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Confidence, preparation key to winning at Western Navajo spelling bee

More than 100 spelling bee contenders from across Western Navajo competed last Thursday for spots of moving on to the Navajo Nation Scripps Spelling Bee.

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Students raise $2,075 to benefit Pennies for Patients program

Coins poured out of boxes and clinked as they hit the tables in Joyce Tsinajinnie’s third grade classroom.

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Tip a Royal gives voice to students in Special Olympics

Medals made tiny clinking sounds as Miss Ramah Navajo walked. Attached to the end of her sash belt were two of her brother’s Special Olympic medals.

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Chef earns Big of the Year award for mentoring

From cooking to mentoring, Paige Martinez is making a mark in her young life.

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KTNN broadcasts Pro Bowl in Diné language

The temperature was a balmy 73 degrees at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

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20-year-old files for school board

If you’re dissatisfied with your public education, you basically have two options.

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Online video of Navajo Santa viewed by 70K

In the last two weeks, nearly 70,000 people have watched an online video of William P. Yazzie singing a Navajo version of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.”

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Barber is new Miss Northern Navajo, wears new crown

It’s the beginning of an era because the newly crowned Miss Northern Navajo, Robyn Barber, is the first royalty to wear the new crown.

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Founder: Miss Utah Navajo pageant was way to regain pride

MONTEZUMA CREEK, Utah – You might say the Miss Utah Navajo pageant started with a 7th-grade history textbook. Growing up in the isolated Utah section of the reservation, where they

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Early exposure art, construction leads to dream job

Natasha John’s fascination with European architecture dates back to her childhood and now at the age of 26 she is living her dream as an interior architect in Berlin, Germany.