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Executive, judicial workers have day off

Despite a decision by the Navajo Nation Council not to have a paid holiday for national Code Taker Day and the tribe’s Sovereignty Day for tribal employees, both executive and judicial branch employees have today off.

Letters

Letters: Reading, writing will expand horizons

Recently, it has come to my attention that there is a real decline in both reading and writing on the reservation.

Guest Essay

Russell Begaye: ‘Honor the Navajo Code Talkers’

Our Navajo Code Talkers sacrificed their lives as they responded to the call of duty and enlisted into the armed forces during World War II.

Guest Essay

LoRenzo Bates: ‘If Begaye has a road plan, let’s hear it’

In last week’s edition of the Navajo Times, a front-page article focused on the approval of funding to hold a referendum that would ask the Navajo people whether or not the Navajo Nation should use $216 million from the Permanent Trust Fund for road projects on the Navajo Nation — also known as the Transportation Stimulus Plan.

Obituaries

Obituaries for Aug. 10, 2017

Harold D. Nez FORT DEFIANCE — A memorial mass for Harold D. Nez will be held Saturday, Aug. 12, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament in

News

Times’ staffer in crash, arrested for DWI

A Window Rock man was charged with DWI Thursday after he rear-ended another vehicle containing a woman who was nine months pregnant on Interstate 40 near Thoreau, New Mexico.

Letters

Letters: Times represents the 4th branch

Regarding “Corralling the press won’t stop us from doing our job” (July 27, 2017), the Navajo Times provides a Diné viewpoint of events and conditions in our Diné Nation. Granted, the news may not always be encouraging or uplifting, but we need to know.

Guest Essay

Guest Column: What’s next? Back to Schoolhouse Rock

Senate Republicans campaigned against “Obamacare” for seven years. Yet there was never an alternative that had support from a majority of their own party.

Obituaries

Obituaries for Aug. 3, 2017

Paul C. Thomas (Sept. 3, 1935 – July 27, 2017) CROWNPOINT – Funeral services for Paul C. Thomas, 81, of Crownpoint, will be held today, Aug. 3, at 11 a.m.