Sheriff Ken Furlong remembers telling the media in the wake of last year's mass shooting at the Carson City IHOP that the community would rebound.
"We will rebuild," he told them, "but we will not forget."
Mayor Bob Crowell said Friday's ceremony, "With Hope, Resolve and Strength, Carson City Remembers," helped accomplish that. A tree was planted in honor of those killed and injured, along with an obelisk erected in their honor.
"When events such as Sept. 6 occur, they awaken the psyche of a community and remind us of the fragility of life. They remind us that while evil …