Park rangers at Champoeg State Heritage Area will assemble 4:30 p.m. May 26 at the visitor center flagpole for a short ceremony honoring persons who have died serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Staff will lower the flag while bagpipes will sound “last call.” The public is invited to join park staff for the annual ceremony. For more info about the ceremony, contact ranger Dan Klug: 503-678-1251 or More information about the park, including maps and driving directions, is on the Oregon State Parks webpage.