Mayor Dorothy Knauss is asking the community for design ideas to display a piece of metal that was recovered from the site of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City.
Knauss is looking to community members to submit their design concepts for an indoor display in the City Council Chambers, approximately in a four-foot square, to memorialize the artifact and the tragic events of September 11, 2001.
The artifact was given to the City of Chewelah by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in April after a request by Knauss. She made the request after the city failed to win the Washington State 9/11 Mermorial in 2014. The agency has been giving artifacts to government and non-profit groups since 2008. Chewelah received one of the last available pieces.
Written or visual design ideas can be submitted to Mayor Dorothy Knauss at Chewelah City Hall. Call 935-8311 for more information.
By Jared Arnold/The Independent Staff