Gallup Police Searching for Murder Suspects

Published September 22, 2016 GALLUP – Gallup police were looking Wednesday for two Native American men and a woman who were involved in the murder of a St. Michaels, Arizona, man Tuesday. The victim was identified as 22 year-old Kendrick Chee Smith who was with his brother, Brandon Smith, 27, on South Second Street in Gallup […]

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Officers Placed on Leave after Shooting Navajo Man

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Published July 27, 2016 GALLUP, NEW MEXICO – Gallup Police issued a statement Monday saying that the six officers involved in the shooting early Sunday of a Navajo man have been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. That investigation is now being conducted by the New Mexico State Police which […]

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Navajo Preference Not Being Followed, New Council Hears

Published July 18, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – A lot of people had an opportunity Friday at the first meeting of the newly created Council of Economic advisers to talk about the problems of the past and how they created problems in the past to the economic growth of the Navajo Nation. But people who attended the […]

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First Native Woman Appointed to Head Division of Economic Development

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Published March 20, 2016 WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA — Back in May, shortly after he took office, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye said he wasn’t going to make any hasty decisions when it came to the appointment of his director for economic development. So almost 10 months later came the announcement that his selection to handle probably one […]

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Navajo Delegate Claims Giving $33,000 to Children was not a Criminal Act

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  Published March 17, 2016 WINDOW ROCK — Navajo Nation Council Delegate Mel Begay returns to the Window Rock District Court on Tuesday afternoon for his involvement in the slush fund case. The decision by Mel R. Begay to give more then $33,000 to his children from the tribal financial discretionary fund may have been […]

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Tuba City Woman Files Lawsuit against Blogger for Slander, Defamation

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Published February 28, 2016 WINDOW ROCK — A series of photographs purportedly showing Navajo President Russell Begaye holding hands with a married woman from Tuba City, has created a lot of buzz on social media and in a weekly Phoenix newspaper. Begaye addressed the controversy by putting up a statement on his Facebook page saying […]

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