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Dec. 31. Aggregates Manager Kenworth T680 truck delivers Christmas tree to U.S. Capitol

Dec. 22 Idaho State Journal Sharing an Idaho Christmas

Dec. 16 The Western News 2017 Capitol Christmas Tree Will Come From the Kottenai

Dec. 15 Idaho State Journal Owner of S. Idaho trucking company delivers U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Dec. 14 Total Landscape Care JCB Loadall provides a lift for capital Christmas decorations

Dec. 12 Fleet Equipment Magazine Photo gallery: U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree makes its way from Idaho to Washington D.C.

Dec. 9 Idahoans come together to light up nation's capitol

Dec. 8 Newsgram Tradition since 1964, a 24 meter high Capitol Christmas Tree lit on Tuesday afternoon on West Lawn of U.S. Capitol

Dec. 7 United States Department of Agriculture The Brightest Gem in Washington isn’t the Hope Diamond, it’s the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Dec. 7 The Spokesman-Review Main Street: Idaho Christmas tree graces US Capitol

Dec. 7 Coeur d’Alene Press Idaho’s Christmas Tree Graces the Capitol

Dec. 7 KCRG Ch. 9 Injured ISP trooper participates in D.C. tree lighting

Dec. 7 KTVB Ch. 7 Boise girl lights U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Dec. 6 Miami Herald 10-year-old girl from Idaho lights up the 2016 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Dec. 6 The Hill Ryan lights Capitol Christmas tree

Dec. 6 KBOI Ch. 2 Idaho in D.C.: Watch the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree light up

Dec. 6 PBS Newshour Finding a Christmas Tree Fit for the U.S. Capitol

Dec. 6 Centre Daily A 10-year old girl from Idaho lights up the 2016 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Dec. 6 Roll Call Word on the Hill: Capitol Christmas Tree Gets Lit

Dec. 6 Twin Falls Times Christmas Tree from Idaho lights up Capitol lawn

Dec. 6 Meridian Press Idaho leaders, student to help light Capitol Christmas tree

Dec. 6 Idaho EdNews Boise fifth grader to light Capitol Christmas Tree

Dec. 6 Idaho StatesmanBoise girl tours Washington, gets ready to light up the Capitol Christmas tree Tuesday

Dec. 6 The Trucker TCA receives 2016 Capitol Christmas Tree Award for continuous support of event

Dec. 6 The 2016 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Is Lit

Dec. 5 7 Reasons We're Excited About The Capitol Christmas Tree

Dec. 5: McClatchy DC The story behind the 80-foot Christmas tree outside the U.S. Capitol

Dec. 5: KTVB U.S. Capitol Christmas tree lighting set for Tuesday

Dec 5: KLYQ 1240 Idaho Tree Becomes U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree TuesdayDec 4: CBS News Calendar: Week of December 5

Dec 2: The Roanoke Times Annie Lin shares photos from the Capitol Christmas Tree's tour stop in Blacksburg

Dec 2: Roll Call: Photos of the Week: The Holidays Kick Off on the Hill

Dec 2: Andrews Gazette U.S. Capital Christmas Tree stops by JBA, brings Santa Claus

Dec 1: The Washington Post The White House Christmas tree vs. Congress’s tree: Which is better?

Dec 1: USDA Blog A Dazzling Gem from Idaho Arrives on Capitol Hill

Nov 30: The Washington Post Christmas tree delivered to the Capitol

Nov 30: Commercial Carrier Journal Trucker, small fleet owner delivers U.S. Capitol Christmas tree after 4,000-mile trek

Nov 30: Boise Weekly From Idaho, Merry Christmas

Nov 30: Transport Topics Trucker Delivers Capitol Christmas Tree From Idaho
Nov 29: Land Line Magazine Delivering 'The People's Tree'

Nov 28: WWMT Ch. 3 Capitol Christmas tree arrives in Washington

Nov. 28 The Sacremento Bee Even if your 80-foot Christmas tree is headed to Congress, you still have to park

Nov. 29 KTVB Ch 7 Capitol Christmas Tree arrives in D.C. area

Nov. 28 Fox 9 US Capitol Christmas Tree arrives in nation's capitol

Nov. 28 USDA Blog A dazzling gem from Idaho arrives on Capitol Hill

Nov. 28 WTOK Capitol Christmas Tree arrives in Washington

Nov. 28 FOX 5 DC US Capitol Christmas Tree arrives in nation’s capitol

Nov. 28 Journal Times Video: Christmas Tree arrives on Capitol hill from Idaho

Nov. 28 Olean Times Herald Idaho Christmas Tree Arrives on Capitol Hill

Nov. 25 Capital Press Thanksgiving shipments of Idaho potatoes up

Nov. 25 The Roanoke Times Christmas tree headed to U.S. Capitol stops in Blacksburg

Nov. 23. Capitol Christmas tree makes a stop in Knoxville

Nov. 22 WSIL TV Christmas Tree bound for US Capitol stops in Paducah

Nov. 22 West Kentucky Star Capitol Christmas Tree visits Paducah

Nov. 18 The Tennessean People's tree visits Nashville before Capitol lighting ceremony

Nov. 18 9 News US Capitol Christmas Tree swinging through Denver

Nov. 17 Commercial Carrier Journal Truck driver Gary Amoth proud to be hauling ‘The People’s Tree’ in new KW T680

Nov. 17 NRV News Capitol Christmas tree coming to Blacksburg

Nov. 16 Independent Enterprise Fiddler Shippy to perform in D.C.

Nov. 16 KKCO/KJCT US Capitol Christmas tree coming to Grand Junction

Nov. 15 Post Independent The People’s Tree is coming through Glenwood

Nov. 15 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to Arrive in Paducah Nov. 21

Nov. 15 NBC Montana Capitol Christmas Tree makes overnight pit stop in Missoula

Nov. 15 News Radio 1310 Capitol Christmas Tree Comes to Twin Falls

Nov. 13 The Argus Observer Teenager fiddles and teaches, and now she’s heading to D.C.

Nov. 13 Bonner County Daily Bee Capitol tree spruces up holiday spirit

Nov. 10 KREM Ch 2 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to make stop Friday in CDA

Nov. 11 Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Capitol Christmas tree is an Idaho gem

Nov. 11 Moscow-Pullman Daily NewsChristmas tree stops in Moscow on way to DC

Nov. 9 Deseret News U.S. Capitol Christmas tree to make stop in Ogden

Nov. 8 WVLT Ch. 8 U.S. Capitol Christmas tree to visit Knoxville

Nov. 8 Columbia Daily Tribune Capitol Christmas Tree to be displayed Nov. 20 in Columbia

Nov. 8 KBOI 2 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree makes pit-stop in Boise on its way to D.C.

Nov. 7 KTVB Ch. 7 Capitol Christmas Tree in Boise

Nov. 7 Go by Truck Capitol Christmas Tree En Route

Nov. 7 American Trucker Kenworth T680, Capitol Christmas Tree head east

Nov. 7 Idaho Statesman To ship: One 80-foot Idaho spruce, and it can’t lose its needles before reaching D.C.

Nov. 7 KTVB Ch. 7 Capitol Christmas Tree visits Boise for big send-off

Nov. 7 Idaho Statesman U.S. Capitol Christmas tree left Boise today, but 10 more Idaho stops

Nov. 7 Idaho Statesman Boise, now's your chance to see the Capitol Christmas tree before it leaves town

Nov. 6 KTVB Ch. 7 McCall celebrates Capitol Christmas Tree

Nov. 5 The Missoulian U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree cut in Idaho forest

Nov. 5 WatertownDailyTimesUS Capitol Christmas tree is cut down at Idaho forest, will make its way to DC

Nov. 4 The Washington Post Local Digest: Nov. 4, 2016

Nov. 4 Times-News Festivities to welcome Capitol Christmas Tree

Nov. 3 WFLA Ch. 8 US Capitol Christmas tree cut down, on way to Washington, DC

Nov. 3 Times-News Capitol Christmas Tree cut near McCall

Nov. 3 Idaho Press-Tribune US Capitol Christmas tree cut in Payette National Forest

Nov. 2 Clearwater Tribune U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to visit Grangeville, Lapwai, and Moscow during 2016 tour

Nov. 2 Argus Observer Nation’s capitol Christmas Tree’s tour starts Saturday

Nov. 2 KTVB Ch 7 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree artwork complete

Nov. 2 KTVB Ch. 7 U.S. Capitol Tree: A big tree from the Little Ski Hill

Nov. 2 NBC 4 Washington All the Way From Idaho, US Capitol Christmas Tree on Its Way to DC

Nov. 2 KIVI-TV Christmas tree cut down in McCall. Will tour Idaho before going to D.C.

Nov. 2 KTVB Ch. 7 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree harvested near McCall

Nov. 1: KIVI-TV 6 U.S. Capitol Christmas tree to be cut Wednesday near McCall

July 28: KTVB-11: The search for the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

July 10: WHAS- 11: Paducah set to host US Capitol Christmas tree stopover

June 20: Post Independent- Citizen Telegram: U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to stop by Glenwood

June 16: Capitol Christmas Tree From Idaho- Celebrating in Weiser

May 16: Boise Sun Times: Payette Smokejumpers tasked with finding Capitol Christmas Tree

March 22: Media Advisory: Unveiling of Ward Hooper Artwork

Feb. 24: The Spokesman-Review: Idaho to provide U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, resolution urges participation

January: KTVB-7: U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree preview|

Jan. 30: KTVB-7: Winter Festival goers decorate ornaments for capitol Christmas tree

Jan. 26: KIVI-6, U.S. Capitol tree, ornaments to come from Idaho

Jan. 26: KTVB-7, Idaho artist unveils logo for Capitol Christmas Tree

Jan. 21: Idaho Statesman, Party in the snow at the McCall Winter Carnival

Jan. 21, 2016: KTVB- 7, Public Service Announcement of the 2016 program

Dec. 21, 2015: Idaho Statesman, Idaho tree will grace U.S. Capitol grounds in 2016

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