Ute Indian Tribe


AUGUST 7, 2017

“Good Morning”, My friends and Relatives.


Please be informed there will be NO Randlett Bus Route this week August 7th – 10th , 2017. The Randlett route will resume the normal bus route Monday, August 14th .


Community Awareness: Meet & Greet at Richardsons/Tava-Ma-Wesi Park, Join us for our barbecue party! Come meet and Greet the proud women and men who protect and serve our community.

Tuesday, August 8th , at the Community Park at 5:30 pm.

Please bring a side dish.

In case of bad weather, we’ll move  to the Fort Duchesne Gym.

RSVP to: Alecia @ 823-3482, or Art @ 722-7396.


If you haven’t heard, Krispy Kruncy Chicken is here! Come join us for our Grand Opening! Wednesday, August 9th  , from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.


An update on Mosquito disease Monitoring on the Uintah & Ouray Reservation. There were 4 positive West Nile Mosquito Pools trapped the week of July 31st . The positive mosquito pools were tapped at Pelican Lake, Ouray National Bird Refuge, Yellowstone and Randlett.

Currently NO human cases of West Nile Virus have been reported in Utah. We will also continue to monitor and trap mosquito on the reservation throughout the mosquito season (May-September). We will also continue to educate residents on mosquito and bite prevention. We will update you as more information becomes available. Please let me know if you have any questions. If the public has any questions please have them contact my office. LT Adam Mannarino @ 722-5911


This is to inform everyone that due to a delay in proclamations, the big game permits will NOT be given out Monday, August 7th , we are hoping to have everything ready to be distributed on Today, Tuesday, August 8th  at 10:00 am.

Those people who were successful in the 2017 Big Game Draw have 8 working days from when they become available to pick up those permits. After 8 working days, they become available to the alternates.

Sorry for any inconvenience this delay has caused. We will update everyone with information as it is available.


The Ute Tribe Water System apologizes for the delay in the Tribal curbside trash and dumpster pick-up this past week. We are experiencing a shortage of drivers for our trash trucks and ask for your patience and understanding until we can resume our regular schedule.

We have contracted with K&K Sanitation until August 20th , 2017. The K & K schedule to pick-up trash is as follows:

Monday: Myton area, Hilltop (south of Highway-40)

Tuesday: Fort Duchesne, Randlett, Pelican Lake, Arcadia

Thursday: Whiterocks, Whiterocks Road, Farm-creek, Yellowstone, Murrayville, Coon’s Subdivision, Richard’s Sub-Divison, La Point, Tridell, Gusher, Indian Bench (North of Highway 40)

Friday: Neola

Again, this will be until August 20th . After that date the Tribal trash collection will revert back to its original times and dates. If you have any further questions, please contact the Tribal Water System @ (435) 722-5176. Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Thank you, for your cooperation, Tribal Water System Department.


Wednesday, August 9th , Back  to School Splash, Bash: , from 10-2pm. at the Bottle Hollow Marina. We will have: Boats rides, Disney Frozen Slide, The Lost Jungle King Cobra Obstacle Course and much more. (Boat/jet ski rides will require liability waiver) Lunch will be provided. So come with the whole family for some fun at the lake.

Friday, August 11th   -  Cooking Demo: Roast Beet and Goat Cheese Timbale with Apple and Vinaigrette, at 10:00 am at Painted Horse Diabetes Program.

Friday, August 25th  - Cooking Demo: Rataouille, beginning at 10:00 am at the Painted Horse Diabetes Program.

Please RSVP for these events so we can order enough food supply, and or for more information call:  Shaye Wopsock @ (385) 290-9509, 725-4914.

Please be aware of event change if occur.

All our activities are free to the communities, For more information contact: Painted Horse Office @ 725-4916, or 725-4911.

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM: Ute Indian Tribe Head Start and Tri-county Immunization Clinic:

Head Start children three and four year old needs to update their immunizations are strongly encouraged to attend. Parent or legal guardian will need to come in to sign paperwork. Tri-County Immunization Clinic Friday, August 18th , at 9:00 am – 12:30 pm. Clinic will be held at the Head Start Administration Office in Fort Duchesne. Please bring with Medicaid, or Private Insurance cards., Tribal Identification card, or Certificated of Indian Blood (CIB) paperwork, Immunization fees are based on income, if family does not have Medical Insurance, please call 725-4871, or 823-1793 if you have questions about this immunization clinic.


August 6-10th – Shoshone Language Reunion Conference, in Fort Hall, Idaho.

August 18-21st – 2nd Northern Ute Sundance, East of Neola.

August 21st – No Lunch served, due to the Sundance Feast.

Monday’s & Wednesday’s – Senior Exercise, at 11:30 am

Senior Meals Service for 55 yrs. & Over:

Meal Service at the Ute Senior Center is from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. Monday thru Thursday, except on Holidays/Tribal Events.

Home Deliver Meals: for 55 yrs & Over:

This service is for those whom cannot leave their home due to illness, please call if you are not going to home due to appointment, so we won’t deliver your meal.

Ute Tribe Senior Title VI Transportation for 55 yrs & over:

All those needing transportation must call ahead to schedule times from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm., Monday thru Thursday. Except on Holidays/Tribal events. 

For all medical transportation: please contact, the CHR office for assistance.

For all other assistances:

Ute Water Systems: for Water Problems call 722-5176

Ute Bldg. Rehab: For all chore maintenances, grass cut, trash, ets. And some appliances, call 722-1255.

Ute Maintenance: for home problems and all electrical problems, call 722-2256.

REMINDER: Once again, this program no longer handles Maintenance related issues/problems contact one of the above programs or call Administration. We haven’t has a Senior maintenance crew available here at all since October 1st , 2014 to the present 2017.

Winter Heating Program:

The Ute Senior Heating Program (Resolution 98-247):  pays for Winter Heating costs only from October to February, Currently we are out of Funds until this coming October 2017.


Back to School dates: Uintah River High School: August 15th , Uintah County and Duchesne County School Districts: August 23rd .

Utah State University – Fort Duchesne – Classes starting this fall at the Ute Tribe Education Center: Math 0950-Tuesday & Thursdays from 5:15-7:45 pm.,

Anth/Eng/Hist 2210 (storytelling) Wednesday 5:15-7:45pm.

For more information contact Barbara Hammond @ (801) 623-1849.


Free Developmental Evaluation for children ages birth to 33 months.

For more information please call (435) 722-5654.

Office Hours: Monday thru Thursday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.


Back to school luau:

Saturday, August 19th , from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Held at the Ute Crossing Event Center.

Plan now to join Ute Crossing Events Center, Ute Lanes and Ute Crossing Grill for their 4th Annual Back-2-School Luna. There will be hula contest, games, back-to-school giveaways, bowling, and even free food sponsored by Ute Oilfield ?Water Services! We can’t wait to see you there!

If you want more information contact us @ 722-4274.


September 2nd , Hidden Olive Park, Whiterocks Road (6000 East 300 North)

Side by Side Race, 100% pay outs and Thophy’s, Western Mud Bog Race Association rules, Stock class, super stock, modified, open diesel class, powder puff class,

Drivers meeting at 11:00 AM, Races start at 12:00 pm.

Entry Fee: $40.00 Driver and Truck Pit Crew $10.00

Camping Ground $25.00 Dash for cash Safety belts and Helmets required.

Bike Rally at 8:00 am same day.

Entry Fee: $25.00 single, Double $30.00

Games and Poker Run for more information contact: Jolene Jenks @ (435) 724-8355 or Dave Davis (435) 823-3446.

This event is on September 2nd .

Big Tire Class added Live band will be playing,

BBQ and Movie night, Trucks from all surrounding states will be here for this event.

Event is located by the Haunted Woods.

Spectators: $5 per person/$20 Carload.

For more information contact: Jake @ (435) 401-1708.

Hill Creek Poker Run

September 2, 2017.

Kickstands up at 8:30 am , at Native Voltage Radio Station.

Come and enjoy Bar-B-Que Scavenger Hunt Bike Rodeo, for more information contact: Jolene Jenks @ (435) 724-8355, or Dave Davis @ (435) 823-3446, Lex Jenkins @ (435) 722-2245.


Half time performers are needed for September 16th 2017, Utah Ute’s Football Half-time dance performance.

All categories and dancers of all ages are welcome to join.

A planning meeting will be Thursday, August 10, 2017, at 12:00 pm. at the Tribal Auditorium.

For more information please call: Bruce Pargeets @ 828-7032, or Judy Pargeets @ 725-4079.


August 2nd Northern Ute Sundance: East of Neola, Utah

August 18-21, 2017.

Feast: Monday, August 21st .

Sundance Chief: Henry Howell

Shoshone Sundance:

August 25-28, 2017.

Old Sundance Grounds, Fort Washakie, Wy.

Feast and Give-Away following the Sundance.

For more information contact:

James Trosper @ 1-307-714-1111

Dexter Aoah @ 1(307) 438-3037


For the week of: No Job Announcement

(NOTE: Tribal Preference will be exercised)


We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Ute oilfield water services:

Drivers (full-time) 1 year of experience and Class A CDL License preferred.

Clean driving record for the past 3-years. 21 years or older.

For more information contact: Wendell Myrick @ (801) 455-6621

Ute Tribal Enterprises, LLC:

Ute Oilfield Services Facility/Field Operations Supervisor (closing date August 15th 2017)

Current Class A Operator’s License and CDL Certifications with Tank Endorsement.

Three-Five years of Transportation experience required – Oilfield trucking experience and oilfield with hauling liquid material preferred.

For more information contact: Gay Saunders @ 722-3136

Ute Crossing Grill:


For more information contact: Dana Locke @ (801) 699-9770

Ute Lanes Family Fun Center:

Pinchaser/Clerk (part-time)

For more information contact: Gerald Davies @ (801) 699-9770

Ute Petroleum, Fort Duchesne:

Lead Stocker

For more information contact: Helene Secakuku @ (801) 889-6651

Ute Petroleum Myton:

Ute Way Grill Cook (part-time)

For more information contact: Dawna Ross @ (801) 599-6701

Ute Plaza Supermarket:

Meat Department worker (part-time)

Cashiers (part-time)

For more information contact: Joshua Jenks @ (801) 455-6061.

Select positions are open until filed. Copy of each job description and application forms are available with the front desk at Ute Tribal Enterprises. LLC office, or at the location of the business. For more information, please call Ute Tribal Enterprises LLC @ 435-722-3136, or stop by any location and visit with the managers.


The next Bulletin deadline date: Thursday, August 17th , 2017.

Bulletin will be out Friday, August 25th , 2017

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