Gardening Summit Planning Meeting Produces Idea for Tour

Published February 19, 2017 WINDOW ROCK – The Dine’ Bich’iiya’ Summit promises to have an agenda packed with gardening and planting concepts, insightful discussion on food sovereignty and security, nutrition, resiliency, community garden challenge and so much more. This food and gardening summit, which is in its final planning stages, is scheduled for April 6-8. Continuing […]

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Tanker Crash Kills 1; Closes Highway on Navajo Nation

Published January 22, 2017 By Arlyssa Becenti and Cindy Yurth BURNSIDE JUNCTION, ARIZONA – A Blue Gap, Arizona man was killed Thursday night in an accident that caused a diesel spill and closed U.S. 191 between Burnside and Chinle for nearly 15 hours. According to a report by the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Benton Fatt, […]

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Veterans’ Graves Sport Christmas Wreaths

Published December 26, 2016 FORT DEFIANCE – Ernestine Reeder laid a holiday wreath at the gravestone of her late husband, Army veteran Leonard Reeder, at the Veterans Cemetery in Fort Defiance last Thursday. The Reeders were married for 42 years, and Ernestine said that she visits her husband’s gravesite twice a month to make sure “he’s […]

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‘Healing Wall’ Moves Crowd to Tears

Published October 9, 2016 SHIPROCK, NEW MEXICO – Six months after her untimely death Mike’s classmates, teachers, and principal were at the fair this year to perform again, and to also be present at the unveiling of the Healing Wall, an art installation dedicated to Mike and all young victims of violence and abuse.A year ago, 11-year-old […]

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New Navajo Nation Police Chief: Time to Give Back

Published August 28, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – When tragedy hit the Navajo Nation Police department, that’s when Phillip Francisco believed it was time for him to give back to his Nation. Navajo Nation Police officer Alex Yazzie’s fatal shooting in 2015 brought Francisco to the realization that he “wanted to give back to my people” and […]

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Begaye, Nez Announce EPA Lawsuit

Published August 22, 2016 SHIPROCK – After what was described as “a year of waiting for assistance that never came,” Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez said they have no choice but to file a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency for their part in the Gold King Mine spill and its […]

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