Stories tagged: Christmas tree
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018
These trinkets are well-loved, even if – in some cases – only the memory of them remains.
Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 4 p.m.
Rosa Villarreal’s three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as they raced from evergreen to evergreen. The boys, ages 2, …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 5 a.m.
What started as a trip into the mountains of eastern Bingham County to find a Christmas tree almost ended in tragedy.
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 3:30 a.m.
For some cats, Christmas trees act as a powerful hallucinogenic. Though not always. Not every time. Usually just before you hear a loud crash in the living room and your …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is in place and will soon be strung with 50,000 lights as one of New York City’s star holiday attractions, a gift from a same-sex …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year.
Mon., Dec. 25, 2017
(Editor’s note: These are the remarks of President Lyndon B. Johnson at the lighting of the nation’s Christmas Tree in 1963):
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017
Old Rockefeller Center Christmas trees never really die, they just get built into the wall frames and floor supports of affordable homes.
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 5:33 p.m.
A Christmas tree that was transported more than 3,600 miles from Montana’s Kootenai National Forest has been lit on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
Ringing in the holidays for the first time from Washington, President Donald Trump lit the National Christmas Tree Thursday evening, wishing the country “a Merry Christmas” – as he vowed …
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 2:55 p.m.
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UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
Singing a medley of carols at the base of a 50-foot Christmas tree, the Christian Youth Theater’s quartet evoked the yuletide spirit of hundreds at Riverpark Square on Friday night.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
Idaho officials are facing some early holiday pressure to avoid ending up with a sad and scraggly Charlie Brown type Christmas tree in front of the Statehouse this winter.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
The Kootenai National Forest in Western Montana will provide the 2017 Capitol Christmas tree.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 4:47 p.m.
Christmas is over, presents have been exchanged and now the Christmas tree is dropping needles everywhere. What’s a person to do?
Sat., Dec. 24, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
Breaking their sacred vows, the Clark family buckles and buys a fake Christmas tree … and they love it.
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
A series of accidents has kept Dan Campbell’s Christmas tree a little less luminous this year and have tested the 78-year-old’s resolve.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
A Muslim businessman says he has erected the tallest Christmas tree in Baghdad as a show of solidarity with Christians during the holiday season.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016
Dazzled, I gazed at the 7-foot pine trimmed with glittering lights that switched from colored to white with the flip of a switch.
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016
Many dwellers of small apartments or condos face an annual problem in December: What do we do about the Christmas tree? Do we take out the odd chair or end …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 9:18 a.m.
Recent snow and cold temperatures have kicked off the Great Tree Hunt for Christmas with style.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 5:22 p.m.
Gary Amoth backed his 105-foot-long red truck next to the sidewalk of the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol and dropped off a very special delivery: a monster-sized Christmas tree …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
The Capitol Christmas tree will make a stop in Coeur d’Alene during its 2,000-mile trip to Washington, D.C.
Mon., Dec. 14, 2015, 11:22 a.m.
In which Doug Clark and family go for a blue spruce Christmas tree this year.
Wed., Dec. 2, 2015
Modern Electric Water Co. donated $1,200 for new lights and decorations for the artificial Christmas tree in the U-City parking lot.
Sun., Dec. 7, 2014
OLYMPIA – ’Tis the night before Christmas, plus about 18, and all through the statehouse not a creature is stirring with complaints about how Washington is waging war on the …
Thu., Dec. 4, 2014
It’s that dreaded moment when you flip the switch to turn on the holiday lights and nothing happens. A group of dedicated Rotary Club of Spokane Valley volunteers worked for …
Fri., Dec. 21, 2012
Christmas trees are rotting in the ground across the Pacific Northwest because of a Grinch-like fungal disease that researchers from WSU and other universities will begin trying to combat. Gary …
Sat., July 2, 2011
Spokane Valley Fire Department crews had a Christmas in June moment this last week. One of the 218 calls received in the week of June 23-29 involved a man doing …
Thu., Dec. 16, 2010
When Brandon Michielli was considering opening a Christmas tree lot this year, he thought about what he could do to be different from the numerous other tree lots that dot …