Ute Indian Tribe

 UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF

 DECEMBER 11, 2017

 “Good Morning”, My friends and Relatives.

 

EMPLOYEE CHRISTMAS PARTY:

Tuesday, December 19th , at noon (12), held at the Fort Duchesne Gym.

Department Gingerbread House Contest, Christmas Employee Bingo, Department Christmas Caroling Contest, and Picture with Santa,

 

UPCOMING MEETING:

UTE INDIAN HOUSING AUTHORITY TENANT/COMMUNITY MEETING:

The Ute Indian Housing Authority will be holding a community meeting for all tenants and community members.

Schedule for Thursday, December 14th at 3:00 pm.

Meeting will be held in the UIHA Conference Room.

Please come join us!.

 

NOTICE: FROM FISH AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT:

The Annual Big Game Survey will be conducted during the dates of December 11th - 24th, 2017.

We will be flying the North Unit this week and will begin the South Unit next week.

 

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.

 

MOTOR POOL CHRISTMAS SHOPPING SPREE TRIP:

2nd Christmas Shopping Spree:

Leaving from the plaza Saturday, December 15th , and return from Salt Lake Sunday, December 16th , 2017.

No Boarding fee, however please sign-up.

For more information call: Motor Pool @ 725-4924.

 

UPDATE FROM UTE LANGUAGE CLASS:

Ute Language Class will resume on December 13th .,

Bring a potluck dish to share with everyone.

 

COMMUNITY UPDATES:

ATTENTION: Whiterocks Community is holding a Community Toy Drive for children in need that live in the Whiterocks Community.

We are seeking New unopened toys. Drop off sites are Painted Horse and Tribal EMS Station.

Deadline for all toys is Friday, December 15th .

Whiterocks Community boundaries are Ridleyville, East bench and to the LaPoint Highway turnoff.

If you would like information on events and activities pertaining to the Whiterocks Community contact the Community presidents.

 

COMMUNITY UPDATE FROM RICHARDSON TAVA-MA-WESI:

Community meeting: has been called for Wednesday, December, 13th at 5:30 – 8:00 pm. at the Ute Tribe Head Start.

We have Raffle tickets to raise Community Funds. Any questions see the following Community members: SueAnn Cotonuts, Alecia Wopsock, Pollyanna Parks, or Christine Santio.

Community Christmas Celebration: Friday, December 15th starting at 5:30-8:00 pm. at the Ute Tribe Head Start Building. And the winners will be drawn Friday December 15th . Please plan to attend it will be fun to meet and discuss your idea’s.

 

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 & Thursday’s at the Head Start building starting at 5:00 pm.

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

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

Tuesday, December 12th – Christmas Family Movie night at 5:00 pm., at the Tribal Auditorium. Title of the Movie: Christmas in the Cloud.

Friday, December 15th  - Dialysis Support Christmas Dinner at 4:30 – 6:30 pm. at Ute Crossing.

Tuesday, December 19th  - Christmas Family Movie Night, at 5:00pm., at the Tribal Auditorium.

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.

“Merry Christmas” and  “Happy New Year”, From everyone at Painted Horse Program.

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

 

UTE TRIBE SENIOR NEWS:

Dec. 12th – Elder’s Christmas Luncheon.

At our annual Christmas Dinner we’ll be having a contest for the “Ugly Christmas Sweater”, there will be three places winners, this is for seniors 55 years and over only. Judging will start at 12:30 pm,

Remember: there will be limited home bound meals and NO take outs from the center on this day. Final Reminder: all paperwork need be too handed in, to our Secretary.

Dec. 25th – Holiday, Christmas.

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

 

RECREATION NEWS:

Recreation is now taking sign-up for Jr. Jazz basketball, for boys 8th-12th grades.

Sign-up deadline is Sunday December 31st.

Sign-up at rooseveltcity.com, also coaches are needed be sure and volunteer to help make this a success.

Contact: Roosevelt City @ (435) 722-0315.

 

UINTAH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR:

Friday & Saturday, December 15th & 16th , from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Come check it out, we have tons of booths confirmed and attending.

This is a great place to find that special Christmas gifts.

For more information contact: Rhonda @ (435) 823-1567.

 

RECREATION COMMUNITY MATINEE!!

Come join us in all the fun…Wednesday, December 27th , at 10:00 am.

The festivities will be held at the Vernal Cinemas, Doors will open at 9:30 am.

Cinema1 – Ferdinand the Bull,

Cinema 2 – TBA.

Please be sure to bring concession funds.

Please RSVP Ute Indian Tribe Recreation if transportation is needed, call 722-2249.

 

ACTIVITIES FROM UTE TRIBAL ENTERPRISE LLC:

We are excited to announce that our Annual Traveling Santa will be in full swing this Saturday, December 16th . Santa travels from each participating operations to meet-and-greet children and families in the area. Here’s Santa traveling times:

Myton Ute Petroleum – “Hot Chocolate and Cookies with Santa - from 10 AM-11AM

Ute Plaza Supermarket – “Cookie Decorating with Santa – from 12PM – 1PM

Kahpeeh Kah-ahn, Ute Coffee House – “A Nighmare Before Christmas – 1PM – 2PM.

Fort Duchesne Ute Petroleum – “Hot Chocolate and Cookies with Santa” – 2PM-3PM.

Ute Lanes Family Fun Center/Ute Crossing Grill – “Winter Wonderland and Bowl with Santa-

3PM – 5PM.

 

LOCAL LIBRARY EVENTS FOR DECEMBER:

ROOSVELT LIBRARY:

Santa Story Time: Wednesday, December 20th from 10:30 am & 1:00 pm.

Lego Club: Tuesday, December 26th at 4:00 pm.

DUCHESNE LIBRARY:

Thursday, December 14th – Teen Holiday Party at 6:00 pm

Thursday, December 21st – Lego Club at 4:30 pm.

Food for Fines: $1 off late fines for each undamaged, unexpired can of food donated.

UTE INDIAN TRIBE VENITA K. TAVEAPONT LIBRARY:
Present: Christmas Scavenger Hunt, Pick up your packets Thursday, December 14th ,

Deadline: Tuesday, December 19th

Storytime with Santa – December 19th and join us for Hot Chocolate.

Christmas Memorial Tree Decorating -   Monday, December 4 – Thursday, December 14th .

Please bring in a photo of a loved one, to decorate our tree, or you can bring in a photo ornament of your choosing. If you have any question please call: 725-4248.

Letters to Santa: - Bring in your letters to Santa and we’ll deliver them for you!, We have Santa’s Mailbox here for you.

 

UTE TRIBE RECREATION 2017 HOLIDAY CONTEST POW-WOW:

December 29th, 2017. Fort Duchesne Gym.

Grand Entry: 1:00 pm, & 7:00 pm.

Community Potluck: at 5:00 pm.

Vendors: $30.00 per booths, Contact: Austin McCook @ (435) 823-4588.

Everyone’s Welcome.

For more information contact: Ute Tribe Recreation @ (435) 722-2249.

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, INVITES YOU TO INDIAN MINERAL OWNER QUESTION AND ANSWER:

Held at the Ute Crossing Grill, in the large conference room, in Fort Duchesne, Utah.

Thursday, January 11, 2018, from 9:00 am to Noon.

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. What to bring: Any specific documents you would like to discuss.

For more information, please call 1-800-892-3226.

 

UTE INDIAN TRIBE

THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 28TH TO DECEMBER 12TH, 2017

                                       (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

Accounting- Financial Reporting Officer

BIA/Law Enforcement – Tribal Police Officer

Education – JOM/Tutor Mentor

Fish & Wildlife – Fishery Biologist 1 & Conservation Officer

Building Rehab. – Maintenance Worker/Driver, & Work Crew Supervisor

Social Service – (2) positions, Social Worker

Head Start – (2) positions Assistant Teacher, (2) positions Family Engagement Advocate.

Child Care – Assistant Child Care Coordinator

Water System – Construction Worker, Assistant Director, & Drinking Water Technician.

Environmental Health – Sanitation/Truck Driver

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

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

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

 

UTE TRIBAL ENTERPRISES, LLC CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

Is currently accepting application for the following positions:

Unit Manager

For more information contact: Gay Saunders @ 722-3136 ext. 7052.

Date Entry Specialist/Clerical

For more information contact: Jonna T. @ 722-3136

Computer Technician

For more information contact: Gay Saunders @ 722-3136 ext. 7052.

UTE PLAZA SUPERMARKET:

Deli workers

For more information contact: Joshua Jenks @ (801) 455- 6061.

UTE CROSSING GRILL:

Server/Hostess (must be over 21 years-old) closing date 12/5/17.

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

Tribal Preference will be exercised.

For more information, please call the Ute Tribal Enterprises LLC @ 722-3136.

 

STRATA NETWORK:

Strata Network is accepting application for an Experienced Equipment Operator.

Must have advance backhoe operating skills, will be digging around multiple utilities, including but not limited to, high pressure gas lines, fiber optic cable and electrical lines. Must also have adequate reading, writing and basic computer skills. A dig test demonstrating operating skills may be required.

For inquiries concerning employment opportunities contact: Andy or Jerily @ (435) 622-5007.

 

EL TECHS LLC:

WELL TEST TECHNICIAN:

Employer is seeking applicants for an experienced well test technician. Prospective employee must have the following qualifications to apply.

1-year verifiable experience with high pressure flowback and well testing operation, knowledge of operating high-pressure gas lifts/compressors and jet lifts/triplex pumps, Class A CDL with tank endorsement, preferable but not mandatory. We are willing to train the right candidate.

Interested applicants call (435) 650-5274

GATE GUARD:

Employer is seeking applicants for gate guards. Prospective employee must have the following qualifications to apply:

1-year verifiable experience in the oilfield, preferable, but will train right candidate.

Valid Driver’s license. High School Diploma, or equivalent.

Proof of current 10 hour OSHA (or equivalent), CPR and H2S training course, or be willing to complete upon hiring.

Must be 18 years of age.

Clean driving record and submit to a pre-hire drug test.

Interested applicants call (435) 650-5274

 

BULLETIN DEADLINES:

The next Bulletin deadline date: Wednesday, December 27th , 2017

Bulletin will be out: Tuesday, January 2nd , 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.  

UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF

DECEMBER 4, 2017

“Good Morning”, My friends and Relatives.

 

MOTOR POOL CHRISTMAS SHOPPING SPREE TRIP:

The Transit will be taking busses for the Annual Christmas Shopping Spree, leaving the Ute Plaza Friday, December 8th, at 10:00 am.

Return from Salt Lake Saturday or Sunday.

No Boarding Fee!

The Overnight accommodation will be at Country Inn & Suites in West Valley.

Group rate is $89.00. or at your own place of stay.

For more information contact: Motor Pool @ 725-4924.

 

2nd Christmas Shopping Spree:

Leaving from the plaza Saturday, December 15th , and return from Salt Lake Sunday, December 16th , 2017.

No Boarding fee, however please sign-up.

For more information, call: Motor Pool @ 725-4924.

 

ALSO WENDOVER EXCURSION:

Wendover Excursion this weekend as well.

The Fun Bus will be departing from Ute Plaza, Friday, December 8th at 10:00 am and returning Sunday, December 10th .

NO Boarding Fee:

Overnight accommodation’s is on your own.

For more information, contact: Motor Pool @ 722-2245.

 

UPDATE FROM UTE LANGUAGE CLASS:

Ute Language Class will resume on December 6th & 13th .,

Bring a potluck dish to share with everyone.

 

COMMUNITY UPDATES:

ATTENTION: Whiterocks Community is holding a Community Toy Drive for children in need that live in the Whiterocks Community.

We are seeking New unopened toys. Drop off sites are Painted Horse and Tribal EMS Station.

Deadline for all toys is Friday, December 15th .

Community President Quinn Serawop, is also working on the Whiterocks Youth Council.

There are 4-5 teens that are willing to participate. This group will plan activities and oversee community services and things throughout the year.

Whiterocks Community boundaries are Ridleyville, East bench and to the LaPoint Highway turnoff.

If you would like information on events and activities pertaining to the Whiterocks Community contact the Community presidents.

 

UPDATES FROM PAINTED HORSE PROGRAM:

FREE BREAKFAST WITH SANTA: Saturday, December 9th , at 8:30 am. At the Head Start Building.

Free gifts given to all the children.

Everyone’s welcome to bring the whole family and all your friends.

Mark your calendar and hope to see you there!.

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

Center.

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

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

 

UTE TRIBE SENIOR NEWS:

Wednesday & Thursday, December, 6th & 7th – Ute Senior Winter Bazaar, will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm, on both days.

For more information please call: 725-4289, or 725-4286.

There will be NO lunch serviced on these days.

Dec. 11th – Senior Employees Event – No Lunch Serviced.

Dec. 12th – Elder’s Christmas Luncheon.

At our annual Christmas Dinner we’ll be having a contest for the “Ugly Christmas Sweater”, there will be three places winners, this is for seniors 55 years and over only. Judging will start at 12:30 pm,

Remember: there will be limited home bound meals and NO take outs from the center on this day. Final Reminder: all paperwork need be too handed in, to our Secretary.

Dec. 25th – Holiday, Christmas.

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

 

NOTE FROM ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR DESK:

Just a reminder: on the “Basic Law” class for the month of December.

You can pre-register at (435) 722-4675, or 725-4893, leave your name and number where you can be reached.

The Ute Tribe Prosecution Department cordially invites you to attend a Basic Law class each month on the first Tuesday’s at 5:00 pm.  At the Tribal Auditorium unless rescheduled.

It will be potluck so bring your favorite dish to share. Drinks will be provided.

Different topics of Law will be discussed each month to help you understand the basic fundamentals of Criminal Law.

We invite your comments and your participation. Let us know of issues and concern you may have in your community.

For more information contact: Jodi Gardner @ 725-4893.

 

RECREATION NEWS:

Recreation is now taking sign-up for Jr. Jazz basketball, for boys 8th-12th grades.

Sign-up deadline is Sunday December 31st.

Sign-up at rooseveltcity.com, also coaches are needed be sure and volunteer to help make this a success.

Contact: Roosevelt City @ (435) 722-0315.

 

WHITEROCKS COMMUNITY:

Community Holiday Movie Night: Wednesday, December 6th starting at 5:00 pm.

Held at the Whiterocks Community Building, all community’s are welcome.

There will be a movie and holiday crafts, and light snack provided.

Please R.S.V.P. Ute Tribe Recreation if transportation is needed call 722-2249.

 

UINTAH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR:

Friday & Saturday, December 15th & 16th , from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Come check it out, we have tons of booths confirmed and attending.

This is a great place to find that special Christmas gifts.

For more information contact: Rhonda @ (435) 823-1567.

 

RECREATION COMMUNITY MATINEE!!

Come join us in all the fun…Wednesday, December 27th , at 10:00 am.

The festivities will be held at the Vernal Cinemas, Doors will open at 9:30 am.

Cinema1 – Ferdinand the Bull,

Cinema 2 – TBA.

Please be sure to bring concession funds.

Please RSVP Ute Indian Tribe Recreation if transportation is needed, call 722-2249.

 

LOCAL LIBRARY EVENTS FOR DECEMBER:

ROOSVELT LIBRARY:

Santa Story Time: Wednesday, December 20th from 10:30 am & 1:00 pm.

Lego Club: Tuesday, December 26th at 4:00 pm.

DUCHESNE LIBRARY:

Thursday, December 7th  - Family Movie Night at 6:00 pm

Thursday, December 14th – Teen Holiday Party at 6:00 pm

Thursday, December 21st – Lego Club at 4:30 pm.

Food for Fines: $1 off late fines for each undamaged, unexpired can of food donated.

 

UTE TRIBE RECREATION 2017 HOLIDAY CONTEST POW-WOW:

December 29th, 2017. Fort Duchesne Gym.

Grand Entry: 1:00 pm, & 7:00 pm.

Community Potluck: at 5:00 pm.

Vendors: $30.00 per booths, Contact: Austin McCook @ (435) 823-4588.

Everyone’s Welcome.

For more information contact: Ute Tribe Recreation @ (435) 722-2249.

 

UP-COMING CLASSES FROM USU EXTENSION – EDCO CLASSES:

Ute Tribe Education Department, USU Extension – Ed-Co Classes for Spring Semester 2018.

Human Development Across the Lifespan – Class starts on Tuesdays, January 10th , from 5:15 pm – 7:45 pm.

Stats 1045, Class will start Monday, January 9th , Mondays/Wednesdays from 5:15 Pm – 7:45 pm.

Classes are held at the Fort Duchesne UIT Education Building.

For more information contact: Patty @ 722-2331, or Korin @ 724-4083.

UP-COMING: NATIVE AMERICAN FISH & WILDLIFE SOCIETY SOUTHWEST REGION:

Is now accepting application for the 21st Annual Natural Resources Youth Practicum, in Rio Mora National Wildlife Refuge in Waltrous, New Mexico.

June 18-22,2018.

The NAFWS Natural Resource Youth Practicum is open to all incoming 10th through 12th grades. (No cost to participating students)

All applications must be received or postmarked by May 25, 2018.

For further information contact: Norman Jojola @ (505) 753-1451, or Jeanne Lubbering @ (505) 259-4189.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS: WITH UTE INDIAN TRIBE

THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 28TH TO DECEMBER 12TH, 2017

(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

Accounting- Financial Reporting Officer

BIA/Law Enforcement – Tribal Police Officer

Education – JOM/Tutor Mentor

Fish & Wildlife – Fishery Biologist 1 & Conservation Officer

Building Rehab. – Maintenance Worker/Driver, & Work Crew Supervisor

Social Service – (2) positions, Social Worker

Head Start – (2) positions Assistant Teacher, (2) positions Family Engagement Advocate.

Child Care – Assistant Child Care Coordinator

Water System – Construction Worker, Assistant Director, & Drinking Water Technician.

Environmental Health – Sanitation/Truck Driver

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

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

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

 

UTE TRIBAL ENTERPRISES, LLC CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

Is currently accepting application for the following positions: 

Unit Manager

For more information contact: Gay Saunders @ 722-3136 ext. 7052.

Date Entry Specialist/Clerical

For more information contact: Jonna T. @ 722-3136

Computer Technician

For more information contact: Gay Saunders @ 722-3136 ext. 7052.

UTE PLAZA SUPERMARKET:

Deli workers

For more information contact: Joshua Jenks @ (801) 455- 6061.

FORT DUCHESNE UTE PETROLEUM:

Stocker – AM/PM Shift

Deli

For more information contact: Helene Secakuku @ (801) 889-6651.

UTE CROSSING GRILL:

Server/Hostess (must be over 21 years-old) closing date 12/5/17.

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

Tribal Preference will be exercised.

For more information, please call the Ute Tribal Enterprises LLC @ 722-3136.

 

STRATA NETWORK:

Strata Network is accepting application for an Experienced Equipment Operator.

Must have advance backhoe operating skills, will be digging around multiple utilities, including but not limited to, high pressure gas lines, fiber optic cable and electrical lines. Must also have adequate reading, writing and basic computer skills. A dig test demonstrating operating skills may be required.

For inquiries concerning employment opportunities contact: Andy or Jerily @ (435) 622-5007. 

EL TECHS LLC:

WELL TEST TECHNICIAN:

Employer is seeking applicants for an experienced well test technician. Prospective employee must have the following qualifications to apply.

1-year verifiable experience with high pressure flowback and well testing operation, knowledge of operating high-pressure gas lifts/compressors and jet lifts/triplex pumps, Class A CDL with tank endorsement, preferable but not mandatory. We are willing to train the right candidate.

Interested applicants call (435) 650-5274

GATE GUARD:

Employer is seeking applicants for gate guards. Prospective employee must have the following qualifications to apply:

1-year verifiable experience in the oilfield, preferable, but will train right candidate.

Valid Driver’s license. High School Diploma, or equivalent.

Proof of current 10 hour OSHA (or equivalent), CPR and H2S training course, or be willing to complete upon hiring.

Must be 18 years of age.

Clean driving record and submit to a pre-hire drug test.

Interested applicants call (435) 650-5274

 

BULLETIN DEADLINES:

The next Bulletin deadline date: Monday, December 11, 2017.

Bulletin will be out Monday, December 18, 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.

 

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.