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Police Blotter

23-year-old escapes from McKinley County jail, captured hours later

Mckinkey County sheriff officials announced that Ryan Westman, who escaped from McKinley County Adult Detention Center about 2 p.m. Wednesday was captured four hours later.


Letters: Build a prison on the rez

As I sit here alone thinking about how our people (Diné) are striving to make their lives better out there on the Navajo Reservation financially, I do understand that any


Weaver offers apprenticeships

The root of Navajo teachings is passed on from generation to generation, and that is what master weaver Roy Kady intends on doing.


Historical film clips, photos roll back time in Kayenta

For the past 30 years, Shonie De La Rosa has been delving into the history of Kayenta, collecting film clips and photos showing what the Navajo community looked like in the old days and how it has changed over the years.


Gridiron Elite presents a challenge for campers

Tough. That was one way to describe the 4th annual Navajo Preparatory School Gridiron Elite Football Camp held June 17-20.


AZ schools super gets earful on interstate attendance

The issue of students attending schools outside their district, even outside their county or state, is a common concern among Arizona public schools in the Navajo Nation, according to public school officials.

50 Years Ago

50 Years Ago: Nevada official’s death remains a mystery

It was a mystery that would play out in the Navajo Times throughout the summer, fall and winter of 1965 – just what happened to Delbert Howard?


Native DomiNation captures NABI crown

Utilizing solid defense and a solid pitching rotation, Tuba City’s Native DomiNation nailed down the 17th annual Arizona D-backs Inter-Tribal Youth Baseball Double A Tournament Championship at the main stadium at Talking Stick complex in Scottsdale, Ariz., last Saturday.

People Politics

Begay receives ‘Senator of the Year’ among other awards

Serving rural and tribal communities and representing them at the state legislature is paying major dividends for Arizona Sen. Carlyle Begay, District 7.


New Zealand rugby players help out local Navajo communities

Navajo culture, Navajo food and rugby: three things the New Zealand rugby players of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have shared while lending a helping hand on Navajo land.