Stories tagged: cemetery
Sun., May 27, 2018
Lakeview Cemetery near Sprague, Washington, is home to graves long forgotten and overlooked, like the one for an infant named Lillian, who died in 1896, and the one for a …
Thu., Jan. 4, 2018
A 22-year-old man is in custody after about 200 vases went missing from headstones in cemeteries in southwestern Idaho.
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017
Former Montana Republican U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns will be interred Monday at Arlington National Cemetery.
Thu., June 15, 2017
Arlington National Cemetery is moving ahead with plans to expand by roughly 50,000 spaces, extending the cemetery’s life beyond 2050.
Sat., May 27, 2017
Few flowers will find their way to Mt. Nebo Cemetery this Memorial Day. That’s because the cemetery primarily serves the area’s Jewish population, and graveside flowers are not a part …
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016
A Civil War soldier misidentified when he was buried at an Ohio cemetery more than 150 years ago is to get a new headstone.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016
No matter what kind of map I’d have, locating a particular grave stone was usually a challenge, and I’d often flag down a groundskeeper to help me in the task. …
Tue., Sept. 2, 2014
Cemetery officials will take a closer look today at a small landslide that exposed several graves over the holiday weekend at Fairmount Memorial Park in northwest Spokane. The slide on …
Sun., March 23, 2014
When airlines double-book seats, customers get irritated. When a cemetery double-sells gravesites, people come unglued. That’s what has played out in Post Falls since the city-run Evergreen Cemetery discovered last …
Fri., Jan. 31, 2014
Police arrested a man Thursday who is suspected of stealing items from memorial niches at local cemeteries. Richard D. Hall, 30, is facing charges for burglarizing and damaging a cemetery. …
Sun., Feb. 5, 2012
NEWARK, N.J. – They say you can’t take it with you when you die, but that’s not necessarily true for the wealthiest Americans – like Donald Trump. He announced this …
Thu., June 23, 2011
A cemetery and columbarium have been approved next to Mt. Spokane High School grounds. It will be just east of the high school grounds and behind Mt. Spokane Church, 6311 …
Sat., May 20, 1995
Evelyn Norton Lincoln, who was President Kennedy’s personal secretary, was remembered Friday in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.