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By Marc Lutz 

Community comes together for Christmas tree decorating


November 24, 2021

Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

Jenn Miller-Yancey, assistant principal of Evergreen Elementary School, holds up a recycled compact disc being used as a decoration for the community Christmas tree.

It takes a village to raise a tree; Christmas tree, that is.

On Dec. 3, the efforts of people throughout Wrangell will culminate in the lighting of the community Christmas tree, a decades-long tradition.

A "very full and pretty" pine tree located behind the state highway equipment shop on the Airport Loop Road will be cut down next Monday and taken downtown to be set in a stand between the Elks Lodge and L&M gas station, according to Dominique O'Connor, secretary for Wrangell Municipal Light & Power.

"I'm very excited. It's actually been a community event that gone on (many years)," sh...

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