10 Years Ago: Joe Gonzales Jr. works with crews on the demolition of the old Sky Ute Casino facility in Ignacio on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011. Heavy-equipment operators made quick work of the aging facility.
This photo was first published in the August 26, 2011, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
20 Years Ago: The 2001 season of Heritage Night ended last night at the Sky Ute Casino Pavilion. Held on Thursday night from June to August, Heritage Night invites Four Corners Residents and visitors to come to Ignacio for an evening that includes Native American dancing, tours of the Southern Ute Cultural Center, and complementary Casino coins.
This photo was published in the August 24, 2001, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
30 Years Ago: Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council representatives break ground for a new clinic expansion slated for completion in the fall of 1991.
This photo was published in the August 26, 1991, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
40 Years Ago: Seven interviewers helping with a survey of Southern Ute tribal members on energy use went knocking on doors around the reservation: (front row) Jean Maxwell, SEDS member; Martha Myore, crew leader; Lillie Frost; Paul Slegrist; (back row) Betty Box; Susan Liebman, crew leader; Bonnie Baker; Geraldine McAuliffe; and Richard Clemmers, SEDS member.
This photo was published in the August 28, 1981, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.