February is the shortest month of the year, but I still managed to add 18 species of birds — making 85 my total so far — and rescue two birds. I traveled 140 miles, and I had two encounters with local police while birding.
The U.S. Border Patrol's operation in Ohio is not responsible for any of the 19 deaths among 67 cases in which other Border Patrol agents got into shooting matches, according to a recent news story in the Los Angeles Times.
Sandusky fire marshal Rudy Ruiz is leaving the Sandusky fire department after 22 years. Sandusky’s loss is Bedford Township’s gain. Ruiz will serve as chief to the southern Michigan township’s fire department.