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Student of the Week, Palisade High School senior Jessica Stouder  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.34. Favorite book and its author: "Calico Palace" by Gwen Bristow. Favorite TV show: "House". Favorite band or musician: Five Finger Death Punch.

Police investigating situation at Palisade High School  KKCO-TV

Police are currently investigating a situation at Palisade High School.

Palisade High School breaks ground on fish hatchery

PALISADE, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Palisade High School students will soon get a hands-on education in aquatics. The school broke ground on a fish hatchery ...

New gym open at Palisade High School thanks to bond money

Palisade High School's new auxiliary gym is officially open. Tuesday was the ribbon cutting and open house for the community to see exactly where their tax ...

Student of the Week, Palisade High School senior Dyllon Hoaglund  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.22. Favorite book and its author: "Beloved" by Toni Morrison. Favorite TV show: "Better Call Saul". Favorite band or musician: J. Cole or Post Malone.

Student of the week, Palisade High School senior Joshua Newhouse  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Joshua Newhouse, Palisade High School. GPA: 3.6. Favorite book and its author: "Love Does" By Bob Goff. Favorite TV show: "Chuck". Favorite band or ...

Student of the Week: Palisade High School senior Diane Petelo  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.3. Favorite book and its author: "The Forsaken" by Tim Tzouliadis. Favorite TV show: "Brooklyn Nine-Nine". Favorite band or musician: Post Malone.

Student of the Week, Palisade High School senior Teagan Yake  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.34. Favorite book and its author: "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien. Favorite TV show: "Supernatural". Favorite band or musician: Thomas Rhett. After-school ...

Student of the Week: Palisade High school senior Maura Lake  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.2. Favorite book and its author: "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Favorite TV show: "Gilmore Girls". Favorite band or musician: Vitamin ...

'The world is run by those who show up,' grads are told  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Friends and relatives of Palisade High School students arrived at commencement ceremonies wearing sweatshirts and bringing blankets, but it was evening ...

DANCE WORKS ANNUAL DANCE CONCERT | Calendar  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Performance showcases 200 local dancers ages 3-100, variety of styles and dances including a Dads Dance and 100-year-old Dean Paul opening the finale ...

Grand Junction wins Palisade Invitational  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Grand Junction put together a strong team effort to win the Palisade Invitational at Lincoln Park Golf Course on Monday.

Student of the Week: Palisade High School senior Annika Kitzman  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.1. Favorite book and its author: "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. Favorite TV show: "Parks and Recreation". Favorite band or musician: The Beatles.

Student of the Week: Palisade High School senior Brendon Anderson  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.4. Favorite book and its author: "In Retrospect" by Robert S. McNamara. Favorite TV show: "The Office". Favorite band or musician: Logic. After-school ...

Palisade High School getting new additions

After measures 3A and 3B passed in November, Palisade High School will finally get some much-needed additions and renovations.

PHS prepares for 'Sources of Strength Stroll'  KKCO-TV

PALISADE, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Suicide prevention has become a big movement in western Colorado. A group of Palisade High School students are bringing ...

Palisade Bulldogs fall short of state tourney  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Palisade High School volleyball lost a heartbreaking five-game match, 25-19, 15-25, 25-15, 21-25, 11-15 to Berthoud High School Saturday at its the Class 4A ...

Palisade valedictorian navigates overlap of Iranian, American cultures  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When Emad Shahnoushi Foroushani walked across the stage at Palisade High School's graduation Monday night, he did so as class valedictorian, a passionate ...

Caps and Gowns: A guide to a week filled with high school graduations  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

This week is packed with turning tassels as area high school seniors bid farewell to high school with commencement exercises.

Palisade High School presents "Footloose"  KKCO-TV

The Palisade High School Performing Arts Department presents Footloose the Musical, a stage adaptation of the classic 1984 movie Jan. 14-16 at 7p.m. at PHS.

Students to build Palisade hatchery | Western Colorado  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

If all goes according to plan, an outbuilding at Palisade High School with be teeming with hundreds of razorback suckers a year from now. Building a high school ...

New safety measures for District 51 schools  KKCO-TV

With school just a few weeks away, Mesa County School District 51 wants to make sure that safety is a top priority.

D51 school of choice window now open  KKCO-TV

The school of choice window is officially open and will run until March 15th. This 11 day period allows kids to apply to a school outside of their attendance ...

Committee re-forms to campaign for funds to build new high school  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Citizens for School District 51, the campaign committee that advocated for a 2017 bond measure and mill levy override, is gearing up for another election.

Stocker Stadium Hosts High School Track meet

Grand Junction High wins 13 events in Track & Field Invitational.

Palisade High School officials ID teen missing near Colorado River in letter to parents  KKCO-TV

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO) -- In a letter from Palisade High School principal Dan Bollinger to parents, Bollinger identified the teen who went missing in the ...

Yearbook marketing creates controversy at Palisade HS

A yearbook marketing scheme created controversy at Palisade High School after posters were put on the walls around the school.

Palisade High School is remembering the life of 14-year-old Justin Burns

Students and staff of Palisade High School are remembering and honoring the 14-year-old who was shot and killed while hunting on the Grand Mesa on ...

Battle of the bands at Stocker  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

For six years in a row, the Palisade High School Marching Band has earned second place at the annual state competition.

THE VALLEY'S BEST  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Daily Sentinel High School Sports Awards celebrated and recognized District 51 student-athletes at the Avalon Theatre Wednesday night.

Another pack of bulldogs graduates from Palisade High  KKCO-TV

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Stocker Stadium became the home of the Bulldogs Monday night, as Palisade High School's class of 2017 walked ...

Police arrest minor in PHS vandalism case  KKCO-TV

PALISADE, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- One person has been arrested in connection to a vandalism case at Palisade High School last month. Police say Wednesday ...

Palisade hurdlers chase state qualification  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Running the hurdles is a team sport at Palisade High School.

New magazine focuses on Palisade | Western Colorado  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A new quarterly Palisade-centered magazine "Bushels and Barrels of Palisade" arrived in residents' mailboxes recently — a 24-page magazine featuring local ...

PHS students given Daniels Fund scholarship  KKCO-TV

Two students at Palisade High School were given full ride scholarships for college, after being chosen for the Daniels Scholarship.

Civic leaders boost number of friendly protectors in local schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

As soon as he walked through the school's front doors, Mesa County sheriff's deputy Mike Dixon fixated on the boy, a quiet, lanky teenager with wrestling shoes ...

High school students hold "Stopping the Stigma Stride"

Today high school students and many others from the community gathered at Lincoln Park for a “Mental Health March.”

Student of the week: Palisade High School senior Brody Bittner  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.23. Favorite book and its author: "Eragon" by Christopher Paolini. Favorite TV show: "Stranger Things". Favorite band or musician: Imagine Dragons.

Coaching conundrum  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When Wendy MacAskill writes her daughter's name in the starting lineup, she leaves mom's penmanship at home.

Palisade sees new activities in housing, business  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The festival season has begun in Palisade and will continue throughout the summer and into the fall, with the next scheduled festival, Palisade Brews and ...

PASSING THE TORCH  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

On Court 6 at Elliott Tennis Center on Sunday, the Grand Valley's most recent tennis standout faced off against someone who could be the next to carry that torch ...

The Daily Sentinel 2019 High School Sports Awards  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The 2019 Daily Sentinel High School Sports Awards celebrates the accomplishments of our local District 51 high school athletes in twenty-one CHSAA sports.

Bus system seeks boost in funding  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Valerie Wheeler admires the way bus drivers for Grand Valley Transit always extend a hand to elderly and disabled folks, steadying them on the bumpy ...

High School: Porter named Palisade Baseball Head coach  KKCO-TV

On Monday morning Palisade High School announced the hiring of Nate Porter as the new Head Baseball Coach, to replace Aaron Howard. Nate Porter grew ...

Air Quality Inquiry teaches K-12 students to ask and answer their own questions with science and engineering  CU Boulder Today

Air Quality Inquiry team and high school teachers at the Union Colony Preparatory and Greeley Central High School symposium. From left to right: Evan Coffey, ...

John Arledge to lead Rifle High School  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

At the May 8 Garfield Re-2 School Board meeting, the Board of Directors approved John Arledge as the new princial at Rifle High School beginning July 1, 2018.

Sales tax revenues continue to tick up in Mesa County  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

In a welcome development, Mesa County municipalities have seen a significant bump in sales tax revenue heading into the fourth quarter of 2018, pushing ...

International bodybuilding competition comes to Palisade  KKCO-TV

Dozens showed off their muscles at the International Natural Bodybuilding Association competition Saturday in Palisade.

The Jason and Cam show  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A pair of quick scores gave Palisade High School's football team an early lead Thursday night. A key defensive play in the fourth quarter against Durango ...

'Cats chase 'Dogs  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The roster looks a little different this season, but the Fruita Monument High School volleyball team will still be competitive.

District 51 shakeup begins to take shape  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

After three months of applications, interviews and anticipation that followed School District 51 Superintendent Ken Haptonstall's announcement of a sweeping ...

HS Track & Field: 2019 Frank Woodburn Track Meet  KKCO-TV

Grand Junction, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) It was a beautiful day for Stocker Stadium to host the 2019 Frank Woodburn High School Track Meet. This weekend, 16 ...

'Dogged determination  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

This was not a game the Palisade High School football team needed.

Maroon and silver fill Stocker Stadium for Palisade High School graduation  KKCO-TV

Students decked out in maroon and silver said goodbye to a chapter of their lives, and hello to a new one Monday night.

MHS band becomes 'superior' | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

A superior rating — the highest possible ranking in music — is never easy to come by in a band program, but two of Montrose High School's own musical ...

Local robotics team makes it to quarterfinals at worldwide competition

The High Five Robotics team was established six years ago. Every year they recruit new members to take to the world robotics competition.

Bulldog tradition  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Palisade coach Joe Ramunno has a unique ability to weave optimism and concern into a tightly wound ball of football philosophy.

20-year-old man arrested after girl eats pot cookie  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A Clifton man who authorities believe sold a marijuana-laced cookie that passed through several sets of hands before hospitalizing a middle school student ...

Seven graduates were chosen to be featured at the Spring 2019 commencement ceremonies  CMUnow

Colorado Mesa University conferred 1,423 degrees and certificates to 1,343 graduates on May 18. Commencement was split into two ceremonies to ...

Biz Buzz: Dec. 20, 2018 | Business  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A new coffee shop coming to Palisade in February will offer some coffee, teas, jams and honey that are infused with cannabidiol.

SPECIAL REPORT: Students speak out about teacher misconduct

Tweeting, Facebook messaging and texting are all forms of communication your children grew up with, but when adults get too comfortable using that ...

CMU Graduate Studies having a national impact on education  CMUnow

Colorado Mesa University alumnus Brig Leane, MBA, learned the difference between 'teaching students' and 'ensuring student learning' through what is called ...

Palisade senior named US Presidential Scholar  KKCO-TV

Anqi Yu is days away from graduating from Palisade High School, and what better way to cap off her four years than being named a Presidential Scholar.

School culture in question  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Independence Academy Charter School is plagued by a culture of fear, discrimination and retaliation that led to two federal discrimination investigations and ...

Campbell, Bulldogs pull away to beat Rifle  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Up 21-19 at halftime and knowing the stakes in a crucial league battle, Palisade turned to its reliable senior guard and never looked back.

Wilbourn happy to be back on the mat  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Wyatt Wilbourn wasn't expecting this fun of a ride his senior year.

Chef brings experience, good taste to high school culinary program  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Between the salad station and the grill "is where the magic happens," Christina Horn said with a motion of her arm toward the cook line.

Recent grad making waves in the business world  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Abagale Stone would have had a busy high school career even if she was just part of the International Baccalaureate program at Palisade High School, ran ...

Attack threat triggers evacuation of Central High School

After a thorough search of the school, the sheriff's office and the Grand Junction Police Department, along with the FBI, determined that the threat was not real.

New Subdivision Plans To Add 70 Lots To Palisade  WesternSlopeNow

Palisade, the small town has a population of roughly 2600 residents when comparing multiple resources. The addition of a new 70-lot subdivision near Palisade ...

Grand Junction boys lacrosse rallies past Fruita Monument  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Add a new chapter to the sporting rivalry between Grand Junction and Fruita Monument high schools.

Three candidates for superintendent vie for top position  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

With 104 years of combined time spent in education, the three finalists for School District 51's interim superintendent have a broad range of experience to draw ...

Finalists for interim school boss  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

School District 51's Board of Education selected three finalists for the post of interim superintendent on Thursday, picking a former District 51 administrator and ...

Making Vegan Stew!  WesternSlopeNow

During today's vegan cooking segment, Marjorie Leon shows us how to make a three sisters stew with quinoa and black beans!

New leadership, similar results  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A large senior class can be both a blessing and a curse. The skill and experience the seniors bring can propel a team to great heights, but they take all.

Summit High boys soccer blasts Palisade; two Tigers golfers shoot below 80 at regional, qualify for states  Summit Daily News

The Summit Tigers varsity boys soccer team ran away with an emphatic home victory over Palisade on Saturday morning with a final score of 9-1.After a ...

Wagner's gem helps Bulldogs sweep Demons  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

One game was a battle, the other a blowout for the Palisade High School baseball team in a key matchup with Glenwood Springs.

Winslow Crane hoists 20,000 pound units | Article  American Cranes and Transport

Winslow Crane used a 500 ton Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1 to hoist 20000 pound rooftop units in Palisade, CO.

Palisade falls to Roosevelt in 4A regional title game  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Sometimes, a high school baseball team has a little bit more of what it takes to win on a given weekend.

Garfield Re-2 announces Rifle High School principal finalists  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The Garfield Re-2 School District invites the public to meet the final candidates for the Rifle High School principal position, at 6:30 p.m. today at the high school.

In the Nikki of time  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

With its once sizeable lead dwindling and in dire need of a win after two consecutive losses, Central turned to Nikki Madaris for some momentum.

First United Methodist Church to host back-to-school dinner  The Durango Herald

First United Methodist Church of Durango will host a “Back to School” connect barbecue potluck immediately after the 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, *service* at the ...

You Saw It, June 2019 | You Saw It  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Photos submitted by Daily Sentinel readers during June 2019. Come back soon, this gallery is updated weekly.

HS Softball: Palisade holds off Cedaredge's late rally KJCT - Video

Palisade high school softball improved their record 2-1 on Thursday night as they held off a late rally from Cedaredge for the 9-7 win at Bergman field.

Master Assistance offers virtual and personal assistant services  The Durango Herald

Master Assistance is a full-*service* personal and virtual assistant firm and specializes in helping busy people organize, promote and excel in what...

District 51 ceiling tiles will have to be replaced  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Lori Raper knows the story behind every one of the nearly 300 painted tiles that used to cover her classroom ceiling.

Animas High School co-founder honored in Denver  The Durango Herald

Dr. Jesse Hutt, a co-founder and decadelong supporter of Animas High School, was named Charter School Advocate of the Year by the Colorado League...

Monopolies drive health care costs in Southwest Colorado  The Durango Herald

A slew of new state measures could help lower health care costs in Southwest Colorado, where hospital monopolies are associated with high insurance...

Palisade gets grant for new skate park  KKCO-TV

'These designers they have like a really special process that they go through with the youth to get them to interact together and brainstorm in sort of an intimate ...

City of Durango invites public to budget workshop  The Durango Herald

The city of Durango will hold a public meeting about the 2020 budget at 5 p.m. Thursday in Smith Chambers at City Hall, 949 East Second Ave.

HS Football: Palisade advances to State Semi-finals

It took a last second defensive stop on Saturday afternoon, but Palisade high school took down Roosevelt in the state football playoffs 17-14.

District 51 accepting School of Choice applications on March 6  KKCO-TV

Parents may soon begin applying for School District 51's School of Choice program.

From the Archive  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Chance Phelps was killed on April 9, 2004, by hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was 19, and a year previous had ...

Biz Buzz, April 8, 2018 | Business  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A brand new coffee shop is nearly ready to call Palisade home and should be open in the next two weeks. Peaches Coffee Company, 309 W. Eighth St., Unit 1,

District 51 graduations being live-streamed for parents  KKCO-TV

If you can't make it to one of District 51's graduation ceremonies this year, don't fret! You can catch all the action live online.

Animas High School students record oral histories of longtime residents  The Durango Herald

Jai Fallows, Deandra Shideler and Cooper Machicek, freshmen at Animas High School, are budding historians.

Justin Burns's Alleged Killer, Guy Pohto, Charged, Sued Over Tragic Hunting Death  Westword

A Minnesota man has been criminal charged and sued over the tragic hunting-accident death of fourteen-year-old Justin Burns Learn more at

HS Baseball: Palisade gets first win against Pueblo Centennial  KKCO-TV

The Palisade baseball team earned their first win over Pueblo Centennial on Saturday morning at Suplizio Field.

Students let their voices be heard on violence in schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Hundreds of students in schools across the Grand Valley stood up from their desks and silently walked out of class Wednesday morning — not in agreement on ...

2018 Daily Sentinel Sports Awards, gallery #1. | Multimedia  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Daily Sentinel Sports Awards honor top School District 51 high school athletes for excellent 2017-2018 performance in their CHSAA sports. Be sure to ...

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