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Havens once again the family to beat at Fort bee

Tsehootsoi Middle School’s Kelly Haven is a seventh-grade spelling p-h-e-n-o-m-e-n-o-n.


Are laws being changed to benefit Navajo Gaming?

Since Attorney General Ethel Branch put a halt to the Twin Arrows Travel Center project over a year ago, the Navajo Nation Council has amended the Navajo Nation Code to prevent this from happening again.


Naabi carves up $10 million of funds

There is a balance of about $31.2 million in the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund and during a Naabik’iyati Committee meeting lawmakers approved about $10.7 million from the UUFB for various projects.


Garden expert wants to create oasis in food desert

Joe Pacal is looking to the Navajo Nation in hopes of receiving funds to hire interested gardeners to train under him and learn ecologically sustainable gardening methods.


‘A bigger Band-Aid’

Women vets applaud passing of vital bill


Sports heroes honored on Council’s first day

Nicco Montaño was mobbed by adoring fans wanting to get a photograph with her outside the Navajo Nation Council Chamber Monday.


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.


McCabe named new director of DED

Sean McCabe was named the new director for the Division of Economic Development this week.


Audit finds possible ‘criminal activity’ at NHA

A forensic audit of the Navajo Housing Authority’s non-program funds has concluded there might have been some “criminal activity” with the funds.


Talks expected after override of veterans fund veto

In a swift and unanimous vote, the Navajo Nation Council made a defiant decision to override President Russell Begaye’s veto of changes to the Veterans Trust Fund.