Southern Ute Indian Tribe

5 challenge for 2 seats on Southern Ute Tribal Council

Five candidates are vying for two Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council seats, as elders proceed with efforts to recall sitting council members and the chairman. Marjorie Borst, Lorelei Cloud, Renee...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tourism helps diversify economies in Indian Country

IGNACIO – Professionals from across the country gathered in Ignacio this week to learn about developing local tourism industries in Native American communities. The No. 1 topic in Indian County...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

S. Utes: Spill costs at $200K

IGNACIO – The price tag for the Gold King Mine disaster has reached about $200,000 for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, and additional expenditures are likely. Southern Ute Chairman Clement Frost...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute council recall gains steam

IGNACIO – Southern Ute tribal elders said Thursday they expect to have sufficient signatures to recall Chairman Clement Frost and five council members. During a meeting, elders agreed the Tribal...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. attorneys hear safety concerns on native communities

IGNACIO – On the topic of public safety in tribal communities, U.S. attorneys had questions rather than answers for law-enforcement officials, prosecutors and victim-assistance workers attending...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Police to enact ‘zero tolerance’ policy on drunken driving through Labor Day

The Southern Ute Police Department will step up its enforcement on drunken driving for a 20-day period through the Labor Day weekend, the agency recently announced. From Aug. 21 to Sept. 7, the...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Utes bless the Animas River

As the Animas River reflected the golden Sunday sunrise, Kenny Frost and Lyndreth Wall, prayed that the waterway would heal from recent heavy-metal pollution. “Water is life; water is sacred,” said...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

S. Ute council recall started

IGNACIO – Southern Ute Indian Tribe elders are mounting a recall effort aimed at the majority of the Tribal Council and its chairman, calling the move a “revolution” to preserve their way of life....

DATE: Aug. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Without their native tongue, Utes fear for loss of souls

IGNACIO – In an effort to preserve the Ute language, some 75 members of the Southern Ute, Ute Mountain Ute and Northern Ute tribes attended the first “Let us all wake up and speak Ute” linguistics...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tribes impact state’s economy

DENVER – A recent analysis highlights a significant statewide economic impact by the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, both in Southwest Colorado. The tribes – along with...

DATE: July 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

S. Utes want solar plant

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe is moving closer to powering some of its buildings with electricity from its own solar plant. The tribe received a grant for $1.5 million from the Department of...

DATE: July 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Small wildfire tamed in Archuleta County

A crew has controlled a small wildfire burning on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation in southwestern Archuleta County. Lightning started the Torch Fire on Wednesday on a mesa one mile north of...

DATE: July 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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