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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.

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 ...

Police investigating situation at Palisade High School  KKCO-TV

Police are currently investigating a situation at Palisade High School.

Student Spotlight, March 16, 2019 | Lifestyle  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Sanford Atkinson of Grand Junction, a member of DePauw Men's Lacrosse team at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, was named to the university's fall ...

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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: ...

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.

Students to build Palisade hatchery  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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Mavs Football Lands 17 Commits on National Signing Day  WesternSlopeNow

The 2019 Colorado Mesa signing class already has a majority of its players locked in.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

International bodybuilding competition comes to Palisade  KKCO-TV

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

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.

'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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'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.

'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 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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Sailors embrace underdog role heading into regional volleyball playoffs  Steamboat Pilot & Today

Steamboat Springs senior Sarah Heckel leaps for a solo block against Rifle earlier this season. The Sailors will travel to Palisade High School on Saturday for ...

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.

Coming to fruition, in Fruita  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

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

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 ...

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.

4 districts get $2.8 million for school safety  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Four western Colorado school districts will receive $2.8 million in grant funding for safety and security upgrades from the Colorado Division of Homeland ...

Having a ball  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Coaches took notice of Masson Barber this offseason.

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 ...

Christmas concert a mass of brass  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Hundreds of people paused from the rush of Christmas shopping at Mesa Mall on Saturday to bask in the sound of 73 tubas and euphoniums playing in sync at ...

Quick Picks: 'Coppelia'; Grand Junction Lions Club Carnival and Parade  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15–16. Love en pointe. Swanhilda and Franz's plan to marry nearly ends in heartbreak when a life-size doll almost steals Franz's ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Local prep athletes sign to continue education, sports in college  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When Sami Feller verbally committed to Arizona State University women's soccer team as a sophomore at Palisade High School, she was surprised when the ...

Authorities on alert after threats made toward several schools  KKCO-TV

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Local authorities said it is safe for students to school Wednesday morning, as they investigate rumors of possible threats ...

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.

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.

Some Colorado schools see big gains in grad rates. Find yours in our searchable database.  Chalkbeat Colorado

Two metro-area school districts, Westminster and Aurora, recently in the state's crosshairs for their low-performance, posted significant increases in their ...

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.

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.

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.

One last chance  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Brody Bittner gave props to the late push Montrose's Evan Graff provided him on Friday.

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 ...

Coroner confirms identity of body found in Colorado River  KKCO-TV

The Mesa County Coroner's Office confirmed the body recovered from the Colorado River on Sunday was Alex Head, the teen swept into the river on July 6 ...

Weekly Calendar, Feb. 17, 2019  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Feb. 17. People Power of the Western Slope, 4 p.m. first and third Sunday of each month, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley, 536 Ouray ...

Basecamp RV Resort Open for Camping  WesternSlopeNow

Off shore from the Colorado River and at the foot of Mt. Lincoln, a new campground opens in Palisade on Wednesday.

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's progress  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Game by game, play by play, the Palisade High School boys basketball team is getting better.

Palisade gets grant for new skate park  KKCO-TV

PALISADE, Colo-- Skaters will have the chance to get things rolling in Palisade soon. The town was awarded $20,000 from Great Outdoors Colorado and the ...

Biz Buzz, April 8, 2018  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,

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 ...

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.

BULLDOGS BUST THROUGH  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

JOHNSTOWN — Cole Tscherter felt responsible for the predicament Palisade High School's football team was in Saturday afternoon.

District 51 ramps up suicide prevention efforts after student deaths  The Criterion

Two high school students committed suicide on back-to-back days at opposite ends of Mesa County. A Fruita Monument High School student committed suicide ...

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 ...

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 ...

Athlete of the Week: Sami Feller & Lexi Newton  KKCO-TV

The dynamic duo of Lexi Newton and Sami Feller are leading the Palisade Bulldogs on the pitch.

Peak Performers, Feb. 18, 2019  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Each week during the school year, the Daily Sentinel sports department picks two Peak Performers — one boy and one girl — as the area's top prep athletes.

Music Scene: 'A Grand Valley Christmas' with the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra and Five By Design  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Favorite holiday classics will be performed in two Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra concerts featuring the vocal quintet Five By Design.

THE LATEST: Central High School evacuated after threat; no threat found, MCSO says  KKCO-TV

Students at Central High School were evacuated to Palisade High School due to 'unconfirmed threats' at the school on Tuesday.

District 51 teacher honored for going above and beyond  KKCO-TV

A dozen teachers were honored this weekend by the District 51 Foundation for being outstanding educators. We take an in-depth look at one of those teachers.

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 ...

Quick Picks: Baroque Chamber Trio; 'Pina' screening; 'Home For The Holidays'  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Friday, Nov. 16. Go Baroque. Get ready to go back in time and gain a *fresh* perspective on period music with the Baroque Chamber Trio. Music and instruments ...

Teen shooting victim remembered as a "loving person"  KKCO-TV

Friends and family are remembering Kiera Quintana. She was shot and killed in an Orchard Mesa City Market parking lot early Saturday morning.

Friends say teen shooting victim would've helped anyone at anytime

Friends and former teammates are remembering a teen girl shot and killed in a City Market parking lot on Orchard Mesa on Saturday.

State ratings identify 163 Colorado schools in need of improvement  Chalkbeat Colorado

More than 160 Colorado schools received one of the state's two lowest ratings, making them eligible for additional assistance but also vulnerable to intervention ...

Mock car crash teaches dangers of drinking and driving  KKCO-TV

PALISADE, Colo.-- Students at Palisade High School watched as classmates were pulled out from a fatal drunk driving car accident Friday afternoon. Thankfully ...

Peak Performers  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Click arrows to view photo gallery. The Daily Sentinel will be listing Peak Performers every week, highlighting some of the outstanding performances from the ...

Get into the spirit of giving - BEACON Senior News  The Beacon

The Beacon Senior News is Western Colorado's biggest and most popular resource for seniors and baby boomers., Seniors, Grand Mesa.

Lt. Col. Anthony Somogyi retires after 12 years at High Altitude Aviation Training Site in Gypsum  Vail Daily News

EAGLE — Lt. Col. Anthony Somogyi, of the Colorado Army National Guard, hadn't even flown a mission yet when he uncovered his dream assignment — the ...

Mesa County School District Cites Marijuana Legalization For Rise In Student Drug Cases  KVNF Public Radio

Last school year, Grand Junction High School reported 51 drugs cases to the state. The school had the highest number of drug incidents within Mesa County ...

Holdren hits Jackpot  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Weston Holdren's biggest goal for the season is still in sight.

Leader of Colorado Army National Guard’s mountain flying center leaves dream job after 12 years  The Denver Post

EAGLE — Lt. Col. Anthony Somogyi, of the Colorado Army National Guard, hadn't even flown a mission yet when he uncovered his dream assignment — the ...

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