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Confluence project will produce ‘better people,’ proponent says

Standing near the spot where the proposed Escalade tramway would carry tourists down to the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers, R. Lamar Whitmer said people will feel inspired after hearing the stories of the Diné and they will be better people.


We can’t let our guard down’

Witness of Church Rock spill still fighting uranium


Letters: “Fake news’ about Tuba City hospital

This letter is in response to the “fake news” reported by Krista Allen in the July 13, 2017 Navajo Times article entitled, “TC hospital flubs care for elderly Dine.” I want to correct errors from the article and provide facts about Tuba City Regional Healthcare Corporation and the rigorous requirements we fulfill to provide safe, accessible, quality, and culturally sensitive health care.


Guest Column: It’s time for Bennett, Confluence Partners to let go!

This week Navajo Nation Council Delegate Ben Bennett avoided an opportunity to hear debate on the proposed Escalade bill (0293-16) during the summer session of the Navajo Nation Council.


Obituaries for July 20, 2017

Irene Burton Sykes TUCSON A private memorial service for Irene Burton Sykes, 89, was held June 24, 2017, in Tucson. She passed away June 18, 2017. Irene grew up in


National Indian gaming on the rise, report says

Revenue to the 244 federally recognized tribes that have Indian gaming is on the rise, according to a report issued Monday by the National Indian Gaming Commission.


Time to take a firm grip on our future

The decommissioning of NGS provides the Navajo Nation with a rare window of opportunity for our Nation to truly pursue a path toward self-determination and self-sustainability. Now is the time for our Nation to transition toward a renewable energy future.


Letters: Adding a bit more to history of tax program

History is good for posterity, respect and honor.


Obituaries for July 13, 2017

Anita T. Lewis KLAGETOH, Ariz. — Funeral services for Anita T. Lewis, 59, of Ganado, Ariz., were held July 11 at the St. Anne Mission in Klagetoh, Ariz., with Father


Man robs Hon-Dah Casino

The suspect was in the casino for less than 90 seconds. He got away with an undisclosed amount of money and was seen leaving on foot…