Stories tagged: monument
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
A duty to remember: Upper Columbia Academy honors students who served in military during Vietnam War era
The Upper Columbia Academy dedicated a monument honoring former students who served in the military during the Vietnam War era.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
Judge weighs fate of Confederate monument in Charlottesville
A judge in Virginia heard arguments but didn’t issue a final ruling Friday on whether a lawsuit over Charlottesville’s decision to remove the Confederate monument that helped spark a violent …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
Truck crashes into World War I monument in Astoria, Oregon
A driver has damaged an Oregon monument that was built to commemorate the soldiers who fought in World War I.
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
Stone Mountain another (huge) test for Confederate symbols
The huge raised-relief images show a Confederate trinity sitting astride their horses, high above the ground. Hats held across their chests, President Jefferson Davis and Gens. Robert E. Lee and …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
Charlottesville mayor calls for swift removal of Lee statue
The mayor of Charlottesville on Friday called for an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to confirm the city’s right to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, saying …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
Charlottesville shakes Trump presidency
The Republican Party is going to be allied with Trump on some things but not others. And right now, the president is somewhere I can’t go and where the Republican …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
Oregon refuge occupier, formerly of Spokane, jailed amid mental health concerns
A federal judge has revoked the release of a man convicted of conspiracy during last-year’s armed occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Helena commission orders removal of Confederate fountain
The Helena City Commission ordered the removal of a Confederate memorial during an administrative meeting Wednesday.
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 8:25 p.m.
Protesters topple Confederate statue in North Carolina
DURHAM, N.C. – Protesters in North Carolina toppled a nearly century-old statue of a Confederate soldier on Monday at a rally against racism. Activists in Durham brought a ladder up …
Wed., July 12, 2017, noon
Fairmount to dedicate new monument to Civil War veteran Friday
Civil War veteran and his wife are being honored with a monument at Fairmount Memorial Park
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
U.S. cattle grazing plan for Idaho monument draws criticism
Federal officials on Friday released a cattle grazing plan for central Idaho’s Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve that immediately came under fire from an environmental group.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
New Orleans takes down third Confederate-era monument
Workers in New Orleans took down a Confederate monument to Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard early Wednesday as onlookers watched from lawn chairs, while defiant statue supporters waved Confederate battle flags and …
Mon., March 6, 2017, 5:10 p.m.
New Orleans can remove three Confederate monuments, court rules
A federal appeals court cleared the way Monday for the city of New Orleans to take down three Confederate-era monuments that have been a source of tension in the Southern …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Timber companies sue over expansion of Oregon monument
Two Oregon lumber companies are challenging the legality of former President Barack Obama’s expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 6:44 p.m.
Ranchers, environmentalists pack hearing on monument proposal in Oregon
Sparks flew Monday during a hearing attended by ranchers and environmentalists in the Oregon state Capitol on a proposal to turn 2.5 million acres of canyonlands and desert in southeastern …
Thu., June 12, 2008
Lincoln statue may be oldest in West
BOISE – A bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln that’s long been tucked away on the grounds of the Idaho State Veterans Home is believed to be the oldest Lincoln monument …