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50 Years Ago

50 Years Ago – Delegate: Close Navajo Inn

The Navajo Tribal Council Delegate Albert Ross told the governor of New Mexico, David Cargo, that he was sick and tired of watching his relatives die because of alcohol abuse.

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Begaye pleads guilty to brutal murder of Ashlynne Mike

Tom Begaye Jr., 28, from Waterflow, New Mexico, agreed to spend the rest of his life in prison Tuesday in Albuquerque.

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As school trial rages, ed secretary visits gaining school

As a lawsuit over the state of education in New Mexico was being heatedly argued in Santa Fe, the acting secretary of education made a visit to one of the plaintiff school districts.

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Holgate named acting chief justice

The Law and Order Committee voted to approve retired district court judge Thomas Holgate as the acting chief justice for the Navajo Nation.

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Navajo office keeps an eye on health-care debate

With the Affordable Care Act having such an uncertain future, three senators, Tom Udall, D-N.M., Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., this morning proposed amendments that would protect against Medicaid cuts to the Indian Health Service, tribal care clinics and urban health facilities.

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Sherman vs. Barboncito

Days, words leading to the negotiation of the Treaty of 1868

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‘Not a job, a calling’

Chief justice retires amid kudos

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Nation closely watching health care issue

WINDOW ROCK “This fight is not yet over,” said Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., in a statement on Tuesday after the Senate voted 51-50 to begin debating and amending the Senate

50 Years Ago

50 Years Ago: Couple drives from Utah with deceased son

It was, to say the least, a first for the Gallup Police Department when a Navajo couple drove up to police headquarters on July 30, 1967, and told them the body of their nine-year-old son was in the back seat of their car.

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Shiprock looks to humane plan for feral horses

Shiprock Chapter President Duane “Chili” Yazzie has a plan to contain the population of feral horses in the chapter, and he’s reaching out to horse advocates for support.