Southern Ute Indian Tribe

Native mascots go under the microscope

DENVER – A Democratic-controlled Colorado House committee Monday advanced a measure that would limit American Indian mascots at public schools. House Bill 1165 passed the House Education Committee...

DATE: March 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio protesters slam SUCAP over employment issues

Protesters waved placards Thursday outside the Southern Ute Community Action Program building in Ignacio, decrying what they characterized as the organization’s lack of transparency, cruelty to...

DATE: March 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lake Nighthorse construction likely this summer

Construction on some facilities at Lake Nighthorse could start this summer, after the Ute tribes expressed support for recreation. The letters of support will allow the Bureau of Reclamation to...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Buses to Grand Junction canceled Monday, Tuesday

There will be no Road Runner Stage Lines bus service between Durango and Grand Junction on Monday and Tuesday. Service is expected to be restored Wednesday. The cancellation will halt service to...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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