50 YEARS AGO February 25, 1971 - Mary Tell Ficco was born in Romeno, Austria June 12, 1894. She arrived in the United States at the age of 19, and came to Ouray, Colorado soon after She married Tom Fellin in Ouray about three years later To this union was born a son Tom and a daughter Vera.
Dear Editor: I read recently that the town of Ouray is “recalibrating the noise ordinance.” I would like to suggest that, in addition looking into loud music from different restaurants and other businesses, they also please consider an ordinance prohibiting the deafening noise from the motorcycles (particularly Harleys), loud truck and car pipes, and the unnecessary overuse of Jake brakes from the commercial vehicles. Most people (tourists) and residents come here to enjoy the quiet of being in the mountains.
Watching a hawk is refreshing and needful to the Human Spirit. — “World of Birds” The Northern Harrier is a magnificent hawk, so different from other hawks in everything from its overall shape to its unique facial expressions.
Josh White manages a ranch locally. He has a blue heeler named Josie. She’s not your typical heeler. Most blue heelers would pick a fight with a chainsaw, but Josie is a sweetheart. Josh and Josie are inseparable. Whenever you see Josh, Josie is almost always with him. Anytime he leaves the ranch, Josie is riding shotgun.
Dear Editor: In reference to the recent flag letter, I feel as an American citizen you may view the “enormous American flag” any way you want to. Narrowing it down to two choices as mentioned in the last paragraph leaves me wondering how the “right to simply live” fits into our country’s abortion agenda? Jane Haefner Ridgway.