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Protesters march against Snowbowl, snowmaking

Just the day before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a vehement group against the expansion of Arizona Snowbowl and snowmaking on Dook’o’ooslííd, marched across downtown Flagstaff, urging the city council to end the city’s contract with the ski resort.


Dorms for Diné

Officials tout low-cost apartments for UNM Navajo students


Council set to convene winter session

The speaker’s office reports that the 23rd Navajo Nation Council is scheduled to meet for the opening day of the winter session on Monday, Jan. 22, in the Council Chamber.


Flu ‘is everywhere,’ say doctors

Influenza is “in lots of places” right now and it is peaking across the United States, said Dr. Daniel B. Jernigan.


Auditors seek sanctions in p-card review

The auditor general’s office is seeking legislative approval to enforce sanctions on some workers within the Division of Economic Development for failure to comply with recommendations the office made to correct problems with the division’s purchasing-card operation.


Delegates debate increasing Council to 44

Delegate Edmund Yazzie remembers the accomplishments he had been a part of when Thoreau was the only chapter he represented when the Navajo Nation Council had 88 delegates.


Tour finds toxic gas leaks in Red Valley

The big concern is water, said Robyn Jackson during an oil drill site visit she organized on Jan. 11. In the Red Valley area and throughout Buffalo Pass, there is oil and gas being extracted.


A girl on the mat

Shiprock senior learns life lessons, aims for state


Hopi housing opens 40 new units in Winslow

For its new, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified housing project, the Hopi Tribe bought land on the outskirts of Winslow — a town close enough that people could go back to their home villages for ceremonies, and urban enough to offer jobs and higher education that is lacking on the rez.


Limping Pinon defeats Valley, hoping for a state playoff berth

The latter part of December appeared to be a rough time for the Pinon boys’ basketball team.