Council surprised by BIA director’s removal

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Council surprised by BIA director’s removal

In a surprise announcement during Tuesday’s Navajo Nation Council spring session, delegates were informed that the Bureau of Indian Affairs Navajo Regional director in Gallup, Sharon Pinto, had been removed from her post.

Politics

Council OK’s spending plan for Sihasin Fund

It was a late night Tuesday as lawmakers passed a $100 million expenditure plan for capital outlay projects spanning the entire Navajo Nation.

Politics

Pay for prez hasn’t changed for 30 years

As candidates begin to campaign for the job of Navajo Nation president, the salary they will get if they win has not changed in the past 30 years.

News

Tax loans not subject to same regulations as payday loans

Every year, the same jingles and commercials play across hundreds of car radios in the Gallup area advertising tax refund anticipation loans or, in the fall months, holiday loans.

Baseball

Rock Point faces steep climb to playoff berth

If all things go as planned, the Rock Point baseball team will be making its second appearance at the Arizona Division IV state playoffs next month.

Letters

Letters: Others are enjoying our Navajo trust funds

Let’s look at our trust fund from a business and investment prospective.

Community

Shonto sports Civil Air Patrol’s newest escadrille in Ariz.

The newest members of the Arizona Wing Civil Air Patrol are learning the U.S. Army’s seven core values and learning to live them in everything they do – whether they are in school or doing household chores.

Basketball

Shiprock JROTC wins back-to-back state titles

While most visit Shiprock’s Chieftain Pit for basketball, Larissa Clah always looked for the color guards.

Arts

Cosplayer uses Diné ideas to create character costumes

Armed with a lightsaber and moccasins, Dezbah Evans is trying to change the narrative.

Track & Field

Miyamura senior Thomas shocks with 1600-meter win

Two days after hitting a PR in the 1600-meter run at her home meet, Miyamura senior Ashley Thomas reset that mark with another one at the Marilyn Sepulveda Meet of Champions.