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Politics

Veterans march against veto, override drafted

The Navajo veterans’ protest against President Russell Begaye’s veto of the Veterans Trust Fund amendments went on as planned last Thursday morning.

Police Blotter

Public Safety director wins national award

Jesse Delmar, director of the Navajo Nation’s Division of Public Safety, was awarded the National Native American Law Enforcement Association’s 2017 Public Safety Director of the Year.

Politics

Veterans up in arms over veto

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye put a damper on Veterans Day when he vetoed the Veterans’ Trust Fund Income Act bill.

Politics

Council sends redone budget to prez for consideration

The Navajo Nation Council approved legislation amending the comprehensive budget during Tuesday’s special session.

Business

Frappes soon: WR Starbucks set to open

The wait is over: The first Starbucks on the Navajo Nation will open on Monday inside the Window Rock Bashas’.

News

Code Talker remembered for faith, family and bowling

Navajo Code Talker David Patterson, Sr. was laid to rest today and what will be remembered is not only his service to his country but his love for his family, Catholic faith and bowling.

Politics

Prez says he opposes $1 million for each delegate

Rather than getting the funds from the UUFB, they decided to use an alternative route and allocated $1 million from the UUFB for each of the 24 delegates.

Music

DeMarco performs at Shiprock Chapter House

From outside the Shiprock Chapter House, it looked as though a country-western or hip-hop dance was going on to match the Northern Navajo Fair festivities. Colorful lights flashed from within and made silhouettes of the crowd that was gathering inside.

Community

Northern fair poster artist opts for new image

The 106th Northern Navajo Fair poster will be a bit different compared to those that have come before it.

Health

Executive plans to repeat candy exchanges at Shiprock, Tuba City

It was a healthy eating test that proved a success with young parade goers happily trading in any nabbed candy for toys and other incentives during the Navajo Nation Fair parade.