Police Chief, Arthur Weaver receives a plaque from the Division of Law Enforcement Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Chief Weaver started his work with the force on August 16, 1960, and in 1964 was hired as Police Sargent. In 1973 Weaver was hired as Police Chief. This photo first appeared in the June 3, 1983, edition of the Southern Ute Drum.
Southern Ute Bear Dancers Shoshone Thompson and Keifer Goodtracks-Alires break off on Monday, May 27 during the final hours of the Bear Dance, a Ute springtime celebration spanning four days. This photo first appeared in the May 31, 2013, edition of the Southern Ute Drum.
Russel Box Sr. tosses a wreath into the Los Pinos River from the Bear Dance Bridge during the Walk of the Warrior. In Mr. Box’s words the wreath “honors all veterans who served on the water, under the water, and above the water.” This photo first appeared in the May 30, 2003, edition of the Southern Ute Drum.
Youngsters from all over the neighborhood brought their bikes for a summer tune-up at the bike-a-thon held at the Ignacio Elementary School. Brakes were checked as well as reflectors and tire pressure. Over 75 bikes were given the once over. This photo first appeared in the May 28, 1993, edition of the Southern Ute Drum.