WRO Staff / Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021 @ 3:07 p.m.
(WATCH) SUGAR BEAR TIME: Nancy Pelosi is Going to Light Our Tree Now, Meaning You Can Start Feeling Festive
It's the moment we've all known was coming but weren't quite sure how we'd feel about when it finally arrived. Well, how does it feel now, Humboldt?
Sugar Bear, for decades a silent and proud white fir standing majestically in Six Rivers National Forest, is moments away from fulfilling its destiny acting as a holiday lawn ornament for the honorable lawmakers in our nation's capital. For one month. Merry Christmas.
Watch the livestream of Sugar Bear's first lighting above. And don't forget to feel.
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