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Politics

Council set to convene winter session

The speaker’s office reports that the 23rd Navajo Nation Council is scheduled to meet for the opening day of the winter session on Monday, Jan. 22, in the Council Chamber.

Letters

Letters: An overview: What is happening with our money?

When I served on the Navajo Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, a rigorous application and interview process had gone through and the results were 59 out of 139 applicants who applied. Yours truly was one of the eight selected by a group of interviewers who sit as Council delegates today.

Guest Essay

Guest Column: New Year’s resolution: Repeal the Diné Marriage Act

As we ring in 2018 and celebrate the beginning of a new year, the festivities also present an opportunity for us to reflect on the past and imagine where we’d like to go. Many of my resolutions for this year are the same as those of past years, ranging from eating healthier to calling my mother more often.

Guest Essay

Guest Column: Two added to NHHR Board of directors

Motorcycle riders from all over the world ride with Navajo Hopi Honor Riders to support armed forces, past and present.

Guest Essay

Guest Column; A rebuttal to the Diné College Board of Regents

As concerned employees, we refute what the Board of Regents alleged in their column (“Negative news distracts from Diné College’s accomplishments,” by Board of Regents, Jan. 4, 2018).

Obituaries

Obituaries for Jan. 18, 2018

This week: Melanie Lonetree, Cecil Chee Henry, George Morris Chee, Larry Tohannie, Chelsea Amy Parkett, and Wilson Melvin Benally.

Business

Northern Edge Casino celebrates 6th year

As the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise celebrates the six-year anniversary of the Northern Edge Casino near Farmington today, figures from the New Mexico Alcohol and Gaming Division indicate that Navajo gaming in New Mexico continues to bring in between $19 million to $21 million every quarter in slot machine revenue to the enterprise.

Letters

Letters: Former uranium workers do not have out-of-pocket costs

I am writing this letter so that former uranium workers who are covered for medical benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (aka the act) will be made aware of possible fraudulent money activity made by medical supply companies throughout the United States.

Obituaries

Obituaries for Jan. 11, 2018

This week: Sam Little, David Loren Patterson, Denny Bia, Herbert Joe, Grace M. Bia, Dennis G. Phillips, and Darlene “Elsie” Kenneth.

News

Times CEO placed on paid administrative leave

After a special Navajo Times board meeting on Wednesday, it was decided that Navajo Times Publishing Company Board of Directors will place the publisher and CEO, Tom Arviso Jr., on paid administrative leave pending an internal investigation.