Southern Ute Indian Tribe

Sports wagering might be coming to Southwest Colorado

If voters approve Proposition DD on the November ballot, sports books will be allowed not only at state-licensed casinos in Central City, Blackhawk and Cripple Creek, but also at Sky Ute Casino in...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe will close jail by Dec. 31

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe has announced it will close its jail by the end of the year. In a news release late Wednesday, the tribe said it has been attempting for the past two years to reduce...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Fire conducts prescribed burn in Cabezon Canyon

Southern Ute Agency Fire Management started a prescribed burn Tuesday in the Cabezon Canyon area. The agency began to burn 230 acres 5 miles west of Archuleta County Road 700 on Southern Ute...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Artifacts taken from Mesa Verde are coming home

After more than 100 years in a museum in Finland, the ancestral remains of Native American tribes that once called the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde National Park home are coming back to Southwest...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio Town Board digs in on water, wastewater rate increases

IGNACIO – The Ignacio Town Board proposed a new water and wastewater utility rate structure as Ignacio residents pushed for clarity on upcoming rate increases during town hall and board meetings....

DATE: Sept. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Interior secretary gives keynote talk at Indian Country conference near Ignacio

SOUTHERN UTE RESERVATION – U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt prioritized drug enforcement and missing and murdered indigenous women Tuesday during a keynote address at the 27th annual Four...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sky Ute Casino gets new assistant manager

The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council has announced Travis Garlick as the new assistant general manager of Sky Ute Casino Resort near Ignacio. Sky Ute Casino Resort is one of the biggest employers...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute tribe to celebrate its history at tribal fair this weekend

The 99th annual Southern Ute Tribal Fair is bringing back the rodeo for the first time since the fair’s early years in the 1920s. With more than 40 events this weekend, the fair will feature a mix...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe expands emergency water storage

SOUTHERN UTE RESERVATION – The Southern Ute Indian Tribe broke ground on a new settling pond Wednesday south of Bayfield to expand emergency capacity for the region’s water system. The new settling...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County, tribe sign new agreement on oil, gas issues

La Plata County and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe have agreed to new terms about the operation of oil and gas production by the tribe on county-owned lands. Because the SUIT is a sovereign nation,...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Amid calls for preservation, CDOT says archaeological sites can’t be saved

New construction typically doesn’t bulldoze through a graveyard, so why is it OK for the Colorado Department of Transportation to destroy and pave over a large settlement of Native American ruins...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute tribe and Ignacio receive economic investment from state

IGNACIO – Gov. Jared Polis and state officials announced Tuesday at Ignacio Community Library that the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and town of Ignacio will receive economic development assistance as...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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