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Charles Boyer, Pearl Harbor survivor from Spokane Valley, remembered as cheerful and gentle

The Patriot Guard Riders stood silently, their flags held aloft as a light rain fell at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Spokane Valley. They’d come to honor Charles Boyer, 95, …


Survivors chapter hit peak in early 1990s

The Lilac City Chapter of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association had over 125 members at its height around the 50th anniversary of the 1941 attack.


Roster of local Pearl Harbor survivors peaked in mid-1990s

Of the 16 million Americans who were in uniform at some point during World War II, no more than about 80,000 could give an eyewitness account from ground zero to …


Charles Boyer, one of the last Pearl Harbor survivors in Spokane County, dies

The Patriot Guard Riders stood silently, their flags held aloft as a light rain fell at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Spokane Valley on Saturday. They’d come to honor Charles …


Pearl Harbor survivors embrace teen

When Isaac Liljenberg came across his brother’s collection of videos about World War II, it sparked an interest in him about those who had served “I wanted to meet a …


Farewell to a veteran

When the nation commemorated Pearl Harbor Day last month, there was one less eyewitness to tell the tale of the surprise attack that awoke a sleeping giant on Dec. 7, …


Attack on Pearl Harbor was a formative event for many

The number of Spokane-area Pearl Harbor survivors has dwindled to a handful as the nation marks the 68th anniversary of the attack that propelled it into World War II. But …