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Girl Scouts Donate Flagpole to State Park

New pole and flag are installed at annual campout


Megan Strickland

Local Girls Scouts and American Legion members pose before the new flagpole at Lewis and Clark Trail State Park. The girls raised $2300 to purchase the pole which will be maintained by park rangers.

WAITSBURG-When the Girls Scouts of Waitsburg learned that the Lewis & Clark Trail State Park was the only park in the state without a flagpole, they set out to do something about it. The local service unit spent about a year-and-a-half raising approximately $2300 to purchase a pole for the park.

For the last four years, troops from Dayton, Waitsburg and Walla Walla have camped out out at the state park. Last weekend's campout was made even more notable with the installation of the newly donated flagpole.

The service unit was honored for their efforts with a visit from Girls Scouts of...

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