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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…
  • Reservoir releases will boost peak Colorado River flows this weekend
    Reservoir operators on the Western Slope will ramp up releases this week to boost peak flows for the benefit of endangered fish in the Colorado River.
  • Palisade Board of Trustees Agenda for May 28, 2024
    AGENDA for the Board of Trustees of the Town of Palisade, Colorado 341 W 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center) May 28, 2024 6:00 pm Work Session 7:40 pm Regular Meeting A live stream of the meeting may be viewed at: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/3320075780 I. WORK SESSION 6:00 – 7:30 pm A. Sewer…
  • Palisade Planning Commission Agenda for May 21, 2024
    AGENDA for the Planning Commission of the Town of Palisade, Colorado 341 W. 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center) May 21, 2024 6:00 pm Regular Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/3320075780 Meeting ID: 332 007 5780 I. REGULAR MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 6:00 pm II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE III. ROLL CALL IV. AGENDA ADOPTION…
  • Federal land managers are planning Colorado’s next wild horse roundup, ignoring pleas to stop using a helicopter
    The BLM’s management plan for the Little Book Cliffs near Palisade calls for removing about 100 horses with a helicopter roundup
  • Palisade High School’s endangered fish hatchery is helping restore the native razorback to Colorado rivers
    The school-based hatchery, operated by students, just released its thousandth razorback sucker into the Colorado River Basin
  • Highway 6 Roundabout Project May Be Put on Hold By CDOT
    The Town of Palisade’s plan to install a roundabout at the intersection of Elberta and Highway 6 could be delayed indefinitely by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). Appearing on the Palisade Podcast this week, Mayor Greg Mikolai explained that CDOT has informed the Town of Palisade it may need…
  • Palisade Tourism Advisory Board Agenda for May 16, 2024
    AGENDA for the Tourism Advisory Board of the Town of Palisade, Colorado 341 W 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center) May 16, 2024 11:00 am Monthly Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/96182810397 I. REGULAR MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 11:00 am II. ROLL CALL III. AGENDA ADOPTION IV. APPROVAL OF MINUTESA. Approve minutes of April…
  • Palisade Board of Trustees Agenda for May 14, 2024
    AGENDA for the Board of Trustees of the Town of Palisade, Colorado 341 W 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center) May 14, 2024 6:00 pm Work Session 7:00 pm Regular Meeting A live stream of the meeting may be viewed at: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/3320075780 I. WORK SESSION TO BEGIN AT 6:00 pm A.…
  • Palisade Chamber of Commerce Hosting “Your Community Over Coffee”
    Palisade, CO – May 8, 2024 – The Palisade Chamber of Commerce announces “Your Community Over Coffee,” scheduled for May 21st, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Wine Country Inn. Jessica Burford, President and CEO of the Palisade Chamber of Commerce stated, “Your Community Over Coffee serves as a unique…
  • Palisade Planning Commission Agenda for May 7, 2024
    AGENDA for the Planning Commission of the Town of Palisade, Colorado 341 W. 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center) May 7, 2024 6:00 pm Regular Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/3320075780 Meeting ID: 332 007 5780 I. REGULAR MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 6:00 pm II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE III. ROLL CALL IV. AGENDA ADOPTION…
  • Palisade Tourism Advisory Board Aims to Spotlight Local Events: Seeking to Boost Community Engagement
    For those who missed last month’s update from the Palisade Tourism Advisory Board, my name is Tim Wenger and I will be writing a brief summary of each month’s happenings and notes from the meeting on the third Thursday of each month. The TAB encourages public input at the meeting,…
  • Mesa County Sheriff’s Office Releases Camera Footage From April 24 Incident at Central High School
    The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the body-worn camera footage from the incident that occurred on April 24, 2024, at Central High School. The video shows significant sections of the footage from the two involved deputies and additional camera footage from cameras placed at the school. This is intended…
  • Palisade Seats Re-elected Mayor, New Trustees
    In the April 23, 2024 Palisade Board of Trustees meeting, town officers swore in re-elected mayor Greg Mikolai, and three new trustees: Rick Fox, Sarah Matchett, and Jeff Snook. Departing from the board were Mayor Pro-Tem Ellen Turner, and trustees Bill Carlson and Thea Chase. When asked for comments on…
  • Palisade Board of Trustees Agenda for April 23, 2024
    AGENDA for the Board of Trustees of the Town of Palisade, Colorado 341 W 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center) April 23, 2024 5:30 pm Work Session 6:30 pm Regular Meeting A live stream of the meeting may be viewed at: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/3320075780 I. WORK SESSION TO BEGIN AT 5:30 pm A.…
  • Palisade Pet of the Week: Sammie
    Sammie was adopted in November 2020 from the local humane society. She is a certified Canine Good Citizen and on her way to providing therapy to humans in our community. She lives on west 5th street with Patrick and Laura Taylor. If you would like to see your pet featured…
  • USPS to “Improve” Mail Operations at Grand Junction Processing Facility
    Facility to remain open and modernized as a Local Processing Center to improve mail and package flow through the region USPS to invest up to $6.3 million in this facility as part of 10-year Delivering for America plan to modernize the nation’s aging postal network There will be no career employee layoffs…
  • Palisade Tourism Advisory Board Agenda for April 18, 2024
    AGENDA for the Tourism Advisory Board of the Town of Palisade, Colorado 341 W 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center) April 18, 2024 11:00 am Monthly Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/96182810397 Next Meeting Thursday, May 16, 2024
  • Palisade Planning Commission Agenda for April 16, 2024
    AGENDA for the Planning Commission of the Town of Palisade, Colorado 341 W. 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center) April 16, 2024 6:00 pm Regular Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/3320075780 Meeting ID: 332 007 5780 I. REGULAR MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 6:00 pm II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE III. ROLL CALL IV. AGENDA ADOPTION…
  • Town Of Palisade Announces Official Municipal Election Results
    MAYOR Greg Mikolai……………413 Bill Carlson……………..176 TRUSTEE Sarah Matchett…………392 Rick Fox………………….317 Jeff Snook………………..317 Ellen T. Turner………….313 Lu Frederick……………..178 Jan Kimbrough-Miller…..83 (Withdrew) An automatic recount is not required.
  • Palisade Iowa Avenue Fire Investigation Update
    The following information is being released on behalf of the Palisade Fire Department and the Palisade Police Department, who hosted a press conference at 2:00pm April 10, 2024. Palisade, CO – On Friday, April 5, 2024, at 7:15 am, the Palisade Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a…
  • Palisade Community Vigil This Friday
    The following has been released by the Town of Palisade: Please join the Peaceful Palisade Project Volunteers, the Town of Palisade, Palisade Christian Church, and the Mustard Seed Church for a community vigil. Friday, April 12, 20245:00 pmVeterans Memorial Park120 W 8th StreetPalisade, CO 81526
  • “Resource Navigators” Now Available at Mesa County Central Library in Grand Junction
    We aren’t exactly sure how Palisade residents can get maximum benefit from this interesting program, but perhaps we’ll hear more from our Palisade Branch Library about this.
  • The Crappy State of Colorado’s Public Restrooms
    In other words, this is why we can’t have nice things.
  • Your Say Matters! Tourism Advisory Board Seeks Public Input on Upcoming Initiatives
    Hey Palisade Post readers — Tim Wenger here. I am a journalist and an appointed member of the Palisade Tourism Advisory Board. In this column, I will recap our monthly meetings and happenings. I also hope to better educate the public on the vision and purpose of the TAB, and…
  • Palisade Apartment Complex Explosion, Fire was Arson
    On April 5, 2024 at 7:13am, an explosion and fire ignited at an 8-plex apartment complex located at 920 Iowa, Palisade, Colorado. The building was quickly engulfed in flames. Palisade Fire Department was dispatched and arrived on the scene almost immediately. Images and videos of the fire and its immediate…
  • Town of Palisade Starts Residential Irrigation April 11, 2024
    The Town of Palisade (Palisade Pipes & Laterals) will be turning on residential irrigation on Thursday, April 11, 2024. PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL IRRIGATION VALVES ARE CLOSED BY WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2024 TO PREVENT FLOODING. Canals will be filled Tuesday, April 9, 2024. Palisade Irrigation will be turning on irrigation…
  • Mesa County Commission Responds To Solar Development Letter
    On March 29, 2024, The Palisade Post published an open letter from concerned Mesa County citizens regarding solar power development in Mesa County. The Mesa County Commission has responded with the following statement: As part of an ongoing commitment to creating a balanced and thoughtful approach to solar energy development…
  • Update On Deceased Male Body Found Near Palisade
    The Mesa County Coroner’s Office released the following statement: “Our office is involved in the investigation of the individual found dead in Palisade near D and Upland Road. The decedent is a 31 year old man who was a resident of Grand Junction. An autopsy has been completed which showed…
  • Palisade’s Seasonal Workers Lend Each Other a Helping Hand at La Plaza
  • 2024-04-07 UPDATE: Iowa Avenue Fire Investigation Continues
    4/7/2024 UPDATE: The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the following information on behalf of the agencies investigating the Iowa Avenue fire. The investigation into the tragic Iowa Avenue fire resulting in the death of one person that occurred on Friday, April 5, 2024, remains active and ongoing. We understand…
  • Palisade Mourns After Apartment Complex Explosion and Fire Kills 1, Displaces Several Others
    A cold front blew through Palisade last night, dropping rain and sleet, then moving on. We awoke to a cool, crisp, and breezy spring morning. We awoke to the sobering reality that one of our citizens passed away yesterday in the apartment complex explosion and fire which also caused several…
  • Palisade Artist to Receive Grand Valley Lifetime Arts Advocacy Award 
    Palisade’s own Gary Hauschulz will be awarded the Grand Valley Arts Advocacy Award at The Art Center on Saturday, May 18, from 1-4 pm.  The honor will be given to Gary for his dedication to mentoring, imagining and inspiring community through the arts.   Palisade residents will recognize Gary as…
  • Early Morning Apartment Fire Displaces Palisade Residents
    Update: It has been confirmed that one person was killed in the blaze. The identity of the person has not been released, but further information will be forthcoming from the coroners office. The Town of Palisade released the following statement this afternoon: Today, part of our community lost not only…
  • Plunge Point, Plunge Mesa Go Before State, Federal Naming Boards
  • Mikolai Wins Palisade Mayoral Race, Trustee Race Too Close To Call
    With the unofficial results of the Palisade municipal election, we now know that Greg Mikolai has been re-elected mayor, and Sarah Matchett has secured a seat on the Board of Trustees. However, the next three candidates are separated by a total of two votes. Rick Fox and Jeff Snook each…
  • Town Of Palisade Announces Unofficial Municipal Election Results
    MAYOR Greg Mikolai……………407 Bill Carlson……………..173 TRUSTEE Sarah Matchett…………387 Rick Fox………………….312 Jeff Snook………………..312 Ellen T. Turner………….310 Lu Frederick……………..174 Jan Kimbrough-Miller…..81 (Withdrew) Official results will be announced at the end of the day on April 10, 2024. This allows overseas and military voters’ ballots to arrive and any signature verification requests to…
  • Mesa County Sheriffs Make Road Rage Arrest in Palisade
    Ryan, Christopher 5 counts Menacing-Felony (F5) 1 count Prohibited Use of Weapons (M1) 5 counts Reckless Endangerment (M2) Age: 41 Race: White Gender: Male Height: 5′ 11″ Weight: 230 lbs Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Just after 9:00 pm on March…
  • Palisade Board Approves New Marketing Contract, Elberta Sidewalk Design Contract
    On Tuesday, March 26, 2024 the Town of Palisade Trustees met in regular session. They voted to approve the award of the Elberta Sidewalk design and engineering contract to J-U-B Engineering. The Elberta Sidewalk project was made possible with a $1.8 million grant. It will consist of pedestrian bridges on…
  • Deceased Male Body Found Near Palisade
    GRAND JUNCTION, CO – On Saturday, March 23, 2024, at approximately 2:40 p.m., Deputies with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office and the East Orchard Mesa Fire Department responded to the area of D Road and Upland Road in Palisade regarding a down person found by a passing cyclist. Upon arrival,…
  • Palisade Board of Trustees Agenda for March 26, 2024
    Agenda for March 26, 2024, Board of Trustees Meeting Posted at Town Hall, 175 E. Third Street and the Palisade Civic Center, 341 West 7th StreetOn or Before March 22, 2024 AGENDAfor the Board of Trusteesof the Town of Palisade, Colorado341 W 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center)March 26, 20246:00 pm…
  • Easter Egg Hunt Scheduled For March 31, 2024
    There will be an Easter Egg Hunt at the Palisade Veterans Memorial Park at 9:00am March 31, 2024 (Easter Sunday). Kids from toddler through 5th Grade are invited to come and hunt for Easter Eggs at the park. The Easter Egg hunt is sponsored by American Legion Post 50 and…
  • Palisade High School Students Qualify for National Speech/Debate Tournament; Travel Fundraiser Started
    Three Palisade High School Students have qualified to compete at the National Speech & Debate Tournament, to be held in Des Moine, Iowa on June 16 – 21, 2024. The debate team has initiated a fundraiser to help with travel costs. Kennedy Stephen qualified in Congressional Debate, while Annika Walla…
  • Town of Palisade Announces Surplus Equipment Auction
    The Town of Palisade is currently running an auction for surplus vehicles and equipment. Auction Information Auction starts: Wednesday, March 13, 2024 @ 2:00 pm MDT Auction ends: Friday, March 22, 2024 @ 4:00 pm MDT Offers will be accepted via email at the following email address: auction@townofpalisade.org High offers…
  • Palisade Tourism Advisory Board Agenda for March 21, 2024
    AGENDA for the Tourism Advisory Board of the Town of Palisade, Colorado 341 W 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center) March 21, 2024 11:00 am Monthly Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/96182810397 Next Meeting Thursday, April 18, 2024
  • The Barefoot Laureate with Wendy Videlock
    The Nature of Coyote: Leaping from Shape to Shape Elusive and magical, both silent and garrulous, both feared and beloved, Coyote is the ultimate contradiction— an animal associated with wisdom and foolishness, cunning and buffoonery, resilience and fragility, solitude and solidarity, invisibility and ubiquity.  Celebrated Native author, N. Scott Momaday,…
  • Palisade Planning Commission Agenda For March 19, 2024
    AGENDA for the Planning Commission of the Town of Palisade, Colorado March 19, 2024 6:00 pm Work Session Palisade Civic Center 341 W 7th Street No official action for the Town of Palisade will be conducted during this work session. To download a PDF of the Agenda, CLICK HERE.
  • The Uintah Basin Railway Is An Existential Threat To Palisade. Now Backers Are Petitioning Approval To Be Restored.
    Editors Note: The Palisade Post generally tries to take an unbiased view of the news. However, the proposed Uintah Basin Railway is a direct risk to Palisade. Mile+ long oil trains rolling through Palisade multiple times per day would destroy the quality of life in this town, and present a…
  • Town of Palisade Publishes March 2024 Newsletter
    Palisade has published a newsletter for March 2024. You can look at it or download it here.
  • Palisade Trustees Approve Palisade Pizza & Pourhouse Liquor License Application
    During the course of the regularly scheduled Board of Trustees Meeting on March 12, 2024, the Town Board unanimously approved the liquor license application for Palisade Pizza and Pourhouse. The new restaurant will be located inside the Deroco Cellars building (785 Elberta Avenue) and construction is underway. The application approval…
  • Australian Farmers Rip Out Millions Of Vines Amid Wine Glut
  • Palisade Board of Trustees Agenda for March 12, 2024
    Agenda for March 12, 2024, Board of Trustee Meeting Posted at Town Hall, 175 E. Third Street and the Palisade Civic Center, 341 West 7th StreetOn or Before March 8, 2024 AGENDA for the Board of Trustees of the Town of Palisade, Colorado341 W 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center)March 12,…
  • Food Safety Alert: Cinnamon Products Recalled Due To Lead Concerns
  • Planning Commission To Tour Physical Facilities During March 5th Work Session
    The Palisade Planning Commission will be using their regular meeting time on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 to tour various municipal facilities in preparation for long range strategic capital planning projects. The Commission will tour: The Water PlantThe Police DepartmentTown HallThe Fire DepartmentThe Gymnasium At a later date, the sewer lagoons,…
  • Town of Palisade Invites Citizens To Meet Municipal Candidates On March 6, 2024
    The Town of Palisade is hosting a “Meet the Candidates” session from 5:30 – 8:00pm on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at the Community Center in Veterans Memorial Park. Light refreshments will be served in a relaxed atmosphere where citizens can meet and get to know the candidates. Candidates for Mayor:…
  • Palisade Historical Society Schedules “History of Orchard Mesa Irrigation District” Presentation
    The Palisade Historical Society’s next monthly history talk at The Ordinary Fellow Winery will be presented by Jackie Fisher, General Manager of the Orchard Mesa Irrigation District. She will talk about the interesting history of the OMID, which began in 1907 and has provided irrigation water to two canals on…
  • Palisade Mayoral Candidate Greg Mikolai Shares Thoughts, Views, Opinions Prior To Electoral Contest
    The Palisade Post sent questionnaires to all the candidates running for office in the upcoming municipal election. Greg has responded to our questions, and we are happy to publish them here, before the upcoming “Meet the Candidates” Forum hosted by the Palisade Chamber of Commerce on February 28. We will…
  • Palisade Trustee Candidate Sarah Matchett Shares Thoughts, Views, Opinions Before Electoral Contest
    The Palisade Post sent questionnaires to all the candidates running for office in the upcoming municipal election. Sarah has responded to our questions, and we are happy to publish them here, before the upcoming “Meet the Candidates” Forum hosted by the Palisade Chamber of Commerce on February 28. We will…
  • Palisade Trustee Candidate Jeff Snook Shares Thoughts, Views, Opinions Before Upcoming Municipal Election
    The Palisade Post sent questionnaires to all the candidates running for office in the upcoming municipal election. Jeff has responded to our questions, and we are happy to publish them here, before the upcoming “Meet the Candidates” Forum hosted by the Palisade Chamber of Commerce on February 28. We will…
  • Palisade Trustee Candidate Rick Fox Shares Thoughts, Views, Opinions Prior to Municipal Election
    The Palisade Post sent questionnaires to all the candidates running for office in the upcoming municipal election. Rick has responded to our questions, and we are happy to publish them here, before the upcoming “Meet the Candidates” Forum hosted by the Palisade Chamber of Commerce on February 28. We will…
  • Barrel Into Spring: Tickets On Sale Now For April/May Event
    Enjoy a weekend of wine tastings across the Grand Valley this April and May! This self-guided tour features seven wineries and includes barrel tastings and food pairings from chefs, caterers, and restauranteurs at the participating wineries listed below. Each winery will also be offering discounts on their wines and products.…
  • Palisade Trustee Candidate Lu Frederick Shares Thoughts, Views, Opinions Before Upcoming Contest
    The Palisade Post sent questionnaires to all the candidates running for office in the upcoming municipal election. Lu has responded to our questions, and we are happy to publish them here, before the upcoming “Meet the Candidates” Forum hosted by the Palisade Chamber of Commerce on February 28. We will…
  • Neighborhood Meeting Regarding Palisade Sewer Transfer Project Scheduled for February 24, 2024
    A neighborhood meeting to discuss the upcoming Palisade Sewer Transfer project will be held at the Palisade Church of the Nazarene (3595 Front Street, Palisade) on February 24 at 5PM. The project is slated to close the existing sewage treatment system in Palisade and instead pipe the town’s effluent to…
  • Palisade Chamber of Commerce Announces Town Candidate Forum For February 28, 2024
    PALISADE, February 15, 2024 – The Palisade Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the upcoming Town Candidate Forum, providing residents with an invaluable opportunity to engage with and learn more about the individuals running for the positions of Town Trustee and Mayor. The event will take place at The…
  • Jan Kimbrough-Miller Exits Palisade Board of Trustees Race
    Palisade Board of Trustees candidate Jan Kimbrough-Miller has decided to end her campaign. In a statement to the Palisade Post dated February 15, 2024 she said, “I am writing to let you know that after meeting the other candidates for the three open positions, I have informed the TOP that…
  • Candidate Slate Set for Upcoming Municipal Elections
    The list of candidates for the upcoming Palisade municipal elections has been set. Candidates for Mayor are: Bill Carlson Greg Mikolai Candidates for Trustee are: Rick Fox Lu Frederick Jan Kimbrough Miller Sarah Matchett Jeff Snook Ellen T. Turner The municipal elections are scheduled to take place on April 2,…
  • Palisade Chamber of Commerce Announces 2024 Peach Festival Artwork Contest With $500 Prize To Winning Entry
    The Palisade Chamber of Commerce invites you to submit original artwork for the 56th Annual Palisade Peach Festival. We are seeking artwork that represents the farming industry in Palisade, and should reflect both peaches and Colorado. The winning artwork will represent the Palisade Peach Festival in posters, advertising and other…
  • Town of Palisade Sets Municipal Elections for April 2, 2024
    The Town of Palisade Regular Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. The Election will be conducted via Mail Ballot. There will be three (3) Trustee positions, and one (1) Mayor position on the ballot. Nomination petitions will be available for circulation beginning on Tuesday, January 2,…
  • Town of Palisade Announces Fiber Internet Activation
    Town of Palisade: High speed fiber internet in Town of Palisade is going “Live!” Join us to celebrate Clearnetworx lighting up fiber in Palisade on Tuesday, December 19th at 11:30AM at Spoke & Vine Motel. Palisade welcomes Clearnetworx, a leading provider of fiber internet solutions. Clearnetworx is the first fiber…
  • 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 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.
  • 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 Police Department Issues Statement On Vehicle Recovery From Highline Canal
    The Palisade Police Department distributed the following press release on Friday, November 3rd, 2023. Incident: 2023-2574 On November 3, 2023, the Palisade Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle located in the Government Highline canal in the area of N Bower Ave and G 7/10 Road. In conjunction…