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New flags to be dedicated Memorial Day

Video included of the Isle of Flags at dusk


Scott Hunter

The Isle of Flags display at dusk, with hundreds of flags. Video below.

Eleven new flags will be dedicated on Memorial Day, May 28, at the special Isle of Flags ceremony at Spring Canyon Cemetery.

The ceremonies starts at 11 a.m. Monday with master of ceremonies Richard Black (Navy captain retired) getting the program started.

The 11 new flags will honor Eugene D. Downing, Stuart Duane Frye, Phillip G. Haegen, Dale L. Hotchkiss, Richard Johnson, Lionel "Leo" Levac, Robert Earl Milliken, Ken Morley, Gary L. Rose, Dennis M. Shear, and Fred Wiyrick.

The memorial address will be given by Peggy Nevsimal of the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce.

A ceremonial folding of the American flag will be executed by Boy Scout Troop 24 and Cub Scout Pack 24, with Army Sgt. 1st Class (retired) Sara Zlateff reading the meaning behind the folds.

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