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Local veterans hit snag with hurricane donations

With enough bottled water donated by various veterans groups to fill up his living room, To’Hajiilee Veterans Commander Gilbert Platero found himself with no place to accept the donations until he found out about the Navajo Nation Christian Response Team.

Education

Utah rez schools lag behind others, but improving

Public schools in Utah that serve the Navajo Nation are doing average, according to grade data that came out in September. But there is a disparity between those actually located on the Navajo Nation and off-reservation schools.

News

Veterans ask for financial support in stalled legislation

A large group of veterans marched to the Navajo Nation Council Chamber on Oct. 18 to support legislation to increase funding for veterans organizations.

Education

Hospital-WR schools pact targets students’ mental health

Some students carry more than books, pencils and backpacks to school.

News

Gallup secretary a victim of Las Vegas shooting

After a mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, Gallup learned that they had lost one of their own, and the Navajo Nation shared the loss.

News

Gallup secretary a victim of Las Vegas shooting

After a mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, Gallup learned that they had lost one of their own.

Business

Smiley face, or not?

Diné digital stickers lead debate over stereotypes

Education

Hearings on grant school reauthorization set

The reauthorization process for grant schools is getting an overhaul, and the Department of Diné Education thinks it can be done by December with input from the public.

Culture

Multimedia coloring book teaches Diné bizaad

A Diné coloring book created by a Diné woman isn’t just a coloring book – it’s a multimedia resource to learn the Navajo language. And not just that, it’s a sought after resource at a school on the Navajo Nation.

News

Thieves target Crystal school bus

Officials at the Crystal Chapter House are asking for help identifying a vehicle used in an act of property damage and theft of gas for the Head Start program there.