Capitol Christmas Tree arrives in D.C.

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. 4 at 5 p.m.

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.