Photo by Bob Borchardt Dr. Jeff Hirsch, DVM (right) presents more than $500 to Cedaredge Chief of Police Dan Sanders from a special event in October. K9 officer Buddy is losing his sight and unable to continue serving. The donation brings the K9 fund to $8,653 — the goal is to raise $12,000 to purchase a new K9 dog and train its handler.On Tuesday, Dec. 3, Dr. Jeff Hirsch, DVM, Surface Creek Veterinary Center, presented Cedaredge Police Chief Dan Sanders with three checks totaling $535. According to Hirsch, the checks are donations to the Cedaredge Police Department's ongoing fundraiser to purchase a new police dog to replace K-9 Buddy.More
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With the coming layoffs of 115 at Elk Creek Mine, many are wondering what the future holds for the North Fork Valley coal mines.
Beginning with Oxbow Mining's Elk Creek Mine, Mike Ludlow, executive vice president, said last week the exact date of the layoffs is still undetermined.