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Jan
30
2023

Did you know that dragging chains can cause sparks and lead to wildfires? When pulling a trailer, remember to cross chains properly—it could prevent a wildfire.

For more info on preventing wildfire with equipment use, visit https://bit.ly/3X02fnN.

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Jan
20
2023

On Friday, January 20, 2023, the 2023/2024 Quechan Tribal Council was sworn in.

 

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Jan
20
2023

You are invited to the Quechan Indian Tribe's Inauguration of

  • President Jordan D. Joaquin
  • Vice-President Ina M. Hall
  • Tribal Council Member Virgil S. Smith
  • Tribal Council Member Gloria L. McGee
  • Tribal Council Member Jonathan E. Koteen
  • Tribal Council Member Zion C. White
  • Tribal Council Member Donald W. Medart Jr.

Friday, January 20, 2023 at 10:00 am (Arizona Time) at the Quechan Community Center located at 604 Picacho Road, Winterhaven, California.

Lunch will be provided following the ceremony.

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Jan
19
2023

Much colder weather is expected through the next 7 days with temperatures up to around 10°F below normal and multiple mornings with freezing lows and frosty conditions, as cold weather systems drop down through the region. Stay warm.

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Jan
13
2023

Southeast California/Southwest Arizona:

A series of storm systems will bring an increased threat of light rainfall and cooler conditions the next few days. The first storm system may also result in windy conditions across southeastern California Saturday. 

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Jan
9
2023

Road closure at Baseline Road and San Pasquale Drive

Wednesday, January 04, 2023.

Please use alternate route.

Previous road closure couldn’t get finished due to weather conditions.

Road will be Fog-sealed and will need to cure before its accessible again.

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Jan
9
2023

On Monday, January 9, 2023, work on San Pasqual Drive will commence.

A series of road improvements will be performed.

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Jan
3
2023

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
  • Events Committee - (1) Vacant
  • Higher Education Board - (1) Vacant
  • Cultural Committee -  (1) Vacant
  • Enrollment Committee - (3) Vacant
  • Election Board Alternate II - (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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Dec
27
2022

Baseline Road will be closed Wednesday, December 28, 2022 and Thursday, December 29, 2022.

Please use alternate route.

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Dec
22
2022

Fort Yuma Health Center is closed between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. EVERY THURSDAY, with the following exception: Pharmacy Window opens at 10:00 a.m.

Due to updated regular Administrative Hours from 8 am-12 pm every Thursday.

EVERY THURSDAY:
Pharmacy Window Opens at 10:00 a.m. - Pharmacy Phone Line: 760-572-4635
Clinic Opens at 12:00 p.m. - Call Center Remains Open: 760-572-4100

For medical advice during clinic closures, you may call the following:
24-hour Nurse Advice Line: Call (866) 896-1585 (toll-free)

For emergencies: Call 911
National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: Call or Text 988

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Dec
19
2022

On Monday, December 19, 2022, work on Baseline Road and San Pasqual Drive will commence.  A series of road improvements will be performed.

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Dec
16
2022

On December 5th, The General Election was held. Candidates Michael J. V. Jack and Donald W. Medart Jr. fell within the one percent (%) total vote cast. A recount was held on December 12, 2022 and showed Michael J.V. Jack And Donald W. Medart Jr. tied.

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Dec
15
2022

Below normal temperatures will persist into the weekend with widespread freezing likely across SW AZ and the lower CO River Valley Saturday morning. Expect a warming trend towards normal temps going into next week with lots of sun. 

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Dec
15
2022

Cold overnight conditions are expected to persist in SW AZ and the CO River Valley, especially in rural areas, where lows could drop below freezing. Clear and calm conditions are expected with lots of sunshine late this week and into the weekend. 

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Dec
15
2022

Attention fireworks vendors, applications are available.

Issuance of Fireworks Special Use Permits and booth reservations will begin on Thursday, December 15, 2022.  The Special Use Permits are only valid for ten (10) days from December 22, 2022 to December 31, 2022.

Only Safe and Sane Fireworks are allowed to be sold.

Please contact the EDA office for the forms and fee information at (760) 572-5270.

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Dec
8
2022

We continue to monitor a strong weather system that will impact the forecast area (most likely) Sunday-Monday, with what looks like the coldest temperatures of the season likely later into next week. The current outlook shows good chances for precipitation across the Phoenix metro Sunday afternoon through Sunday night. Post-system low temperatures are likely to dip below the freezing mark across large areas of the lower deserts across southern AZ by Wednesday morning.

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Dec
7
2022

Effective Monday, December 19, 2022 the Route 5 Blue will ONLY service Paradise Casino hourly.  Please see table below. If you have any questions, please contact the YCAT office.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL/ (928) 783-2235, option 1 - TDD/TTY: 711

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Dec
6
2022

The time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is traditionally a time of great expectation for family, friends, and neighbors to enjoy the season and maybe relax before the start of a new year. It is also a time for increased calls for service in the fire service. Remember to “Candle with Care” and keep fire safety in mind when doing your holiday decorating. Here is some information from the National Fire Protection Association.

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Dec
5
2022

The Enrollment Department will be undergoing renovations for several days in December, resulting in a disruption of services.

Our office will be limited to emergencies only on December 6th, 13th, and 15th.

From December 5th through December 16th, ID cards will only be issued on Fridays by appointment.  

To schedule an appointment, please call (760) 572-0752 and/or email: enrollmentclerk@quechantribe.com

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Dec
2
2022

Attention Tribal Vendors!  Booth reservation application are available at the EDA office located at 604 Picacho Road, Suite 4.

All vendors must possess a business permit.  Contact the EDA office at (760) 572-5270 for information.

 

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