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Commission at end of patience with plow request

A scuffle over road maintenance on a quarter-mile stretch of Old Sundance Rd may have reached its conclusion for now, it seems, after the county commissioners said they would not add it to the agenda again for at least another year.

The commission’s answer has not changed since Eric Akola first attended a meeting to request that this portion of road be plowed in the winter.

“We are going to maintain the county roads that we maintain now,” stated Commissioner Fred Devish, later adding, “I don’t know how we can make it any plainer that an unmaintained county road is an unmaintained county road.”...

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