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‎Navajo‏ Nation official arrested for 6th DWI

"Many of our Navajo veterans return from service with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and they don't have access to proper treatment, care or facilities like other veterans who live closer to metropolitan areas. Interim Director Hubert Smith is a Veteran of Desert Shield/Desert Storm and the I


hodaka ace scrambler custom motorcycle by utopeia moto company

chris tope found a chrome gas tank at a flea market, then created this bratstyle scrambler inspired by native american culture. he first thought that the tank would have made an interesting lamp project, but that soon changed after he discovered its origin. with only the tank to start with, tope sco


Sean McCabe appointed director of ‎Navajo‏ Division of Economic Development

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye appointed Sean McCabe as the new Director of the Division of Economic Development (DED). As a certified public accountant (CPA), McCabe has a long history of providing financial, managing and consulting services to the Navajo Nation. "Sean


‎Navajo‏ Nation approves $ 2.45 million for eastern ‎Navajo‏ district grazing committees

WINDOW ROCK - Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye signed a resolution Jan. 7 awarding $2.45 million from the Navajo Nation's Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in stipends for officials serving on district grazing committees and farm boards, as well as the Eastern Navajo Land Board. The stipen


‎Navajo‏ Prep students win $ 10K for Gold King Mine spill study

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) - Students at Navajo Preparatory School researching the lasting impacts of the 2015 Gold King Mine spill have won $10,000 for their work. The Farmington Daily Times reports seven sophomores and juniors in a gifted-and-talented program at the school entered the Lexus Eco Challen


‎Navajo‏ Code Talker Fires Back at Everyone Offended by Trump 's ` Pocahontas ' Comment With a Scorcher

On Monday, President Donald Trump invited three U.S. Marine Corps Navajo code talkers to the White House to honor their service during World War II. One Navajo veteran gave remarks at the podium about the rich history of their units and then handed the mic over to Trump. That's when things got fun.


EPA settles with company to assess uranium sites on ‎Navajo‏

CAMERON, Ariz. (AP) - Federal officials have reached a settlement to have eight abandoned uranium mines assessed on the Navajo Nation. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says EnPro Holdings Inc. will install fencing and signs warning residents and visitors of potential radiation exposure at si


UNM , ‎Navajo‏ Nation strike deal for student housing

President of the Navajo Nation Russell Begaye, left, and Vice President Jonathan Nez celebrate after hanging the Navajo Nation flag in the student lobby of the sixth floor of the UNM Rainforest apartments after the announcement Friday of the partnership between the school and the Navajo Nation for h


Federal Settlement to Fund Assessment at Eight Abandoned Uranium Mines on ‎Navajo‏ Nation

Assessment of eight abandoned uranium mines will soon begin on the Navajo Nation. It follows a $500,000 federal settlement with the company responsible for the contamination. KNAU's Ryan Heinsius reports. Under the deal made with EnPro Holdings, radiation tests will be conducted along with surveys


Dayish Productions strives to tell ‎Navajo‏ stories with authenticity

It's early morning on the Navajo reservation and the sky is still dark. People on their way to work, or on their way home after a long night, pull over when they reach the roadside vendors and buy breakfast. The roadside vendors offer spam, bacon and sausage breakfast burritos. Any of them will do.


NAU aids ‎Navajo‏ Nation with Growing in Beauty Partnership Program

A partnership between Northern Arizona University and the Navajo Nation provides both help for area families and opportunities for college students to get hands-on experience working with families and children. The Growing in Beauty Partnership Program (GIBPP), part of the Institute for Human Develo


Budget and Finance Committee supports suplemental funding for ‎Navajo‏ scholarships

WINDOW ROCK, Arizona - During a special meeting held Dec. 27, the Budget and Finance Committee approved a recommendation by a vote of 3-0 for legislation which seeks approval in the amount of $1.6 million to provide Navajo students with scholarship funding. The committee needs Navajo Nation Council'


‎Navajo‏ Nation President Russell Begaye urges Congress to reject bill to downsize Bears Ears National Monument

WASHINGTON - Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye took a stand for tribal sovereignty and preservation of the Navajo way of life Jan. 9 when he urged Congress to strike down a bill that would slash 85 percent of the land from Bears Ears National Monument. During a legislative hearing in the House


‎Navajo‏ Nation to open first tribal police academy

GALLUP - The Navajo Nation will train its own police officers at its new Navajo Nation Police Academy. Navajo Nation Public Safety Director Jesse Delmar said no other tribe has its own police academy. Delmar said the Navajo Nation Police hired 20 recruits Wednesday who will be trained in Chinle, Ari


Coalition seeks testimonies from ‎Navajo‏ families about boarding school students

FARMINGTON - A national coalition is seeking testimonies from Navajo families who have missing relatives or relatives who disappeared while attending a government-operated boarding school. The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition is working with the International Indian Treaty


Las Vegas gunman researched Southern California

Winter Weather Advisory issued January 20 at 11:39AM MST expiring January 21 at 5:00AM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Navajo Winter Weather Advisory issued January 20 at 11:39AM MST expiring January 20 at 11:00PM MST in effect for: Coconino Wind Advisory issued January 20 at 9:35AM MST expirin


‎Navajo‏ Nation President : Federal Government Should Exempt Critical Programs from Shutdown

WINDOW ROCK - In light of the potential U.S. government shutdown pending the Senate's passage of a stopgap bill to prevent the halting of funds to federal agencies, President Russell Begaye said critical federal programs should be exempt. "The members of Congress need to know that any breakdown or s


Authorities : Bicyclist under the influence struck by Liberty Utilities vehicle along ‎Navajo‏ Road

APPLE VALLEY - Authorities are investigating an incident in which a bicyclist was struck by a Liberty Utilities, Apple Valley vehicle late Tuesday. Reported just before 9:30 p.m., the crash occurred in the 13500 block of Navajo Road, close to Highway 18. San Bernardino County Sheriff's Apple Valley


‎Navajo‏ veteran , Tiarra DiNardo , sworn on to Veteran Advisory Council

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - An Army veteran who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom was sworn in as the newest member of the Navajo Nation Veterans Advisory Council during a Jan. 4 ceremony. President Russell Begaye administered the oath of office for Tiarra DiNardo, of Many Farm


Community Calendar : ‎Navajo‏ Shoe Game event Jan. 19 ; ARC board meeting Jan. 18

Subscribed, but don't have a login? ARC ANNUAL BOARD MEETING: The Arc of San Juan County will be having its Annual Board meeting Jan. 18 at 1204 San Juan Blvd, Farmington NM 87401. The meeting will be from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public. KESHJEE' (NAVAJO SHOE GAME): The public is i