Stories tagged: ashes
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018
‘Instead of going to a grave, I go to Disney World’: Disney parks popular spreading of ashes; Spokanites favor Mt. Spokane
Everyone knows Disney theme parks as “the happiest place on Earth,” but for some Mouseketeers, it may also be the happiest place in the afterlife, according to a report by …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017
A rescued green sea turtle named Picasso was released back into the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, carrying the ashes of a self-taught Texas oceanographer who founded the rehabilitation center …
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017
A Portland woman is suing an Oregon cremation company for $2.5 million, claiming it gave her the remains of a stranger instead of her deceased father.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016
Last Tuesday, Catholics around the world received sobering news from the Vatican: No more storing cremated ashes at home, splitting them up amongst family members or scattering them in the …
Sat., Oct. 29, 2016
A powdery substance a man sprinkled into the orchestra pit at New York’s Metropolitan Opera may have been an opera lover’s ashes, police said Saturday.
Wed., April 29, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane residents were being offered an eyebrow-raising form of garden fertilizer: crematory ashes.