Flags lowered to half-staff today, November 20

Flags lowered to half-staffGov. Jay Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Michael Knapp, Interim Police Chief for Lynden, Washington, and directs that Washington state and United States flags at all state agency facilities, including schools and support buildings, be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

Knapp, 79, passed away on November 6, 2019, from injuries sustained when he was struck by a truck. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on November 20 at Christ the King Church in Bellingham.

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on November 20.