Cross-country journey begins for ‘The People’s Tree’

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  • The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, also known as “The People’s Tree,” was cut down Tuesday in the Yaak. (Courtesy photo)

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    The Yaak School Singers perform Tuesday in the Yaak at an event celebrating “The People’s Tree.” (Courtesy photo)

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    "The People's Tree" arrives in Libby Wednesday, where it will be housed at the Lincoln County Port Authority before beginning its roughly 3,000-mile, multi-stop journey to Washington, D.C. with stops in Eureka and Whitefish on Monday and Libby, Troy and Trout Creek on Tuesday. (John Blodgett/The Western News)

  • The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, also known as “The People’s Tree,” was cut down Tuesday in the Yaak. (Courtesy photo)

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    The Yaak School Singers perform Tuesday in the Yaak at an event celebrating “The People’s Tree.” (Courtesy photo)

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    "The People's Tree" arrives in Libby Wednesday, where it will be housed at the Lincoln County Port Authority before beginning its roughly 3,000-mile, multi-stop journey to Washington, D.C. with stops in Eureka and Whitefish on Monday and Libby, Troy and Trout Creek on Tuesday. (John Blodgett/The Western News)

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