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March 22, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Washington

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 22, 2024

March 22, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Washington

On March 22, 2014, the town of Oso, Washington experienced heavy rainfall, which led to the collapse of a hillside, sending a wall of mud and debris into the Steelhead Haven neighborhood below. This l …

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March 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kentucky

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 15, 2024

March 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Saturday, March 16, in honor of an Elliott County EMT who died Tuesday.Ronald Drake Adams, …

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March 16, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Alaska

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 15, 2024

March 16, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Alaska

Governor Dunleavy has ordered that Alaska and the United States flags fly at half-staff immediately Friday, March 15th, to sunset on Saturday, March 16th, in honor of Former Alaska State Senator Patri …

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March 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Missouri

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 15, 2024

March 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Missouri

Governor Mike Parson ordered all U.S. and Missouri flags to be flown at half-staff at government buildings in Jackson County and all police stations in Missouri on Saturday, March 16, 2024, in honor o …

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March 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - New York

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 15, 2024

March 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - New York

Governor Kathy Hochul today directed flags on all state buildings to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on March 16 in honor of fallen Genesee County Sergeant Thomas A. Sanfratello. Sergean …

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March 13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Ohio

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 12, 2024

March 13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Ohio

In honor of the life and service of former Ohio State Senator Ted Gray, Governor Mike DeWine has ordered the flags of the United States and the state of Ohio to be flown at half-staff at the Ohio Stat …

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March 12, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Washington

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 11, 2024

March 12, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Washington

Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Washington State Trooper Christopher Gadd, 27, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to …

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March 11, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 08, 2024

March 11, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

On February 29, 2024, Former Representative Betty Holzendorf passed away at the age of 84. Holzendorf represented House District 16 from 1988 to 1992 in the Florida House of Representatives. After her …

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March 9, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Delaware

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 08, 2024

March 9, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Delaware

Governor John Carney has ordered Delaware flags to be lowered to half-staff at all state facilities through sunset on Saturday, March 9, 2024, to honor lifelong public servant, Korean War veteran and …

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March 8, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Missouri

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 08, 2024

March 8, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Missouri

Today, Governor Mike Parson ordered all U.S. and Missouri flags to be flown at half-staff at government buildings in both Jackson and Johnson counties and all police stations in Missouri on Friday, Ma …

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March 7-17, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Texas

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 07, 2024

March 7-17, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today ordered flags in the City of Fritch to be lowered to half-staff in honor of Fritch Fire Chief Zeb Smith who lost his life in the line of duty protecting his fellow Texans in …

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March 8, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Wyoming

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 07, 2024

March 8, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Wyoming

Governor Mark Gordon has ordered the Wyoming State Flag be flown at half staff at the Capitol in Cheyenne and in Carbon County from sunrise to sunset on Friday, March 8 in honor and memory of Pat O'To …

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March 10, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Colorado

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 07, 2024

March 10, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Colorado

Today, Governor Polis ordered flags to half-staff on Sunday, March 10, 2024, from sunrise to sunset in honor of Steve Zuckerman, an Eagle County paramedic who passed away responding to a backcountry r …

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March 4, 2024 - Half-Staff-Alert - Virginia

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 04, 2024

March 4, 2024 - Half-Staff-Alert - Virginia

In accordance with the authority vested in me as Governor, I hereby order that the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia be flown at half-staff on all state and local …

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April 20, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - South Dakota

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 01, 2024

April 20, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - South Dakota

Governor Noem ordered U.S. & South Dakota flags to half-staff at the State Capitol April 20th, 2024 to honor former state legislator Burton “Burt” Elliot.
March 2, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Michigan

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Mar 01, 2024

March 2, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmerhas ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex and across all public buildings and grounds to be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, March 2 to honor and …

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March 1, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Washington

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Feb 29, 2024

March 1, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Washington

Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of United States Marine Corps Lance Corporal Donovan Davis, 21, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities …

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February 23-24, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - American Samoa

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Feb 23, 2024

February 23-24, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - American Samoa

Acting Governor Talauega E.V. Ale ordered U.S. & American Samoa flags to half-staff February 23-24, 2024 to honor former Senator HC Afoafouvale Leulumoega Fou Su’esu’e Lutu.
February 22, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Alaska

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Feb 20, 2024

February 22, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Alaska

Governor Dunleavy has ordered that Alaska and the United States flags fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, February 22nd, in honor of former Legislator Tom Anderson who passed Februar …

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February 24, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kansas

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Feb 20, 2024

February 24, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kansas

Today, Governor Laura Kelly directed flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Saturday, February 24, 2024, in honor of Elizabeth “Lisa” Lopez-Galvan, a Kansan who died in the shoot …

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February 14, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Feb 14, 2024

February 14, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

On February 14, 2018, the 17 innocent lives of Alyssa Alhadeff, Scott Beigel, Martin Duque Anguiano, Nicholas Dworet, Aaron Feis, Jaime Guttenberg, Christopher Hixon, Luke Hoyer, Cara Loughran, Gina M …

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February 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kansas

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Feb 13, 2024

February 16, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Kansas

In accordance with Executive Order #20-30, Governor Laura Kelly has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Friday, February 16, 2024, in honor of Lance Cpl. Donavan Davis …

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February 12, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Feb 12, 2024

February 12, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

On Friday, February 2, 2024, Trooper Zachary Fink was killed in the line of duty at the age of 26. Trooper Fink died a hero while protecting his community from danger. Trooper Fink served the State of …

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February 11, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Feb 11, 2024

February 11, 2024 - Half Staff Alert - Florida

On January 30, 2024, Former Representative Marlene O’Toole passed away at the age of 78. O’Toole represented House Districts 42 and 33 from 2008 to 2016 in the Florida House of Representatives. Former …

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February 9-13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Idaho

Posted by Half-Staff Alerts Staff on Feb 09, 2024

February 9-13, 2024 - Half-Staff Alert - Idaho

Governor Brad Little has ordered U.S. flags and State of Idaho flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor 27-year-old Capt. Benjamin Moulton of Emmett, one of the five U.S. Marines killed in a helicop …

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