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City issues ultimatum on café demo

If higbee’s Café is not fully demolished within the next month, the City of Sundance intends to do the work itself and bill the owners for the cost.

City Attorney Mark Hughes said during last week’s regular council meeting that he has been in touch with the lawyer for Darlene and Jason Coder and, “Let them know that the city is losing patience.”

Hughes told the council that he informed the lawyer that, sooner or later, the city will tear that building down and send them the bill. The lawyer was apologetic, he said, and demolition work did start up again soon after.

However, a significant porti...