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Politics

Hale questions chapter misuse of money

An issue not discussed in the state of the nation report by President Russell Begaye on Monday was embezzlement of money by chapter officials.

Politics

Delegate wants economic boss out

A bill recommending the removal of the executive director for the Division of Economic Development, Crystal Deschinny, is ready for Resource and Development Committee action.

News

Committee votes for medicinal marijuana

Could the Navajo Nation benefit from cultivating medicinal marijuana? That’s what Dineh Benally, a former Navajo Nation vice president candidate, believes.

Health

‘The Longest Day’

Relatives with Alzheimer’s inspire zumba instructors’ benefit

Politics

Crotty testifies on Amber Alert before Senate panel

Navajo Nation Council Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty has diligently worked toward the Navajo Nation developing its own Amber Alert system.

News

Delegates debate, listen to explanations of NGS lease

It was a week’s worth of debate and explanation when it came to the more than 500-page Navajo Generating Station replacement lease between the Navajo Nation and the NGS owners.

Culture

Treaty signings recall, celebrate people’s victory over ‘sad’ time

When Delores Paul was 12 years old in 1968, she travelled with 160 other Navajos to Bosque Redondo, New Mexico, to partake in the 100-year reenactment of the signing of the Treaty of 1868.

Politics

Three recommended for chief justice

The Law and Order Committee has recommended three names to Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye for appointment to chief justice of the Navajo Nation Supreme Court.

News

Ashley, Segay named new division directors

Joelynn Ashley and Glorinda Segay, two young, highly educated and professional Diné women, have been selected by Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye to take the executive director positions for the Division of General Services and Department of Health.

Sports

Aiming for the Olympics

12-year-old gymnast working to qualify for world competition