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  • Doug Clark: Spokane Donut Parade founder Darrell Jones dies at 87

    He never ran for political office, never was a mover or a shaker. So the passing of Darrell Jones, whose bad lungs got the best of him Monday, will go …


  • Veteran pilot receives WWII combat medals

    Nearly 70 years after William Bell flew combat missions during World War II, the former Marine has received his medals. Bell was a 21-year-old pilot during the Philippines’ liberation from …


  • Suspects’ fingerprints found on slain World War II veteran’s car

    Investigators discovered fingerprints linking two teenagers to an 88-year-old World War II veteran murdered two weeks ago.


  • Remembering Delbert Belton

    Natasha Belton struggled to stay calm when a member of the United States Army Area Veterans Honor Guard handed her the American flag that had covered her great-grandfather’s casket. “I …


  • Teen claims vet dealt crack

    The beating death of a decorated World War II veteran took a bizarre twist Tuesday. Prosecutors said one of the two suspects has suggested that the victim, 88-year-old Delbert Belton, …


  • Farewell to a veteran

    When the nation commemorated Pearl Harbor Day last month, there was one less eyewitness to tell the tale of the surprise attack that awoke a sleeping giant on Dec. 7, …


  • Donations to help widow attend WWII veteran’s burial

    U.S. Rep. Walt Minnick is donating his frequent flier miles to the family of Medal of Honor recipient Vernon Baker so they can attend his burial at Arlington National Cemetery …


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