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Whitman County remembers the fallen

COLFAX - Whitman County observed Memorial Day, remembering the men and women who sacrificed their lives for freedom on Monday, May 27.

Colfax, Washtuchna and Garfield all held Memorial Day ceremonies, while several other towns remembered the fallen with flags placed on the graves of service members.

Colfax and Washtucna both held their events at 10 a.m., with Colfax cemetery displaying approximately 315 full size American flags, as well as small flags adorning all the graves of the veterans.

The Garfield American Legion Post 24 gathered at the Garfield Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 27.



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