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Reporter's Notebook

Reporter’s Notebook: An eye-opening drive to Albuquerque

Every journalist should deliver their publication’s product at least once in their careers. Not to write about but to observe the readership.

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The hitchhiker diaries: Homeless youth; Lazarus come lately; Seoul survivor

More tales gleaned from the roadsides of Diné Bikeyah: A life in strange cars

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Reporter’s Notebook: Why blowing the whistle doesn’t pay

It is no exaggeration to say that newspapers cannot operate without whistleblowers.

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Reporter’s Notebook: ‘Nemo bik’ín’ítxą́ą́’!’

I was inspired to find Nemo myself after hearing about the recent showing of the “Finding Nemo” film being dubbed into Navajo.

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Reporters Notebook: From Australia, I am reminded of how beautiful home really is

By leaving the reservation and the United States, I have learned an important lesson of appreciation by flying across the world to the “Land Down Under.”

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Reporter’s Notebook: Tour of chapters kindles respect for “middle managers” of the rez

It took me a little over two years, but I finally completed my tour of every chapter on the reservation this fall.

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Reporter’s Notebook: Smelling and seeing the blaze, hit home

Waking up the morning of Father’s Day, I remember seeing a haze of smoke rising behind the eastern face of the Chooshgai Mountains.

Baseball Reporter's Notebook

Reporter’s Notebook: Does Jacoby deserve the rank of ‘hero’?

Every summer since 2007, dugouts across or near the Navajo Nation have been packed with young baseball players talking about how they wish they could be like Jacoby Ellsbury. Some