James Price (left) shared his farewell meal with Tribal Councilman Melvin Baker and Tribal Chairman Clement Frost. On behalf of the tribe, Frost gave Price a bolo tie and he also received a Carthart vest. Price said he was going to relax and do some prospecting and work on his classic 1972 Charger. Price was hired as the Project Manager for the tribe in 2007, and then became the Tribal Housing Building Inspector in 2008.
On behalf of the tribe, Chairman Frost gave James Price a bolo tie and he also received a Carthart vest.
Tribal Information Services Director, Edna Frost spoke at the farewell party for Natalie Richards. Frost gave Richards a embroidered blanket with the Southern Ute Tribal seal.
Natalie Richards cuts her cake as she bids farewell to the tribe as the Vital Statistics Clerk, after numerous years of employment with the tribe. Richards is leaving her position to attend college as a full time student. Fifteen years ago, Richards was hired at the Sky Ute Casino in the custodial department. Working numerous jobs within the casino as cashier, slot tech, bingo, and security. She then worked at the Southern Ute Indian Academy and Head Start. She has also served on the Election Board and the Powwow Committee.