Brian Coddington, Communications Director, 509.625.6740
Friday, September 10, 2021 at 10:38 a.m.
Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward has ordered flags at all City facilities to be lowered to half-staff to coincide with Governor Jay Inslee’s directive that state and U.S. flags at all state agency facilities be lowered today, Friday, Sept. 10, in remembrance of Former Colfax Fire Chief and Volunteer Firefighter Jim Krouse.
Chief Krouse died in the line of duty on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. Mayor Woodward encourages anyone with a flag outside of their home or business to join us in this recognition to honor Chief Krouse’s memory. There will be a memorial service on Friday, Sept. 10, 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Colfax.
The second flag lowering is for Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021
Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward has directed that all flags at City facilities be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, Sept. 11, for Patriot Day, the annual memorial for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
“Today marks the 20-year anniversary of the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil,” said Woodward. “Spokane joins the country in mourning those who have lost their lives and encourage anyone with a flag outside of their home or business to join us in this recognition to honor their memory.”