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Public safety addressed for café demolition

Taking down the supports that are keeping what remains of higbee’s in place is a prospect that worries owners Darlene and Jason Coder.

While they understand the concern that the braces themselves are a potential safety hazard, the Coders told the Sundance Council last week that removing them could be more hazardous still.

This prompted Council Member Randy Stevenson to suggest enlisting the help of experts from the Campbell County Fire Department, who are knowledgeable about the kind of support that would be needed to keep the building stable until demolition is complete while getting rid of t...