Governor’s mansion tree arrives in Juneau

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Through snow, storm and errant line, the Together Tree, the Christmas tree designated for display at the Alaska Governor’s Mansion, arrived in Juneau over the weekend.

Originally intended to arrive last week, mechanical issues from a fouled propeller delayed its debarkation in Juneau until Monday morning.

Harvested by the U.S. Forest Service in Wrangell and transported by the U.S. Coast Guard to Juneau, its presence is the product of the labor of many groups and people, said Erica Keene, a Forest Service public affairs specialist.

“The ceremony in Wrangell was pretty cool, it was pretty cool to be part of that,” said Senior Chief Petty Officer Garrett Kravitz,

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