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Ducey, McCain to attend Code Talker event, will meet with tribal leaders

It’s not often that an Arizona delegation of state and congressional leaders visits the Navajo Nation and discusses Navajo issues with Navajo Nation leaders.

The toxic mine waste of heavy metals in the San Juan River, from an accident caused by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at the Gold King Mine in Colorado, is an assault on Navajo culture and life.

Despite the early morning prayer offerings given by Shiprock farmer Earl Yazzie to save his fields of corn, squash, melon and cantaloupe, it seems it won’t be so.

Saying “Cattle can’t wait for test results,” Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye Sunday called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to bring drinking water for people and livestock to the Navajo Nation to replace San Juan River water contaminated by a three-million-gallon spill of toxic mine waste

As Navajo Nation police and tribal officials went up and down the San Juan River shore Saturday warning community members of contaminated water from the Gold King Mine, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye was making plans for a clean-up as well as possible lawsuits.

One million gallons of mine wastewater that breached a wall at the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colo., is making its way to the Navajo Nation.

The Navajo Nation on Aug. 14 will pay tribute to men known around the world for their contributions during World War II.

James, 22, of Phoenix, has been accused of second-degree murder in the death of an Iyanbito woman in July, 2014.

50 Years Ago: Times folds as enterprise, back in control of tribal officials

The Navajo Times reported this week that efforts were being made to make the paper independent from the tribe to enable the paper to print the news without worrying about political consequences.

Hopi Junior/Senior High School’s athletic director is no longer working for the school after a July 19 drunk driving arrest.