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Family band dedicates heartfelt song to slain Navajo girl

Rippy Williams and his two daughters, Lily and Lola vow to never go to bed mad or angry at each other.

50 Years Ago

50 Years Ago: Diné government Run by non-Natives

So what was one of the biggest differences in how tribal government was run back in 1966 compared to now?

Politics

Fewer Navajos voting in Tuesday’s primary election

Navajo Nation election officials were wondering Wednesday, where have all the voters gone?

Education

Infighting within GMCS board impacting city of Gallup

Frank Chiapetti’s job as superintendent of the Gallup-McKinley County School District still remains in limbo, despite news last week from the state that the district, for the second year in a row, showed improvement in student scores.

Letters

Letters: Enjoyed Quintero’s, Beyal’s pieces

I especially appreciated two stories in this week’s Aug. 25, 2016 Navajo Times.

Guest Essay

Guest essay: Why I’m taking a stand against vote suppression

I was 11 years old when two Mohave-Apache men, both veterans of World War II, fought all the way to the Arizona Supreme Court in 1948 to secure the right to vote for themselves and Indian people throughout Arizona.

Opinion

One year later: turning a page on a tragedy

In October of last year, I wrote a column titled “More than a statistic: lost of a loved one to domestic violence,” about my girlfriend who had died from injuries she had received from a beating.

Obituaries

Obituaries for Sept. 1, 2016

Sharry (Mike) Yazzie KAYENTA, Ariz. — Graveside service for Sharry M. Yazzie, 73, of Mesa, will be held Saturday, Sept. 3, at 10 a.m. at the Kayenta Cemetery. Sharry was