OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
Filed January 20, 2011,
Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags
I hereby direct that Washington State and United States flags
at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff
Wednesday, January 19, 2011, in memory of Washington State
Department of Transportation employee Billy Rhynalds of North
Bend, who died Sunday after being struck by a wind toppled
tree while directing traffic around water flooding a roadway.
Please notify your staff and all of your field offices and
facilities around the state.
Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business
Wednesday, or first thing Thursday morning, January 20.
Other government entities, citizens and businesses are
encouraged to join this recognition.
Please call (360) 902-0383 if you have any questions about
this flag lowering.
Christine O. Gregoire
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