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  • Palisade Board of Trustees Agenda for June 25, 2024
    AGENDA for the Board of Trustees of the Town of Palisade, Colorado 341 W 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center) June 25, 2024 6:00 pm Regular Meeting A live stream of the meeting may be viewed at: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/3320075780 I. REGULAR MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 6:00 pm II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE…
  • Mesa County Issues No Burn Advisory for June 15-16, 2024
    Mesa County Public Health has issued a No Burn Advisory from 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 16 because of fire danger. Burning of any kind, including agricultural burning, is not allowed during this advisory period.  Click the link below to view the full advisory: https://www.mesacounty.us/news/public-health/no-burn-advisory-saturday-and-sunday-due-fire-danger
  • Palisade Planning Commission Agenda for June 18, 2024
    AGENDA for the Planning Commission of the Town of Palisade, Colorado 341 W. 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center) June 18, 2024 6:00 pm Work Session (Public Input Desired) 6:30 pm Regular Meetinghttps://us06web.zoom.us/j/3320075780 Meeting ID: 332 007 5780 I. WORK SESSION TO BEGIN AT 6:00 pm A. Interactive Workshop to discuss…
  • Elberta – HWY 6 Roundabout Open House Scheduled for June 18, 2024
    Safer intersection, smoother travel! Join the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) for an open house to discuss the upcoming Elberta Avenue and Highway 6 roundabout project. Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2024  Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM  Location: Town of Palisade Gym, 711 Iowa Project Overview: This project aims to improve safety and traffic flow…
  • CAVE Announces Amateur Winemaker Workshop
    PALISADE, COLO — The Colorado Association for Viticulture & Enology (CAVE), is excited to announce a special new opportunity for aspiring and home winemakers. Crafted for past or future participants of CAVE’s Amateur Winemaker Competition, the Amateur Winemaker Workshop is a two-day event that offers an in-depth understanding of the winemaking process,…
  • Breaking News: Fire on Bower Ave. in Palisade
    Police and fire crews are responding to a structure fire at 131 N. Bower Ave. The fire was reported at 1:50 pm on June 12, 2024, and appeared to be coming from the kitchen area. Fire crews rescued a rabbit. Update: At 2:42 pm, Chief Balke announced the fire had…
  • Invoice approved for Connected Lakes Encampment Emergency Cleanup
    During the June 4 administrative public hearing, the Board of Mesa County Commissioners approved the $58,581 invoice for the Connected Lakes Encampment Emergency Cleanup. This project involved 17 acres of property and about 20 camps east of Dike Road and north of Highway 340. Beginning on April 24, 2024, crews…
  • Bennet, Neguse urge EPA review of terminal expansions for Colorado-bound oil trains
    by Chase Woodruff, Colorado Newsline June 11, 2024 Two Colorado Democrats on Tuesday called on the Environmental Protection Agency to “carefully examine” the proposed expansions of three rail terminals in eastern Utah that could dramatically increase hazardous oil-train traffic through the Colorado River Basin and the Denver metro area. The…
  • Democratic group is running ads boosting GOP election denier in Colorado congressional race
    The ad campaign appears to be an effort by Rocky Mountain Values PAC to advance former state Rep. Ron Hanks to the general election because the group believes he will be easier for the de facto Democratic nominee, former Aspen City Councilman Adam Frisch, to beat in November
  • Palisade Board of Trustees Agenda for June 11, 2024
    AGENDA for the Board of Trustees of the Town of Palisade, Colorado 341 W 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center) Training Room June 11, 2024 6:00 pm Work Session I. WORK SESSION TO BEGIN AT 6:00 pm II. DISCUSSION TOPICS Government Budget: -sources of revenue for the Town -revenue vs. expenses…
  • Cameo Fire News Release
    Created Jun 8th, 2024 @ 4:18 PM Mesa County Sheriff’s Office Cameo Fire News Release On June 7, 2024, at approximately 9:15 p.m., the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Team was called to assist the Palisade Fire Department with an active fire near Exit 47 of Interstate 70 outside…

Latest Podcasts

  • 33. June 17, 2024: Devan Aziz

    Devan Aziz is the brand-new Planning Commissioner for the Town of Palisade. He joins the podcast to discuss his fasting strategy, his background in permaculture and cheese making, software he has introduced to modernize the public comment process, the Harkey’s Boat Launch project at Riverbend, whether it’s better to have a planning commissioner who is from here or from somewhere else, a day in the life of the Planning Commissioner, the future of the sewer ponds in Riverbend, “nature-based solutions” and his ideas for new projects he would like to see happen in Palisade, train travel in Europe, Southwest airline’s boarding policy, his Turkish background, and more!

    You can view the virtual open house for Harkey’s Boat Launch here, schedule a meeting with Devan here, and learn more about nature-based solutions here.

  • 32. May 22, 2024: Greg Mikolai

    Greg Mikolai is the Mayor of Palisade. He joins Will on the podcast to discuss his career in television, why he hates doing live television, his documentary on the Colorado National Monument, why Will was hoping Greg would lose the election, whether he considers himself a politician, how he got into local politics by accident, marijuana and the Board of Trustees, Vietnamese Italian fusion, upcoming changes to the land use code, ideas for economic diversity in Palisade, the power of the mayor, what it’s like to conduct town meetings, a day in the life of a mayor, update on the Subway, what makes him anxious, Highway 6 update, why irrigation for every house is important, backpacking on the Mesa, Rocky Mountain National Park raising its fees, the Northern Lights in Palisade, the rapid spread of television, and more!

  • 31. May 16, 2024: Clayton Yeazle

    Clayton Yeazle is an acoustic musician and the lead singer for The Violet Pines. He joins Will on the podcast to discuss the grind of getting home after 2 a.m. most nights, anxiety and going to sleep, Will’s prayers as a kid, ADHD, how to be a good audience member, the power of reciprocation, the best tap water in the world, surfing in Minnesota, going home and its impact on you, rediscovering your inner child, Clayton’s touching childhood memories, imagining yourself as the star, the worst comment Clayton has gotten on stage, Motown and romanticizing romance, how to write a song, how a house show differs from a house party, how to build a set list, whether productivity is silly, self sabotage, why Clayton worries about “the grinders,” grinding to the graveyard, east coasters, the Melrose Hotel, the greatest curse in music, what it feels like to play an emotional song you no longer connect with, why Clayton doesn’t drink while he plays, how to remove yourself from songs, and more! Follow him @claytonyeazle.music or @thevioletpines.

  • 30. April 28, 2024: Dave Smith

    Dave Smith is the Owner of Pali Tours and Palisade Picnic. He joins the podcast to dish on his background in the ski industry, the tail end of the true ski bum days in Aspen, following in his Dad’s footsteps, moving to Palisade to work at Powderhorn, what it’s like to groom trails at night, what happened with the broken lift at Powderhorn, night skiing at Powderhorn, his unique Pali Tours vehicle, tour options in Palisade, Palisade as a town of secrets, how Pali Tours built a reciprocal relationship with wineries, the operations and business model behind Pali Tours, Will’s drinking phases, the reason he opened Palisade Picnic, how to manage multiple groups at once, the good things that came from the pandemic, how much people drink on wine tours, what we need to hold on to in Palisade going forward, Palisade’s new Planning Commissioner, the fire in Palisade, mental health in the Grand Valley, Float Palisade, how to partner with Pali Tours, why knowing your neighbor is important for Palisade tourism, tour companies and kickbacks, drama between the transportation companies, collaborating to compete in Palisade, and more.

  • 29. April 4, 2024: Garn LeBaron

    Garn LeBaron is the Founder and Editor of the Palisade Post, Palisade’s new newspaper. He joins the podcast to discuss the election results as well as how he came to found the Palisade Post.


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