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Fire crews unable to control fire on Naatsis’aan

A fire on the southwest side of Naatsis’aan that may have been started by lightning has burned more than 20 acres since Monday afternoon.

News

Murder suspect still at large

Chapters affected by the Sept. 14 manhunt have been given the green light to lift the lockdown, despite police not succeeding in apprehending a murder suspect in their area.

News

‘I worked very hard for this’

Crystal Littleben is new Miss Navajo Nation

Politics

Confusion reigns over distribution of gaming funds

The process of distributing gaming funds to chapters was met with some confusion during an update report given to the Budget and Finance Committee last Tuesday.

News

Tribe may be ready to allow genetic research

After 15 years, it seems the Navajo Nation’s opinion on allowing genetic research on the reservation has evolved. Navajo leaders, researchers, tribal members and even medicine men are pretty much in consensus to allow genetic research on the Navajo Nation.

Culture

Multimedia coloring book teaches Diné bizaad

A Diné coloring book created by a Diné woman isn’t just a coloring book – it’s a multimedia resource to learn the Navajo language. And not just that, it’s a sought after resource at a school on the Navajo Nation.

News

Road plan includes gravel pit, Chinle to Nazlini road

Seventeen-and-a-half miles. That’s the extent of paved roads the Navajo Nation can afford to build each year based on its federal highway allocation …

Education

Project tells kids, ‘Please paint on the walls’

Dozens of children from schools across the Navajo Nation were laughing last Thursday as paint splattered across tables and the floor as they all eagerly pitched in on what would become two four-foot-tall Lego-inspired figures.

Community

St. Bonaventure students go to fair for first time

Not even a bus breakdown could stop all 160 students of St Bonaventure School in Thoreau from attending Ashkii Happy’s Kids Day during the 71st Navajo Nation Fair.

Police Blotter

Police Blotter: Busy fair week for police

WINDOW ROCK More then 1,300 calls were made to Navajo Nation Police asking for assistance during the 71st annual Navajo Nation Fair, according to a report titled “71st annual Navajo