10 Years Ago: The Southern Ute Police Department volunteered some of its staff to help with the Reading Wednesdays afternoon activity at Ignacio Elementary School on Feb. 16, 2011. Reading Wednesdays is part of the Families in School program coordinated by the Pine River Community Learning Center for parents and family members. Officer John Schnelting reads aloud to a group of students while others in the school library listened to books read by participating parents like Agatha Bison.
This photo was first published in the Feb. 25, 2011, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
30 Years Ago: A special dance was held on behalf of Chairman Leonard C. Burch during the 3rd Annual Sweetheart Powwow. His wife, Irene, and granddaughter, Rachel, joined him while well-wishers shook his hand and showed their support and appreciation.
This photo was published in the Feb. 22, 1991, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
40 Years Ago: School Superintendent Bill Thornton and Principal Jess Medina presented the awards to the winning students of the Colorado Council’s International Reading Association story writing contest held in Ignacio, Dec. 9, 1980. Local winners were Maria Trujillo, Danielle Monte, Michelle Gravestock, Brian Hight, Matthew Lambrecht, Paul Lambrecht and Leora Burch.
This photo was published in the Feb. 27, 1981, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.