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Weekly Calendar: April 28-May 4  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Sunday. The Most Complete Barber Seminar, 9 a.m.–noon, Two Rivers Convention Center, learn modern barbering from industry influencers, limited seating, ...



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.



Palisade High School breaks ground on fish hatchery  KJCT8.com

Palisade High School students will soon get a hands-on education in aquatics.



New gym open at Palisade High School thanks to bond money  KJCT8.com

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 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.



Police investigating situation at Palisade High School  KKCO-TV

Police are currently investigating a situation at Palisade High School.



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 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 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.



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 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 Spotlight, April 20, 2019  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Trace Levinson of Fruita, a 2016 graduate of Palisade High School, was named to the 2019 winter quarter dean's list at Denver University. He is a computer ...



Yoga fest at Palisade High School for suicide awareness  KKCO-TV

All weekend at Palisade High School, people have been doing downward dog and mountain pose for suicide awareness.



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 ...



PHS students given Daniels Fund scholarship  KJCT8.com

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



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 ...



District 51 breaks ground on Palisade High School gym  KKCO-TV

Thanks to the bond measure 3B that voters passed last November, Palisade High School is breaking ground on a new gym. It'll have new locker rooms, ...



Students to build Palisade hatchery  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

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Officials ask for students' views on school safety  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

"How many of you know someone who has been depressed?" Christine Harms, director of Colorado's School Safety Resource Center, asked this question of ...



Local high school students offer "sources of strength" to peers in unique color run  KJCT8.com

More than 100 people took a stroll around Primary Care Partners in Grand Junction, in an awareness event created by high school students for their community.



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 band takes third place in state finals  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Palisade High School's 97-student marching band played their way to third place in the Colorado Bandmasters Association 3A state finals on Monday.



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.



Palisade High School getting new additions  KJCT8.com

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



Palisade rallies for victory  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Jack Mohler and the Palisade High School baseball team got off to a choppy start Wednesday against Air Academy, but the Bulldogs finished strong.



New magazine focuses on Palisade  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 ...



Hitting the hardwood  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Thanks to hard work in the offseason and a slew of returning players, the Palisade High School boys basketball team is looking forward to a potential breakout ...



Stocker Stadium Hosts High School Track meet  KJCT8.com

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



Operation: Razorback suckers  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Plans to build an endangered fish hatchery at Palisade High School are one step closer to reality.



Student of the Week: Palisade High School senior Maxwell Weckerly  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.01. Favorite book and its author: "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. Favorite TV show: "The Office". Favorite band or musician: Oh Wonder. After-school activities: ...



Police arrest minor in PHS vandalism case  KKCO-TV

One person has been arrested in connection to a vandalism case at Palisade High School last month.



Music Scene: Part & Parcel and other area shows for April 19–25  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Word whizzes will agree that "part and parcel" is an idiom describing a component or integral part of something. But those familiar with Denver's booming music ...



Woman Killed In Palisade Car Crash Identified  WesternSlopeNow

The woman who died when her SUV ran off the road and into the Colorado River near Palisade on Sunday evening has been identified.



Experienced 'Dogs  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When it comes to basketball, Clay Kame might be one of the most charitable men in the Grand Valley.



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 ...



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.



International bodybuilding competition comes to Palisade  KKCO-TV

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



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, ...



'He was somebody that you don't forget'  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When Brandon Sanchez showed up at the horse tracks, everybody knew his name.



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 ...



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.



'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.



Student Spotlight, Jan. 5, 2019  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fifteen students from School District 51 have qualified for the All-State Choir performance in Denver in February.



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.



Palisade Neighborhood Opposed to Proposed Solar Site  WesternSlopeNow

"Not in my backyard", that's what many Palisade residents in the Sobre El Rio subdivision are saying to a proposed solar site. At a public hearing Thursday ...



Palisade High School is remembering the life of 14-year-old Justin Burns  KJCT8.com

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 ...



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.



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 ...



Your Town, March 3, 2019 | Columns  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Today's Your Town column reminds me of traveling on long vacations as a kid, crammed in the back seat with my two sisters.



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 ...



Palisade Gingerbread House Contest  WesternSlopeNow

On Saturday morning, the annual gingerbread house contest was held at the Palisade Community Center, part of the Palisade Olde Fashioned Christmas event.



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.



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 ...



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

After the departure of former head coach Aaron Howard , Palisade baseball has found his replacement in Nate Porter.



HS Track & Field: 2019 Frank Woodburn Track Meet  KJCT8.com

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 ...



Yearbook marketing creates controversy at Palisade HS  KJCT8.com

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



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 ...



Hidden History: Remembering Josephine Dickey  WesternSlopeNow

Josephine Dickey, or Grama Joe as she was well known, spent her childhood in Grand Junction.



Defense propels Junction girls to 4th straight win  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

After an 0-3 start, Grand Junction's girls feared the 2018-2019 season was on track to become another underwhelming one.



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 ...



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 ...



Bears top Bulldogs  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Palisade High School girls basketball team led by coach Danielle Bagwell excel at creating tough defensive matchups year after year.



Biz Buzz: Dec. 20  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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



FMHS Teacher Put On Leave  WesternSlopeNow

It's been exactly one month since a video involving a Fruita Monument High School teacher getting into an altercation with a student in a school hallway went ...



Canal Crash Victim Identified  WesternSlopeNow

The Mesa County Coroner has identified the man killed in a Fruita canal crash as Roy Lions, 66, of Palisade.



Palisade's hit parade leads to sweep of Huskies  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Palisade High School baseball team strung together hit after hit Saturday to sweep a doubleheader against Battle Mountain.



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.



District 51 schools have not been tested for radon in about a decade, are they safe?  KKCO-TV

It seeps up from the ground as decayed uranium that eventually turns into radon gas. The entire state of Colorado has high concentrations of it. On the Western ...



'Dogs run past Huskies, clinch conference title  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

High snap — no problem. Converging defenders — no problem. Remaining defenders — no problem. Palisade High School quarterback Cam Tucker got a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Arrest Affidavit Details In Kyle Free Murder  WesternSlopeNow

An arrest affidavit released Wednesday afternoon details what police believe happened to Kyle Free, the Clifton man reported missing in April, whose remains ...



Palisade loses late lead, ties with Montrose  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Palisade looked to be headed for a windy win Thursday at Long Family Park.



Inside Brownson Arena's $1 Million Lobby Upgrade  WesternSlopeNow

GRAND JUNCTION, CO. (KREX) -- If you ask a local the directions to Brownson Arena, you'll get an easy answer.



Missing Man Found Dead In The Redlands  WesternSlopeNow

A man who family and friends say had been missing since Sunday was found dead in The Redlands on Thursday morning.



Construction on school, gyms expected to start this summer  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Construction on a new Orchard Mesa Middle School, two new gymnasiums and more than $50 million in repairs and upgrades in School District 51 will start this ...



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.



A deficit too large  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Palisade entered Friday night's home game against Western Slope League power Steamboat Springs eager to earn its fifth straight victory against its toughest ...



Palisade Opens Doors to New Adminstrator  WesternSlopeNow

The town of Palisade officially has a new leader. Her name is Janet Hawkinson, and she's the new town administrator who specializes in landscape architecture ...



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.



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.



Coming to fruition, in Fruita  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Katlyn Staats wasn't supposed to be graduating high school.



Backfield battle  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The clock is ticking. The bevy of running backs at Colorado Mesa have about 2 1/2 weeks to show the coaches which of them is the guy. "There's 11 of us," ...



Burn Restrictions Issued By MCPH  WesternSlopeNow

Mesa County Public Health has issued some burn restrictions due to the inversion currently hanging over the Grand Valley.



Adding to the repertoire  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

As veterans on the track and leaders of the Grand Junction High School boys track team, Kade Christensen and Colin Morrison do quite a bit. They're used to ...



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 ...



Fencing Family Fosters Sport on Western Slope  WesternSlopeNow

After shedding its brutality, the sport of fencing can be traced back to England in the late 1700's.



Palisade High School Academic Team Wins State Competition  WesternSlopeNow

The Palisade High School Academic Team returned from Pueblo after competing at the statewide Matchwits Tournament as this year's champions.



SPECIAL REPORT: Students speak out about teacher misconduct  KJCT8.com

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



Body Of Missing Clifton Man In Murder Case Found  WesternSlopeNow

New, but limited, details have been released by the Mesa County Sheriff's Office about the murder of Clifton resident Kyle Free.



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 ...



Haunted House Controversy  WesternSlopeNow

A local haunted house spooked Grand Valley residents during Halloween, but workers say what's really scary is how they were treated. They claim there were ...



UPDATE: Fifth Arrest In Kyle Free Murder Case  WesternSlopeNow

Mesa County, CO - #Update: The list of people arrested in the Kyle Free murder case continues to grow, with a fifth person arrested Monday night in Iowa.



Vehicle Fire Causing Heavy Delays on I-70 Near Palisade  WesternSlopeNow

Authorities say flames from a truck fire have spread to nearby brush, as many interstate travelers find themselves stuck.



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