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Evelyn Kyle, 98, right, and her senior companion Bev Schaneman have developed a close relationship.


Array of local services helps the elderly stay independent, and in their own homes

Evelyn Kyle was driving home from the supermarket and noticed the cars looked shadowy. They seemed stacked on top of each other as they traveled toward her, and she couldn’t tell how far away they were.
As she pulled into the driveway, she was so rattled that she vowed that would be her last time driving. Three weeks later, she sold her car, and never drove again. That was 15 years ago.
It was the biggest change in her life since her husband, Jim, died the previous year, and since they downsized, moving to a patio home in The Vineyard after selling their place, which had a yard that took them three days to mow.

Pressure is on to keep Halliburton office open

Mesa County officials are mounting an effort to keep Halliburton’s local compound in operation, even as forecasts call for a rejuvenation of the oil and gas industry.



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