Memorial Day: Recognition carries on
Veterans were remembered during the Memorial Day ceremonies Monday, May 25 in the Southern Ute Veterans Memorial Park. The annual ceremonies were scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Southern Ute Veterans honored the day with a three-part ceremony. Beginning with a small ceremony in Veterans Memorial Park with the lowering of the flags, a flag song and a memorial song were sung, and placing of wreaths at the various memorials in the park. Followed by a short ceremony on the Pine River where Raymond Baker said a prayer before tossing a wreath into the water from Bear Dance Bridge; closing with a small closing ceremony in the Ouray Memorial Cemetery.