Ute Indian Tribe

 UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF

SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

“Good Morning”, My friends and Relatives.

ON A SAD NOTE:

This morning I want to take this time and send out our deepest condolences to the all the families who have lost their loved ones. Our prayers are with you always, from our families.

JUST A QUICK UPDATE FROM UINTAH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL:

Please be advised that Parent/Teacher conference will be held Wednesday, September 13th starting at 4:30 – 6:00 pm.

Also School Pictures Monday, September 18th

UP-COMING UTE INDIAN TRIBE SUICIDE PREVENTION CONFERENCE:

Suicide prevention conference will be held at Ute Crossing Events Center, Thursday, September 14th . Registration: 8:00 – 9:00 am, Conference starts at 9:00 am – 4:30 pm. Lunch will be provided. Guest speakers: Beau Washington, Larry Cesspooch and Jeramie Tubbs.

Are you concerned about a family member or friend? Are they suicidal? Let them know “It’s okay to ask for help”,

Also Thursday, September 14th , 2017.Prescription Drug Take-Back Day!

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the public about the potential for abuse in medications. Bring any old, unused, expired medications to be collected for disposal. NO QUESTIONS ASKED! Contact: Pamela Shaffer, RN PHN @ (435) 725-6828.

For more information on the Suicide Conference contact: Savania Tsosie @ 722-4302.

HEALTH UPDATE: LIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC HEALTH CONDITIONS:

Uintah Basin Medical Center, is offering a FREE six-week course for people with any Chronic condition such as depression, hypertension, diabetes, arthritis, chronic pain, or asthma.

Classes held September 12 thru October 17th ,2017. Every Tuesday’s from 3:00 – 5:30 pm.

Classes will be held at Painted Horse Diabetes Prevention Program.

Program includes: Manage Symptoms, Use medication as directed, work with your health care team, set weekly goals, problem solve effectively, Handle difficult emotions, For ages 18 and over and No children please. Held at Painted Horse .

To make your reservation, stop by Painted Horse, or call Rozanna Padilla @ (435) 725-4987.

OCTOBER IS “BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH:

Breast Cancer Mammovan, will be here Monday, October 9th from 12 to 3:00 pm, and Tuesday, October 10th from 8 to 12 pm.

The Mammovan will be here at the Ute Tribal Office in the parking lot area.

Vouchers are available for women that meet the income guidelines. Most health insurance will pay for prevention screenings.

Lots of great health resources and Incentives will be available.

To schedule your appointment or for more information call: Rozanna @ (435) 725-4987.

UTE TRIBE LLC ENTERPRISES UPDATE:

Celebrating 1st  Year of Ute Bison, Saturday, September 16th , from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. At the Ute Plaza Supermarket, Everyone is welcome to come join us. We will be doing an introduction, followed by an Opening Prayer with few Recognitions. There will be a few activities and Bison samples!.

UPDATE FROM UTE INDIAN TRIBE LIHEAP PROGRAM:

The Heating program has come to an end for the fiscal year 2017. As it closes there are forty (40) Electirc Window Air Conditioners to be give to the first LIHEAP participants that come into the office to sign-up.

Please continue to pay your heating bill, the Winter months will be arriving quickly, keep your family warm and safe.

For more information contact: Angelia Chegup @ 725-2852.

PUBLIC NOTICES:

The CHR Program shall be closed Thursday & Friday, September 14-15th , 2017., for building maintenance, and  we’ll be open Monday, September 18th .

If you need a transport call the following individuals from Painted Horse:

Cassandra Manning @ 725-4911, Jackie Lee @ 828-2357, April Santio @ 828-8359, Sophia Buffalo @ 828-6294, or Wendellena Navanick @ 823-8087.

If you have any question please contact: Julian Pinkham @ 725-4229.

NEWS UPDATES FROM: UTE TRIBE HEAD START HEALTH AND SAFETY COORDINATOR:

Times and Dates for Ute Tribe Head Start Physical and Dental Schedule:

Physical Schedule: Children will be bused to the Head Start Administration Office.

Monday, September 11th :

Four Winds #1 at 9:30 am,

Whiterocks at 10:00 am,

Myton #1 at 10:30 am,

Four Winds #2 at 11:00 am

and Little Mesa #1 at 1:00 pm.

Monday, September 18th :

Four Winds #3 at 9:30 am,

Four Winds #4 at 10:00 am,

Myton #2 at 10:30 am,

Randlett at 11:00 am

and Little Mesa at 1:00 pm.

Homebased any time from 9:30 to 12:00 and 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm, Regular pick-up and start times. Buses might run late for the afternoon drop-off. Parental participation highly recommended.

Children with parents present will go first. Look for Health Coordinator (dressed in Bright Safety Vest) to get right back.

Dental Schedule: Children will be bused to the Indian Health Dental Office.

Wednesday, September 13th :

Little Mesa #1 at 9:30 am,

Little Mesa #2 at 10:00 am.

Randlett at 10:30 am.

Whiterocks at 11:00 am

and Four Winds #1 at 11:30 am.

Thursday, September 14th :

Four Winds #2 at 9:30 am,

Four Winds #3 at 10:00 am,

Myton #1 at 10:30 am,

Myton #2 at 11:00 am

and Four Winds at 11:30 am.

Homebased anytime 9:30 t0 11:30 am. Look for Health Coordinator to get right back. Regular pick-up, and start times. Buses might run late for the afternoon drop-off. Parent participation highly recommended. Children with parents present will go first.

For more information contact: Clinton Young @ 722-4506

Wednesday, September 20th is Make-up Day.

 

UPDATES FROM PAINTED HORSE PROGRAM:

Friday, September 15th  - Food Demo at Painted Horse: Pumpkin Veggie Burger. Get excited folks it might be hard to believe that this delicious little baby has pumpkin in it but it does and it’s taste so dang good! On September 15th at 9:30 am, at Painted Horse stop by and learn how to make this spicy yet flavorful dish! I’m telling you, don’t miss out on this and our pumpkin series running through the months of September –October where I will be teaching you how to make great dishes and awesome treats.

Here’s the dates for Food Demo’s: September 15th , September 29th , October 6th , and October 20th .

Saturday, September 16th – Super Hero Fun Run/Walk, at 10:00 am, starting at the Fort Duchesne gym to the Plaza and back to the gym. Run/Walk as your favorite super hero, so dress up and we hope to see you there! Light snack and water will be provided.

Sunday, September 24th – Glow Fun Run/Walk, at dusk at Painted Horse. Glow items will be provided, come and have fun with us.

Please be aware events may change. All our activities are free to the communities.

For more information contact: Painted Horse Office @ 725-4916, or 725-4911.

 

UTE TRIBE SENIOR NEWS:

Tuesday, September 26thUte Seniors will be having a Indoor Yard Sale, & Bake Sale. from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, at the Ute Senior Center.

Table/Chair will be provided for Ute Seniors who want to sell their new or semi-new used yard sale or bake sale items only (space is limited)

For more information contact: Colene Black @ 725-4286, or Senior Center Office @ 725-4281.

MOTOR POOL’S LAST GAMING EXCURSION TRIP TO LANDER/RIVERTON, WYOMING:

September 29-October 1st , 2017. For 2 nights of fun

The Fun Bus will departing from Ute Plaza at 10:00 am Friday, September 29th . Returning Sunday, October 1st .

Motor Pool has planned a trip to Lander/Riverton area at the end of the month. There is NO boarding fee and the places of stay are the Shoshone Rose Casino/ Riverton Casino. The prices have been reduced for the Northern Ute Nation bus group, and Hotel accommodation’s on your own. The trip is the last trip for FY 2017. So this planned trip is for those that would like to go for a joy ride, Sight see and try your luck at the casinos in this area. Please call Motor Pool to sign-up and have a room reserved. 

For more information, call: Motor Pool @ (435) 722-2245.

UP-COMING UTE INDIAN TRIBE 2ND VEHICLE AUCTION:

2nd Vehicle Auction will Start: August 29th and end September 14th .

These vehicles can be seen Monday- Thursday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. at the compound located east of Home Building Rehab.

Vehicles will be sold as is! , Tribal members only!

Your sealed bid must include:

Money Order in the amount you wish to bid. Must surpass minimum bid. Make money order out to: Ute Indian Tribe.

With your name, address or telephone number and unit number (located on the drivers side window of vehicle) place unit number on the envelope.

Turn sealed bid into the Treasury Department.

OPTION: if you want to make down payment, you must submit half of your bid. You will have (2) months to pay remaining balance in full. If you decide you don’t want the vehicle, you will get your money order back and vehicle will go to the next bidder.

RECREATION UPDATE:

Volleyball leagues:

4 0n 4 Youth Co-Ed

6th – 8th Grade NO Fee

9th -12th Grade NO FEE

Woman’s & Co-Ed, there’s $300.00 Entrance Fee

Deadline: September 13, 2017.

Sign up your team with the Recreation Office or if you have any questions give us a call @ 722-2249.

UP-DATE FROM PRIME-TIME 4 KIDS: LITTLE BLOSSOM CENTER:

We have Free Development Evaluation for children, birth to 3 yrs. Old.

Evaluation testing includes:

Gross Motor

Fine Motor

Self Help

Social Emotional Skills

Receptive & Expressive Language

Hearing & Vision Screening

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

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

 

UPDATES FROM THE UTE TRIBE ENTERPRISES:

Ute Crossing Trading Post:

Some changes are made with Ute Crossing Trading Post, this includes new store hours. We have also decided to move Buying Days from every Thursday to once a month.

All purchases will be conducted at the Ute Tribal Enterprises Admin. Office.

Our next buying day is September 21st from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

New Store Hours:

Closed 3 days: Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Opened 4 days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS: WITH UTE INDIAN TRIBE

For the week of: SEPTEMBER 12 TO SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

(NOTE: Tribal Preference will be exercised)

Tribal Courts – Bailiff

Prosecution – Tribal Prosecution

Big Game Enhancement – Range Tech/Bison 1

Fish & Wildlife – Seasonal Wildlife Tech.

Grievance Committee – (2) Non-Tribal members, & (1) Tribal member

UTERO – Compliance Officer

Natural Resource Sclerocactus Plan – Seasonal Biological Technician

Ute Family Services – Guardian Ad Litem

Security – Security Office

Transit – Transit Bus Driver

Red Pine – Male House Manager, & Cook

Accounting – Financial Reporting Officer

BIA/Law Enforcement – Tribal Police Office

Community Health Representive – CHR

Air Quality – Emissions Clerk

Closing date for this job announcement: September 26, 2017 by 4:30 pm.

For more information contact the Human Resources Office @ 725-4017

 

UTE TRIBAL ENTERPRISES, LLC: CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Ute Tribal Enterprises, LLC:

Ute Crossing Grill Manager: – Closing date September 15th.

Plans, organize, directs, and coordinates the workers and resources of Ute Crossing Grill for efficient, well-prepared, and profitable serving of food and beverages.

Works with chefs and other personnel, to plan menus that are flavorful and popular with customers.

High School diploma or GED, Preferred education: Associate’s degree or higher in Hospitality or Food Service. Must hold and maintain food handlers permit and smart certification.

For more information contact: Gay Saunders @ (435) 722-3136.

Ute Lanes Family Fun Center:

Pinchaser/Clerk (part-time)

Assistant Events Coordinator

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

Ute Petroleum Myton:

Ute Way Grill Cook (part-time)

Stocker (part-time)

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

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.

 

BULLETIN DEADLINES:

The next Bulletin deadline date: Thursday, September 14th, 2017.

Bulletin will be out Friday, September 22, 2017

Please, submit your articles and photos to the Ute Bulletin Office, Or to Kermit Wopsock @kermitw@utetribe.com, or Charlotte Navanick @ charlotten@utetribe.com.

 

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