On Dec. 3, the Winslow Police Department received calls of shots fired in the 900 block of West Second Street in Winslow.
Homes and businesses in Winslow dressed up in their holiday best for the Christmas season.
The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Flagstaff Lady Eagles 50-32 to win the Pepsi Invitational Tournament in Flagstaff Dec. 8.
A Kentucky man who police say confessed to killing an Arizona woman in a hotel room has pleaded not guilty.
Jimmy Yellowhair will have a few weeks to get accustomed to serving as a Navajo Nation lawmaker.
The Chinle Wildcats defended their home court, with the boys winning over the Blue Ridge Yellow Jackets at the Choice Classic, 56 to 52. The Lady Wildcats cruise through the Choice Classic with three wins and seized the girls championship title with a 80 to 34 score.
Around the Rez: Week of Dec. 12
On Dec. 5, the Resources and Development Committee received a report from Council Delegate Herman Daniels, Jr. (Shonto, Naa’tsis’Áán, Oljato, Ts’ah Bii Kin) and Monument Valley Tribal Park manager Adeline Tohannie, regarding a cult group known as Global Witness within the vicinity and boundaries of the Monument Valley Tribal Park and Oljato Chapter.
Holbrook High School junior Jaken Todacheenie captured first place at the National Team Roping rodeo Nov. 23 in Wickenburg.
On Dec. 7, the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Negotiation Subcommittee (NIIP) received updates and discussed the Navajo Nation’s position of hemp production.
On Nov. 28, Council Delegate Tuchoney Slim, Jr. met with the National Park Service regarding concerns of activities within the Glen Canyon National Recreational Area, Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Antelope Point, all areas located near Page, Arizona.
The Navajo Police Department heard from the public during the first of a six-listening sessions scheduled by the Office of Chief of Police.
Officials on the Navajo Nation have certified results from the tribe’s general election.
Evangeline Parsons Yazzie’s new book “Their Land, Their Love: The Return Home” is the last book in her “Her Land, Her Love” series and is available at Salina Bookshelf in Flagstaff.
George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States of America, passed away Nov. 30 at the age of 94.
Racially hostile environment must end, says ACLU
The New-Mexico teacher who cut a Native student’s hair and called the Navajo student a “bloody Indian” no longer works for the school district as of Nov. 30.
Finding hope after the fire
Mary Ann Miller’s trailer in Kayenta burned in 2015 and her family is now seeking help in finishing repairs to the trailer through a gofundme page. The family needs about $2,000 dollars to complete repairs to the trailer and install some security.
Each time I meet a Hopi at the village store I ask: “Do you know anything about the trial going on in the Arizona court over water rights claim to Little Colorado River?
Upcoming news and events around the Hopi and Navajo reservations.
Winslow Unified School District closes out November's Native American Heritage Month with 'Tribe of Many Feathers' festival
Winslow closed out the month of November with the Winslow Unified School District hosting a Native American festival.