Stories tagged: Flags
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018
100 years ago in Spokane: ‘Pole Road Joe’ opens mission for lumberjacks
“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 …
Sun., June 18, 2017
Spin Control: Pro forma sessions – don’t blink or you’ll miss them
Trying to explain what happens – and what doesn’t – during this second special session isn’t easy.
Mon., March 7, 2016, 8:06 a.m.
White House to lower flag for Nancy Reagan
President Barack Obama has ordered flags flown at half-staff in memory of Nancy Reagan.
Wed., April 11, 2012
Mayor: Flag shows Spokane’s true colors
In all its faded glory, Spokane’s flag hung Tuesday in its rightful place, third only to the American and Washington flags. What would normally be unremarkable background at a mayoral …
Fri., June 25, 2010, 12:22 p.m.
State to lower flags for Spokane Valley Marine
Gov. Chris Gregoire is ordering state agencies to lower flags to half-staff on Tuesday to honor Cpl. Joshua Dumaw of the Spokane Valley, killed this week in Afghanistan.
Mon., April 5, 2010, 7:02 a.m.
Flags at half-staff after unit loses 35th soldier
Gov. Chris Gregoire has ordered flags at state buildings flown at half-staff today in memory of the Yakima soldier killed last Monday by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.
Sun., May 17, 2009
Gov. Gregoire defends move to fill speechwriter job
Practically everyone attached to state government in Washington is being forced to cut back. Universities are canceling programs, and students are facing higher tuition. Schoolteachers are getting layoff notices. State …
Tue., Feb. 3, 2009, 12:07 a.m.
Offices will lower flags for fallen serviceman
Washington state offices will fly their flags at half-staff today in honor of a Colville resident killed last month in Iraq.