Southern Ute Indian Tribe

Ute Mountain Utes plan to open sports book

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe plans to open a sports book at its Ute Mountain Casino in Towaoc by May 1. Nicki Green, an attorney with the tribe, said tribal officials are exploring several gaming...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Proposed bill would give Native youths a voice in Legislature

Native American youths might receive more representation in the state government through legislation introduced Wednesday in the Colorado Legislature. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Hugh McKean, a...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Detention Center to remain open

The Southern Ute Tribal Council on Monday reversed a decision to close the Southern Ute Detention Center and said it will instead seek new funding to keep the facility open in 2020, according to an...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Tribe swears in two new council members

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe on Monday swore in its two newest members to Tribal Council – Ramona Eagle and Marjorie Barry – marking the first time the board has had a female majority. During a...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe celebrates influential leader

SOUTHERN UTE RESERVATION – Southern Ute tribal members and community members gathered Tuesday for the eighth annual Leonard C. Burch Memorial 5K/Walk to celebrate the life of one of the tribe’s...

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

Southern Ute fire agency plans brush burn

Southern Ute Agency Fire Management began a planned brush pile burn in Sandoval Canyon on Wednesday. The 120-acre burn was scheduled to continue until Friday but stalled because of weather...

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

KSUT unveils Native Braids storytelling project

KSUT Public Radio launched Native Braids on Monday in hopes of elevating the Native American storytelling tradition, building media skills for youths and strengthening connections with the...

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

Southern Ute elections too close to call

Four candidates will compete for two seats on the Southern Ute Tribal Council in a runoff election after unofficial election results posted Nov. 1 showed races too close to call. Former chairman...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio schools, Southern Ute tribe make Ute language top priority

IGNACIO – Southern Ute Tribal Council members prioritized Ute language education in the tribe’s partnership with the Ignacio School District, but enrollment and staffing challenge the program’s...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Six candidates vie for two open seats in Southern Ute elections

Six candidates are vying for two open seats on the Southern Ute Tribal Council. This year, Southern Ute tribal members will choose between an incumbent, former council members and several newcomers...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College will repatriate Native American human remains

Fort Lewis College is working to give 43 Native American human remains and 51 funerary objects to the Southern Ute and Ute Mountain Ute tribes for reburial to abide by a decades-old federal law....

DATE: Oct. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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