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Lizer surprised to be called ‘controversial’

Myron Lizer is not who the Navajo Nation expected Jonathan Nez to pick as a running mate.

People

Former Times reporter now writing fiction, poetry

In the middle of a phone interview with former Navajo Times reporter Chee Brossy, he interrupted to ask this reporter if she was walking to her car.

Politics

Council OK’s last budget; tries to safeguard funds

The 23rd Navajo Nation Council on Sept. 4 unanimously adopted the $767 million fiscal 2019 budget accompanied by 25 amendments.

Politics

Council OK’s referendum on pay raises for prez, vice

For nearly 30 years the salary for the Navajo Nation president has been set at $55,000 and for the vice president at $45,000.

News

Two of three Nez staffers ‘let go’

Within the last few months, high turnover has plagued the Office of the President and Vice President, but the news of the recent termination of two of Vice President Jonathan Nez’s three staff assistants begs the question, How shaky is it in the executive offices?

Music

‘Navajo people love country’

Clay Walker wows ’em at Fire Rock casino

Politics

Nez picks newcomer, businessman for VP

If candidate Jonathan Nez receives the numbers in the general election that he did in the primary, he will be handing the vice-president job to Myron Lizer.

News

The guts to do it

Low number of Miss Navajo contestants leads to strenuous sheep-butchering event

Politics

Nez picks businessman as running mate

Candidate for president Jonathan Nez named business owner Myron Lizer as his vice president pick Tuesday afternoon.

News

Winners cite strong teams

Vice President Jonathan Nez swiftly ran straight to the top spot in the election for Navajo Nation president during Tuesday night’s primaries with 14,105 votes.