Parents of Baby Born with Rare Eye Defect Seek Public’s Help

Published March 26, 2017 GALLUP – Branson Johnson held his 5-month-old daughter Asuna Charley Johnson and continuously kissed her chubby cheeks. “She loves to jump, she loves to bite,” said Johnson, 21, as Asuna looked straight ahead. “And she has very strong, chubby legs. They look like dinner rolls.” Asuna was complacent and was enjoying her […]

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Sister of Fallen Navajo Police Officer Remembers Her ‘Baby Brother’

Published March 20, 2017 REHOBOTH, NEW MEXICO – Tamarra Largo described her baby brother, Houston James Largo, 27, the only way a protective and loving big sister would. “I clearly remember the day he was born,” said Tamarra of her brother, Houston. “My grandma was happy to share the news that it was a boy. I […]

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CARE 66 Has Benefited from NAHASDA Funds

Published March 6, 2017 GALLUP – Sanjay Choudhrie, the director of homelessness prevention organization CARE 66, has always viewed developing affordable homes as a top priority. So, when the opportunity presented itself for him to renovate the Lexington Hotel and the recently opened affordable apartment complex, Hooghan Ho’zho in downtown Gallup, he jumped at the chance. […]

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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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