12/14/12 - 11:06am
Katie Richmond guessed 100. Her best friend Madison Goforth, 2,000. Alice VanHoose thought it was more than 3,000.
They were all wrong.
Soldotna Mayor Peter Micciche said the city’s newest Christmas tree is decorated with 6,000 white LED lights — enough to stretch almost a half-mile.
ConocoPhillips designed and built it, the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce and city, along with Homer Electric and Peak Oilfield Services, transported it, each an integral part of a process Micciche called a “cool, joint effort” that came together at the last minute.