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Veterans cemetery receives $3.5 million grant from Veteran Affairs


Last updated 7/29/2020 at 9:31am

Drew Lawson

The Washington Veterans Cemetery on Espanola Road northwest of Medical Lake is slated to receive $3.5 million in grant funding from the Department of Veteran Affairs.

MEDICAL LAKE-A year ago, leadership at the Washington Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Medical Lake applied for some grant money from the Department of Veteran Affairs. On July 17, Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers announced via press release that the cemetery's grant had been approved, totaling $3.5 million.

"The Washington State Veterans Cemetery provides a final resting place for the brave men and women who answered the call of service," McMorris Rodgers said in the press release. "Anyone who has visited knows how beautiful, humbling, and special the cemetery is."

The funding for the ce...

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