Ute Indian Tribe

UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF
JANUARY 28, 2019

“Good Morning”, my friends and relatives.

NOTICE: TO ALL TRIBAL MEMBERS:

Updating your information with the Vital Statistics Department, Treasury and Accounting Departments, is very important

It reflects your Monthly Per Capita, Tribal Notices, Election (for voting) and Emergencies.

We receive a lot of returned mail because of wrong addresse, It would be very helpful, and beneficial to you and us that all correspondence with all the departments have the correct address. Help us stop the confusion.

If you should have any questions you can call the Tribal Office for department extension numbers @ 722-5141.

All information given to the departments will be confidential, No information will be given out to anyone without your permission.

 

FRIENDLY REMINDER: FROM THE FISH & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT:

Permits can be returned to the Fish & Wildlife Office by Thursday, January 31st , Every year we have a lot of people return permits with Big Game applications or when they pick up new permits. The harvest reporting is done in February and those permits that are returned late do not help us with our harvest information.

Please understand that harvest information is valuable and extremely important to determining permit numbers for the following year. Your participation is greatly appreciated. Thanks, to all those who have already returned their permits.

For more information contact: Jamie Arrive @ 722-5511.

ATTENTION: ALL TRIBAL MEMBERS:

Quarterly Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 27th, at 10:00 am.

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

For more information contact: Ute Tribe Office @ 722-5141.

UPDATE FROM UTE TRIBE WATER SYSTEMS:

During the cold winter month’s we would like to remind everyone to leave your water running slowly, from the Kitchen sink or bathroom sink.

If any problem that occurs with water or sewer our office hours are:

Monday thru Thursday, from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm.

Office Telephone numbers: 722-5176, 722-4879, or 725-4923.

After hours call BIA Police dispatch, they will have our call list at: (435) 722-2012.

Or call my office 24/7, if I am unable to pick up the call please leave a detailed description with a call back number. I will call back within two hours, If you have any further questions, please call me, Eli Chapoose, Water Systems Director

Office: 435-725-4923 or Cell: 435-828-4898.

NEWS UPDATE FROM THE UTE TRIBE SENIORS PROGRAM:

The Ute Tribe Senior Program is for those fifty-five years old (55) and older, enrolled with the tribe.

Monday, January 28-31st – Seniors Craft project, from 1:00 – 2:00 pm.

Ute Senior exercising are Monday’s & Wednesday’s at 1:15 – 2:00 pm. Points are being counted for participation prizes/awards will be presented in May.

FEBRUARY ACTIVITES:

Monday, Feb. 4th – National Wear Red Day for Heart Health.

Thursday, Feb.14th – Valentine’s Day activities & lunch.

Monday, Feb. 18th – Tribal Offices will be closed for Presidents Day.

Tuesday, Feb. 19th – Last day to sign-up for Ira Hays trip, contact Ute Tribe Motor Pool.

GRANTS INFORMATION:

Ute Tribe Senior Title VI, Grant-Meals & Grant Transportation for 2018-2019:

The Ute Senior Center meal service is a regular nutritional meal program this is to benefit tribal members ages of 55years and over whom live within the service areas. Meal service is from 11:30 to 12:30 pm. Monday to Thursday, except holidays or tribal events. The Ute Tribe Motor Pool is helping by transporting Tribal Seniors.

Ute Tribe Senior Title VI, Ute Caregiver support program for 2018-2019:

The Ute Senior program is here to give support. We will be offering classes or events in coordination with other tribal programs. Respite care for tribal seniors during these times at the Ute Senior Center from 8am to 4:30 pm. Monday thru Thursday plus lunch is provided at the center from 11:30 to 12:30 pm.

Caregiver requirements: 1) must be non-working individual over 18 years of age and main caretaker to tribal senior, or a non-working enrolled tribal senior whom has legal custody of grandchild.

20 fill out all required application.

Meal Information:

As required by Federal Grant guidelines, we cannot leave food outside homes and the BC requires check-in on seniors. So when absent from home due to medical appointments or emergencies call the office.

The Fort Duchesne/Richardson/Hilltop, Randlett/Sunshine, Yellow/Whiterocks Rd (lower) and Whiterocks/Whiterocks Rd. (top) are currently the only meal service areas.

The Ute Senior Winter Heating program is still available: Services are from October 2018 to March 2019. Also we have calendars for senior only.

REMINDER: Remember to leave water running at night to prevent freezing.

Also the meal delivery drivers are having problems with dogs.

Important Reminder: If you haven’t received your Flu shots, please get your flu shots.

 

UPDATE FROM VENITA K. TAVEAPONT MEMORIAL LIBRAY:

Ute Indian Tribe Education presents: Noochew Story Night Wednesday, January 30th, at 6:00 pm.

“The Way it Was Told”, Read in Ute and English by Spencer Nephi

“Weenoocheeyou Peesasuehnee Yakenhup”, Read in Ute by Emeline Root.

For more information contact: Cheryl Lone Bear @ 725-4248.

UP-COMING ARTS/KIDS:

Painting, Beading, Dancing, Storytelling and more. Will be held at the St. Elizabeth Church in Whiterocks.

Come express yourself, expand your imagination, explore your heritage with local artist, have fun and make new friends.

Wednesday, January 23rd to February 27th, from 4:15 to 6:45 pm, with dinner included.

Opened to Kids and Teens ages 6 to 17. No cost to participants.

To sign-up contact: SueAnn Cotonuts @ 435-823-2125, or Rev. Michael @ 435-823-1559.

UPDATE FROM THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT:

Ute Indian Tribe Youth Basketball League 2019, Is now accepting application for kids 5th grade thru 8th grade.

Deadline: January 29th, 2019.

For more information contact: Austin McCook @ 722-2249.

UPDATE FROM PAINTED HORSE PROGRAM:

Zumba - Tuesdays/Thursdays, beginning at 5:00 – 6:00 pm, at the Head Start Administration Building.

Zumba – Wednesdays, at 5:15 – 6:15 pm, at the Head Start Administration Building.

Step Aerobics – Mondays at 5:15 – 6:15 pm, held at the Uintah River High School Commons area.

Body Resistance training – 5:15 – 6:15 pm, held at the Uintah River High School Commons area.

Snowboarding – at Sunlight Resort – (date to be determined later.)

Swimming – date to be determined later.

Food Demonstration – Thursday, January 31st, at Ute Plaza from 11:00 – 1:00. Chef Shaye will be demonstrating Chicken Tikka Masala. Stop by and have a taste.

For more information call Painted Horse @ 725-4912

UPDATE FROM PRIME TIME 4KIDS: LITTLE BLOSSOM CENTER:

Free developmental evaluation for children, from birth to 33 months.

Evaluation testing includes: gross motor skills, fine motor skills, self-help, social/emotional skills, receptive & expressive language, hearing & vision screening.

For more information please call 435.722.5654

Office hours: Monday – Thursday, from 8 am to 4 pm

JOB ANNOUCEMENTS: WITH THE UTE TRIBE INDIAN
JANUARY 29, 2019 to February 17, 2019

Natural Resource Sclerocactus Plan - Seasonal Biological Technician (Pending funding availability)
Natural Resource Sclerocactus Plan - Botanist (Contingent on Funding in Account)
Prosecution - Tribal Prosecutor
Social Service – Attorney
Justice Center - Facilities Supervisor Intern
Head Start - Health & Safety Specialist
Social Service - Social Worker (2 positions)
Environmental Health - Sanitation Driver I
Motor Pool - Vehicle Coordinator
Big Game Enhancement - Wildlife Tech I
Transit - Temp Driver
Adult Court - Associate Judge
Fish & Wildlife - Conservation Officer
Natural Resource - Environmental Outreach Worker
Grievance Committee - (1) Non Tribal, (2) Tribal member
Painted Horse - Alternate Driver
SORNA – Director
Day Care – Teacher
Fish & Wildlife – Receptionist
For more information contact: the Human Resources Office @ 725-4017

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: WITH CAREER OPPORTUNIES WITH UTE TRIBE ENTERPRISES LLC:

Start the New Year with New Opportunities.

Ute Tribal Enterprises:

Head Chef – Open until filled

Medical Insurance, 401-K, Competitive pay, and Great Team Members.

Assists, reports, and operates through the authority of the restaurant Manager.

Must possess a degree from an accredited Culinary Arts School, experience may be subst this requirement. Must have five years of Chef Management experience. Must have two years of Management experience.

For more information contact: Gay Saunders @ (435)-725-7052.

Ute Plaza:

Cashiers

For more information or job description. Please contact: Joshua Jenks @ (435) 725-4256

UTE Meats:

Meat Cutters

For more information or job description questions. Please contact: Jeremy Richens

UTE Bison:

Bison Yard Hand

For more information contact: Wayne Jensen @ (801) 598-4510

ATTENTION:

Please email information for publication to Acting Director-Regina Mandan @ reginam@utetribe.com. This may include photos, stories, letters to the editor, job advertisements, or to request for reporter/photographer.

Submitting information to Ute Bulletin/Public Relation staff, please carbon copy “cc” Regina Mandan in those correspondences. This will assure that information is not slipping through the cracks unattended.

Address Changes: Submit all information to Gwenita Pawwinnee @ gwenitap @utetribe.com. To update the master subscription list.

Radio News: E-mail your Radio News to jacquelinea@utetribe.com , who prepares and announces the Ute News on Tuesday morning at 9:00 am.

Deadline: Please submit your Radio News No later than 12 noon Mondays.

Any questions or concerns regarding Ute Bulletin/Public Relations can be directed to Regina Mandan. reginam@utetribe.com

Bulletin Deadline:

The next Bulletin deadline: Monday, February 11th, 2019.

Bulletin will be out: Monday, February 18th, 2019.

Please submit your articles and photos to Ute Bulletin Office, to reginam@utetribe.com or charlotten@utetribe.com

 

FRIENDLY REMINDER:

Please submit your Radio News to the Ute Bulletin/Public Relation Department by (noon) 12:00 on Mondays, to jacquelinea@utetribe.com.

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.