Ute Indian Tribe

 UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF

 JANUARY 8, 2018

 

“Good Morning”, My friends and Relatives.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE: FROM MOTOR POOL:

The Ute Tribe Public Transit NO longer have the phone numbers listed below on the Transit schedule for routes:

Myton/Roosevelt        435-823-5216

Whiterocks                  435-823-5214

Randlett                      435-823-5217

If you need to schedule a ride for the transit routes call: Jeromy Groves Transit Coordinator @

435-823-8880, or Transit Office @ 435-725-4924 or 725-4984.

 

NOTICE: FROM THE UTE TRIBE HOUSING DEPARTMENT:

Ute Housing will be closed Tuesday, January 9th thru the 11th . I will return to the office on Monday January 15th , 2018.

If there is any paper work that you would like to drop off, simply side them under the door, or drop it off in the Administration Office. Sorry for the inconvenience. Maxine Redfoot.

 

CAUTION NOTICE: FROM THE UTE TRIBE FISH & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT:

Due to the warm weather Ice Fishing at Bottle Hollow Reservoir is not recommended at this time, if you or any family members plan on fishing please use CAUTION.

If you have any questions please, contact the Ute Tribe Fish & Wildlife dept.

 

INDIAN MINERAL OWNER QUESTIONS AND ANSWER SESSION:

Thursday, January 11, 2018. From 9:00 am to Noon. At the Ute Crossing Grill, in the Large Conference Room.

Representatives from various Federal Agencies responsible for managing trust minerals will be available to answer your mineral ownership and /or royalty questions regardless of where your allotment is located.

For more information, Please contact the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) at 1-800-982-3226.

 

BOWL WITH A COP, SPONSORED BY BIA LAW ENFORCEMENT:

For all ages-Bowl with a Cop, Friday, January 26th , from 2:00 – 3:00 pm.

Held at the Ute Lanes.

Pizza and small beverage provided to participants.

 

REMINDER: FROM THE PROSECUTION OFFICE:

The Intro to Law Class session IV will be held Tuesday, January 9th , beginning at 5:00pm.

In the Tribal Auditorium, It will be a potluck, so bring your favorite dish to share. Drinks will be provided. We invite your comments and your participation.

If you have any questions, please call their office @ 722-4675.

 

UPDATES FROM THE UINTAH & OURAY AGENCY:

Invitation of Sealed Bids on Farms & Pasture Agricultural Lease.

Deadline for Submission: Tuesday, January 16th at 4:30 pm

Bid Opening date & Time: Wednesday, January 17th at 10:00 am.

Place of Bid: Multi-Purpose Room at University of Utah, 987 East Lagoon Street, Roosevelt, Ut.

BIDDING PROCEDURES:

All bids should be submitted on a U&O Bid form. The lease will be awarded to the highest bidder.

Submit one bid form per Item number.

Bids are to be enclosed in a SEALED BID for F&P Leases, Item # ______.

If mailing a bid, sealed bids are to be submitted to the Uintah & Ouray Agency, P.O. Box 130. Fort Duchesne, Utah, 84026 and must be received by deadline.

Any bids improperly marked or received after the deadline date will not be considered and will be rejected.

All bids will be opened by BIA Staff and in front of bidders who choose to attend.

Bids from individuals who are delinquent on any previous annual lease payments and /or O&M charges will not be considered and will be rejected.

NOTE:  Any announcements or corrections at the time of Bid Sale will supersede this notice.

For further information contact: Rebecca Pohawpatchoko, Realty Specialist @ (435) 722-4329.

 

UP-COMING FOOD HANDLER COURSE:

Food Handler Certification Course will be held Friday, January 26th , from 8:30 – 12:30 pm.

At Ute Crossing Grill Event Center.

Anyone who cooks, prepares or serves food on tribal lands at restaurants, cafes, stores, schools childcare facilities, or food stands. The public is also welcome.

This course is FREEE and will cover the essential food handling information  and practices necessary to prevent foodborne illness. Food Handler’s Certificate Cards will be issued following successful completion of the training. The course will be presented by Lt. Adam Mannarino, Environmental Health Officer, Indian Health Service.

*NOTE: Participants must attend the entire training to be eligible to sit for the exam.

 

UTE INDIAN TRIBE VENITA K. TAVEAPONT LIBRARY PRESENTS: CUT YOUR ENERGY COSTS DAY.

Come join us for National Cut your Energy Costs Day and hear some vital information by Moon Lake Electric, on Wednesday, January 10th at 1:00 pm.

How to save on your energy bill, What to do when your power goes out,

They’ll have 3 speakers from Moon Lake here to help you through all of your questions and covering energy Costs, quality issues in your home, and safe steps when working with electrical wiring, As well as some pamphlets to take home and some hats and goodies!.

 

VENITA K. TAVENPONT LIBRARY : PRESENTING BATMAN MOVIE MARATHON:

Friday, January 12th , So we are celebrating the momentous event with a Batman Movie Marathon beginning with the 1943 first television series.

Movie will begin at 1:00 pm sharp! And continue into the evening. It is an all-day event. Everyone is welcomed, we’ll have Pizza, Popcorn, Activity Books.

Come dressed as your favorite Batman character!

The movie will be held in the Uintah River High School Commons Area.

If you have questions, feel free to contact: Cheryl Lone Bear @ 725-4248.

UPDATE FROM PRIME TIME 4KIDS: LITTLE BLOSSOM CENTER:

We offer Free Development Evaluation for children, birth to 3 years old.

Evaluation testing includes the following:

Gross Motor

Fine Motor

Self Help

Social Emotional Skills

Receptive & Expressive Lanuage

Hearing & Vision Screening

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

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

ATTENTION: STUDENTS OF UNION, UINTAH RIVER AND UINTAH HIGH SCHOOLS:

High School Students are encouraged to apply for this great opportunity.

Experience History in the Making, FRS Youth Tour 2018, June 2-6th , 2018., to Washington D.C.

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Youth Tour will bring 100 high school students from rural American together for an exciting experience. Your locally-owned telecommunications company will sponsor an area students to attend the FRS Youth Tour. Students must be a high school student ages 16-17 at the time of the youth tour. FRS will not accept any students age 18 or over.

Gives students the opportunity to experience the nation’s capital and visit famous historical sites. Including the: Lincoln Memorial, the U.S. Capitol, Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery.

Allows students to meet other youth from rural communities across the country and to form lasting friendship.

For more information, contact: Cindie Gilbert @ (435) 622-5265, or cgilbert@stratanenetworks.com

 

UB TECH CAREER SUMMIT:

The Uintah Basin’s Premier Career Summit, Thursday, January 11th , at Roosevelt Campus and January 18th at Vernal Campus. This is for all ages welcome. From 5:30 – 7:00 pm.

Local Industry Panelists, UBTECH Program Booths, Appetizers will be served.

Visit with Instructors, learn about 20+ Certificates, apply for scholarships and Financial Aid.

 

UPDATE FROM THE UTE TRIBE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:

There is still time to enroll in our USU Spring Semester classes here at the Ute Indian Tribe Education Building.

Classes:

FCHD 1500

Human Development Across the Lifespan

Tuesdays: 5:15 – 7:45 pm.

Class starts Tuesday, January 9th

STATS 1045

Mondays/Wednesdays, 5:15 – 7:45 pm.

Class starts Monday January 8th

For more information contact: Korin Shavanaux-Dunn @ 725-4083.

 

UP-DATE FROM THE I.H.S. CLINIC:

Is the Clinic Closed?

Do you still have a medical question or need medical advice?

The U&O Health Center now has a Nurse Advice Line, You can use after hours and on weekends!

Nurse advice call line: (435) 725-6810.

 

UPDATES FROM PAINTED HORSE PROGRAM:

Elder’s workout sessions every Monday’s & Wednesdays, from 11:00 – 12:00, at the Senior’s

Center.

Zumba: will be Monday’s , Wednesdays, & Thursday’s at the Head Start building starting at 5:00 pm.

Zumba: at the Myton Community Building, every Tuesday nights, starting Tuesday, January 9th , beginning at 6:30 – 7:30 pm.

Mondays & Wednesdays: Elder Workout session from 11:00 – 12:00 pm, at the Senior Center.

Toning class: Wednesdays, at Painted Horse starting at 5:00 pm.

Family Chef Series:  at the Whiterocks Community building, starting Tuesday, January 16th at 5:00 pm. this includes 4 family dinners and 4 quick cook-at-home meal kits. Please register with Shaye Wopsock @ 725-4914, or Suzi Prevedel @ 823-3429 by January 11th , 2018.

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

Gym Hours: Monday-Thursday, from 8:00 am – 7:00 pm. Friday’s 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday. 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

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

For more information contact: Painted Horse Office @ 725-4912, or 725-2916.

 

UPDATE FROM MOTOR POOL:

Please be informed, the Motor Pool will be taking people to the 73rd Anniversary Iwo Jima Flag Raising Ceremony in Sacaton, Arizon. Thursday, February 22nd  , 2018.

The big coach will be departing , Thursday, February, 22nd , around 10:00 am, from the Ute Plaza,  and returning Monday, February 26th .

Please call the Transit Office @ 435-725-4924, or Motor Pool @ 722-2245. We will make a boarding manifest and there is NO Boarding Fee:

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS: WITH UTE INDIAN TRIBE 

WEEK OF JANUARY 2, TO JANUARY 16, 2018

(NOTE: Tribal Preference will be exercised)

 

Prosecution – Tribal Prosecutor

Grievance Committee- (2) non-tribal members, (1) Tribal member

Natural Resource Sclerocactus Plan – Seasonal Biological Technician

Ute Family Services – Guardian Ad Litem

Transit – Transit Bus Driver

BIA/OJS Law Enforcement – Tribal Dispatch

Fish & Wildlife – (2) positions, Fishery Biologist 1 & Conservation Officer

Building Rehab. - Work Crew Supervisor

Social Service – (2) positions, Social Worker

Water System –Construction Worker, Assistant Director

Red Pine –Male House Manager, Female House Manager & Part-time Cook.

Justice Center – (part-time) Cook & Cook 11

Motor Pool – Detail Technician

CHR – (2) Positions open for Community Health Representives.

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

 

JOB LISTING FOR UTAH DINE’ BIKEYAH’:

Utah Dine’ Bikeyah’ is excited to announce that we are adding key positions to our team. We are seeking talented candidates who can help advance conservation and Native American sovereignty in the years ahead.

Applications are due January 12th 2018.

The positions are as follows:

Assistant Director Position announcement.

Communications Coordinator Position Annoncement

Office Assistant Position Announcement.

Application deadline is this Friday, January 12th , 2018.

For more information contact: Braidan Weeks, Communication Coordinator, Utah Dine’ Bikeyah’ @ (801) 372-6438, or Braidan@utahdinebikeyah.org

 

BULLETIN DEADLINES:

The next Bulletin deadline date: Monday, January 22, 2017

Bulletin will be out: Monday, January 29 , 2018.

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

 

FRIENDLY REMINDER:

Please submit your Radio News to the Ute Bulletin/Public Relation Department,

before 9:00 am, on Tuesday morning.

If you missed any portion of this program, you can view Ute News at

www.utetribe.com. Or stop by the office a pick up a copy of the Ute News.