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Christmas Trees Are Going Fast This Year In Idaho, As COVID-19 Keeps People Inside

Virus Outbreak Christmas Trees
Paula Bronstein
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Ani Sirois puts lights and decorations on the family's Christmas tree at her home in Portland, Ore. Sirois, a respiratory nurse, has spent months caring for coronavirus patients at a Portland hospital. "

Have you bought your Christmas tree yet? At least one local vendor says that if you want one, now is the time to get one. With more people staying home this holiday season as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, Christmas trees are in short supply.

Our Morning Edition host George Prentice checked in with Lindsay Schramm of the North End Organic Nursery in Garden City.

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Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!
George Prentice has been honored for his decades-long career in broadcast and print journalism. As news editor of Boise Weekly, he won multiple awards for his investigative reporting and took home top prizes in the fields of crime/courts, environmental, health, religion and feature reporting.