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Why the flags?


Displays of patriotism, while always welcome, can sometimes be confusing if unexpected and unexplained. American flags went up all around Main Street and Columbus Monday morning­ and came down later the same day, leading many people to call and ask what the occasion was.

A representative of the Kiwanis Club of Goldendale explained that the organization had decided to put out the flags one day each month, with no particular occasion in mind other than honoring America. The practice started last Arbor Day.


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