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Delegates debate, listen to explanations of NGS lease

It was a week’s worth of debate and explanation when it came to the more than 500-page Navajo Generating Station replacement lease between the Navajo Nation and the NGS owners.

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Inmates, officials decry aging police building

According to the Navajo Nation Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Facilities Maintenance Department, the Window Rock Police Department building is old and unsafe.

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50 Years Ago: Treat tribe like Appalachia, states say

The Navajo Times learned this week that officials in New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado have been meeting quietly over the past six months to iron out a plan that they say will improve the life of many people living in the Four Corners area, including members of the Navajo Tribe.

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Over 200 attend funeral for Irving Billy

More than 200 people showed up Tuesday for the funeral of one of Tuba City’s most beloved leaders.

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Nevada legislators want to drain Lake Powell

If some Nevada lawmakers had had it their way, Lake Powell would have been drained and Glen Canyon Dam destroyed.

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Irving Billy, former interim vice chairman, dies

When members of the Navajo Tribal Council were preparing to get the government back on course in 1989 after the suspension of then-chairman Peter MacDonald, they chose Irving Billy to be the interim vice chairman.

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Fire on the Summit 20 percent contained

The East Bear Canyon Fire so far has burned 85 acres…

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Police seek man in theft of horse

The Gallup Police Department is looking for Wilbert Billy in connection with the theft of a $15,000 quarter horse.

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Crownpoint woman pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter

She was originally charged with involuntary manslaughter (killing of a human being without malice) by operating a motor vehicle with a wanton disregard for human life as a result of drinking liquor.

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Mismanagement, cost overruns, delays cited by McCain study

[W]ithin the past 10 years NHA has received more than $803 million in Indian Housing Block Grants but built only 1,110 new homes. The findings also point to NHA’s mismanagement of federal funds that resulted in cost overruns and schedule delays involving hundreds of homes.