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Hundreds gather for Memorial Day tribute in Spokane

Marge Brown stood near the graves of eight family members at Fairmount Memorial Park on Monday morning during a moving tribute to all of the soldiers who have died in …


Faces of the fallen

The war on terror reached a critical milestone this year with the daring commando raid that killed 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden. America and, indeed, much of the world cheered. …


Memorial Day list of events

Today • Greenwood Memorial Terrace open house. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. An Andrews Sisters Tribute Show will take place at noon and 1:30 p.m. in the chapel to honor …


Honoring sacrifice, history

The Fairfield Cemetery has been spruced up for a planned Memorial Day celebration and historic gate re-dedication on Monday, but Mother Nature has other plans. The rainy forecast has prompted …


Snoqualmie Pass work suspended for holiday weekend

Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass will have two lanes open in both directions over the Memorial Day weekend, one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.


Resting place dedicated to veterans

A wet wind snapped the Stars and Stripes to attention as the first Washington State Veterans Cemetery was dedicated before at least 3,000 people on Monday. In the crowd of …


Veterans Cemetery unveiled

A wet wind snapped the Stars and Stripes to attention as the first Washington State Veterans Cemetery was dedicated before at least 3,000 people on Monday.


Parks will show budget cuts

Tighter state budgets have forced some cutbacks at state parks in Washington and Idaho, but all are open this Memorial Day weekend for the traditional start of summer camping season. …


Memorial Day weekend events

The following events are taking place throughout the region over the Memorial Day weekend: Today


Clark Collection will enliven family fun at funeral home

The big Memorial Day weekend blowouts at Spokane’s Heritage Funeral Home have paid homage over the years to deceased icons like Abraham Lincoln, Bing Crosby, Amelia Earhart, Elvis and even …


3,500 flags will fly in Spokane cemeteries in honor of those who served

Each of the 2,240 flags raised in Fairmount Memorial Park is meticulously plotted in the same location each year so families can pay tribute to the veterans they’ve lost. The …


As times improve, travelers pack bags

The number of travelers heading out this Memorial Day weekend should increase for the first time since peaking five years ago, a sign that the nation’s economy is rebounding. The …


AAA: More Americans will travel this Memorial Day

More Americans will hit the highways and airports over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, but they’ll probably spend much less than last year, according to a study released Thursday by …


Tributes observed overseas

BAGHDAD – American troops on Memorial Day honored their fallen on two battlefields, one war winding down and another ramping up. In Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. military remembered the …


Obama sends wreaths to separate memorials

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama avoided a racial controversy on his first Memorial Day in office by sending wreaths to separate memorials for Confederate soldiers and for blacks who fought …


Memorial Day events and closures

For May 23 to May 25 in Washington and Idaho.


Honoring soldiers, families

Tucked away behind a patch of trees just west of Brooks Road lies the Medical Lake Cemetery, 21419 W. Thorpe Road, a small patch of land that was donated to …


AAA expects increase in holiday travel

A three-year decline in Memorial Day travel is expected to reverse itself this weekend with a small increase in the number of Americans hitting the road, rails or skies. The …


Vfw Post To Honor Sailors Lost At Sea

Coeur d’Alene Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 889 will float a wreath at the Third Street Dock at 9:10 a.m. Monday in honor of military sailors lost at sea. At …