SH delivers tree – and more – in Washington
December 12, 2018
The Capitol Christmas tree came out of Sweet Home's local forest near House Rock Campground and traveled 3,000 miles to the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol building, and a contingent of Sweet Home and Linn County residents made the trip to see the ceremony.
"Perfect," said Councilor Dave Trask following the Dec. 6 tree-lighting ceremony. "Wasn't that amazing?"
"I knew I would cry at some point," said Sweet Home District Ranger Nikki Swanson. "Literally, it was the moment the lights went on."
"Wow. What a beautiful thing, a blessing and an honor for Sweet Home," said Sweet Home City Councilor...