Help for an obelisk at risk

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Kyle Vanderberg, vice president of Mays Construction Specialties Inc., looks over the state-line obelisk that is being restored at Mays Concrete on Riverside Parkway. Mesa County Commissioner Scott McInnis this summer organized an effort to haul the obelisk to Mays Construction, where Vanderberg is supervising its restoration.

Effort begins to save marker at state line

After 84 years, the Colorado-Utah state-line monument that greeted travelers on the north side of what is now known as U.S. Highway 6 is in for a makeover — and not a moment too soon, officials said.

County getting new DA

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed Mesa County Chief Deputy District Attorney Dan Rubinstein on Tuesday to serve what’s left of District Attorney Pete Hautzinger’s third and final term in office.

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