One Colorado blue spruce tree is being given second life at Sk8te Hollinger. Ken Pye was originally asked to cut the tree down by a resident on Churchill Street. “I cut trees and I transplant trees. In this case, it was a cutter,” said Pye. “I get there, and I'm looking at this tree, and I say holy smokes, can I have it? “I was never going to put a tree in the middle of that rink, it wasn't even a thought until I saw that tree when it was at her house.