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 last week. I am fortunate that my newspaper editors are fine upstanding individuals and would not think of giving me that dreaded pink slip - you know...Rico report Marlene Hazen has lived in Rico for two decades. An active member of the community, she participates in organizations such as the Rico Women's Club and Rico Historical Society.