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50 Years Ago

50 years ago: Mayoral candidates campaign on better relations with tribe

Back in 1967, the Navajo people had a mixed relationship with the border towns that existed right outside their doorstep.

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Gaming chair has confidence in Parrish

The chairman of the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise is confident that Brian Parrish is the man to “effectively lead Navajo Gaming into the future,” in spite of the new CEO’s involvement in a 2002 contest-rigging incident at The Venetian resort in Las Vegas.

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Police seek help identifying body

Gallup Police are trying to identify a Native American man whose body was found about 9:45 a.m. Saturday on the north side of Gallup.

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An uphill battle for Escalade

B&F rejects legislation; on to Naabik’íyáti’

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Council urges Administration to keep IHCIA

In an attempt to be proactive the Navajo Nation Council unanimously approved legislation requesting Congress retain the Indian Health Care Improvement Act during a special council session Feb. 16.

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Police Blotter: Arrest made in 2013 murder

Winslow police announced last week that they have arrested a 34-year-old man for the 2013 murder of Tenisha Yolyma.

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50 years ago: Nakai takes control of advisory council

This was everything that Raymond Nakai believed being chairman would be.

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Rough Rock School no longer accredited

Rough Rock Community School, the first BIE contract school on the Navajo Nation, has lost its accreditation as of Jan. 31, the director of the school’s accrediting agency confirmed last week.

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Police Blotter: Child pornographer gets 30 years

A Gallup man accused of possession and distributing child pornography was given a 30-year sentence in a Gallup district court Friday.

50 Years Ago

50 years ago: Nakai far overestimates inauguration attendance

Those tribal members who are 70 and over will surely remember the events that took place this week 50 years ago.