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November 27, 2009 in City
Jesse Tinsley photo

Mike Tuel carries a tree into its place Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at his tree lot on 4th St. in Coeur d’Alene. It’s Tuel’s 30th year selling Christmas trees, which he selects and cuts on a tree farm in Montana and from the Idaho Panhandle National Forests with a permit.

Jesse Tinsley photo

Mike Tuel carries a bundled Christmas tree from his truck to its spot on the lot Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at his tree lot on 4th St. in Coeur d’Alene. It’s Tuel’s 30th year selling Christmas trees, which he selects and cuts on a tree farm in Montana and from the Idaho Panhandle National Forests with a permit.

Jesse Tinsley photo

Fred Simmet unloads freshly cut Christmas trees from a truck Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at the tree lot on 4th St. in Coeur d’Alene. It’s Mike Tuel’s 30th year selling Christmas trees, which he selects and cuts on a tree farm in Montana and from the Idaho Panhandle National Forests with a permit.

Jesse Tinsley photo

Mike Tuel, right, assesses the strength and weaknesses of a Christmas tree held by fellow tree salesman Fred Simmet (unseen) Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at his tree lot on 4th St. in Coeur d’Alene. It’s Tuel’s 30th year selling trees, which he selects and cuts in on a tree farm in Montana and from the Idaho Panhandle National Forests with a permit.