'Lest we forget'
Memorial Day observance planned for Colfax Cemetery
May 26, 2022
COLFAX — Flags will be flying throughout Whitman County this weekend as area residents observe Memorial Day.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and the Future Farmers of America will be putting out more than 300 flags on veterans’ graves in the city cemetery, 804 state Highway 272, before the weekend begins.
“The flags and crosses are a symbol of our honor and remembrance of our national heroes,” a press release said.
On Monday, May 30, at the cemetery, there will be a Memorial Day observance recognizing and remembering the efforts of veterans.
In other observances, the Garfield Amer...