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Stories tagged: titanic

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 3:27 p.m.

Titanic shipyard in Northern Ireland calls in administrators

The Belfast shipyard that built the Titanic has called in administrators after last-ditch efforts failed to rescue a company that had once typified Britain’s industrial might.

Titanic survivor’s light-up cane goes for $62,500 at auction

A Titanic survivor’s walking stick, with an electric light she used to signal for help from a lifeboat, sold for $62,500 at an auction of maritime items, the auction house …

UPDATED: Sun., April 15, 2018, 1:18 p.m.

At Fairmount Memorial Park, a headstone links strangers lost in Titanic’s plunge

William Rice, a Hillyard railroad worker, died two years before the Titanic set sail. Yet his life and death provided a link – unknown at the time – among three …

Get a boarding pass, take the journey at MAC’s Titanic exhibition

Since its opening in mid-October, “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” has attracted 47,500 visitors to the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture.

Assassin who killed a Spokane Daily Chronicle editor in the newsroom believed he was defamed in Titanic reports

The Titanic disaster was the spark that led a Russian lumberjack to shoot a Spokane Daily Chronicle editor dead in the newsroom on a Wednesday morning in late April 1912.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 4:16 p.m.

Davenport’s Palm Court Grill re-creates final Titanic first-class dinner

The $50 prix fixe menu is available through May 20 to complement the MAC’s Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit.

Spotlight: Prism Quartet sets tone for area calendar

OK, kiddos. Buckle in. We’re in for a fun week. The award-winning saxophone ensemble Prism Quartet will land in Moscow, Idaho, for a performance Tuesday that concludes the University of …

Preu-led symphony pays tribute to Titanic

“Unsinkable!” That’s what the designers and builders of the Titanic claimed. On an April night in 1912, Titanic struck an iceberg and sank into the cold waters of the North …

Leonard Pitts: Titanic lesson still relevant

There is a single shot, just seconds long, in James Cameron’s newly re-released movie, “Titanic,” that says it all with poignant eloquence. Up to this point in the narrative, the …

Inland Northwest connections to Titanic

Improbably, there were a number of people with Spokane-area connections on board the RMS Titanic when it went down on April 15, 1912. A widow, Margaret Rice, and her five …

Belfast banks on new Titanic exhibit to lure tourists

BELFAST, Northern Ireland – To most of the world, the name Titanic means tragedy, spiced with romance, sacrifice and luxury. But in Belfast, where it was built, the doomed ship …

Spokane Symphony’s upcoming season features Titanic tribute

The Spokane Symphony’s 2011-’12 season will offer a healthy variety of symphonic standards and new works, a touch of jazz and country-western, a new “Nutcracker” dance partner and location, and …

Titanic’s survivors all gone

LONDON – Millvina Dean, who as a baby was wrapped in a sack and lowered into a lifeboat in the frigid North Atlantic, died Sunday, having been the last survivor …

Monument recognizes Titanic-Spokane link

This is one of those six-degrees-of-separation stories – complete with intriguing sidebars, about Spokane – the RMS Titanic and the thread that weaves them together. That thread is an Irish …