Code Talkers lose 4

In past week, code talkers’ deaths leave 25-27 still living

Flags on the Navajo Nation will continue to fly at half-staff this weekend in honor of the unprecedented deaths of four Navajo Code Talkers this past week.

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icon Supreme Court to hear Deschene case

The Navajo Nation Supreme Court will hear oral arguments concerning whether Christopher Clark Deschene should be disqualified from running for Navajo Nation president because he is not fluent in the Navajo language.

icon Shelly vetoes funding for delegates’ assistants

The line-item veto takes effect Oct. 1 and is expected to save $1.7 million.

icon ‘Old paper,’ other examples of Native-U.S. treaties, on display

On the fourth floor of the museum, which is part of the Smithsonian Institution, some of the most pained and victorious words are preserved in a new exhibit honoring the treaties between the United States and American Indian nations.

icon 50 Years Ago: Nakai campaigns to re-elect LBJ

The race for president of the United States is heating up and it seems that the Navajo Tribe is finding itself caught in the middle, in part because of the decision by the tribe's chairman, Raymond Nakai, to do everything he can to get Lyndon B. Johnson re-elected.

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.