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Guest Column: Give Gallup’s ‘Drunk Brigade’ something to do besides drink

They walk alone, with a friend or in a group along the street. Often they stop by a street corner, a tree, a hillside or in a ditch, talking and laughing.

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Guest Column, Duane A. Beyal: Instead of boring political speeches, let’s have games with cash as prizes

Her face peered at the table, her eyes just high enough to give her a view. Her bony finger gave the dealer the signal to hold or deal.

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Guest Column, Carlye Begay: ‘Serving in the Ariz. State Legislature is not a popularity contest’

The Navajo Nation, like many tribal communities across the state, continues to struggle to grow our economy and provide more jobs, expand basic human services, getting healthcare and other services to the Navajo people, but most importantly educating our kids.

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Guest Column, LoRenzo Bates: Legislation will soon be introduced establishing Council’s priorities

As Speaker of the Navajo Nation, it is one of my responsibilities and obligations to keep the Navajo people informed of the activities and legislative actions of the Navajo Nation Council.

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Guest Column: Education bill — SB1220 — provides much needed support to tribal colleges

Each year, the Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship & Financial Assistance receives approximately 17,000 applications from students seeking a college degree.

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Guest Column: Supreme court’s decision disappointing, very troubling

By Leonard Tsosie Special to the Times On Feb. 20, the Navajo Nation Supreme Court issued its opinion in Tsosie v. Navajo Board of Election Supervisors. The Court does not

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Guest Column: High court’s decision undermines tribal Council’s authority

By LoRenzo Bates Special to the Times The decision issued by the Navajo Nation Supreme Court to render null and void the Council resolutions calling for a new election and

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Guest Column: Doctrine of ma’ii-ness causes chaos, disharmony, illegitimate presidency

By Leonard Tsosie Special to the Times Over 51,000 Navajo persons happily casted their ballots in the Aug. 26, 2014 primary election to determine who should lead their Navajo Nation.

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Miss Navajo Nation: Happy Valentine’s Day

Yá’át’ééh ałtaał’áásiiłgóó, shik’éí dóó shidiné’é, shihastóí, shizáanii. McKeon K. Dempsey dashijiní. Ádoone’é ígíí éí Kiiya’áanii Dine’é nishłí dóó Tsédeeshgiizhnii Dine’é bashíshchíín. Áádóó Tódích’íi’nii Dine’é éí dashicheii dóó Biih Bitoodnii Dine’é

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Chair of housing Council: ‘We cannot stay silent about the housing needs’

By Sami Jo Difuntorum Special to the Times As chairwoman of the National American Indian Housing Council, I applaud the address made by National Congress of American Indians President Brian