

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.

Fairchild unveils memorial to airmen killed in 1958 B-52 crash

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 …


Nine victims of Marine plane crash being honored at NY air base

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.

Irrepressible in life, Spokane attorney Pat Stiley memorialized in stories

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.

Portland man fatally stabbed on train remembered as hero

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 …


Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial

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 …


Memorial service held for former Gov. Mike Lowry

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.


UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 9:43 p.m.

Chris Cornell funeral set for Friday; widow pens letter

Late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell will be laid to rest Friday at a private memorial service at a Hollywood cemetery that is the final resting place of numerous stars.


Hundreds of law enforcement personnel to honor slain Montana deputy

Hundreds of law enforcement officers from Montana and surrounding states are expected to attend a memorial service for a sheriff’s deputy who was killed in the line of duty.


Coeur d’Alene officials remember fallen officer, trooper

As the nation observes police week, with officers from across the country attending a Washington, D.C., memorial commemorating the more than 21,000 men and women in law enforcement who have …