Thank you from those who served

Print Article

Thank you to all of the people who came out to help at the cemetery this year. With the help on the pole set out and cleaning, the flag raising and veteransí grave flags and then on the take down that evening.

It is with the efforts of those who come out to help us that the Veterans of Foreign Wars is able to do so much. We hear several times when we are out there how nice it looks and they are informed that it is a community effort that makes it what it is.

We would like to say thank you to Amy Bates for the National Anthem, John Lockart for his talk and to Hannah Doyle, the state Voice of Democracy winner, for coming to Othello to read her speech. We also thank the Othello High School choir for their contribution and Oscar Gomez for the sound system.

The flag flying on the old memorial, where the list of veteransí names are, was flown over the Tomb of the Unknown soldier in Washington, D.C. Thank you to Donna Ruttan for bringing that out so we could fly it.

Thank you to Josh Stelter for all of his support this year and the extra work he did for us.

Thank you everybody for making this day mean so much to so many and knowing you donít always get to hear the good comments your work has accomplished.††

Thank you,†

Members of the Othello Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8889

Print Article

Read More Letters to the Editor

Memorial Day volunteers

May 22, 2019 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Sgt. Robert F. Wiley, Post 8889 in Othello is asking for your help again this year. You are a very important part of our Memorial Day and we would not receive the comp...

Comments

Read More

(No heading)

April 10, 2019 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald Dear Othello citizens, I would like to thank everyone who volunteered his or her time this past year to help make Othello a better place to live. The results of your efforts and time are truly appr...

Comments

Read More

Please re-elect Cindy Carter for Grant County Commissioner

October 17, 2018 at 4:18 pm | Columbia Basin Herald My occupation as a tree fruit consultant for the past 23 years has afforded me the opportunity to work with Cindy Carter not only as a consultant, but as a concerned citizen. Grant County currently p...

Comments

Read More

Sylvia Hammond for state legislature

October 10, 2018 at 5:12 pm | Columbia Basin Herald Iím writing to ask everyone in Grant County to vote for Sylvia Hammond to represent us in our state legislature. Sylvia is a moderate Democrat who has a common sense approach. She has a background we...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

509-770-1227
705 E. Hemlock (downstairs)
Othello, WA 99344

©2019 Sun Tribune Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X