The dove tree ceremony is a way to give comfort to those grieving for a lost one. (June Leffler/ KSTK)

KSTK spoke with Alice Rooney about the 16th Annual Dove Tree Ceremony and Christmas Tree Lane. Wrangell’s local hospice group auctions off trees each year. Bidding ends at 5pm on December 14. 



Nightmare Before Christmas themed tree from Harbor House, the assisted living center in town. (June Leffler/ KSTK)


Beanie Babies tree donated by Beta Sigma Phi. (June Leffler/ KSTK)


Africa themed tree from an anonymous donor. (June Leffler/ KSTK)


White tree from the local Girl Scouts. (June Leffler/ KSTK)


“Wine tree”, the reindeer ornaments are made wine corks. Donated by Leonard and Kathie Angerman. (June Leffler/ KSTK)


The local quilting group donated this tree, plus a Christmas quilt by Carol Hay. (June Leffler/ KSTK)