Community ready for Christmas

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Kemmerer officially welcomed in the Christmas season with a community tree lighting on Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Triangle Park. The town also enjoyed cookies and hot cocoa and a visit from Santa. The event was sponsored by the Frontier Arts Council and the City of Kemmerer. (GAZETTE PHOTO / Theresa Davis)

Kemmerer third graders performed Christmas carols to welcome Santa at the community tree lighting on Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Triangle Park. (GAZETTE PHOTO / Theresa Davis)

Families gathered around the firepit to stay warm during the community tree lighting. (GAZETTE PHOTO / Theresa Davis)

The line to see Santa was long, but it was worth it when kids sat on Santa’s lap and told him what they wanted for Christmas, and only a few little kids cried when they saw Santa. (GAZETTE PHOTO / Theresa Davis)

(GAZETTE PHOTO / Theresa Davis)