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110 Navajo chapters documented in two-book series

Politics

B&F fails to hear NHA audit bill

For the second consecutive time the Navajo Nation Budget and Finance Committee did not second a motion that would open the floor up for discussion to approve a bill, that if passed would give a directive to Speaker LoRenzo Bates to request a complete audit of the Navajo Housing Authority.

50 Years Ago

50 years ago: Navajos learn they have Miranda rights

Navajo police must follow laws of the United States if they arrest someone and put them in jail, a high-ranking legal official for the tribe told Navajo law enforcement officials.

Community News

Northern Fair: Come for the events, stay for the produce

Organizers of the 105th annual Northern Navajo Nation Fair are expecting as many as 100,000 visitors to downtown Shiprock this weekend.

Police Blotter

Hotevilla man sentenced in stabbing

Ronald Talashoma, 37, of Hotevilla, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow to a total of 81 months of imprisonment.

News

Grand Falls becomes grander with improvements

Tourists might have a new destination on the Navajo Nation at Grand Falls, but a nearby rancher had an issue at a dedication ceremony on Thursday.

Letters

Letters: Standing with Natives at Standing Rock

My heart is breaking over the recent events. The U.S. government doesn’t care. I am shocked at the government, but I probably should know better.

Obituaries

Obituaries for Sept. 29, 2016

Sally Spencer Jack RED ROCK, N.M. — Funeral services for Sally Spencer Jack, 90, will be held today, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m. at the Red Rock Church of God

Business

Arizona Republic, Navajo Times earn top newspaper honors

The Arizona Republic and Navajo Times earned top honors Saturday at the Arizona Newspaper Association’s annual fall convention.

Guest Essay

Guest Column: Attack on one tribe’s sovereignty is an attack on all tribes’ sovereignty

Native American people must join together in unity and speak with one voice as we look to protect our lands, languages, and cultural resources for future generations. As Navajo citizens, we are standing together with the Standing Rock Sioux to protect their sacred lands and we must stand with each other here at home to protect our sacred lands in the Bears Ears region.