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Creating a memorial

LVCVA to assist, not lead, in planning Las Vegas memorial

While the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority was celebrated for its role in the weeks immediately following the Oct. 1 shooting, that isn’t likely to be the case when it comes to memorializing the tragedy and building a permanent tribute to the victims and heroes.

Columbine memorial a reminder of ‘how much was really lost then’

The Columbine Memorial is a small, paved park with a water feature near the entrance and, in the center, a circle of plaques names each victim. Steps out from the center circle, on a surrounding wall, carefully curated quotes from survivors, teachers, parents and former President Bill Clinton make the tragedy impossible to forget.