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Mar
13
2024

The Imperial County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to hold a public hearing regarding an appeal of the planning commission's decision to approve a reclamation plan proposed by SMP Gold. This decision has significant implications for our community and the protection of our ancestral lands.

Date: Tuesday, March 19th, 2024
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Board Chambers, 2nd floor, 940 Main Street, El Centro, CA 92283

It is imperative that our voices are heard during this hearing. As members of our tribal community, we have a vested interest in the preservation and sustainable management of our lands. This public hearing provides an opportunity for us to express our concerns and advocate for the protection of our cultural heritage and natural resources.

Your participation is crucial in ensuring that our tribal perspectives are considered in the decision-making process. We encourage all tribal members to attend the public hearing and stand together in solidarity to protect our ancestral lands.

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Mar
11
2024

Highs in the upper 70s to around 80 degrees today through Wednesday resulting in areas of minor HeatRisk.

Locally windy Wednesday and Thursday, particularly across southeast CA.

Chance of showers and potentially a few isolated thunderstorms (low confidence) starting Thursday across south-central and eastern AZ. Chances may persist into the weekend.

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Mar
8
2024

In this issue:

Kw’tsan National Monument

Ten Tribes Partnership (Colorado River)

Tribal Operations

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Mar
8
2024

The Agenda for the Special Meeting on Friday, March 08, 2024 at 11:00 am in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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Mar
8
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 (1) 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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Mar
7
2024

The Agenda for the Work Session on Thursday, March 07, 2024 at 10:00 am in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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Mar
7
2024

Chance of showers this morning. Showers and isolated thunderstorms likely in the afternoon, mainly across central Arizona.

Rain amounts generally up to a tenth of an inch across the lower deserts, but with localized higher amounts. Up to a quarter of an inch possible across the higher terrain north and east of Phoenix.

Warming trend beginning Friday, with minor HeatRisk developing across the region Sunday.

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Mar
6
2024

The Revised Agenda for the Special Meeting on Wednesday, March 06, 2024 at 3:00 pm in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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Mar
6
2024

Sign the petition to protect Kw’tsán National Monument today!

Click here sign the petition: Act Now — Kw'tsán National Monument (protectkwtsan.org)

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Mar
5
2024

The agenda for the Regular Meeting on Tuesday, March 05, 2024 at 9:00 am in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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Mar
4
2024

The agenda for the Special Meeting on Monday, March 04, 2024 at 3:00 pm in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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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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