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Feb
29
2024

The agenda for the Work Session on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 10:00 am in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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Feb
26
2024

Vice President Ina Hall has submitted a personal update in regards to her health situation.

The letter can be read below or in the link following this article.

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Feb
23
2024

Highs around 80 degrees Saturday and into the lower 80s Sunday, or 10-12° above normal. Both days pose a minor heat risk for a good portion of the lower deserts, especially Sunday.

A weather system for early next week may bring mostly light rainfall Monday night and Tuesday over south-central and eastern Arizona, as well as breezy to locally windy conditions Tuesday.

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Feb
20
2024

Tranquil weather conditions with temperatures 5-10 degrees above the seasonal normal much of the week.

Warmest weather will occur today, Saturday, and Sunday with many lower desert communities nearing or exceeding 80 degrees.

Chance (15-40%) of light showers (any localized rainfall less than 0.10") with occasionally breezy conditions (gusts 20-30 mph) Wednesday.

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Feb
16
2024

The office of the Tribal Administration has received multiple inquiries concerning President Joaquin and Vice-President Hall and their absence.

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Feb
13
2024

The Quechan Tribal Council has postponed Saturday's, February 17th, 2024 informational meeting regarding the Gas Station/Casino proposal.

The information that was initially collected as part of our feasibility review is now months old.

The Tribal Council is committed to providing the most accurate and up-to-date information to our membership.

We look forward to bringing you more information as it is available.

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Feb
13
2024

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY
The Fort Yuma Health Care Center has discontinued the COVID-19 Call Center phoneline (760) 572-4711.  This number is no longer in service.

To contact FYHCC, please call the main phone line (760) 572-4100.

You may also contact each department directly, please see clinic phone numbers listed below:

  • Behavioral Health - (760) 572-4788
  • Dental - (760) 572-4800
  • Pharmacy - (760) 572-4200
  • Primary Care - (760) 572-4110

 

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Feb
13
2024

In this issue:

Training, Training, Training

Motherhood/Fatherhood Is Sacred Training

Kwanamii Spirit Run and Gathering

 

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Feb
12
2024

Registration open now for 4 to 6 years old.

No fees.  Limited space available.

Deadline is Monday, February 26, 2024.

Location at the Quechan Parks and Recreation ball field (604 Picacho Road, WInterhaven, California).

For more information please call (760) 572-1242.

There are any ways you can volunteer.  Coaches needed.

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Feb
5
2024

Periods of moderate rainfall expected across the lower deserts Tuesday-Wednesday.

Potential for excessive rainfall and localized flooding across the higher terrain of Maricopa, La Paz, and Gila Counties Tuesday and Wednesday.

Isolated/embedded thunderstorms could develop Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday, bringing the risk for lightning and locally heavier rainfall.

Additional light showers possible through the remainder of the week.

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Feb
1
2024

All Social Service applications will be accepted at the Tribal Administration office beginning Monday, January 8, 2024, until further notice.

Mrs. Sophia Perez, Executive Secretary, and Ms. Savannah Miller will be the point of contact.

Mrs. Perez may be reached at (760) 919-3600, extension 221.

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Jan
29
2024

The Quechan Indian Tribe is Seeking Letters of Interest from Enrolled Tribal Members for the following Committees that are still in need of members:
Advisory Committee (Language) Open
Impact Aide (3) Vacant
Health Committee (2) Vacant
Election Board (3) Vacant
(Marshal, Alternate I & II)

Events Committee (2) Vacant
Cultural Committee (2) Vacant
Higher Education (1) Vacant
Legislative Committee (1) Vacant
Pageant Committee (1) Vacant

OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Please submit letters of interest to: Gabriella L. Emerson, Tribal Council Secretary of the Tribal Administration Office. Monday through Friday during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Jan
26
2024

Chance for patchy, shallow ground fog this morning.

Dry conditions with temperatures warming 5-10°F above normal through the middle of next week.

A storm system with wetter weather possible as early as next Thursday

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Jan
22
2024

This article contains a copy of the Kwatsan National Monument Fact Sheet.

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Jan
22
2024

Widespread rainfall with isolated thunderstorms are expected today and into Tuesday.

Rainfall totals will range between 0.25-0.50 in SE CA, 0.5-1.0" over the low elevations of south-central AZ, and 1-1.5" over the AZ high terrain.

Snow levels are anticipated to remain above 6000 ft.

Isolated rain chances exist for Wednesday and Thursday over the AZ high terrain.

We dry out fully by Friday with warming temperatures into the weekend.

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Jan
22
2024

A SPECIAL INVITATION FROM QUECHAN TRIBAL COUNCIL AND THE CULTURAL COMMITTEE LET'S PRESERVE CULTURE AND CONNECTION, TOGETHER.

Join us for a community event and conversation around the protection of sacred places.The Quechan Tribal Council and the Cultural Committee will host an open Tribal community and descendants presentation and discussion around the proposed Kw'tsan National Monument designation efforts.

Featuring Quechan Tribal Dancers and Singers
MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2024 AT THE QUECHAN COMMUNITY CENTER
12:00 PM AZ TIME.

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Jan
18
2024

Effective January 24, 2024, the area located on Sapphire Lane (HIP Homes) East of Spirit Mountain Coffee will be off limits to all unauthorized personnel until further notice.

Building demolition and construction will be occurring in that area and hazards will exist. Please notify your family members to stay clear with a special infuses on keeping children out of the area. A completion date has not been determined but more information will follow as it’s received.

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Jan
17
2024

Dry conditions will persist through Saturday. Light rain potential for Sunday through Tuesday. Snow levels above7000 feet.

Above normal temperatures through Saturday. Near normal temperatures starting Sunday.

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Jan
12
2024

The Quechan Indian Tribe is Seeking Letters of Interest from Enrolled Tribal Members for the following Committees that are still in need of members:
Advisory Committee (Language) Open
Impact Aide (3) Vacant
Health Committee (2) Vacant
Election Board (3) Vacant
Events Committee (2) Vacant
Cultural Committee (2) Vacant
Higher Education (1) Vacant
Legislative Committee (1) Vacant

OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Please submit letters of interest to: Gabriella L. Emerson, Tribal Council Secretary of the Tribal Administration Office, Monday through Friday during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Jan
12
2024

Widespread freezing temperatures for much of Arizona this morning.

Below normal temperatures over the weekend with localized freezing temperatures for the typically coldest areas Saturday morning.

Dry conditions persisting through next week with temperatures warming into the normal range by the middle of next week and to above normal late next week.

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