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Tribe Announces Online Sports Betting License Partnership with WynnBET


The San Carlos Apache Tribe announced that it has secured an online sports betting (also known as event wagering) license in partnership with WynnBET, the premier sports betting app from the global leader in luxury hospitality. Players in Arizona can begin pre-registering and depositing on Saturday with the state scheduled to go live on Thursday, Sept. 9. Terry Rambler, Chairman of the Tribe, said, “Through the Tribe’s partnership with WynnBET, we can now take gaming entertainment to a new, most exciting level, and into the 21st Century. More than that, sports betting will expand revenues, and, in doing so, the Tribe [...]

Tribe Announces Online Sports Betting License Partnership with WynnBET2023-08-03T20:45:08+00:00

Tribe Mandates COVID Vaccinations for All Employees


Please be advised that pursuant to Resolution No. AU-21-121, the Council has mandated COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees of the Tribe’s government and subsidiary enterprises within 45 days, or by September 25, 2021, as a condition of employment. This action was taken upon recommendation of the Tribe’s Emergency Response Commission as a response to the substantial increase in infections, including the presence of the variants, which are more infectious and deadly. Some 1,017 members of the Tribe remain unvaccinated. In April, for about 20 days, we had 0 cases. According to our epidemiologists, since June, there have been 132 cases, for [...]

Tribe Mandates COVID Vaccinations for All Employees2023-08-03T20:45:17+00:00

Memo on Earned Leave


The year 2020 brought many challenges due to COVID-19. Due to the seriousness of this pandemic and the safety of all tribal members, Tribal Council approved the Stay at Home Order and placed all Tribal Employees on Administrative Leave on March 14, 2020 and continued to extend throughout the year. During this time, employees continued to accrue their Earned Leave. Towards the end of 2020, Tribal Council approved the carryover of all leave earned in 2020 regardless of the Tribe's Policy 901, allowing only 240 hours carryover each year. As we are nearing the end of 2021, I am encouraging Directors, [...]

Memo on Earned Leave2021-08-10T11:39:17+00:00

Healthcare Corporation Purchases Dream Manor Inn of Globe, AZ


Today, the San Carlos Apache Tribe announced the acquisition of the Dream Manor Inn of Globe, Arizona. The purchase of Dream Manor Inn was made by the San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation (“SCAHC”), a subsidiary enterprise of the Tribe, known in Apache as Izee’ Baa Gowąh (to heal, serve and empower the N’dee, the Apache people). Chairman Terry Rambler said, “This is a truly historic investment – the first time the Tribe has ever purchased property and a major business outside our Reservation. For quite some time, the Tribe has been the largest employer in the region, now with over 2,500 [...]

Healthcare Corporation Purchases Dream Manor Inn of Globe, AZ2021-07-30T16:11:05+00:00

Tribal Resolutions in Support of H.R. 1884 Save Oak Flat Act


Click to read the Resolutions by various Tribal nations and communities, supporting H.R. 1884 Save Oak Flat Act: Chevak Oak Flat ResolutionDownload Cocopah Oak Flat ResolutionDownload Crow Creek Sioux Oak Flat ResolutionDownload Havasupai Oak Flat ResolutionDownload Hopi Oak Flat ResolutionDownload Hulaupai Oak Flat ResolutionDownload Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes Oak Flat ResolutionDownload Meskwaki Oak Flat ResolutionDownload Native Village of White Mountain Oak Flat ResolutionDownload Pala Oak Flat ResolutionDownload Quechen Oak Flat ResolutionDownload Redwood Valley Pomo Oak Flat ResolutionDownload San Carlos Apache Oak Flat ResolutionDownload San Pasqual Oak Flat ResolutionDownload Shawnee Oak Flat ResolutionDownload SRPMIC Oak Flat ResolutionDownload Tohono O'odham [...]

Tribal Resolutions in Support of H.R. 1884 Save Oak Flat Act2021-07-13T02:13:00+00:00

Recreational Areas Now Open to the Public


The San Carlos Tribal Council, under the authority of the Tribal Constitution, Article V, Section 1, (f), opens all recreational areas to the public. Monsoon moisture over the past few weeks has reduced the risk of fire danger. High humidity has increased moisture of dead fuels, rainfall has been spotty, however, Level 2 Fire Restrictions are still in effect. The following acts are prohibited on San Carlos Apache Tribal lands until further notice: Igniting, building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, including charcoal and briquettes. Liquid petroleum or LPG fueled stoves may be used in an area that is barren [...]

Recreational Areas Now Open to the Public2021-07-12T17:03:49+00:00

Tribe Prepares for COVID-19 Delta Variant


Today, the San Carlos Apache Tribe (“Tribe”) announced the presence of the COVID-19 Delta Variant among the members of the neighboring White Mountain Apache Tribe. The Variant is understood as more infectious and deadlier. James Darragh, MD, the Chief Medical Officer for the Tribe’s San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation (“SCAHC”), said, “We have received a public health notification from the White Mountain Apache Tribe reporting two confirmed cases of the Delta variant. This new variant strain of Covid-19 is more infectious and deadlier. It is likely to come to San Carlos. I urge all unvaccinated patients over the age of 12 [...]

Tribe Prepares for COVID-19 Delta Variant2021-07-11T15:55:00+00:00

More Groups Voice Support for HR 1884 Save Oak Flat Act


The entirety of a letter to Congress summarizing support of H.R. 1884 Save Oak Flat Act by a large number of conservation, indigenous, and religious groups is reposted below: Please Support H.R. 1884, The Save Oak Flat Act Dear Member of Congress, We write on behalf of the undersigned conservation, Indigenous, and religious groups representing millions of members and supporters to urge you to support H.R. 1884, the Save Oak Flat Act. This bill repeals authorization of a land exchange that would facilitate the proposed Resolution Copper Mine, a project that would result in the destruction of a Native American sacred [...]

More Groups Voice Support for HR 1884 Save Oak Flat Act2021-07-08T09:52:40+00:00

July 4th Holiday


According to the SCAT Human Resources Manual, under Employee Benefits, Section 1002 "Holidays", the Tribe will observe the July 4th holiday on Monday, July 5th, 2021. For all emergency personnel, please check with your Supervisor for scheduling on this day. Please keep safe by continuing to follow CDC guidelines by wearing your mask, washing your hands, and using hand sanitizer. Click here to download the PDF of this memo: July-4th-2021-MemoDownload

July 4th Holiday2021-06-29T15:59:00+00:00

Tribal Council Recinds Mask Mandate


Tribal Council approved the recommendation from the TERC committee to rescind the mask mandate for the general public but recommends that unvaccinated individuals continue to wear a mask. Businesses will determine their own mask requirements as recommended by CDC guidelines. Download Motion #165-2021 in PDF format here: Motion-165-2021Download

Tribal Council Recinds Mask Mandate2021-06-15T14:50:00+00:00
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