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By Matthew Stephens
Cheney Free Press 

Boughs placed at Washington State Veteran's Cemetery


Last updated 12/21/2023 at 1:46pm

Matthew Stephens

Thousands of holiday boughs were placed at headstones on Dec. 16.

MEDICAL LAKE – Area residents came out in large numbers to help place boughs at the headstones at the Washington State Veteran's Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 16.

There were a few changes to the event this year, according to Cemetery Director Rudy Lopez. One of the bigger changes is that the cemetery is no longer in partnership with Wreaths Across America.

Instead, the cemetery has partnered with a regional supplier of boughs, Lopez said. That means fresher products and faster delivery.

Families with loved ones buried at the Veteran's Cemetery purchase boughs the week leading up to the rem...

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