Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribe

GOP questions mascot limits

DENVER – Republican state Reps. J. Paul Brown of Ignacio and Don Coram of Montrose questioned national pressure on the NFL’s Washington Redskins to change the team’s name. They spoke Monday during...

DATE: April 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Native mascot bill loses funding

DENVER – A Colorado legislative committee Thursday stripped funding for a measure that would limit Native American mascots at public schools. Lawmakers on the House Appropriations Committee backed...

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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

Honors to be bestowed on Ernest House Jr.

History Colorado will honor Ernest House Jr., at the 29th annual Stephen H. Hart Awards for Historic Preservation ceremony on Feb. 4. The ceremony will take place at the History Colorado Center in...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s councilors back tribe’s water request

The Durango City Council signed a resolution Tuesday supporting the delivery of water from Lake Nighthorse to the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. “This water would really help our future,” Chairman Manuel...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2015 | 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

Tipton brothers sell tourism icon

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe has purchased Mesa Verde Pottery, an enduring icon of local tourism on the eastern entrance to Cortez. According to several sources, the tribe plans to establish its...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

Ute Mountain Utes working to address recidivism

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe is launching new efforts to prevent felons from returning to prison and teenagers from ever entering the system. Nationally, two-thirds of all people released from...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Utes get $900,000 grant for water lines, road for family homes

The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a grant of $900,000 to the Ute Mountain Ute Housing Authority on Monday. The money will be used to construct water and sewer lines and a...

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