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Letters: Use funds for long-term investment

Nation-building challenges face the Navajo Nation and its leadership in the areas of economic development, public safety, land management and education, to name a few.

Guest Essay

Guest Column: Wake the sleeping giant

Have you ever wondered what the Navajo Nation could be like in the future, if our youth were given a more influential role in drafting or enacting legislation?

Guest Essay

Guest Column: Public Safety Fund will help strengthen services for victims

Throughout the United States this month, including on and around the Navajo Nation, special events and activities are held to bring attention to preventing child abuse and sexual assault.

Letters

Letters: Quit playing the blame game, NHA

I try to refrain from commenting on certain issues only when necessary, but when will NHA start building the new houses they promised some eight years ago in Tuba City

Guest Essay

Now is the time for bold vision

The announcement last month by the owners of the Navajo Generating Station that poor economics are forcing them to retire the plant far ahead of schedule – as early as this year – puts the Navajo Nation at a vital crossroads.

Guest Essay

Support for the Public Safety Fund

Our Navajo Nation Police Department patrols approximately 27,000 square miles of the Navajo Nation. The NNPD responds to over 200,000 calls for service and conducts over 25,000 arrests every year. This is a huge amount of work for approximately 200 officers on patrol duty.

Guest Essay

Op-Ed: Our public safety officers require resources to protect our people, and themselves

Navajo Nation Attorney General Ethel Branch: Public safety on the Navajo Nation is in crisis.

Letters

Letters: Let Navajos invest in themselves

Opportunities exist for our Diné to escape poverty, but they can only do so by being allowed to invest the $410 million mismanaged money in themselves. The Tribal Government however has unwisely claimed that money.

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Letters: Raising taxes on hospital care is not a good solution

I disagree with Patty Lunstrom’s statement in the Navajo Times that imposing a tax on hospitals is good for New Mexico.

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Letters: Thieves among us need to be dealt with by all people

There are many home break-ins throughout the reservation where victims of such situations suffer greatly in many ways.