Anne Veseth, a 20-year-old Moscow woman, died when a tree fell and struck her last Sunday while she was working to contain a wildfire near Orofino.
And 22-year-old Spc. Ethan J. Martin of Bonners Ferry and Lewiston died on Aug. 7 in Afghanistan after being wounded by small-arms fire when his unit was attacked.
Veseth and Martin are being interred by their families on Saturday.
Governor Butch Otter’s spokesman Mark Warbis says the lowered flags beginning on Thursday would pay tribute to Veseth and Martin and their sacrifices. (AP)