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Support Renaming Highway 902 to Gold Star Memorial Highway

The Director of the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake is joining the Eastern Washington Veterans Task Force in requesting support from community and veteran organizations in Eastern Washington and North Idaho to rename Washington State Route 902 (SR902) to the Gold Star Memorial Highway.

The term Gold Star derives its origin from WWI when mothers of service members lost during the war came together to support one another in their grief. These families hung gold stars in the windows of their homes.

Several individuals interred at Washington State Veterans Cemetery lost their lives during service in the military. If approved, this proposal would honor those individual and recognize surviving families as they travel to the Washington State Veterans Cemetery on this highway.

SR 902 is 12.36 miles long and begins at exit 264 where it travels northwesterly and passes Lakeland Village, then through Medical Lake before turning east at Brooks Road and continuing northeast before intersecting I-90 at exit 272.

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