CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - An Engelmann spruce from Wyoming headed to Washington as the national Christmas tree needs a little help - ornaments from its home state.
Officials say they've received only about 10% of the 6,000 ornaments Wyoming needs to send to Washington for its U.S. Capitol Christmas tree and seventy-five companion trees to be displayed in federal buildings.
Submissions so far include ornaments made from boot-shaped
cookie cutters and some braided lariats. The tree has been selected
but won't be cut until November.
The trees are coming from the Bridger-Teton National Forest. The state wants to submit ornaments on the theme "Wyoming – Forever West." Ornaments are due in Jackson October 15th. For more information, click here: http://www.capitolchristmastree2...
Story courtesy The Casper Star Tribune http://www.trib.com via the Associated Press service