(Times photo – Donovan Quintero)

A Ribbon dancer dances in the 68th annual Navajo Nation Fair parade on Saturday morning in Window Rock. View a slideshow »

The value of kinship

New Miss Navajo Nation fulfills the requirement of culture

The day before the coronation ceremony, contestant No. 5 and the rest of the contestants walked in Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise. She signed autographs and introduced herself in Navajo. Story »


icon 2 Code Talkers pass on in one week

Two Navajo Code Talkers died this past week, according to the tribal government and family members.

icon Ex-speaker pleads guilty in slush fund case

Former Speaker of the Navajo Nation Council Lawrence T. Morgan Wednesday pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the misuse of discretionary funds while he was in office.

icon Complaint against Deschene’s candidacy not filed in time

An attempt by a group of Navajos as well as unsuccessful candidates for president to get Chris Deschene removed from the general election ballot has failed.

icon Oil & gas co. fires 8 workers to reduce costs

Officials for the Navajo Nation Navajo Oil and Gas Co. on Friday laid off eight employees as part of their effort to reduce payroll to help repay its lenders some $44 million.

icon Dilkon, Teesto chapters regroup after blazes

In the aftermath of the twin blazes that leveled the Dilkon Chapter administration building and the Teesto Chapter House early Saturday morning, the chapters are doing what Navajos have always done better than anyone: jury-rigging.

icon Police Blotter: N.M. police arrest man wanted in Okla.

On Sept. 6, New Mexico State Police officers responded to State Road 118, mile marker 26, near Gallup, in reference to a hit-and-run vehicle accident involving a pedestrian.

icon 50 Years Ago: Grassroots work to make Crownpoint a chapter

People in Crownpoint Chapter may not remember this, but 50 years ago they didn't exist.

icon News Briefs: Assayii Lake Fire a factor in top official’s resignation

Also in this news roundup: Leupp chapter was a family dynasty; and, jury selection has been set for first slush fund defendants.

icon 50 Years Ago: Annie Wauneka battles Interior boss

Annie Wauneka, who in 1963 was the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Honor, has become probably the most well-known person on the Navajo Reservation to the outside world because of the fame she has gotten in the past year.

icon Mother arrested in connection with death of toddler

Clara Beth Joe, 25, of Gallup, was arrested Wednesday in connection with the death of her 13-month-old child, according to the FBI and Gallup Police Department.

icon Primary Election 2014 Results!

View a roundup of this week's primary election, including unofficial results.

icon Election website got hits from around the world

The Navajo Election Administration's website that gave election results got hits from all over the world Tuesday night.

icon Shiprock man sentenced for 2nd-degree murder

Alvert Miller, 39, of Shiprock, was sentenced Wednesday in federal district court here to 72 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release for his second-degree murder conviction, according to the U.S. attorney's office.

icon 50 Years Ago: 'Startling' proposal to allow alcohol sales

It probably wasn't the best idea in the world but Marshall Tome, editor of the Navajo Times, said it had to be done to save the lives of hundreds of Navajos.