Ute Indian Tribe

UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF
February 15, 2021

 

SENIOR CITIZENS DEPT:

Applications are still available for those who are 55 and over for heating assistance, please stop by and pick up an application at the Ute Senior Center. Also, a reminder to check your levels on your propane tanks, please do not wait until you are at 15 % to request services to refill your tanks. With colder temperatures we ask that you leave your faucets running to a drip to prevent pipes from freezing. Leave your thermostat at 70-71 degrees to prevent high gas or power billing. If you need more information regarding senior services, please contact the Senior Center at (435) 725-4282.

 

UIT CHR:

Community Health Representatives Area rotation for February, & March 2021

- Ouray, Randlett, Independence, Sunshine Acres, Gusher, La Mesa, Lil Chicago, Foothill Apts. Rotation will be Charmaine Pepion #(435-828-2352)

- Ft. Duchesne, Senior Apts., Richardsons, Hilltop Sub Div., Lapoint, Tridell. Rotation will be Jaclyn Redfoot #(435-823-2311)

- Roosevelt, Myton, Bridgeland, Altamont, Arcadia, Neola. Rotation will be Owna Fa’Agata #(435-823-2343)

- Alterra, Coonsville, Yellowstone, Indian Bench, Whiterocks, Farmcreek. Rotation will be Darci Lira # (435-828-2354)

 

NATURAL RESOURCE DEPARTMENT:

At this time, the Natural Resource Department would like all tribal membership who required an Agriculture/Home site Assignment to please call and provide a current mailing address and phone number. Please feel free to contact the Resource office @ (435-725-4825) or (435-725-4838)

 

IHS CLINIC:

Drive – Thru Covid-19 Testing, Tuesday & Wednesday, 9AM-10AM. Thursdays 1:30 To 2:30 PM. It is recommended to make an appointment for COVID testing so the lab order can be made before you arrive. Location is the Ambulance Doors.

Drive – Thru Flu Shots, Monday & Friday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. No appointment needed for Flu Shots. Everyone should get a Flu Shot ASAP because you will not be able to get the Covid-19 shot at the same time. Location is Wellness Center Parking Lot (JIWC)

 

UTE INDIAN TRIBE FISH & WILDLIFE:

For any interested tribal members and mixed bloods they have spring turkey applications available at the Ute Indian Tribe Fish and Wildlife Office.  Feel free to stop by and pick one up, application need to be submitted by February 18, 2021.

 

LIHEAP:

The Ute Tribe LIHEAP application is now available on the Ute Tribe website utetribe.com you will find it under departments/LIHEAP.  Please share with others whom may need assistance.

 

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:

Is seeking donations to start a supply closet for students in need. They are starting this pantry in response to the increasing need they have seen in our communities. They are asking that all items donated are New and or Unopened. Items are Non-Perishable food items, Hats, Gloves, Scarves, Coats, Feminine products, Socks, Hygiene products, Toothbrushes, toothpaste ect, Laundry Detergent/Softer, Soap, Body, Hand, & Shampoo. Drop off Location is The Education Dept. Front Office. For questions and concerns you can reach Patricelynn Brock @ (435-722-2331) or Melissa Taveapont @ (435-725-4062)

 

WATER SYSTEMS:

Due to current weather conditions they are asking that water be left running with a slow drip to prevent water lines from freezing. They’ve been experiencing a lot of service calls due to frozen water.                                

 

PAINTED HORSE DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM:

The Notah Begay Foundation Is Closed. They are now accepting applications for Garden Box Project.  They have 25 new slots available. You will still need to fill out an application and plant list if you are a current garden participant.  They will be giving out cold season seeds to their current gardeners if they want to grow radishes, lettuce, spinach, carrots and cauliflower.  If you need an application please stop by there office, email at cassandram@utetribe.com or shayw@utetribe.com or give them a call @ 725-4912.

 

WATER SETTLEMENT DEPARTMENT:

Hay sales on Tuesday and Fridays Only. Average Weight is 3 Bales 1 Ton.

First Crop: $30.00 Second Crop: $45.00 Third Crop: $45.00 First Crop Grass: $30.00

Second Crop Grass: $45.00. Tribal Members are limited to 18 Bales = 7 Tons per Month.

No Semi Loads. No Holds must be picked up at time of service. Tribal member must be present of time of sale and have valid Tribal I.D. For any questions you can call there office @ (435-722-3136) or call Clark Jones @ (435-823-7433)

 

UTE LAND TRUST:

Practice your Ute Language. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday @ 6PM.

Zoom Meeting ID: 99732745867 equipment assistant for Ute Elders (65+) and Youth who want to join. You can contact Braiden at Braidan@uteandtrust.org for more information.

 

UINTAH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL:

2021-2022 Freshman Pre-Registration Open House. Friday February 19 @ 9:00am – 11:00am Students will have the opportunity to meet with teachers and staff. They will also receive a registration packet for freshman enrollment. Please RSVP with Alex Vasquez in order for them to accommodate you through there COVID-19 Standards. He can be reached at (435-725-4098) it is time for picture retakes at Uintah River High School on February 24th. I have attached them a flyer if you have any questions call (435) 725-4088, an order paper can be picked up in the front office.

 

ALCOHOL / SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM:

6 week Anger Management Classes Every Wednesday 3:00 to 4:30 all classes are held on the ZOOM platform. We at A/SAPP are doing our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19. For any questions or more information on how to get started contact: Adam Twiss Case Manager @ (435) 722-3234 ext. 2869

 

WELLBRIETY:

Mending Broken Hearts Native American Grief Recovery Meeting. Meeting times: Every Tuesday 5:30 – 7 Pm. Call Rebecka to sign up @ (435-828-8897)

 

UIT HOUSING AUTHORITY:

Is accepting applications for 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom units for low income rental program. For more information call: (435-722-4656)

 

UTE LANGUAGE:

DUE to the respect for our tribal members – Safety First Always. No Classes are scheduled until further notice. Thank You from Maylee Mountain.

 

CANYON PIPELINE:

Canyon Pipeline is coming to the Uintah Basin. They are looking for Laborers, Truck Drivers and Heavy Equipment Operators. Canyon Pipeline is an energy construction provider who takes pride in serving their costumers and their communities. For more information or if you wish to apply go to www.canyonpipeline.com or call (801-268-2258) Canyon Pipeline is an equal opportunity employer.

UTE TRIBE SANITATION:

A kindly reminder that the following should NOT go into the Ute Tribal Garbage bins or dumpster. We operate compacting trash trucks and these items will ruin Sanitation Equipment:

  • Electronics
  • Office Furniture
  • Construction Debris (bricks, stone, concrete)
  • Renovation Debris (drywall, wood, siding)
  • Batteries                                                                        
  • Tires
  • Paint
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Dead Animals
  • Hazardous Waste (gas, oil, pesticides, etc.…) should you have any questions please feel free to contact us 435-722-5176.

                                      

*UTE INDIAN TRIBE JOB VACANCIES:

Ute Home Mortgage LLC

- Mortgage Officer

Brand Inspector

- Director

GIS Coordinator

-GIS

Ute Hemp LLC

- Chief Executive Officer

Agriculture / Cattle

- Laborer

Adult Court

- Prosecutor

- Public Defender

Alcohol Substance Abuse Prevention Program

- Licensed Clinician

- Clinical Assistant

Food Distribution

- Warehouse Foreman

- Secretary

Senior Citizens

- Director

Tribal Transportation Program

- Transportation Director

Accounting

- Payroll Clerk

Uintah River High School

- Special Education Aide

Education

- JOM Tutor / Mentor

Painted Horse Transport

- Dialysis Driver

Administration

- Clerk (am) – Part Time

Fish & Wildlife Administration

- 505 SPO Coordinator

Tribal Courts

- Health & Wellness Court Judge

- Associate Judge

UIT DHE

- Maintenance Supervisor

- Maintenance Worker (2) Positions

Victims Of Crime

- Advocate

Red Pine

- Licensed Therapist

 

*UTE TRIBAL ENTERPRISE, LLC JOB VACANCIES:

Ute Plaza

- Meat Cutter

Ute Oilfield Water Service

(5) Temporary Water Truck Drivers – Part Time

Ute Coffee house

- Manager

- Barista

Ute Enterprise

- Director

- Chief Financial Officer

- Grocery Stocker

Myton Ute Petroleum

- Cashier

- Deli Worker (3) Positons - Part time

For more information contact: the Human Resource Office @ (435-725-4017)

 

*UTE BULLETIN DEADLINE: The next Bulletin Deadline: Monday March 1, 2021. Bulletin will be out: Monday March 8, 2021. Please submit your articles and photos to Ute Bulletin Office to, reginam@utetribe.com,

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