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Southern chapters closing their doors

The Puerco Valley Certified Chapters are closing their doors with the start of the new fiscal year.

Eleanor Peshlakai wanted to shout from the auditorium seats last week to enlighten the 23rd Navajo Nation Council as to her difficult living condition in the former Bennett Freeze.

The Obama Administration has agreed to pay nearly $1 billion to hundreds of tribes to settle a decades-old claim that the government failed to adequately compensate tribes while they managed federal services.

For nearly a decade, Arabella Cook applied for housing discretionary funds to renovate a section of her home. And for nearly a decade, she was told that there weren’t any funds.

50 Years Ago: Kids, UFOs and marriages made news in mid-sixties

Finally, kids on the reservation have something to do after school and on weekends.

Alyson Shirley crowned 69th Naabeehó Bich’eekį’.

At hearings before the U.S. Senate’s Indian Affairs Committee Wednesday, President Russell Begaye disputed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy’s testimony that the EPA is continuing to supply hay and water to communities affected by the Aug. 5 Gold King Mine Spill.

50 Years Ago: Nakai makes a big announcement

The 1965 Fair edition of the Navajo Times was a big deal. In fact, you could say it was the biggest bargain for readers in the five-year history of the paper.

On September 11, runners from tribes across New Mexico converged at a crossroad on the state fairgrounds as an American flag waved above them in the afternoon breeze.

With just five contestants vying for Miss Navajo, it was one girl, one sheep at the Miss Navajo Nation butchering competition Wednesday at the 69th annual Navajo Nation Fair.