Navajo Student Finds Some Bottled Water Unhealthily Acidic

Published February 26, 2017 NAATSIS’ÁÁN-RAINBOW CITY, UTAH – Gregory Hurley’s study shows that snow and at least 14 kinds of bottled water are no safer than tap water. Hurley, 13, an eighth grader at Naatsis’áán Community School, spent nearly $60 on 36 different bottles of water for his award-winning science project titled “Drinking Water” and found […]

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Navajo Generating Plant’s Fate to be Decided Monday

Published February 12, 2017 PAGE, ARIZONA – The owners of the Navajo Generating Station will vote Monday on whether to shut the coal-fired plant down this year or to keep it running through 2019. “The owners are meeting to discuss or consider the future of the plant,” said Scott Harelson, spokesman for Salt River Project, the […]

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Influential Diné Storyteller, James Peshlakai, Passes On

Published February 6, 2017 TUBA CITY, ARIZONA – James Peshlakai, a cultural icon, hataałi, and one of the most influential Diné storytellers, has died. He was 71. ​Peshlakai died on February 4, his family announced. ​“James Peshlakai, a gentle giant has breathed his last,” his daughter, Arizona State Senator Jamescita Peshlakai, wrote on her Facebook page. […]

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Tsingine’s Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Published July 5, 2016 PAGE, ARIZONA – The family of a Diné woman who was fatally shot by a Winslow, Arizona police officer three months ago filed a $10.5 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city on Friday. The claim states that Officer Austin J. Shipley violated the civil rights of 27-year-old Loreal Juana Barnell-Tsingine in […]

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Navajo Nation Officer Involved in Shooting in Tuba City

Published June 21, 2016 By Krista Allen Western Agency Bureau TUBA CITY – FBI Phoenix and the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safetyare investigating an officer-involved shooting here on Sunday night. Jill E. McCabe, public affairs specialist at FBI Phoenix, said the FBI responded to the shooting last night where a suspect was shot. According […]

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No More Homeless Vets: Navajo Nation President Begaye Signs Veterans Act into Law

Published February 24, 2016 TWIN ARROWS, ARIZONA — Navajo Nation President Russell Begay and Vice President Jonathan Nez signed the Navajo Veterans Act into law on Feb. 13 at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, promising it will be the first step toward getting every Navajo veteran a decent home. Begaye said the signing was a […]

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