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Business

Tribe in talks with potential NGS investors

In an effort to preserve hundreds of Navajo jobs, the Navajo Nation is interviewing several entities interested in investing in the Navajo Generating Station, according to Mihio Manus, senior public information officer for the president’s office.

Track & Field

Running on empty

Ragnar racers are gluttons for punishment, cheap medals

Business

Beefing up the nation

Expert: Ranching is untapped resource for Navajo

Community

Every dog’s a king at Crownpoint dog show

Ainsley’s owner was about to abandon her at the dump when a good Samaritan intervened and took her home.

Politics

Things looking up for Navajo voters … but only if they vote

The director of the Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission had good news and bad news Tuesday for Navajo voters in San Juan County, Utah.

Education

Chilchinbeto school celebrates re-accreditation

“Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations,” reads a poster in the hall of Chilchinbeto Community School.

News

Sage settles lawsuit for $200 million

Sage Memorial Hospital in Ganado, Arizona, has settled its lawsuit against the Indian Health Service for $200 million, according to a press release from Razaghi Health Care, the hospital’s management company.

News

Apache County manager resigns

Apache County Manger Delwin Wengert, who abruptly retired last week in the wake of an executive session discussing his employment status, said Tuesday he was under no pressure to leave.

Business

Times makes major haul at NAJA

The Navajo Times brought home a whopping 18 awards from the Native American Journalists Association conference Sept. 9 in Anaheim, California, including General Excellence and Best Layout in its circulation size division.

Education

School reps: Give labor relations office more teeth

The Navajo Preference in Employment Act, created to make sure outside companies employed Navajos, is instead creating headaches for school boards and administrations, school officials charged at the final hearing on possible changes to the NPEA here last Tuesday.