The donated and decorated Mack truck that will be used to haul the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree to Washington, D.C., arrived in Meeker last Friday. The tree will be cut Nov. 2 and driven to Meeker for viewing and a parade of lights Nov. 3.
Capitol Christmas Tree

Capitol Tree celebrations

October 20, 2012 Special to the Herald Times 0

MEEKER I The excitement continues to build as preparations are made to cut, wrap and deliver Colorado’s gift to the nation, the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree, and everyone in Rio Blanco County is invited to […]

It was a little warmer than normal for Santa and Mrs. Claus to be out, but they came out in support of the Capitol Christmas Tree project anyway.
Capitol Christmas Tree

Claus for a good cause

June 23, 2012 Hallie Blunt 0

MEEKER I Gerald and Twila Morris sacrificed their time and energy for the “Claus” once again last Saturday in Denver, sweltering in the heat as Santa and Mrs. Claus. They were asked to participate by […]

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Capitol Christmas Tree

Time to make your ornaments

April 16, 2012 Niki Turner 0

MEEKER I While the tree that will become the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree soaks up the Colorado sunshine in the White River National Forest, the humans involved in the project are busy making plans for […]

(Above) Blanco District Ranger Ken Coffin and Rio Blanco County Commissioner Kai Turner spoke with Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper at a press conference announcing that the White River National Forest will provide the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree.
Capitol Christmas Tree

RBC proud to furnish Capitol Christmas Tree tree

December 22, 2011 Niki Turner 0

RBC I Rio Blanco County commissioner Kai Turner joined Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, Under Secretary of Agriculture Harris Sherman, and representatives from the U.S. Forest Service last Friday in Denver for the official announcement that […]

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