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New Ganado school board member has solid experience

Two hours after public interviews of three candidates for the Ganado Unified School District Governing Board on Aug. 3, Allan Blacksheep got a call to tell him he was chosen to fill some big shoes.


Head Start boss removed

The Department of Diné Education has removed the superintendent of Navajo Nation Head Start, Sharon Singer…


High prices for food

Study: Native Americans pay more, travel farther for food


Shiprock looks to humane plan for feral horses

Shiprock Chapter President Duane “Chili” Yazzie has a plan to contain the population of feral horses in the chapter, and he’s reaching out to horse advocates for support.


Learning the language of computers

Coding boot camp helps young people navigate the cyber world


Four added to Head Start probe; previous allegations surface

Four more Navajo Nation Head Start employees — Tauve Begay, Cheron Watchman, Ella Dodson, and Karlene Henderson — have been added to an investigation into allegations of financial mismanagement at the program, according to Navajo Nation Superintendent of Schools Tommy Lewis, who is heading up the investigation.


Head Start boss under investigation

Navajo Nation Head Start is under investigation, or at least the feds hope so.


Casamero Lake parents call for recall of school board

Parents at a public hearing at Casamero Lake Chapter House on June 20 called for a recall of the board of Borrego Pass School, Dibé Yazhi Ha’bitiin Ji’ Olta.


Tourism looking for data to determine Navajo impact

In 2016 New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez announced a four-year growth trend in tourism on the New Mexico side, but has the Navajo Nation experienced such a boost?

Community News

Update: 2017 Walking the Healing Path

On June 15, the National Weather Service warned to “avoid strenuous activities” but John L. Tsosie and Ernest Tsosie Jr. didn’t do that.