North Avenue face lift

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Photo by Dean Humphrey

Grand Junction City crews work to upgrade the medians on North Avenue Sunday from 32rd to 29 Streets.
Outside lanes are closed while Parks and Recreation crews and other city divisions spruce up the road.

Coffman applauds water-rule injunction

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is cheering a ruling blocking implementation of new federal water-protection rules in numerous states — a ruling she participated in seeking.


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