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Horse roundup, rangeland act are targets of riders

Four groups of trail riders rode to convince tribal lawmakers that the proposed Navajo Rangeland Improvement Act of 2014 impedes their way of life.

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icon Code Talker Anderson passes away

Flags will be flying on the Navajo Reservation at half mast until sunset Saturday to honor the passing of a Navajo Code Talker.

icon Despite Tsosie’s pleas, Council votes against URI subcommittee

Council Delegate Leonard Tsosie used every effort Tuesday, including parliamentary tricks, from keeping his colleagues from dissolving a subcommittee that was set up to negotiate with Uranium Resources Inc.

icon Apache Co. board votes against liquor license transfers

The Apache County Board of Supervisors voted against the transfer of Gary MacDonald’s liquor license to George Ryan Tuesday during a special meeting held at the Nahata Dziil Chapter House.

icon Gates scholarship to end with 2016 class

The class of 2016 will be the last class to have the opportunity to apply for the daddy of all scholarships, the Gates Millennium, which funds a student’s education for 10 years through the Ph.D. level.

icon Dispute over control of oil & gas company continues

Fearful employees, accusations of misuse of money, court battles and fights over who should be on the board were among the issues that came up this week in the dispute over control of the Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company.

icon 50 Years Ago: Nakai supports freedom of the press

In July, 1964, Navajo Tribal Chairman Raymond Nakai was under siege by members of the off-reservation media who wanted to ask him one simple question: Was he trying to control the news that was reported in the tribe's newspaper, the Navajo Times?

icon Israeli-Palestinian Protest at Navajo Council Chambers

While the Israeli Army maneuvers its ground forces into Gaza, protesters lined up in front of the Navajo Nation Council Chambers Thursday to rebut the Navajo Nation's agriculture involvement and partnership with the State of Israel.

icon Confluence bill not on summer session agenda

Contrary to information on the developers’ website, a bill committing the Navajo Nation to partner on a resort on the rim of the Little Colorado Canyon has not reached the speaker’s office and will not be on the Navajo Nation Council’s summer session agenda.

icon Red Valley man found guilty of killing

Joe Arviso Benally, 51, of Red Valley, Ariz., was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and use (discharge) of a firearm in a crime of violence

icon 50 Years Ago: 'Hallelujah Trail' makes the news

Another big budget movie is preparing to film on the Navajo Reservation and it is anything but politically correct.

icon Morning Star youth council backpack drive helps needy families with school supplies

Instead of water balloon fights and squirt guns it’s that time of year when students start thinking about paper and pencils as the summer months start to wind down.

icon Bleeding money – fairs fail to follow audit recs

The 2013 Navajo Nation Fair ended up losing money.

icon HUD asks NHA to return $96M for failure to spend funds

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is requesting the Navajo Housing Authority return $96 million for its failure to comply with the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act if it doesn't file a hearing with the federal agency within 30 days.

icon Presidential forums show success, draw large audiences

As most of the candidates running for Navajo Nation president continue to seek funds to publicize their campaign, many are finding that one of the best ways of getting their message to the voters is through the forums being sponsored by the Navajo Times and KTNN-KWRK.

icon 50 Years Ago: Council tries seeding clouds for rain

Through June and early July of 1964, one of the continuing stories in the Navajo Times was about the drought conditions on the Navajo Reservation and what the tribe could do about it.

icon Assayii Lake Fire 100 percent contained

The Navajo Nation Emergency Operations Center will now demobilize. Containment, however, does not mean the 14,712-acre fire is controlled or fully out.

icon Support for grazing act is as scarce as rainfall

When he introduced the proposed Rangeland Improvement Act in January, Navajo Nation Agriculture Department Director Leo Watchman predicted it would be "a tough sell."