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Advocates, experts: Don’t forget the human factor

For the elders at To’hajiilee, Smith said that more services are needed locally to help elders maintain their function in the community.


Is Sanders, Ariz., liquor licensee getting out of jail?

Even from his jail cell, Gary MacDonald has circulated rumors that he will be released on a change of plea deal for alleged drug charges that put him the slammer.

Arts & Entertainment

‘Drunktown’s Finest’ returns to Gallup for extended shows

The film “Drunktown’s Finest” has been sweeping the nation and most recently with premieres in Flagstaff and Phoenix.



The graduate architecture program at the University of Utah this year was charged with the task of designing two micro-cabins for Mexican Water Chapter.


Valley defeats Lady Scouts to win Window Rock Invite

Valley Lady Pirates head coach Julia Six said, heading into the championship game against Window Rock on the Lady Scouts’ home floor, that it would be a challenge.


Times editor shares her journey with rural youngsters

As the youngest editor and the only female in the Navajo Times’ 50-year history, Candace Begody has been invited by at least a dozen groups to share the story of how she came upon her career.


Letters: Diné are stricken by poverty

In our Diné Nation, poverty is the root of all our social and economic disasters. Sadly our leaders have done little to nothing to recognize this horror and take effective measures. Why use what remains of the $554 million settlement to establish more government programs?


Working and learning together

The Ganado Middle School Lego Robotics Club took their shot in the First Lego League challenge at the Arizona Official Qualifying Tournament last month.

Guest Essay

Guest Column: Last day to donate to Coat Drive, Toys for Tots

Dec. 20 will be the last day to donate gently used coats for the Coat Drive I am hosting, as well as Toys for Tots.

Election 2014

Begaye: Don’t delay election, people ready to vote

At a campaign rally last Thursday in Chinle — home of not only his opponent, Joe Shirley Jr., but also the man who is trying to get his name off the ballot, Myron McLaughlin — presidential candidate Russell Begaye and his running mate Jonathan Nez managed to draw about 30 people with a message of “healing and reconciliation.”