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Shí, Robot

Students and professors at the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute have developed a voice-operated robot that can be commanded using the Diné language.

Letters

Letters: NGS: There are cleaner alternatives

Each day, 240 individual train carloads of coal are burned at NGS. A statistic like that is almost impossible to comprehend, so it helps to put that into perspective. NGS has burned that much coal per day since it opened more than 40 years ago.

News

Rough Rock School no longer accredited

Rough Rock Community School, the first BIE contract school on the Navajo Nation, has lost its accreditation as of Jan. 31, the director of the school’s accrediting agency confirmed last week.

Politics

Ex-justice files intent to sue over council meeting fees

The first Chief Justice of the Navajo Nation Supreme Court, Tom Tso, has filed an intent to sue the Navajo Nation, the Navajo Nation Office of the Controller and former acting controller Bobby White over what he considers an unlawful increase in the salary given to council delegates.

Politics

Committee orders NAPI to patch things up with lessees

The Resource and Development Committee told Navajo Agriculture Products Industry, Pumpkin Patch Fundraisers, Inc. and Upland Desert Popcorn, L.L.C they have two weeks to come back to the table, attend mediation and resolve the lease issues that have been brewing between them.

Police Blotter

Police Blotter: Child pornographer gets 30 years

A Gallup man accused of possession and distributing child pornography was given a 30-year sentence in a Gallup district court Friday.

Wrestling

Local grapplers fare well at state

Fourteen weight classes through four divisions were decided at the Arizona State Wrestling tournament last week.

Basketball

Shiprock Lady Chieftains have new look

If one looks closely they’ll see something different about the Shiprock High School Lady Chieftains.

Basketball

Coconino, Flagstaff girls advance

The universe for the Coconino girls’ basketball team seems to be firmly back in order.

Basketball

Window Rock trounces Northwest Christian, 76-20

A strong defense and a potent offense were the keys for Window Rock as the Lady Scouts rolled to a 76-20 victory over the Northwest Christian Lady Crusaders of Phoenix…