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Posts published in November 2023

Town of Palisade to Host Parade of Lights

The Town of Palisade will host the Parade of Lights to kick off the Christmas Season. The event will take place at 5:00 PM on Friday, December 1. Parade participants will gather at the fire station at 4:30 PM. Streets on the parade route will be blocked to traffic from…

Palisade Tribune History 100 Years Ago: Professional and Business Men Meet

Palisade Tribune, November 23, 1923, p. 1 Professional and Business Men Meet Sixty of the business and professional men of Palisade met at a banquet Wednesday night at the American Legion hall to discuss local situations in regard to trade. The banquet was one of the best ever served in…

Palisade Tribune History 50 Years Ago: Public Hearing On Nectarines

Palisade Tribune, Nov. 16, 1973 p. 1 Manager Goddard advised that work on the dike at the Cabin Reservoir had been completed and work was now being done on the watershed roads. Public Hearings on Nectarines A public hearing has been scheduled for the evening of Nov. 27 at the…

Palisade Tribune History 100 Years Ago: Palisade Needs a Gym

Palisade Tribune, November 16, 1923, Pg. 8 The American Legion of Grand Junction have challenged the American Legion of Palisade to a rabbit hunt on Nov. 25. The losing side to treat with an oyster supper. The rabbits will be donated to the Salvation Army for dinners for Thanksgiving. E.R.…

Palisade Board Publishes Draft Budget for 2024

The Board of Trustees has published the Final Draft 2024 Budget, to be considered for adoption at the next meeting on November 14, 2024. The proposed budget is available for public viewing here.

Palisade Tribune History 50 years ago: Cigar Store Sold to Denver Couple

Palisade Tribune Nov. 9, 1973 p. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Anderson have purchased Larry’s Cigar Store from Mr. and Mrs. Larry Lundgren and took possession on Nov. 1. The Anderson’s are former residents of Denver. Anderson was owner and operator of a service station there, and Mrs. Anderson is…

Palisade History 100 years ago: Continental Oil Company Installs New Station

Palisade Tribune Nov. 9, 1923 p. 4 The Continental Oil Company has just completed their fine distributing station in Palisade and they can now give the Palisade patrons the same price on oils as any other place in the county, 17 cents for kerosene; 20 1/2 cents for gasoline. The…

Mesa County Coroner Identifies Body Found In Car

On Tuesday, November 7, 2023, the Mesa County Coroner identified Suzan Kay Harris, age 77, as the deceased occupant of the car which was retreived from the Highline Canal on November 3, 2023.

2023 Election Results

Here are the 2023 Election Results as posted by the Mesa County Clerk and Recorder: Mesa County Valley School District 51 Director – District A Jessica Hearns 7,826 17.41% José Luis Chavez 18,930 42.10% CynDee Skalla 18,207 40.49% Vote Total 44,963 100% Mesa County Valley School District 51 Director –…

Palisade History: Verne Reed Badly Hurt by Explosion of Bomb

The following article was published in the Palisade Tribune on November 5, 1915: By the explosion of a bomb, while working in the alley east of the John Wilson home on east Third Street Wednesday afternoon, Verne Reed was seriously injured and is now lying in the Palisade hospital. Parts…