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Marlene Hazen

Marlene Hazen

Position: Rico Report

Rico residents settle in to the long winter

Hello! We need to meet an early deadline this week because of our New Year's celebration, so our news will be an up to the minute issue. I am sure that you all noticed that I missed the deadline...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2013 | COLUMN: Rico report

Indoor snowball fight leaves potluck attendees mopping up

I wish to announce that, as far as the Hazens are concerned, our winter here in Rico began in earnest on Sunday, Dec. 9, with a cold, cold chilling breeze and one inch of snow. Our three-day...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2012 | COLUMN: Rico report

Rico will enjoy a white Christmas

The days are passing by so quickly that I am afraid that if I don't get myself organized pretty quickly, I'll not be ready for the loveliest of seasons - Christmas.At this time, we know that we are...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2012 | COLUMN: Rico report

Noel Night weekend will warm the town of Rico

I want to bid all of you a hello from dear old Rico.Secondly, I must apologize for a short Rico Report this week. I realize that I am a struggling student on the computer, but I have lost my cool...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2012 | COLUMN: Rico report

As sweater weather continues, snowmaking a magical solution

Hello friends, and I hope that all is well with all of you this week.To begin with, I do not intend to bore you with the same-o same-o, but we have enjoyed another week of sweater weather. In fact,...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2012 | COLUMN: Rico report

Town quiet as kiddies enjoy Thanksgiving break

This is the week of Thanksgiving and Rico has become very quiet with maybe two or three vehicles on Main Street! The preschool and elementary students have the week off for Thanksgiving break, and...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2012 | COLUMN: Rico report

Darker hours setting in brings preparation for a Rico winter

Last week, I mentioned that the trees may think that it is springtime and begin to bud, thinking that winter is over. Don’t we wish! Well, not really, because we love the beauty of winter. Skiing...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2012 | COLUMN: Rico report

The UPS ‘guardian angel’ servicing Rico does it again

I have a story that I have been meaning to write about. A couple of years or so ago, I was returning home one afternoon from a shopping trip to Cortez. It was a cold winter day, the jeep had a warm...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2012 | COLUMN: Rico report

Rifle hunters would welcome some snow for season

I looked out the window this morning (Oct. 10) and thought to myself, “No wonder Rico citizens are such ‘happy campers.’” Waking up to a clear sky of blue with that special quietness around town is...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2012 | COLUMN: Rico report

It’s now or never for viewing Rico’s golden aspen leaves

Greetings on this wonderful autumn day. It is another gorgeous one, with the colors still brilliant and not lost due to the wind. The weather forecast predicted a windy day, but it is late morning...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2012 | COLUMN: Rico report

Fun Run during perfect autumn weather a big success in Rico

We have enjoyed 14 straight days of perfect autumn weather. It is the general consensus of opinion that the color change this year is more outstanding than anyone can remember! Bemis is solid gold,...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2012 | COLUMN: Rico report

Ice makes first appearance in Rico; fall colors arrive early

Today is a day to remember. We left the car outside in the elements last night and this morning there was ice on the windows. Real ice. The windshield wipers would not move it! Well, that’s the end...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2012 | COLUMN: Rico report

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