Southern Ute Indian Tribe

Clement Frost returns as tribal chairman

A familiar face has returned as chairman of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, and he is joined by two new younger members on the Tribal Council. Clement Frost was sworn in Monday as tribal chairman....

DATE: Dec. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water negotiations underway

Negotiators from the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and the Western Colorado area office of the Bureau of Reclamation opened negotiations Monday on the tribe’s use of water from Lake Nighthorse. The...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Governor apologizes for 1864 massacre

DENVER – It took 150 years for the state of Colorado to apologize to Native Americans for the unthinkable massacre of about 200 Cheyenne and Arapaho as they slept in present-day Kiowa County. The...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Utes head to runoff election

Southern Ute Indian Tribe registered voters will have to go back to the polls for a runoff election Dec. 12. They will have two choices for tribal council chairman, Clement J. Frost and Joycelyn...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Utes go to polls

The elections just now ending for registered members of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. Voters went to the polls Friday to select a new tribal chairman and two new members of the Southern Ute Tribal...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Um AÁ Nuu Apag Ad? (Do you speak Ute?)

Lynda Grove d’Wolf learned the Ute language from her grandmother, Bessie Blue Elk Grove, who raised her in Ignacio. Few Southern Ute children nowadays have that experience, and few Southern Utes...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Utes christen deep-water energy system

Tribal Council members of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and members of the Growth Fund’s Red Willow Production Co. attended the christening of Delta House, a 296-foot-tall semi-submersable floating...

DATE: July 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Burn ban goes into effect on reservation

Burn ban restrictions are in effect for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe Reservation. The ban, which went into effect at 12:01 a.m. Monday morning, is expected to continue until the dry conditions...

DATE: June 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Small radio station with big ambition

After nearly 40 years of broadcasting, KSUT is ready for an upgrade. The prominent nonprofit station is fundraising for a fresh start in a new facility, a mere 200 yards from the current location...

DATE: June 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Clement Frost takes Tribal Council top spot

IGNACIO – After a six-year absence, Clement Frost is back on the Southern Ute Tribe Council – as chairman. Frost, who served as council chairman from 1997-2000 and from 2005-2008, was the dominant...

DATE: May 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute hold election today

Southern Ute Indian Tribe members are voting today in a special election for a chairman or chairwoman to succeed Jimmy Newton Jr., who died in late March. Voting started at 7 a.m. and will end at 7...

DATE: May 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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