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‘I worked very hard for this’

Crystal Littleben is new Miss Navajo Nation


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.


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.


New Miss Navajo crowned

Crystal Littleben, 25, went from second runner-up to being crowned the 71st Naabeehó Bich’eekį’ in a last chance effort to win the coveted title.


The road to the crown

Nez/Gorman beat the clock in revised butchering contest


Shiprock a step closer to new justice center

Shiprock Chapter President Duane “Chili” Yazzie said his community has been trying to get a new and improved judicial and public safety facility for the past 10 years.


Navajo Code Talker Day

A time to remember, catch up and share stories


Medical marijuana bill sponsor backs out

After the Naabik’iyati’ voted against the bill amending the criminal code to allow cultivating marijuana for medical uses, the controversial bill was still set to go before Navajo Nation Council.


8 young ladies vie for Miss Navajo Nation crown

Eight young ladies have taken the challenge to compete for the coveted Miss Navajo Nation.


Emmy-winning journalist: ‘Do a little bit more’

Hattie Kauffman talked about individuals who put in the effort to help her at different points in her life, which ultimately inspired her to choose a successful path.