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Police Blotter: Church Rock man pleads guilty to manslaughter

Randy Payton, 35, of Church Rock, New Mexico, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in federal district court here on Tuesday.

50 Years Ago

Police undercover nets drug dealers, bootleggers

It may not seem like it, but Navajo Nation Police are building cases against drug dealers and bootleggers who are selling their illegal substances on the reservation.


Zinke says public comment closed for review of national monuments

The public comment period for 27 national monuments designated since Jan. 1, 1996, that are more than 100,000 acres in size, has ended.

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Police Blotter: Man shot to death in Window Rock

The Window Rock Police District, along with the FBI, are investigating a shooting that left one man dead early Monday morning.


Sheriff asks public’s help in search for double homicide suspect

The bodies of an elderly couple were found by Apache County deputies during a routine welfare check Saturday night at a home in Sanders, Arizona.

News Politics

Former Tohatchi area delegate passes on

Former Navajo Nation Council Delegate Peterson Becenti Yazzie, who served three terms from 1999 to 2011, has died.


$2.2 million OK’d for summer youth jobs

Good news, young Diné worker: A couple of million bucks has been set aside for your summer employment.


Leaders OK naming U.S. Navy ship ‘Navajo’

The Navajo Nation and U.S. Navy are on their way to becoming official partners and may one day help patrol the waters of the world, thanks to efforts of U.S. Sen. John McCain, who chairs the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Forces, the 22nd Navajo Nation Council’s Naabik’iyáti’ Committee and the secretary of the Navy.


Nation to expect high heat despite some clouds, rain

With no rain in the forecast for the reservation and expected temperatures to go into the three-digit range, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye signed an executive order and put into place a Stage 1 fire restriction that will remain in effect until further notice.

Police Blotter

Police Blotter: Home invasion in Tuba City, armed robbery in Tohatchi, pedestrian struck and killed in Shiprock

The Navajo Nation Police is reporting several incidents that have occurred around the Navajo Nation.