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The U.S. Department of Justice is launching a new program that would allow federally recognized tribes better access to national crime information databases.

50 Years Ago: Don’t let your children play with reservation dogs and cats

Most members of the Navajo Nation probably won’t remember this but at one time, the Navajo Nation had a thriving lumber business located in Navajo, N.M. In fact, the town grew because of the plant there – the Navajo Forest Products Industries.

Shiprock Chapter Sunday passed two resolutions in connection with the Aug. 5 Gold King Mine spill: one to allow Navajo scientists to study the incident and another to convene a meeting with President Russell Begaye and Shiprock’s surrounding chapters to come up with a strategy to deal with the shutoff of the canals coming from the San Juan River.

Water is flowing again in the canal system that serves three chapters on the south side of the San Juan River, tribal officials confirmed Friday morning.

Fifty years ago, one of the most powerful persons on the Navajo Reservation wasn’t a tribal chairman or even a man.

Times unveils new design

Long-time readers of the Navajo Times will notice a lot of changes in this week’s newspaper.

Siblings find healing after parents’ death

With the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ July 24 approval of a lease extension between owners of the Four Corners Power Plant and the Navajo Nation, employees like Deborah Yazzie could retire there or work until 2041.

Some irrigation canals from the San Juan River could open this week if President Russell Begaye accepts a resolution from a coalition of four chapters affected by the closure of the canals.

Change has taken over most of the high school football teams in San Juan county.