Ute Indian Tribe

UTE NEWS for the week of July 1, 2024

MykwH Good Morning Ute Country!


TRIBAL HOLIDAY: In observance of 4th of July, All Tribal operations will be closed Thursday July 4th & Monday July 8th of 2024. Normal business operation will continue on Tuesday July 9, 2024.



  • Pest Control starting on June 11th through July 8th, 2024. The Senior Dept. will be taking names for pest control. It will only be the outside of the home, Senior or Elders must own or be living in the home (proof may be requested) Call the Senior Dept. @435-725-4282 with your name, contact info and location. Must be 55+. UIHA not included.
  • Yard Work, maintenance, mowing, tree trimming, trash pickup, old objects removal (furniture, appliances, etc.) with Seniors give us a call so we can put you on the schedule & meet your needs.

If you would like to volunteer or have any questions or concerns, contact us at the center @ 435-725-4282.


UIT RECREATION: Activities are as Follows:

  • Men’s & Women’s Co-Ed Softball League Registration is open; it is slow pitch only “USSSA 240 Bats” are required, age limit: 16 & older. Games will be held at the Fort Duchesne softball fields. Registration fee: $300.
  • 4th of July All Indian Coed Softball Tourney will be held on July 5th – 6th, 2024 in Roosevelt UT. Deadline is on June 26th half due by deadline to hold spot. Awards 1st – 4th MVP & All-stars & 220/240 USSSA Bats. Entry fee is $350. Discount hotel is the Best Western Plus Landmark = Code: “Softball”
  • 2024 Tri-Ute Games Will be held on July 10-13, 2024 In Ignacio Colorado. Sporting event includes: Basketball, Co-Ed, Volleyball, Archery, Swimming, Skateboarding, Golf, Wrestling, and Traditional Hand Games. This is for Enrolled Tribal Members and 1st & 2nd Descendants with CIB. Boys & Girls Ages 9 – 18 yrs. Come and support our Tribal Youth.

For additional questions contact UIT Recreation at 435.722.2249.



  • 4th of July Fun Run/Walk will be held on July 6th, 2024 at 7am at the Veterans Monument.
  • Education Booth will be held on July 10, 2024 at 10:30am located at the UIT Tribal Bldg. Lobby.
  • Lunch & Learn at the Tribal Auditorium @12pm.
  • Family Fitness will be start @ 1pm.
  • Little Ponies Day Camp Will have Traditional Activities, Outdoor, Arts & Crafts, and Story Telling. *Randlett Community Bldg. will be held July 15th-18th, 2024 & *Whiterocks Community Bldg. will be held July 29th – August 2nd, 2024. *Camp Hours are from 8:30am-4:30pm.
  • One Massage Per Month will be available for individuals who are eligible for services through the Indian Health Clinic free of charge while funding lasts. Contact Lisa Nelson directly to schedule an appointment at 828-7891. If you schedule an appointment and you can’t make it, please make sure you cancel before your scheduled appointment. There is a charge for no shows.
  • For the Health of It Gain knowledge on healthy eating patterns, weight loss management, stress management and coping skills. Classes are every Tuesday from 4:45pm-5:45pm.
  • Elder’s Workouts & Stretching Classes Every Mondays from 11am-12pm at Painted Horse.
  • Women’s Fitness Group >Set Goals >Build Strength >Gain Confidence >Team Building, Every Friday Morning at10:00am.

For more information, contact Painted Horse @ 435.725.5040 or Deljean at 435.725.4935


EDUCATION: Shoshone Language Reunion will start on Tuesday August 6th – 8th, 2024 in Fort Hall ID. Departure Monday August 5th & Returning Saturday August 10th. We will stay two extra nights for the Pow-wow and will return home on August 10th. We are only providing rooms for the Elders who are riding the bus. For more information, contact Heather Gray @435-722-2331


UTE INDIAN TRIBE HEADSTART: Are taking applications for this upcoming school year 2024-2025. UIT Head Start is a free program to everyone who has children from 3-5 years old. There will be full day & half day available. Open hours to pick up an application are Monday – Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm & Fridays 8:00am-12:00pm. Any questions you may call 435-722-4506.


NATIVE AMERICAN U.B.I.C PAGEANT 2024-25: Applications are available at the Ute Bulletin Public Relations office Monday – Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm. Pageant will be held on July 19th @1:00pm in the Ute Tribal Auditorium. There is a $25 submit applications to the Ute Bulletin office. Deadline is on July 16th @4pm no later. Should you have any question feel free to contact the Ute Bulletin Dept @435-722-4941.




*Coffee: Sage Brush Barbie – white chocolate mocha, pistachio and macadamia nut.

*RedBull: redbull, passionfruit and guave

*Tea: Joyful Tea -  chamomile, green tea with vanilla and honey

*Soda: Powwow Ready – Dr. pepper, watermelon and a bit of French vanilla

Lobby Hours: Monday – Friday 7am-6pm / Saturday 8am-1pm.

Drive Thru Hours: Monday – Friday 7am-7pm / Saturday 8am-2pm.



Operation Hours are Monday – Friday from 8am-6pm.

Issuance Hours are Monday – Friday from 8am-11:45am & 1pm-5:30pm.


UIT FISH & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT: PSA Tribal Communities, concerns of Canine Distemper.

*What is Distemper ? Canine distemper is a highly contagious viral disease that can affect dogs of all ages and certain wildlife.

*How is it transmitted ? Canine Distemper does not affect humans. Transmission occurs when virus particles are shed from an infected dog or animal, typically through sneezing, coughing or barking but also in urine, vomit or feces.

*Prevention: Keep animals from wandering freely will help stop the spread of the virus as well as getting your animals vaccinated. The Ute Tribe Fish & Wildlife Department has vaccines available to Tribal Members free of charge.

Please contact the Fish & Wildlife Department @435-722-5511 to set up an appointment to have your animals vaccinated or with any additional questions.


WATER SETTLEMENT UTE TRIBE AGRICULTURAL: Hay Sales on Tuesday & Fridays Only Crop Grass Hay $45 a Bale. Tribal Members are limited to 18 bales per month, no semi loads, no holds must be picked up at time of service. Purchaser of Hay must be present of time of sale and must have a valid Tribal ID No Exceptions. If you have any questions call the office @ 435-722-3136 or Clark Jones @ 435-823-7433. Your cooperation in this matter is greatly appreciated.


4TH OF JULY POWWOW: Will be held July 5-7, 2024. At the Pow-wow grounds in Ft. Duchesne UT.



  • 1ST Sundance: Chief Jerry C Tapoof will be held July 26-29, 2024. Feast is on Monday July 29, 2024.
  • 2nd Sundance: Chief Henry Dawee Howell will be held August 16-19, 2024. Feast is on Monday August 19, 2024.


LIHEAP/LIHWAP: Is no longer accepting applications for the Heating Program but will accept applications for elders only for 60 years and older. There is still funding for the Water Program. Please feel free to come in and fill out an application. Documents needed are: *Identification as a Tribal ID or Driver License

*Social Security Cards for entire household for eligibility

*Proof of income from employment for all adults

*Birth Certificates for children 0 to 5 yrs only

*FYI Tribal Percapita is not considered income.

Please continue to pay your utility bills after submitting your application into the LIHEAP Office. For more information, you may contact Lora Garcia Liheap Coordinator at 435-725-4878.


ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT: Is providing limited financial assistance to help tribal members 65+ with utility assistance contingent upon funding availability. This includes Gas/Propane, Water/Garbage, Electric and Phone. Payment will only be authorized for services that directly benefit the elder submitting an application for services, billing must be in the name of the elder requesting assistance. To apply you must complete an Elder Utility Assistance Form and submission of respective utility billing to the Administration Department for processing as soon as possible.


ENERGY & MINERALS: Access Permit and Business License Important Dates: *Business License expires October 1, 2024 (late fees will apply) *Access Permits expire every six months’ dates are March 31, 2024 & September 30, 2024. Applications are available online www.utetribe.com or stop by the Energy & Mineral Office Monday – Thursday 8:00am-4:30 or you may give them a call with any questions at 435-725-4950.


UIT SANITATION: Friendly Reminder avoid placing the following particles in trash bins and dumpsters. Rocks, dirt or sod, tree limbs, car parts, fence posts and wire, dead animals or animal parts, major appliances, hot ashes, batteries, bulky scrap metals, building materials or waste, oil or paint not contained in leak proof containers, bodily fluids. Should any of these particles be found at time of scheduled pick up, your garbage will be rejected for pick up. Also, be sure to have your bins out for pickup by 6am.



  • The Ute Indian Tribe is requesting quotes for the construction of Indian Health Service (IHS) funded project – Sewer Main Restoration and Culvert Installation. The RFQ documents may be requesting by email from Felecia Pike-Cuch, Ute Indian Tribe Water System, feliciac@utetribe.com and Mengli Shi IHS, mengli.shi@ihs.gov. A non-mandatory pre-quote conference and site walk will be held on Wednesday July 10, 2024 @ 9:00am local time at the Ute Indian Tribe Emergency Management Office 988 S 7500 E Ft. Duchesne UT 84026. Quotes are due Wednesday July 31, 2024 @11:00am local time.
  • Water Restriction is Effective Immediately until further notice. Watering of lawns may take place from 8pm-11pm only. Watering of livestock is strictly prohibited. Questions can be directed to Eli Chapoose @435-823-2175 or Mrs. Felecia Pike-Cuch @435-823-8005.
  • Please do not flush wipes, paper towels or pour grease down drains. They are causing havoc along the sewer lines. Spring Amboh; Billing Clerk is asking all costumers to update contact information such as mailing & physical addresses and phone number. She may be reached at 435-725-7088. Usage of Alert media is in effect. Notifications


UTE TRIBE TRANSIT: Has a wheelchair accessible van that can be checked out for medical use when needed for the membership. Call Motor Pool at 435-722-2245 for more information.

- The Ute Indian Tribe Transit Department helps accommodate the transportation needs of the surrounding communities in the basin. We have three fixed routes that run Monday thru Thursday. We have morning routes and afternoon routes that run from Myton, Whiterocks,

Randlett, and Roosevelt. When needing transportation to any appointments or to do your day to day activities we do have an On Demand Driver also who we can schedule your transportation with. You can call the office at 435-725-4984 anytime to schedule transportation we do ask you to call a day in advance. You will be placed on our board with time, pick up location and destination. Please be informed if you can’t make your scheduled pick up please call our office and inform us. If you are a no show to three scheduled pick up’s when you call you will be placed on the schedule at the driver’s discretion. Our Boarding fees are as follows:

Regular $1.00 / Children (1yr-7yrs) $0.50 / Students (8yrs-18yrs) $0.75 / Seniors (60yrs & older) $0.75. We also provide Passenger Discount Passes Tickets 10 – rides $8.00 / 20 – rides $16.00 / 30 – rides $24.00. Student / Senior Discount are 10 – rides $7.00 / 20 – rides $14.00 / 30 – rides $21.00

Discount passes can be purchased at the office or from any Transit Driver.

For additional questions you may contact the Ute Tribe Transit at 435-725-4984 or Jeromy Groves at 823-8880 Ext: 4924.


REDPINE: Are accepting applications for Alcohol & Drug Residential Treatment, Opening on July 9, 2024. If interested, please pick up an intake packet or if you would like more information come in or give us a call Monday – Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm. You may contact Betty Lee @435-722-9906 or 435-725-2833.


WIOA “WORKFORCE INNOVATION & OPPORTUNITY ACT”: This program is as temporary basis employment program and provides financial support to individuals trying to obtain a High School Diploma through UIT Adult Ed Program. While under the program, participants can receive assistance for Childcare and Training expenses, if applicable. The program is available to all Native American (Ute Indian Tribe, Tribal Descendants, and Other Tribes etc.) if interested contact Rachel Shore at 435-725-4218 or stop by the Human Resource Office to pick up an WIOA application.


EMERGENCY EMPLOYMENT: Is Accepting Applications.

Responsibilities: To perform various general or manual labor duties & cultural events (Bear dance, Powwow’s & Sundance’s) for the Ute Indian Tribe. You must complete application and Submit two forms of I.D. FYI this is a 9-month temporary full-time job position program for Tribal Members only. If you are interested in participating, contact Program Director Julitha Serawop at 435.725.4055.


DELSCO NORTHWEST & UDES: We are Hiring Summer Interns Delsco Northwest.

Requirements: Must be a high school student or college student, willing to work hard and willing to learn. Hourly Wages is $18.00. For additional questions you may call Ronnie K Wopsock @ 435-709-3400.


JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS: for the Ute Indian Tribe and Ute Tribe Enterprises are available online at www.utetribe.com or at the Human Resource office.


Current Job Opening:


Security Officer (2)

Fish & Wildlife Fisheries

Hatchery Manager

Mosquito Abatement

Mosquito Control Technician

Fish & Wildlife Law Enforcement

Dispatch (2)

Conservation Officer

Red Pine

Male House Manager

UIT Alcohol Substance Abuse Prevention Program

Licensed Clinician

Prevention Specialist

Clinical Assistant

Clinical Director

Tribal Transportation - IRR

Heavy Equipment Operator

Road Maintenance Director - IRR

Business Committee

Public Relation / Archive Specialist

Water System


Assistant Director

Sanitation Truck Driver

Head Start


Maintenance Supervisor

Health & Safety Specialist


Assistant Director

Human Resource

Assistant Director

BIA/OJS Law Enforcement

Public Safety Dispatch (3)

Food Service Worker

Juvenile Courts

Child Welfare Attorney

Social Service

Assistant Director

Assistance Caseworker (3)

Social Worker (2)

Health Specialist / Registered Nurse

Child Protection Service l

Mineral Revenue


Fish & Wildlife Department

PT Seasonal Tech

Fish Hatchery Manager


Royalty Management

Lead Auditor

Staff Auditor

Building Rehabilitation

Crew Boss



Drivers Education Teacher

Revitalization Project

Project Manager

Ute Language


Event Coordinator/Media Specialist

Fish & Wildlife Parks & Outdoor

RV Park Host

Tribal Adult Court

Criminal Court Clerk

Adult Probation

Probation Officer

Air Quality

Monitor Tech


Energy & Mineral

Sr. Landman

Lead Compliance Officer



Community Worker

Public Transit

Transit Driver

Painted Horse Diabetes Prevention Prog.

Personal Trainer (Female)





Water Truck Driver

Shop Hand


Ute Plaza

Lead Cashier

Trading Post Lead

Bakery Worker

Meat Wrapper

Grocery Stocker

Ute Crossing Grill & Lanes



Prep Cook

Ute Petroleum Fort Duchesne



KKC Worker

Coffee House

Assistant Manager


Bison Ranch

Ranch Hand

Ute Petroleum Myton

Deli Worker




Floor hand

Derrick Hand


Rig Supervisor



Utah Gas Corp

Facilities Operator/Field Mechanic

For more information, contact Ken Secrest at (435) 828-1450

978 Crescent Road Roosevelt, UT 84066



Canyon Centuri Company

CDL Driver

Epoxy Laborer




Laborer I

Laborer II




Project Coordinator

Traffic Control Maintainer


For more information, you may call 480-290-1130 or via email @CanyonPipeline.com/Careers



Kinder Morgan Company

Plant Operator - Location is in Altamont, UT.


THE NEXT UTE BULLETIN DEADLINE: Is Monday July 15, 2024 and the paper will be out Wednesday July 24, 2024. Please submit your articles and photos to bulletin@utetribe.com

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If you missed any portion of this program, you may view the transcript at www.utetribe.com. Copies are available at the Public Relations office. Turgrayahk Thank you for tuning into Ute News, may you all have an awesome week – weekend.


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