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Downtown debris cleanup date set

...asbestos-contaminated debris pile at Front and Seward streets downtown will begin Oct. 20. Representatives of property owner Tom Huntington "have assured me," said John Pavitt, an air compliance inspector for the Environmental Protection Agency, from...
Cleanup aims to save part of building

...Hanna working a 90,000-pound excavator to scrape off the charred remains of the second floor Tuesday afternoon. Tom Huntington said he had no comment on his building's future. But he did offer a clue a moment later. "One thing you can see...
City declares burned building a 'public nuisance'

...Manager Rod Swope said Thursday. A letter declaring the building a "public nuisance," hand-delivered to owner Tom Huntington, demands he provide the city with a plan by the end of the business day Monday to repair or demolish the building...
New Builders Plaza holds grand opening

...Trophies and Engraving, Superior Builder's Inc., Tim's Wood Works, the Home Builders Association, and architect Tom Huntington. Kelly Stephens, president of Superior Builders, came up with the idea about two years ago. "I wanted to bring...
Town hole: Prime lot sits idle since 2004 fire, or at least restaurants to bring more people around downtown." Neither of the property's listed owners, Tom Huntington and Hugh Grant, returned repeated phone calls over the last two weeks to discuss their plans. Grant became part...
Burned building to come down

...has been known recently, housed 16 other businesses and leased a corner to an artist working in fossilized ivory. Tom Huntington, owner of the building since 2001, faxed a letter to city Friday saying he plans to demolish it "as soon as the...
EPA finds another asbestos hazard in burned building

...the agency had no notice when an inspector found the building had been knocked down on Sept. 30. Building owner Tom Huntington did not immediately return a call from the Empire seeking comment. Pavitt said he doesn't know how prevalent asbestos...
Fire puts off family's hopes

...a fenced-off area clear debris. The building may be damaged, but Lan's spirits were strong. Building owner Tom Huntington indicated a willingness to rebuild, Lan said. The first floor, mostly damaged by smoke and water, may be structurally...
Cleanup of burnt ruin continues downtown

...tenants, was torn down two weeks after an Aug. 15 fire started by workers patching the roof. The building is owned by Tom Huntington. Clearing of the site stopped when a federal Environmental Protection Agency inspector asked to perform tests for...
Dense smoke forces evacuation of area

...Miners' Mercantile Mall, learned about the fire when he was with Patrick Pennoyer. Pennoyer is son-in-law of Tom Huntington, owner of the Skinner building. "We were working on another building when Pat was told his building was on fire...


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