After more than a year of planning and gathering ornaments, the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree, harvested 40 miles east of Meeker in the White River National Forest, was delivered, decorated and lit in front of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 4, 2012.
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The 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree, harvested 40 miles east of Meeker in the White River National Forest, has arrived in Washington, D.C. The tree will be decorated with 5,000 ornaments handmade in Colorado, most created by schoolchildren. Speaker of the House John Boehner will turn on the tree’s lights Dec.
RBC I Out of 1,381 entries from across Colorado, the White River National Forest and its nonprofit partner, Choose Outdoors, are pleased to announce Ryan Shuster as the winner of the contest to light the 2012 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C. On Oct. 19, Santa and Mrs. Claus
bobby gutierrezHundreds of people gathered in downtown Meeker last weekend to celebrate the harvest of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree from the White River National Forest. Festivities included the harvest, a street fair, speeches, a 5K walk/run, music, Ute dancing and drumming and a parade of lights before the
MEEKER I To become a true American Christmas tree, the Capitol Tree must travel through the great states to Washington, D.C. The town of Meeker has been honored with the chance to give a gift to the nation with the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree that will stand over the holiday