Article Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012 4:49pm
Casey Rucker hugs Santa Claus at the Capitol Christmas Tree celebration Friday.
After the rain chased most of the crowd away Friday, the Capitol Christmas Tree, which is covered, became the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow in Cortez.
Former U.S. Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell steps out of the 105-foot long truck that he’s driving from Colorado to Washington, D.C., carrying the Capitol Christmas Tree.
U.S. Congressman Scott Tipton speaks at the Capitol Christmas Tree celebration.
Cortez Mayor Dan Porter welcomes Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell to the podium for the ceremony.
At right, Brownie Scouts Jayden Thomason and Ashley Horn react with excitement as they spot the Capitol Christmas Tree pulling into the parking lot behind First National Bank Friday.
Wednesday, April 1Laity service, First Assembly of God Church, 120 S. Linden St.Thursday, April 2Maundy Thursday Holy Communion with Foot Washing, 6:30 at St. Barnabas Church on the corner of North and Elm. Info: 565-7865.Laity Service, First Baptist Church, 100 N. Market St.Friday, April 3Good Friday worship with Holy Communion, Barnabas Church on the corner of North and Elm.