This is a discussion on Bad: Oregon police officer killed during struggle within the In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly forums, part of the The Back Porch category; A celebration of Chief Painter's life was held in Rainier this weekend, to thank him for all of his years of service. The city really ...
A celebration of Chief Painter's life was held in Rainier this weekend, to thank him for all of his years of service. The city really turned out to show their appreciation for him.
The steps of City Hall were totally covered in flowers for him:
Lance, thanks for the pics. I haven't had much chance to follow up on this.
A few more.
A crane lofts an American flag over Highway 30 in Rainier before the procession begins.
The hearse carrying Chief Painter leaves Rainier for Portland.
Procession crosses the St. John's bridge
Painter's youngest son, 7-year-old Riley, leads mourners into the Chiles Center after the chief's casket arrived at the facility