Flags Lowered for Justice O'Connor

Brian Coddington, Communications Director, 509.625.6740

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 8:19 a.m.

Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward has directed that all flags at City facilities be lowered to half-staff to coincide with President Joseph R. Biden’s directive that state and U.S. flags at all state agency facilities be lowered in remembrance of Sandra Day O'Connor, retired Associate of the Supreme Court of the United States.

“Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was an American icon, the first woman on the Supreme Court,” said Mayor Woodward. “We encourage anyone with a flag outside of their home or business to join us in honoring Justice O'Connor.”

Justice O'Connor passed away on Dec. 1, 2023. Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of interment.