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Apr
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 - (2) Vacant
Health Committee -  (2) Vacant
Election Board (Alternate I & II) -  (2) Vacant
Events Committee - (2) Vacant
Cultural Committee - (1) Vacant
Higher Education - (1) Vacant
Legislative Committee - (1) Vacant
Housing Board - (1) Vacant

OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Please submit letters of interest to: Gabriella L. Emerson, Tribal Council Secretary of the Tribal Administration Office, Monday – 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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Apr
29
2024

Quechan Housing Authority is seeking volunteers to assist Self-Help grant recipients by providing labor on their home project to meet program requirements.

Volunteer activities include but are not limited to:
Demoing and demo cleaning
Interior/Exterior Painting
Yard cleanup and more
Any skill trades are welcome

If you're interested in volunteering with us, please contact Patti Jauregui (760) 572-0243.

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Apr
29
2024

Yuma Desert Contractors will be performing approved control burns in the Ranch 5 area to prepare the land for new construction of a subdivision. Burning will attempt to begin on Monday, April 29th with approval from Air Quality Control.  Burning is planned to continue throughout the month of May until area is cleared.

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Apr
25
2024

The Agenda for the Work Session on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 10:00 am in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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Apr
24
2024

The Agenda for the Special Meeting on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 10:00 am in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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Apr
22
2024

Today: Highs in the mid to upper 90s across the lower deserts resulting in localized Moderate HeatRisk from Phoenix through southeast CA.

Highs in the low to mid 90s Tuesday and lower 90s Wednesday. Near normal temperatures return by Thursday, lasting through next weekend.

Breezy conditions will be common over much of the area each day starting Tuesday with afternoon gusts of 20-25 mph. There is also potential for locally windy conditions and gusts to around 30 mph which may bring elevated fire weather conditions midweek.

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Apr
19
2024

Daily highs in the 90s across the lower deserts will put the area into the upper part of the minor HeatRisk category through at least Monday. Localized Moderate HeatRisk in SE CA Sunday.

Locally windy this evening in Imperial Co. Potential for breezy to locally windy conditions later next week.

Dry conditions to persist.

Cooling trend starting next Tuesday with near normal temperature returning later next week.

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Apr
18
2024

The Revised Agenda for the Work Session on Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 10:00 am in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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Apr
12
2024

  • Widespread Minor HeatRisk Today and Saturday with high temperatures peaking between 90-95°F Today.
  • Breezy to locally windy conditions Friday through Sunday, with widespread 20-30 mph gusts and locally 35-40 mph.
  • Passing system this weekend will keep conditions breezy into early next week and cool temperatures down.

Temperatures warm back to near normal by Tuesday and near 90°F by Wednesday.

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Apr
12
2024

A Tribal Distribution of 3.5 million has been approved by the Quechan Tribal Council. The amount for Adults and Minors will be $874.78. The Minors payment will be placed in their trust account with Providence First Trust Company. Distribution will be held at the Quechan Community Center from 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. on May 10, 2024. After 6:00 p.m. all remaining checks will be mailed out to the current mailing address on file with the Revenue Distribution Department.

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Apr
11
2024

The Agenda for the Special Meeting on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 2:00 pm in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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Apr
11
2024

The Agenda for the Work Session on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 10:00 am in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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Apr
5
2024

Breezy to locally windy conditions today over much of the area with light showers late this afternoon and evening across south-central and eastern Arizona.

Well below normal temperatures through the weekend. Lows Saturday and Sunday morning in the 40s.

Breezy to locally windy focused more over the western lower deserts Sunday - Tuesday.

Turning much warmer later next week with a high probability of seeing highs at or above 90° late next week with at least a Minor HeatRisk.

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Apr
4
2024

The Agenda for the Work Session on Thursday, April 04, 2024 at 10:00 am in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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Apr
3
2024

YUMA, Ariz. — The Department of the Interior today announced a $25 million investment from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to protect and maintain two areas important for resilience and drought mitigation in the Southwest — the Yuma East Wetlands and Topock Marsh in Arizona.

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Apr
2
2024

Dry conditions and warming temperatures continue through Thursday.

Minor HeatRisk for the lower deserts on Wednesday and Thursday with afternoon high temperatures topping out in the 80s.

Breezy to windy conditions on Thursday and Friday as the next weather system moves into the region.

Well below normal temperatures arrive on Friday and last through early next week.

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Apr
1
2024

Update:
The Special Meeting Agenda has been revised.

The Agenda for the Special Meeting on Monday, April 01, 2024 at 1:00 pm in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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Mar
27
2024

The Agenda for the Work Session on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at 2:00 pm in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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Mar
27
2024

The Agenda for the Work Session/Special Meeting on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at 10:00 am in the Quechan Tribal Chambers will be:

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Mar
25
2024

Chance of showers and isolated weak thunderstorms today and Tuesday over higher terrain north and east of Phoenix.

Dry and near to slightly above normal temperatures Wednesday - Saturday

Potential strong weather system around next Sunday - Tuesday. Uncertainty remains with the timing and exact details of potential impacts.

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