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Navajo County Sheriff's Office
The unincorporated areas of Holbrook, Joseph City, and Winslow areas including Adamana, Goodwater, Sun Valley, Woodruff, and Chevelon Canyon areas are provided law enforcement services by the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office.
NCSO gets another pot bust on I-40
The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office made a substantial bust on Interstate 40 on Dec. 4 about 3:45 p.m., thanks to one of their K-9 officers. The vehicle was stopped at about mile 291, east of Holbrook, near the Sun Valley area. The dog, named Legend, alerted to the vehicle after it was pulled over.
Haaji Naatáanii Corp.?
$2.5 million given to NDC, with little to show so far. In President Russell Begaye’s last state of the nation address, he boasted about what some might call “his baby,” or the crown jewel of his administration, the creation of the Naat’áanii Development Corporation.
NAU education student graduates after aiding fire-damaged school's reopening
On Wednesday, Aug. 22, Serena Horbaczewski was midway through the third week of her eight-week student teaching job when she woke up to a distressing call. A fire had broken out overnight at Navajo Elementary School in Scottsdale, where Horbaczewski was teaching second grade.
Navajo County updates building code
Starting June 11, 2019, the construction requirements for new buildings will change in Navajo County. The county has adopted the 2015 International Building Code and International Residential Code.
Public expresses concerns to Navajo Police during first listening session
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Police Department heard from the public during the first of a six-listening sessions scheduled by the Office of Chief of Police. The sessions were open to the public with the intent to provide the people an opportunity to ask questions and voice their concerns to the
Second Sequoia threat the result of prank phone calls
LINDEN — Last Wednesday, Sequoia Village School experienced its second school threat incident in one week. The first incident occurred last Friday, Nov. 30, and was initially described as a bomb threat but was determined to be unfounded and the school was deemed safe by Navajo County Sheriff’s Offic
Council Delegate: Production of hemp on Nation could make up lost revenue
FARMINGTON, N.M. — On Dec. 7, the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Negotiation Subcommittee (NIIP) received updates and discussed the Navajo Nation’s position of hemp production.
Crowd smaller for second tree-lighting ceremony
To the sound of Christmas songs echoing off the Window Rock, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye lit the massive Christmas tree during the second annual Navajo Nation Christmas Tree lighting.
Local Roundup: Page wrestling goes 4-0 at Joseph City multi
New to Division IV wrestling this season after making the move from D-III, the Page Sand Devils went 4-0 on Wednesday at the Joseph City multi-meet. Page and D-IV Northland Prep wrestlers locked horns at the meet, with the Sand Devils coming away with a 45-25 win over the Spartans.
‘A true blessing’
It was a long labor. But then, this is a big baby. After 45 years of researching every trading post, past and present, they could find on and around the Navajo Nation, Klara Kelley and Harris Francis have published the Navajoland Trading Post Encyclopedia.
Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl To Resign At The End Of The Year
Arizona Republican Sen. Jon Kyl is resigning. Kyl wrote in a letter to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey he plans to step down from his position at the end of the year. He said in part, "It has been an honor and a privilege to again serve the people of Arizona."
Cloudy but warmer weather moves into Arizona
PHOENIX, AZ (3TV/CBS5) -- Pretty nice weather for mid December is expected this weekend with temperatures a few degrees warmer than normal. For Friday through Saturday, high pressure will keep conditions dry but allow high clouds to increase across Arizona as an area of low pressure develops around
Arizona Judge Orders Deportation of Mexican Activist Who Claimed Asylum
An Arizona judge ordered the deportation of an activist who claimed she would be targeted if removed to her native Mexico. Immigration Judge Thomas Michael O’Leary denied Alejandra Pablos’s asylum request on Dec. 11 and ordered her removed from the United States.
The feds have laid the smack down on water. How will Arizona respond?
Opinion: Arizona has until Jan. 31 to sign a drought contingency plan. And we have a mess of work to do before then. The feds have laid the smack down on plans to keep lakes Mead and Powell from tanking.
Only one election grievance survives OHA
In total there were eight grievances filed, but the complaint filed by Delegate Leonard Tsosie against the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors and Daniel Tso, who won the election against Tsosie, was the only one granted a hearing.
Delegate Slim advocates for community involvement at Antelope Canyon
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — On Nov. 28, Council Delegate Tuchoney Slim, Jr. met with the National Park Service regarding concerns of activities within the Glen Canyon National Recreational Area, Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Antelope Point, all areas located near Page, Arizona.
Book Review: Final novel by Evangeline Parsons Yazzie reveals suprsise ending
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Evangeline Parsons Yazzie’s new book “Their Land, Their Love: The Return Home” is the last book in her “Her Land, Her Love” series and is available at Salina Bookshelf in Flagstaff.
Begaye honors legacy of President George H.W. Bush
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States of America, passed away Nov. 30 at the age of 94. “President George H.W. Bush demonstrated tremendous leadership in the highest office in the world,” said Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye. “I offer my sinc
Flagstaff History: City council declines expand Walnut Canyon
1893: W. A. & P. P. Daggs shipped twenty carloads of sheep from Holbrook to Kansas on Monday. Taxes become delinquent on Monday, Dec. 18 after which a penalty of five percent will be added.