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Power plant consultant Middle River Power has decided to no longer pursue a bid for Navajo Generating Station.

Myron Lizer is not who the Navajo Nation expected Jonathan Nez to pick as a running mate.

These days it can be tough to get facts and figures out of the Navajo Nation Fair Office and Council delegates got a dose of that on Aug. 28 when the Resource and Development and Budget and Finance committees met to consider a $1.1 million budget for the fair fund.

A one-year-old boy from Aztec, New Mexico, is recovering from a stroke allegedly caused by his abusive father. Quentin Mitchell, 35, of Aztec, was arrested on two first-degree felony counts of abuse of a child resulting in great bodily harm on Aug. 31.

Police in Flagstaff are seeking information about an alleged kidnapping and sexual assault suspect, who kidnapped an 18-year-old woman on the night of Sept. 10.

The young man smiled, laughed and darted into the crowd at the Navajo Nation Fair. He was a husky, stubby youngster with tousled hair and he wore black baggy clothes.

A Bureau of Indian Affairs’ K-9 officer seized 15.9 pounds of methamphetamine and 1.25 pounds of heroin on Interstate 25 on the San Felipe Pueblo Reservation.

There was some bad news on the culture front 50 years ago this week as the Office of Navajo Economic Opportunity announced that it was closing its Navajo Culture Office, which had been headed by Carl Gorman, Navajo Code Talker, famous artist and cultural expert, for the previous two years.

A lightning-caused fire on the top of Mushroom Peak, about three miles north of Wheatfields Lake, had burned an estimated 10 acres of forest as of 10:45 a.m. today (Thursday) and was not contained.

Autumn Montoya wins Miss Navajo Nation crown