Memorial Day

Why the good guys will win
As we pause to give thanks, take inventory of our lives and count our blessings this Thanksgiving holiday, it's always appropriate to be aware of those around us who might be suffering or do not have their most beloved around any more.
A somber Flag Day
June 14 is flag day. It is to honor Old Glory, our great nation's banner. One hundred years ago, then-President Woodrow Wilson declared June 14 as "Flag Day." This year, flags will be flown at half staff at all federal buildings to remember and honor the men and woman who were…
Veterans Memorial At Tahoma Cemetery Made Me Proud & Sad [PHOTOS]
We have freedom. It makes me happy to say that. However, freedom isn't always free. It comes with a price most of the time. Our United States military have fought to keep us free. We honored them on Monday, Memorial Day, at the Tahoma Cemetery. The ceremony did not leave a dry eye in the area. I sta…
The parade was spectacular
Saturday's Memorial Day parade in downtown Yakima had some truly patriotic people in attendance -- from those who entered the parade to those who stood and watched. It was a sad day for me, but I was also very proud on who came to honor and pay their respects to those who have fallen.
Don’t Get Taken By Memorial Day Military Scams
Memorial Day is coming this Monday and, while it is a time to honor those who serve and remember those who have died in war, it has also become another guise for scam artists to take from people who are serving or have served their nation -- especially elderly veterans.
Day of remembrance
Yakima's Memorial Day parade is this Saturday (May 28), starting downtown at 10 a.m. We would love to see you to show your support for our fallen men and woman of the military and to those you have loved and lost. Here is the parade route.
They deserve your thanks
Starting with my daughter, who is now 25, and with my stepkids, who are 11 and 14, I make sure that they thank service people in uniform. When we are in a store, I always make sure they stop, thank them and shake their hand. Now, they do it without me even asking. When they've asked me why, I've alw…

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