Flags lowered to half-staff January 5

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Flags lowered to half-staff January 5
Flags lowered to half-staff
Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of East Olympia Volunteer Fire Captain John Ostergard, 63, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agencies, including schools and support facilities, be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Saturday, January 5, 2019. Captain Ostergard suffered a medical emergency while on the scene of a December 14 structure fire south of Yelm. 

The Governor’s Office has no objection to agencies lowering the flags at the close of business on Friday, January 4, 2019. Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business on Saturday, January 5, or first thing Monday morning, January 7.