Palisade Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Harvey response brings heartfelt tugs from all of LTCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | McKnightsonline.com

    ... Not to be outdone, individual nursing homes also have undertaken efforts to help, sometimes quite creatively. Palisade Living Center in Palisade, CO, for example, set up a dunk tank at a local farmer's market and charged $5 to raise money for its ...

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  2. Book notes, Sept. 3, 2017Read the original story

    Sep 2, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... that includes more than 300 photos. It considers Colorado's winemaking history and present from the high country to Palisade. Parachute writer Melinda Rice will lead this program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mesa County Libraries's Central Library, 433 ...

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  3. Your Town, Sept. 3, 2017Read the original story

    Sep 2, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... don't get barbecue sauce on your white shorts. The Routt County gathering is planned for 11 a.m. Sept. 16 at the Palisade Church of the Nazarene, 3595 Front St. in Palisade. Coffee will be provided. Bring your own table setting, drink and one ...

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  4. Defensive TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... has been held scoreless for seven of the past eight quarters in regulation, as well as one overtime period against Palisade.

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    Sep 1, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Palisade High School's Jason Bruce, 21, tries to get around the Holy Family defense on Friday evening at Stocker Stadium in the second half of the Bulldogs' 56-20 loss. Palisade's Terrance Williams, 44, hits a hole against Holy Family on Friday night at Stocker Stadium, but his 149 yards and one touchdown weren't enough in a 56-20 loss.

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  6. Palisade VB team holds off late rally to beat SummitRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Palisade High School volleyball team held off a potentially huge comeback from Summit with a rally of its own Thursday night. Consecutive kills from senior outside hitter Emily Tucker in the fourth set capped a comeback from a four-point deficit for the Bulldogs, who held on for a 25-11, 25-22, 22-25, 25-23 win in the Class 4A Western Slope League opener for both teams.

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  7. Man guilty in '89 jealousy murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Jurors on Thursday convicted Rafael "Shorty" Garcia of first-degree murder in the 1989 shooting death of a Palisade man, siding with prosecutors who argued Garcia was out for vengeance on his ex-wife's new boyfriend when he first stabbed, then shot the victim. Mesa County District Judge Lance Timbreza will sentence the now 67-year-old Garcia to life in prison without parole on Sept.

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  8. Jury finds man guilty of murder in 1989 caseRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A Mesa County jury this morning found Rafael "Shorty" Garcia guilty of first-degree murder in the 1989 shooting death of 38-year-old Charles Porter of Palisade. The now-67-year-old defendant shot Porter to death on July 4, 1989, some time after learning that Porter was seeing Garcia's ex-wife.

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  9. Printed Letters: August 31, 2017Read the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... e here too. They would not pollute the watershed or disturb the wildlife, as much as mountain bikers' impact on the Palisade trail.

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  10. Defense: Manslaughter at most in slaying without premeditationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    When Rafael "Shorty" Garcia burst into his young daughters' room 28 years ago, blasting birdshot into a man he saw as a contender for his ex-wife's affections, he was a man without a plan, his attorneys said. Why else would a loving father - who had no way of knowing that the 6- and 9-year-old girls had gone to sleep in their mother's bed - risk his own children's lives, asked Public Defender Brandon Tryon during Wednesday's closing arguments at Garcia's murder trial for the 1989 slaying of Charles "Chuck" Porter in Palisade.

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  11. Bear with peach tooth relocatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Officials with Colorado Parks and Wildlife tranquilize a bear Wednesday that had a climbed a tree in a resident's yard in the north end of Palisade. Officials tagged and moved the bear to better bear habitat, CPW spokesman Mike Porras said.

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  12. BizBuzz, Aug. 31, 2017Read the original story

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Believe it or not, the Palisade Pot Pedaler is not the town's newest marijuana dispensary, but rather a place to refurbish old cast iron skillets, grills and waffle makers from 1960 and earlier. Owner Dave Fisher is fully aware of many people's first thoughts on the name, however.

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  13. Shelter-in-place lifted after bear sighting in PalisadeRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A shelter-in-place order at Taylor Elementary School in Palisade was lifted just before 1:30 this afternoon after a bear was sighted in the area. Palisade police and wildlife officers are in pursuit of the bear.

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  14. Hydroelectric project awarded $965,000 grantRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Construction could begin this year on upgrading the hydroelectric plant on the Colorado River near Palisade with a $965,000 federal grant. The Bureau of Reclamation on Tuesday awarded the grant to the Orchard Mesa Irrigation District and Grand Valley Water Users Association.

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  15. Daughters testify in dad's slaying trial, say memories dimRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Twenty-eight years ago, two of Rafael "Shorty" Garcia's young daughters described to law enforcement seeing their father, with blood on his shirt and holding a gun, within moments of when he allegedly stabbed and shot their mother's new boyfriend. Tuesday in Mesa County court, however, both daughters - now in their 30s - testified that they remember almost nothing of the night when 38-year-old Charles "Chuck" Porter was shot to death in their mother's Palisade home.

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  16. Sign variance is a moment of truthRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    At some point in Palisade's rich historic past, town leaders thought enough of the unique visual environment to want to protect it from the eyesore effect of giant signs. Nestled at the foot of Mount Garfield and with Grand Mesa providing an even more immense backdrop, Palisade and its orchards and vineyards form a pastoral oasis in the craggy high desert.

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  17. Garcia testifies, claims self-defense in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A Mexican man standing trial for the 1989 murder of a Palisade resident took the stand in his own defense Monday, claiming that he shot 38-year-old Charles "Chuck" Porter in self-defense. Rafael "Shorty" Garcia was arrested last fall in connection with the decades-old slaying of Porter, who in the months before his death had started to see Garcia's ex-wife.

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    Aug 26, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... and she held one of the better hitting teams to three runs. There's a lot to be excited about." Eagle Valley 20, Palisade 3: The Bulldogs (0-3, 0-1 Class 4A Western Slope League) lost their league opener against the Devils (2-3, 1-1 WSL) at Bergman ...

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  19. Central claims boys, girls individual XC titles at Warrior InvitationalRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A pair of Central High School runners won individual titles at the Warrior Invitational on Saturday with impressive opening-season times. Smart, a junior, won in 16 minutes, 36.5 seconds, which was almost a minute faster than John Ames of Delta, who was second in 17:29.0. Palisade's Landon Sauvage was third in 17:41.1, followed by Fruita Monument's Dalton Haraway and Brody Bittner of Palisade in 17:50.

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  20. McInnis: County faces 'brick wall' without tax increaseRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... going directly to the city. In Fruita, the city sales tax is 3 percent, making the combined total 7.9 percent. Palisade has a 2 percent sales tax and a combined 6.9 percent sales tax. The Mesa County Commission on Monday is to decide whether to ask ...

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