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50 Years Ago: The Old Guard takes a chance on the Times

Annie Wauneka, one of the most powerful political leaders on the Navajo Reservation in 1966, issued a statement exclusively to the Navajo Times in mid-January regarding her feeling that the tribal court system needed to be strengthen to ferret out what she saw was massive corruption within the tribal government,

Ernest Yazhe, a Navajo Code Talker who served in both the Guam and Okinawa campaigns, died Tuesday in Salt Lake City. He was 92.

After listening to the Navajo public, the Naabik’íyáti’ Síhasin Fund Subcommittee has identified a $101 million water infrastructure plan as a priority and precursor to any community and economic development.

The Navajo Housing Authority is planning to fight a ruling that would allow the federal government to take back $96 million in housing funds because NHA failed to meet deadlines to spend it.

50 Years Ago: Nakai pushes for resolutions to attain more Council power

Even for the Navajo Tribal Council, this was a resolution that raised a lot of eyebrows.

WINDOW ROCK The Navajo Utah Commission is joining as plaintiffs in a suit against San Juan County (Utah), while also

Gregory Kyle Chavez Jr., 29, a resident and member of San Felipe Pueblo, N.M., was sentenced Jan. 7 in federal court in Albuquerque, to 14 months in prison for his assault conviction

Officials for the Gallup Police Department are still saying that a Navajo police woman will be charged for fleeing the scene of an accident that occurred within the city limits on Dec. 27.

Bears Ears coalition going straight to White House

With no real progress for a tribally-led monument to protect 1.9 million acres in southeastern Utah, the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition has ended “lip service” talks with Rep. Rob Bishop and the Public Lands Initiative.

BOR reorganizes Diné College administration

The Diné College Board of Regents last Wednesday approved a new organizational chart for the college, adding the position of Provost, eliminating the position of Chief Operating Officer and revising the titles and responsibilities of each vice president.