Stories tagged: memorial
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019
People gathered at the Pearl Harbor Memorial outside the Spokane Arena Saturday to remember the Dec. 7, 1941 attack that killed 2,403 people and triggered U.S. involvement in World War …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 21, 2019
The cars came one by one, down a gravel road and through a cotton field, to the edge of the Tallahatchie River and the spot where, 64 years ago, historians …
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019
A 40-foot-tall, World War I memorial cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in an important decision about the use of religious …
UPDATED: Sun., June 2, 2019
Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at the U.S. Women’s Open. The 23-year-old South Korean shot a 1-under 70 on Sunday in Charleston, South Carolina, enduring some shaky moments after opening …
Thu., May 23, 2019
Woods is a five-time winner at Muirfield Village. He has never missed it when healthy, except in 2006 when he took time off after his father’s death. The Memorial is …
Sat., April 27, 2019
“The toughest guy I’d ever met”: Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Garland’s memorial shares stories of a life fully lived
Pastor Bill Hemenway said that when one looks over the first few chapters in Ray Garland’s life, “it’s more than most people get to live” in a lifetime.
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019
Nipsey Hussle, a hometown hero, immortalized at Los Angeles memorial and sprawling street procession
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019
Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and other schools across the U.S. bowed their heads in a moment of silence and took part in volunteer projects Thursday to mark the …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018
The Spokane Valley Fire Department announced Friday that its former captain, Tim Cruger, died on Monday from cancer caused by exposure to toxic smoke on the job.
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018
The longtime volunteers at the Christmas Bureau are a tightknit group, creating friendships out of their shared work helping the needy at Christmas. This year they came together to honor …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
A flock of doves fluttered skyward at sunrise in Las Vegas on Monday, each bird bearing a leg band with the name of one of the 58 people slain in …
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018
An image of Angelica Cervantes’ son donning a black-and-yellow security guard T-shirt is one of dozens of smiling photos tacked to walls in a Las Vegas garden decorated with ribbons, …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018
Deputy Chief Kirk Carpenter of the Nampa Fire Department told the crowd at the annual Idaho Fallen Firefighters Memorial ceremony on Friday that he’s a third-generation firefighter, following in the …
Tue., July 31, 2018
Hundreds of people attended a memorial service for a Seattle-area police officer who was killed during a police chase last week.
Sun., July 8, 2018
Ruya Kadir was buried on Saturday, a week after her third birthday party.
Thu., July 5, 2018
For generations, children would play kickball, hide-and-seek and jump rope on a stretch of concrete at Weccacoe Playground, unaware the remains of 5,000 black Philadelphians were buried 18 inches beneath …
Sun., June 3, 2018
Bryson DeChambeau finally got it right on his third try at the 18th hole and won the Memorial in a playoff on Sunday.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018
Hundreds of patrons flocked to McEuen Park on Tuesday for the dedication of the fountain, a picturesque water feature made of stone memorializing a Lake City officer
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018
Spokane area law enforcement honors fallen officers at a ceremony Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018
A public memorial is planned for John Reed, the longtime doorman at the Historic Davenport Hotel who died last month at age 88.
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018
His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. He gazed up at the rose-draped casket …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018
Plans have been announced for a memorial honoring the 43 people who died in a mudslide four years ago northeast of Seattle in the town of Oso.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018
Hundreds gathered at St. Charles Borromeo Church on Saturday to celebrate the life of renowned artist Harold Balazs, a man whose work will long outlast the 89 years he spent …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018
Harrods, the luxury London department store and tourist destination, is reportedly planning to remove a memorial to Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
Seventy-two. That’s how many individuals made the final cut of the book. Twenty-four. That’s how many people died before “War Bonds” made it into print. Twenty. That’s how many goodbyes …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017
Mexico City’s government said Sunday it plans to expropriate the lot where a seven-story office building collapsed during the Sept. 19 earthquake, and will use it to erect a memorial …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017
Hundreds of people, including political leaders from both parties, attended the memorial for Montana’s first female governor.
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday strongly denounced Soviet-era political repressions, describing them as a crime that should never be forgotten.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017
For generations, segregation kept black and white Gainesville separate and unequal in life and death. On Sunday, those buried in obscurity will be revered by the town in a ceremony …
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
A memorial to honor slaves and acknowledge the cruelty of slavery could soon be placed on the Florida Capitol’s grounds under legislation that won unanimous approval at its first committee …