Ute Indian Tribe

UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF

February 12, 2018

“Good Morning”, My friends and relatives.

 

REMINDER: BUSINESS COMMITTEE QUARTERLY MEETING:

Is schedule for Wednesday, February 28th , 2018. At 10:00 am

Meeting will be held in the Tribal Auditorium. Lunch will be provided,

For more information contact: Ute Tribal Office @ (435) 722-5141.

 

SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING:

Special meeting has been called for Thursday, February 15th , 2018.

Meeting will be held in the Tribal Auditorium, at 6:00 pm.

 

ATTENTION: INDIAN LAND OWNERS:

You are Invited: U.S. Department of the Interior’s Question and Answer Session

Topics: Land, Minerals and Royalties, will be held Wednesday, March 14th 2018, from 9:00 am to Noon.

Held at the Urban Indian Center, 120 West 1300 South, Salt Lake City, Utah.

For more information, contact the Office of Natural Resources Revenue @ (800) 982-3226.

 

VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT SHOP:

Your one stop shop, to get gifts for all your Valentines!!

Tuesday, February 13, from 9:00am – 5:00 pm. at Ute Crossing.

They have Baked Goods, Handmade Crafts.

Please, for more information contact Leslie @ (435) 724-0585, Flo @ (435) 790-9612, or Daniel @ (335) 790-9614.

 

UPDATE FROM ST. ELIZABETH CHURCH:

Arts-Kids Life Skills for Youth, Empowering youth through the expressive Arts. Express yourself, expand Imagination, Explore your heritage with local artist and have fun and make new friends.

We’ll have Painting, Beading, Dance and Storytelling.

Wednesday, February 7th to March 14th 2018. From 4:15 – 6:45 pm. Dinner will be included.

This is for Kids – Teens ages 6-17.

No cost to participants.

For more information contact: SueAnn Cotonuts @ (435) 823-2125, or Rev. Michael @ (435) 823-1559.

 

COMMUNITY UPDATES:

Whiterocks Community Meetings:

Friday, February 16th – Demonstration with Emergency Management at 12:00 (noon), With Dehydrated food will be on the menu.

Friday, February 23rd – Whiteriver Band meeting at 12:00 (noon) Lunch will be provided. On the Agenda:

Whiteriver Resentatives, Ute PAC, and Drug & Gang Coalition.

 

NEWS UPDATE FROM UTE FAMILY SERVICES:

Finally. A low cost Health Plan for uninsured adults. PCN (Primary Care Network.)

Open Enrollment for all adults, February 1-28th , 2018.

PCN covers services for uninsured adults such as:

Visits to a primary care provider

Four prescriptions per month

Dental exams, cleaning, filings, routine X-rays, tooth extractions

Immunizations

Routine Lab services and X-rays

Limited coverage of emergency room visits

Emergency medical transportation

Birth control methods.

Call for an appointment, or call for help to apply:

Ute Family Services: Kaye Black @ 725-2848, or Owna @ 725-2950.

 

UPDATE FROM PAINTED HORSE DIABETES PROGRAM:

Elder’s workout sessions: every Monday’s & Wednesday’s from 11:00 -12:00. At the Senior Center.

Zumba: Monday’s, Wednesday’s, & Thursday’s , at the Head Start building starting at 5:00 pm

Zumba: Every Tuesday’s at the Myton Community Building, starts at 6:30 pm

Toning Class: Wednesday’s at Painted Horse starting at 5:00 pm

Circuit Training: Monday’s & Wednesday’s from 1:30 – 2:15 pm.

Winter Community Cross-Training Classes: With Chris Tabbee

Place: Whiterocks Community Building, on Monday’s & Wednesday, from 1:30 – 2:15 pm.

Fort Duchesne: Head Start Building, on Tuesday’s & Thursday’s, from 1:30 – 2:15 pm.

Cross-Training will continue until March 1st .

Chef Series: In Whiterocks Community Building, every Tuesday’s starting at 5:00 pm.

Quill Club: Every Wednesday’s , held at Painted Horse, from 5-7:00 pm.

Tuesday, February 13th – Couples Cooking Class, at 5-6:00 pm. We’ll be making Puff Pastry with Shaye Wopsock. Held at the Painted Horse Office.

Thursday, February 22nd – Mini Health Fair from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, held at the Tribal Office. Come and get some great information about heart living. Any questions please contact Rozanna Padilla @ 725-4987.

Painted Horse Office:

Gym Hours: Monday-Thursday, 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 THE UTE TRIBE LIHEAP PROGRAM:

The heating program is ready to disburse application and except forms, come into the Ute Family Services lobby to pick-up an application.

The office is located in the Ute Family Service Building. Business hours: Monday – Thursday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

Below are the documents you must attached to your applications:

Tribal ID, or Driver License

Social Security Card

Income Verification of All Household members (4current check stubs)

Copy of Utility Bill (Electric, Gas, Propane)

Name & Address of the Provider & Account number

Social Security, SSI, Veteran’s Benefits, GA & TANF

Copy of check or Bank Statements

If your service is with Rock Mountain Power, attach your income, the business don’ t release bills until you give permission.

If you have any questions contact: Angie Chegup @ 725-4954 ext. 2852.

 

UPDATE FROM THE UTE TRIBE SENIOR CITIZENS PROGRAM:

The Senior Program is for those 55 years of age or older, and enrolled member of the Ute Indian Tribe.

Wednesday, February 14th – Senior’s Valentine Day’s luncheon.

Monday, February 19th – Holiday.

Wednesday, February 28th – Movie sponsored by the Ute Recreation Program.

Ute Senior exercise program: sponsored by Painted Horse every Mondays & Wednesdays, at 11:00am.

Ute Tribe Senior Title VI meals & Transportations:

The senior center meal service’s is from 11:30 – 12:30 pm. Monday – Thursday, except on holidays/tribal events.

Lunch Fee: for those 55 under and children.

Home Bound: meals are for those seniors over 55 years of age, and unable to leave their homes. Also if you are not going to be home due medical appointment please let us know.

There is a problem with dogs. Please keep animals tied up or away from staff. If this problem persist other accommodations will be made, this is for our workers safety.

All Ute Seniors call in advance for Transportation:

Transportation scheduling is from 8:30 – 4:00 pm. Monday thru Thursday, except on holidays/tribal events. Regular meal pick-up is from 10:30 – 11:30 am.

All Medical Transportation:

Contact the CHR Program

Ute Tribe Senior Winter Heating Program:

The last month Ute Senior Winter Heating Program.

This Program will end March 1st , 2018. (UIT Resolution 98-247)

AS of OCTOBER 2014:

The Senior Program has been without Senior Maintenance workers, Equipment & Funding

If any Elder needs assistance please contact the following departments:

Outdoors Water Problems or Trash call:

Ute Water Systems @ 722-5176

Home Repair or Chores call:

Home Building Rehab @ 722-1255

Minor Home Repair call:

Maintenance @ 722-2256

Medical Transportation call:

CHR’s Program @722-3011.

For more information contact: Ute Tribe Senior citizens Program @ 725-4281.

 

NEWS FROM THE UTE LANES YOUTH BOWLERS:

Our bowlers are getting their bowling form and techniques and getting ready for our 1st Tournament. This is the Annual Utah State Pepsi Tournament that will be held at Big city Bowl in Midvale, Utah, on February 24th & 25th . Our Bowlers are vying to represent Utah in the National Pepsi Tournament in Texas June 2018.

 

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER: I MISSED THIS LAST WEEK, MY APOLOGY:

The Union High School Cougarettes went to State Drill Semi-Finals on Friday, February 2nd to compete against 18 other 3A Utah High School Teams. Union Courgarettes placed in their pod and moved on the the Saturday finals where they placed top 5 beating out the fourteen other 3A teams. Congratulations to Union High Cougarettes for placing 5th overall in 3A at the State Drill Competition and for theonly school to receiving the sportsmanship award. Next the Cougarettes will be competing at Drill Nationals in Las Vegas. Go Union High School.

 

UPDATE FROM PRIME TIME 4KIDS: LITTLE BLOSSOM CENTER:

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

Evaluation testing includes the following:

Gross Motor

Fine Motor

Self Help

Social Emotional Skills

Receptive & Language

Hearing & Vision Screening

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

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

 

ACTIVITES:

Nah-na-mah Culture Club:

Open 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament: Deadline: February 28th , 2018.

3 player limit, all games will start at 9:00 am, Kids need proof of age and parent waiver signed.

Opened to ages 13-17, 18 & up (1 female, 2 Male) No Exceptions. Whiterocks Gym. Cost: $20.00

For more information contact: Kea @ 725-4088.

 

UPDATE FROM THE RECREATION PROGRAM:

Ice Skating is planned for Tuesday, February 27th , 2018.

For more information contact: Recreation @ 722-2249.

 

UPDATE FROM UTE INDIAN TRIBE VENITA K. TAVENAPONT LIBRARY:

Thursday, February 15th – Star Gazing Night, at 8:00 pm. Come learn about Galileo Galilei, the Father of observation astronomy and modern physics. Dress warm for the weather, and Hot Cocoa will be available.

Come join! Our Adult Book Club, and Adult Library Advisory Team. First meeting will be held Friday, February 16th , at 5:00 pm.

 

UPDATE FROM MOTOR POOL:

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

The Big Coach will be departing, Thursday, February 22nd , around 10:00 am, from the Ute Plaza, and return Monday, February 26th .

Please call the Transit Office @ 725-4924, or Motor Pool @ 722-2245. For more information.

 

OPEN COED WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT:

March 9th & 10th , 2018.

Women will be played Friday, Co-Ed will be played Saturday. Games will be played at the Fort Duchesne Gym. Prizes for 1st , 2nd and 3rd places.

4 game guarantee!

Entry Fee: $225.00, must be paid before the first game please.

For more information contact or text: Fololina Tauaalo @ (435) 724-7545.

 

2018 TIGER LEAGUE WRESTLING:

OPEN TO ALL Kids – Grades Pre-K – 5th

Cost: $35.00, Family rate $30.00 for 2nd and 3rd Wrestler.

We have Duals, Tournament, Tee-Shirts, Shorts and (6 week training)

Practice: Mondays & Wednesdays from 4:30 -5:30 pm

First wrestling practice: Wednesday, February 21st 2018.

For more information contact: Shane Davis @ 722-7182, or 722-3040.

 

UPDATES FROM LOCAL SCHOOLS:

CALL FOR DANCERS! The Heritage Club of Uintah High School, we would like to invite all Pow-wow dancers to perform at the Basketball game on Tuesday, February 20th at 5:15 pm, and 7:00 pm. In the gym at Uintah High School.

For more information call Ute Tribe Tutor/Mentor Jennifer Tavenpont @ 781-3110 ext. 2677.

UNION HIGH SCHOOL: Parent/Teacher Conferences, Today Tuesday, February 13th , from 5:00-8:30 pm. Held in the Commons Area.

EAGLE VIEW ELEMENTARY: NO SCHOOL Friday, February 16th – Monday, February 19th , 2018.

Parent/Teacher Conferences: Tuesday, February 20th & Wednesday, February 21st , from 3:30 – 6:00 pm.

 

UP-COMING POW-WOW:

Union High School contest Pow-wow is scheduled for March 9th and 10th , 2018.

At the high school gym- Roosevelt, Utah.

All Dancers and Singers are invited to attend.

Vendor Information contact: Carlene Natchees @ (435) 401-8438

Pow-Wow Information contact: Nessah Kanip @ (435) 724-4138.

 

URBAN INDIAN CENTER OF SALT LAKE POW-WOW:

120 West 1300 South Salt Lake City, Utah.

Friday, February 16th , 2018.

Grand Entry: 7:00 pm

 

WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY POW-WOW:

Weber State University American Indian Council Presents;

Indigenous Voices Pow-wow: March 31st 2018.

Ogden, Utah.

For more information contact: Tashina Barber @ (801) 626-7367.

 

46th ANNUAL UNIVERSITY OF UTAH POW-WOW:

April 6th and 7th , 2018.

“In Honor of Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women”

Location: A. Ray Olpin Student Union

Question/information: intertribalalsa@gmail.com

JOB ANNOUCEMENTS: WITH THE UTE TRIBE INDIAN

THE WEEK OF February 6TH , TO February 20TH , 2018

 

Prosecution – Tribal Prosecutor

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

Natural Resource Sclerocactus Plan – Seasonal Biological Technician & Botanist

Ute Family Services – Guardian Ad Liem

Fish & Wildlife – Fishery Biologist I & Conservation Officer

Building Rehab – Work Crew Supervisor & Electrician

Water System – Assistant Director & Treatment Plant Operator

Red Pine – Male House Manager, & Part-time cook

Justice Center – Part-time Cook, & Cook 11

Administration – Assistant Executive Director & Executive Director

Tribal Courts – Associates Judge & Public Defender

Head Start – Assistant Teacher

Wetlands – Vector Technicians

Accounting – Assistant Comptroller & Financial Reporting Officer & Accounts Payable Clerk

Social Services – Financial Officer Title IV-E Specialist

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

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE UTE TRIBE ENTERPRISES LLC:

Career opportunities, is now accepting application for the following position’s:

Myton Ute Petroleum:

Part-time Ute Way Grill Cook

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

Ute Crossing Grill:

Cook

Server – must be 21

For more information contact: Billie Perry @ (801) 633-8656

Ute Oilfield Water Services:

Drivers

Must have a Class A CDL and a clean MYR with a minimum of one year driving experience. Must have the applicable knowledge of DOT Rules and Regulation as requsted for the position.

For more information contact: Henry Howell @ (801) 300-3764.

Contract Pumper/Lease Operator – closes 2-16-2018.

Responsible for maintenance of work locations and daily reporting products and services at any designated facilities. Must reside within reasonable driving distance, from designated locations due to the frequency and sporadic, Callouts that occur outside of normal business hours.

Must have valid Driver’s License with MVR provided-able UIT Driver’s License. High School Diploma, and three years of oilfield experience.

For more information contact: Henry Howell @ (801) 300-3764.

Diesel Mechanic – closes 2-20-2018.

Responsible for repairs, and maintenance on vehicles within the trucking industry’s OEM standards. Must have knowledge of most facets of truck component. Must have valid Driver’s License with MVR provided-able to obtain UIT Driver’s License, High School Diploma and two to five years of related experience.

For more information contact: Henry Howell @ (801) 300-3764.

 

UINTAH AND OURAY RESERVATION RANGE INVENTORY TEAM:

Hiring 6 Field Technicians for Summer 2018.

Utah State University, in collaboration with the Northern Ute Tribe, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Natural Resource Conservation Service, seeks to hire summer seasonal technicians to collect data for a range condition inventory of the reservation that provide baseline information to support land management decisions. Approximate employment dates are May 8th through the mid to late August.

For more information contact: Gray H. Dean @ (435) 722-4345, or (435) 823-3053. Or

Scott Zimmer, scott.zimmer@aggiemail.usu.edu

 

Bulletin Deadline:

The next Bulletin deadline: Tuesday, February 20th , 2018.

Bulletin will be out: Monday, February 26th , 2018.

 

Here’ wishing everyone a “Happy Valentine’s Day, Tomorrow, Wednesday 14th,”.

 

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 the Ute News at www.utetribe.com , or stop by the office and pick up a copy of the Ute News. 

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