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Boise, Nampa, Eagle host 9/11 observances Sunday

An American flag at ground zero on the evening of Sept. 11, 2001 after the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City.
An American flag at ground zero on the evening of Sept. 11, 2001 after the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. AP

These 9/11-related area observances are scheduled for Sunday, the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.

▪  The Nampa Fire Department will hold its annual Patriot Day ceremony at 8 a.m. at Fire Station No. 1, 1st Street South and 10th Avenue South. The 15-minute ceremony will include a traditional firefighter salute to those who die in the line of duty as well as bagpipers and a police honor guard.

▪  In Boise, a memorial flag line on Jefferson Street near the Capitol will honor 67 Idaho soldiers and civilians who have died since 9/11 in wars or fighting terrorism. The line of flags will be in place from 9 a.m. on starting at 600 W. Jefferson St.

▪  In Eagle, the Fraternal Order of Police and Professional Fire Fighters of Idaho hosts its annual Never Forget Golf Tournament to raise money for injured police and firefighters. An opening ceremony will include an Honor guard, pipes and drums, a local school choir and police and fire vehicles. It begins at 8:30a.m. Sunday, Eagle Hills Golf Course, 605 N Edgewood Lane.

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