Stories tagged: American flag
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018
Spokane was considering a new ordinance banning the display of the “red flag” – the symbol of radicals, communists and Wobblies – in any parade, procession or meeting.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
State government offices were ordered to lower their flags to half-staff Monday and leave them there through the weekend to honor Sen. John McCain, the Arizona Republican who died Saturday.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018
“Pole Road Joe” Cullen, a logger for 45 years, planned to open a downtown mission for lumberjacks called the Gospel of Grace Mission. “The men who follow the woods will …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer showed up to his Friday press briefing wearing an upside-down American flag pin on his lapel, prompting a reaction on the internet.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 8:21 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump started Tuesday by issuing a broadside on the First Amendment, suggesting on social media that burning the American flag should be a criminal offense.
Sat., July 2, 2016
I survived mustard gas and ghastly death in European trenches in WW I and, 48 stars strong, was hoisted by six soldiers on Mount Suribachi at Iwo Jima in WW …
Tue., June 14, 2016, 6 a.m.
A chance to test your knowledge of American flag trivia
Sun., Sept. 14, 2014
A picture’s worth has been appraised at a thousand words. But the photograph Lori Pence snapped of her nephew’s final homecoming speaks volumes. The mostly black-and-white photo shows a lone …
Wed., May 26, 2010
The city of Kellogg will accept an offer from the owner of Dave Smith Motors to donate three new flagpoles to the city – one for the American flag, one …
Mon., May 24, 2010
An empty flagpole standing in the middle of Kellogg’s Memorial Park symbolizes a months-long dispute between veterans and city leaders that has escalated into recall petitions being filed against the …
Sun., May 23, 2010, 8:47 p.m.
An empty flagpole standing in the middle of Kellogg’s Memorial Park symbolizes a months-long dispute between veterans and city leaders that has escalated into recall petitions being filed for the …
Tue., Jan. 20, 2009, 12:46 p.m.
In honor of the inauguration of President Obama, Washington state’s Secretary of State is selling U.S. flags that are being flown at the state capitol today.