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Former Navajo election supervisors sue in federal court

Two and a half years ago, former Chief Justice Herb Yazzie and Associate Justice Eleanor Shirley sat inside a courtroom at Tuba City Judicial District to hear oral arguments in the challenge to Christopher Clark Deschene’s fluency in the Navajo language.

News

An uphill battle for Escalade

B&F rejects legislation; on to Naabik’íyáti’

Education

Student finds some bottled water unhealthily acidic

Gregory Hurley’s study shows that snow and at least 14 kinds of bottled water are no safer than tap water.

Education

Hive of complicated words doesn’t sting great spellers at Western

Judges say the words in this year’s Western Navajo Spelling Bee were more difficult than at previous contests.

News

Navajo Generating Station to remain open until 2019

The owners of the Navajo Generating Station have voted to extend operations of the coal-fired power plant in LeChee, Arizona through December 2019, unless an agreement can be reached with the Navajo Nation.

News

NGS’ fate to be decided Monday

The owners of the Navajo Generating Station will vote Monday on whether to shut the coal-fired plant down this year or to keep it running through 2019.

Business

Just-A-Buck opens in Tónaneesdizí

Miss Western Navajo Teen Shalby Del Villar on Saturday bought a number of L.A. COLORS cosmetics and a measuring tape for just a few bucks at the new store within the Tónaneesdizí Shopping Center.

Community

From ‘humble beginnings’ Central Agency continues spelling bee tradition

From ‘humble beginnings’ Central Agency continues spelling bee tradition

News

Influential Diné storyteller passes on

James Peshlakai, a cultural icon, hataałi, and one of the most influential Diné storytellers, has died. He was 71.

News

Begaye: Coal cost is culprit in NGS fate

When President Russell Begaye asked the owners of the Navajo Generating Station what could be done to extend the lease up to 2029, he was told that the cost of Peabody Western Coal Company’s coal is too high.