Jun 112024
 

In my last Newspaper Days blog, titled The Pecking Order, I wrote about a U.S. senator who paid us a visit when he was making a run for the presidency. While we didn’t hear from candidates for the highest office in the land every four years, local politicians did seek me out. But usually only […]

The Man From Ouray

 Posted by at 1:13 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 302022
 

William Dale Fries Jr. died on April 1, 2022, and I’m very sure that few people who read this blog have ever heard of him. Probably not, even if I tell you that he was the former mayor of Ouray, Colorado. Since Ouray is a tiny little place, with a population of only 1,000 in […]

Jul 182020
 

In my last Newspaper Days blog, titled The Pecking Order, I wrote about a U.S. senator who paid us a visit when he was making a run for the presidency. While we didn’t hear from candidates for the highest office in the land every four years, local politicians did seek me out. But usually only […]