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Dr. Ron Engler, owner of Redlands Chiropractic, circulates a petition in front of the former Safeway store in the Monument Village Shopping Center on Broadway. The petition asks Safeway to let go of its lease and allow another grocery store to move in and serve the area. “They’re holding the lease hostage,” Engler said. “We’re a little community, and we deserve to have a grocery store.”

Neighbors thought it was bad enough when the Redlands Safeway closed, leaving behind a gaping hole in the Monument Village Shopping Center.
But when they discovered the store could remain empty for the next 12 years, that was unbelievable.
The last hustle and bustle in this complex left back in June, with bargain shoppers filling their carts with discount groceries, getting the best deals at 75 percent off in the end. The lights went out, the doors were locked, and then, silence.

$14 million case for sinking soil under houses

Homeowners at a golf course subdivision south of Glenwood Springs are waiting to see if a judge upholds jury and arbitrator awards topping $14 million involving defects related to the construction of homes on sinking soils.

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