Sheriff Asks Public’s Help in Search for Double Homicide Suspect

Published July 4, 2017 WINDOW ROCK – The bodies of an elderly couple were found by Apache County deputies during a routine welfare check Saturday night at a home in Sanders, Arizona. According to Cdr. Roscoe Herrera, the deputies discovered the bodies of Robert Sorensen, 81, and his wife Martha Sorensen, 75, when the couple’s family […]

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First Hill Climbed, St. Michaels Head Start Promoted

Published May 21, 2017 FORT DEFIANCE – Their first hill, perhaps one out of many more, is out of the way. Twenty young students waited for their promotion ceremony to begin, seemingly unaware of what they had completed Friday afternoon at the Fort Defiance Chapter in front of smiling parents and family. One of those students was […]

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In Memoriam

  Published May 15, 2017 WINDOW ROCK – Fourteen Navajo Nation Police officers who died in the line of duty while walking the thin blue line were honored on Sunday during the 2nd annual Navajo Nation Fallen Heroes Bike Run. The thin blue line is a concept that police are a line between good and evil, […]

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An Inspiration for Youth: Grandma Thomas Walked 80 Miles Each Year to Raise Funds for Youth Complex

Published May 7, 2017 WINDOW ROCK – If you’ve been wondering where she’s been, look no more. On Friday, the matriarch, more popularly known as Grandma Thomas, 85, came by the Navajo Times office with her son, Leon Skyhorse Thomas. She had walked for years raising money for the youth of Chinle. Her 80-mile trek between […]

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To be Called “Ironworkers: Diné Workers Helping to Build Atlanta Falcons’ New Stadium

Published April 16, 2017 WINDOW ROCK – High in the sky and walking on six-inch steel beams is where ironworker Ambrose Steah, 33, keeps things in perspective: A better life for his kids. The single father of two has been “dancing with death,” as he put it, since he was 18 years old. He’s on the […]

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Sheepherder Recalls Chilling Encounter with Mountain Lion that Killed Half His Flock

BLACK MESA, ARIZONA – Joseph Redhair said what happened to his flock on March 29 hurt him deeply. Redhair started his day with a good breakfast and cooked for himself and his father, Amos Redhair. His aunt, Pauline Begay, 81, came by for a quick visit. Redhair, who retired five years ago, then took food to […]

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