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Ex-justice files intent to sue over council meeting fees

The first Chief Justice of the Navajo Nation Supreme Court, Tom Tso, has filed an intent to sue the Navajo Nation, the Navajo Nation Office of the Controller and former acting controller Bobby White over what he considers an unlawful increase in the salary given to council delegates.

Politics

Committee orders NAPI to patch things up with lessees

The Resource and Development Committee told Navajo Agriculture Products Industry, Pumpkin Patch Fundraisers, Inc. and Upland Desert Popcorn, L.L.C they have two weeks to come back to the table, attend mediation and resolve the lease issues that have been brewing between them.

Culture

Taking it on the road

Gardening summit planning meeting produces idea for tour

Politics

NHA paid Zah, Keeswood over $1M as consultants

A former Navajo Tribal Chairman and Navajo Nation President, and a former Navajo Nation Council Delegate have made over $1 million combined as consultants with Navajo Housing Authority…

News

Begaye vetoes disaster relief funds

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has line-item vetoed $242,576 appropriated by the Navajo Nation Council to go toward Navajo Nation chapters for disaster relief services.

News

Budget and Finance vote in Bobby White as acting controller

The Budget and Finance Committee voted to appoint Bobby White as acting controller of the Navajo Nation

Culture

Chants for coyotes; Ballads for bobcats

People, animals turn out for winter stories at the zoo

Politics

LoRenzo Bates to continue as Speaker

Navajo Nation Speaker LoRenzo Bates was voted to continue as speaker for the remaining two years of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council.

Politics

Nez ‘holding the fort’ while Begaye in D.C.

Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez wasn’t in the crowds in Washington D.C. to see Donald Trump take his oath of office as the 45th United States President early Friday.

News

Highway 191 reopened after diesel spill

A commercial vehicle hauling gasoline was involved in a crash Thursday night