Stories tagged: Notre Dame
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 7:04 p.m.
Paris authorities shut down streets surrounding the Notre Dame Cathedral to decontaminate them Tuesday, after high levels of lead were registered in the area following the April blaze that damaged …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 3:18 p.m.
Environmental groups and one of France’s largest labor unions called Monday for stronger measures to ensure cleanup work at fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral does not expose workers and nearby residents …
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 11:31 a.m.
Cleanup work at fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral will resume later this month but under stricter lead-protection rules, amid growing public concern about toxic pollution.
Wed., July 17, 2019, noon
A French architect says that Notre Dame Cathedral still isn’t safe enough for restoration work to begin, more than three months after a devastating fire nearly destroyed the monument.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 4:15 p.m.
The Paris prosecutor’s office says that there is no evidence from a preliminary investigation to suggest that a fire that destroyed large parts of Notre Dame Cathedral was criminal.
UPDATED: Sun., June 16, 2019, 9:34 p.m.
Former Notre Dame running back Deon McIntosh has apparently joined the Washington State football team and will be eligible to play this fall, cementing the Cougars’ depth at a position …
Fri., June 14, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
The billionaire French donors who publicly proclaimed they would give hundreds of millions to rebuild Notre Dame have not yet paid a penny toward the restoration of the French national …
Thu., April 25, 2019
Notre Dame is not a museum. It is not even primarily a symbol of France. It is a house of worship.
Tue., April 23, 2019, 12:14 p.m.
Professional mountain climbers were hired to install synthetic, waterproof tarps over the gutted, exposed exterior of Notre Dame Cathedral, as authorities raced to prevent further damage ahead of storms that …
UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 8:05 p.m.
French yellow vest protesters set fires along a march route through Paris to call attention to their problems
Sat., April 20, 2019, 5 a.m.
Sue Lani Madsen: Pre-planning by fire departments makes the difference between a chance to rebuild and total loss
Everything went according to plan at the Cathedral of Notre Dame last week. Except for the part where a fire broke out.
Sat., April 20, 2019
Many of us watching the inferno at Notre Dame de Paris felt that 9/11 dread. The outcomes may have been different, but both calamities showed that what we think most …
Fri., April 19, 2019, 12:50 p.m.
Architects and construction workers have now stabilized the damaged structure of Notre Dame cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the iconic Paris building, and firefighters will leave the …
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 8:33 p.m.
Hunkered down in their hives and drunk on smoke, Notre Dame’s smallest official residents – some 180,000 bees – somehow managed to survive the inferno that consumed the cathedral’s ancient …
Thu., April 18, 2019, 11:39 a.m.
Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police official said Thursday as France paid a daylong tribute to the firefighters …
UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 11:35 a.m.
For some Britons who watched Notre Dame burn so fiercely in Paris, the horror was mixed with apprehension. What happened to the French landmark this week could easily befall the …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 10:59 a.m.
Nearly $1 billion in donations have poured in for the vast restoration of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral – but a pledge by French President Emmanuel Macron that it will …
Tue., April 16, 2019, 4:22 p.m.
Every year, 12 million tourists make their pilgrimage to Paris to experience the majesty of one of the most iconic churches, Notre-Dame cathedral. The fire on April 16, 2019, threatens …
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 8:57 p.m.
The inferno that raged through Notre Dame Cathedral for more than 12 hours destroyed its spire and its roof but spared its twin medieval bell towers, and a frantic rescue …
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 12:32 p.m.
Notre Dame in Paris is not the first great cathedral to suffer a devastating fire, and it probably won’t be the last. In a sense, that is good news. A …
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
From certain angles on Tuesday, it was almost possible to look head-on at the front of Notre Dame, see its centuries-old rose windows and carved statues and imagine that all …
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 5:54 p.m.
Shocked silence. That is how Winston Holyfield, a Gonzaga University student, described the scene at the burning of Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the most iconic structures in Paris. Holyfield …
Mon., April 1, 2019, 10:10 p.m.
Jackie Young scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead defending national champion Notre Dame back to the Final Four with an 84-68 victory over Stanford on Monday night.
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 9:26 p.m.
Arike Ogunbowale scored a career-high 34 points, Jessica Shepard added 24 points and 14 rebounds, and defending national champion Notre Dame beat Texas A&M 87-80.
Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
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Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 11:52 a.m.
The Gonzaga women’s basketball team jumped three spots to No. 15 in the latest AP poll released on Monday. The Bulldogs (19-2), coming off wins last week over San Francisco …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 5:16 p.m.
Paris Kea scored a season-high 30 points to help North Carolina stun No. 1 Notre Dame 78-73 on Sunday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
Arike Ogunbowale scored 24 points and No. 1 Notre Dame beat Boston College 92-63 on Sunday in South Bend, Indiana, for its 11th straight win.
Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 10:27 a.m.
The Zags (16-1) climbed one spot to 13th in the latest AP Top 25, a week after achieving a school-best ranking in the weekly poll.
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 5:25 p.m.
Freshman Christyn Williams scored a career-high 28 points on 11-of-16 shooting and No. 2 Connecticut never lost the lead after the 6:36 mark of the first quarter in dominating No. …