tribal tradition: counting its millions (COLORADO)
-- On a cool Tuesday morning last fall, hundreds of Southern
Ute Indians headed for the bank.
voters could have say on track slot machines
(COLORADO) -- Colorado state Senator Jack Taylor (R-Steamboat
Springs) has begun a push for state racetracks to obtain at
least 100,000 signatures on petitions so that an initiative
permitting slot machines at horse and greyhound racetracks can
be placed on the November ballot.
county strike tax compromise (COLORADO) -- The
Southern Ute Indian Tribe will pay La Plata County a portion
of its profits from selling federal tax credits to private companies
as part of an agreement created to avoid a lawsuit.
tribal casino getting $10 million face lift
(COLORADO) -- The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Casino is undergoing
a $10 million renovation that will include a new hotel and the
largest convention center in Montezuma County.
Utes vote for stability on council (COLORADO)
-- In one of the most important elections in the Southern Ute
Indian Tribe’s history, an incumbent was re-elected and four
former councilors will face off in runoff elections for a second
seat and the tribal chairmanship.
Ute Tribe thinks big for new Grandview (COLORADO)
-- The Southern Ute Indian Tribe has some grandiose plans for
Grandview that could include a new hospital, two schools, big-box
retail and up to 2,000 new homes in the next 20 years.
to gambling petition delayed in court A group hoping
to keep a gambling proposal off the November ballot will have
to wait nearly three more weeks before it can make its arguments
in court. (NEBRASKA) -- Gambling with the Good Life's case
had been scheduled to be heard Tuesday in Lancaster County District
Court, but defendants were added to the lawsuit Monday, so the
case was continued until Aug. 29.
has record year (COLORADO) -- Buoyed by strong
Powerball sales, the Colorado Lottery posted record sales of
more than $407 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30,
providing more than $110 million for school construction and
casinos continue to defy the odds, luring summer gamblers
(COLORADO) -- Fire, drought, stifling heat and a slumping economy
seem to be perfect incubators for the gaming business.
‘You can hear the cries of the innocents’
(COLORADO) -- The Pueblo Chieftain asked Ben Nighthorse
Campbell, Colorado’s senior Republican senator, about his role
in making the Sand Creek Massacre Historic Site a reality.
Creek healing can begin (COLORADO) -- The ghosts
of Sand Creek may finally rest in peace. The healing at the
massacre site in southeastern Colorado may begin now that a
private donor is paying $1.5 million to purchase a privately
owned ranch where U.S. soldiers slaughtered 163 Native Americans
138 years ago.
Creek site parcel on block Quest for better price
may imperil memorial (COLORADO) -- The heart of a
designated Sand Creek Massacre Historic Site is for sale.
council member sentenced for embezzlement (COLORADO)
-- A new member of the Southern Ute Tribal Council has been
sentenced to four months of in-home monitoring and two years
of probation for embezzlement.
million Black Hawk Casino opens Hyatt's new venture
to boast 700 workers, feature over 1,300 gambling machines
(COLORADO) -- The $150 million Black Hawk Casino by Hyatt opened
Thursday as the largest casino in the 10-year history of Colorado
N.M., Ariz. may merge lotteries (COLORADO) --
The Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico lotteries are moving toward
creation of a tri-state numbers game, the Arizona Lottery's
director said Friday.