Governor orders flags at half-staff in memory of Virginia Tech tragedy
Apr 17,2007 00:00 by Bend_Weekly_News_Sources
--Flag will be flown at half-staff through sundown on Sunday, April 22, 2007--
Salem – Today Governor Ted Kulongoski ordered all flags at public institutions be flown at half-staff today, Tuesday, April 17, 2007 through sundown on Sunday, April 22, 2007, in memory of the lives lost at Virginia Tech yesterday.
“Yesterday’s events at Virginia Tech were not just a tragedy for Virginia, but for our entire nation,” said Governor Kulongoski. “On behalf of Oregonians throughout the state, our thoughts and prayers are with the families, students and community of Virginia Tech as we mourn all those affected by this tragedy.”