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Five Native Americans join county Democratic Party

Five Native Americans sat alongside their colleagues, all members of the Democratic Party of McKinley County, at their first meeting on April 4.

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Lukachukai delegate concerned about bootlegging, drug selling

Concerns about bootlegging and drug selling in the community of Lukachukai was brought up during Monday’s Law and Order meeting.

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Former Chinle delegate passes

Former Council Delegate and Chinle Chapter president Leo R. Begay passed away Wednesday at the age of 77 …

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Unofficial special election results shows Begay winning a second time

A special election was held Tuesday to select a council delegate for District 16.

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Former Navajo election supervisors sue in federal court

Two and a half years ago, former Chief Justice Herb Yazzie and Associate Justice Eleanor Shirley sat inside a courtroom at Tuba City Judicial District to hear oral arguments in the challenge to Christopher Clark Deschene’s fluency in the Navajo language.

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Ex-justice files intent to sue over council meeting fees

The first Chief Justice of the Navajo Nation Supreme Court, Tom Tso, has filed an intent to sue the Navajo Nation, the Navajo Nation Office of the Controller and former acting controller Bobby White over what he considers an unlawful increase in the salary given to council delegates.

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Committee orders NAPI to patch things up with lessees

The Resource and Development Committee told Navajo Agriculture Products Industry, Pumpkin Patch Fundraisers, Inc. and Upland Desert Popcorn, L.L.C they have two weeks to come back to the table, attend mediation and resolve the lease issues that have been brewing between them.

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NHA paid Zah, Keeswood over $1M as consultants

A former Navajo Tribal Chairman and Navajo Nation President, and a former Navajo Nation Council Delegate have made over $1 million combined as consultants with Navajo Housing Authority…

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Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation have donated more than $3.4M to Rehoboth School

Betsy DeVos, who is up for confirmation by the U.S. Senate for U.S. Education secretary has an indirect tie to education in this area.

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LoRenzo Bates to continue as Speaker

Navajo Nation Speaker LoRenzo Bates was voted to continue as speaker for the remaining two years of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council.