Camping World Installs Giant US Flag

COBURG, Ore. — The new Camping World in Coburg has a new, giant symbol of American pride waving above its store. The flag measures 40 by 80 feet. It took more than 20 men just to unfold the flag and carry it to the 130-foot pole. The giant flag is part of the company’s national … Continue reading »

Giant Flag Damaged by Winter Storm

SPRINGFIELD, Ore — A Springfield veteran, who is the proud owner of an impression American flag collection, says one of his largest flags was badly damaged by the recent ice storm. Jim Dobson owns Cascade Auto on 38th and Main Street, and what’s usually flying in front of his shop gets a lot of attention. … Continue reading »

US Flag Ordered to Fly at Half Staff

(CNN) WASHINGTON — Flags over the U.S. Capitol are being flown at half staff to honor four Americans killed in Libya. The U.S. ambassador to Libya, John Christopher Stevens, foreign service information management officer Sean Smith and two others were killed in an attack Tuesday at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Congressional leaders have issued … Continue reading »

Willamette H.S. Unveils American Flag

EUGENE, Ore. — All eyes were focused on the rafters at Willamette High School Tuesday night, as the school lowered a massive American flag. Slowly and proudly, the school, for the first time, revealed a grand version of Old Glory. Once lowered, it hung just feet from floor. The idea came from a group of … Continue reading »

Man Displays 9/11 Memorial Flag

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man is honoring those who died in the 9/11 attacks 11 years ago with a special display in his backyard. It’s getting the attention of neighbors and passersby. “More and more people need to fly the flag. We need to honor the country that we live in,” said Kim Ridley. … Continue reading »