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Election 2014

With a career in education, Atcitty looks to improve life on rez

Fannie Atcitty has spent her entire life educating Navajo youth so education will be one of her priorities if she is elected vice president of the Navajo Nation in November.

Election 2014

Benally returns to rez to fulfill dream of helping the people

For decades, Donald Benally has strived to be in a high-ranking official for the Navajo Nation.

Election 2014

Early voting underway for general election

Early voting has begun on the Navajo Reservation for the general election with tribal members able to vote for all of the positions, including that of president.

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Tom resigns from Council seat, gives no reason

David L. Tom submitted his resignation as a member of the Navajo Nation Council on Wednesday. Tom, who represents Toadlena/Two Grey Hills, Red Valley, Tse’alnaozt’i’i’, Sheepsprings, Beclabito, and Gadiiahi/To’Koi, made

Election 2014

Shirley keeping up low-key campaign

For a former president who is now seeking his third term in office, Joe Shirley Jr.’s name doesn’t appear that much in the media.

Election 2014

Deschene gives deposition

After spending all day on the campaign trail at the 103rd annual Northern Navajo Fair in Shiprock, N.M., Navajo Nation presidential candidate Chris Deschene spent most of the day at the law office of David Jordan.

Election 2014

Election board votes to move forward with Nov. 4 election

Kay Rogers and Rosalind Zah, both concerned voters who attended a special meeting of the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors on Tuesday, are relieved the Nov. 4 general election will go on as planned.

Election 2014

Deschene case goes back to office of hearings and appeals

Dozens of people stood in line Friday morning at the Tuba City Judicial District to hear oral arguments regarding whether Christopher Clark Deschene should be disqualified from being a candidate for the office of the Navajo Nation President because he does not speak fluent Diné Bizaad.

Election 2014

Supreme Court to hear Deschene case

CHINLE – The Navajo Nation Supreme Court will hear oral arguments concerning whether Christopher Clark Deschene should be disqualified from running for Navajo Nation president because he is not fluent

Politics

Shelly vetoes funding for delegates’ assistants

WINDOW ROCK – When Oct. 1 arrives, politically appointed legislative district assistants like Celena McCray will no longer be on the payroll nor will they represent the Council delegates they