Animal shelter crumbling

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Photo by Gretel Daugherty

Facilities personnel have caulked a crack that runs from one side of the Mesa County Animal Services building to the other. The caulked crack can be seen in the floor through the dangerous dog area as Animal Serivces Director Penny McCarty walks past the cages.

County leaders mull fresh start in new building

For Penny McCarty, figuring out when the next crack is going to zigzag across the floor of the Mesa County Animal Services building is a matter of reading between the lines — literally and figuratively.

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