Navajo Nation lawmakers approved legislation which sought to allocate approximately $1.6 million from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance to the Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance under the Department of Diné Education.
The Navajo Nation Council considered legislation seeking to enact a Revenge Porn Act while amending other sexual offenses within the Navajo Nation Criminal Code.
Newspaper ink flowed in the blood of The Daily Courier’s long-time owners Don and Luda Soldwedel. Their devotion to the Fourth Estate proved a lasting legacy for their children and grandchildren.
Drought conditions, warm temperatures, and increasing fire danger have prompted officials to implement Stage 2 fire restrictions for the Tonto National Forest beginning April 18. Fire-causing activities are prohibited across the entire Tonto National Forest.
The Coconino County Board of Supervisors enacted the Wildfire Defense Ordinance Stage 1 fire restrictions, for Coconino County, below the Mogollon Rim, during the regular board meeting April 17.
Strong winds, low humidity and drought: fires in the southwest desert now have the potential to spread swiftly, according to the U.S. National Weather Service.
I am concerned about the conflicting and misleading information Navajo Nation Speaker LoRenzo Bates, Nathaniel Brown and other Navajo Nation officials have made, as well as legislation they are pushing through council relating to the Navajo Generating Station’s 2019 closure.
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On April 9 the Arizona Masonic Lodge Classroom Grants were awarded to two Winslow teachers.
Approximately 300-500 kids and parents were on hand for Winslow Little League opening day April 7.
The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Snowflake Lady Lobos 11-1 in Winslow April 10. They defeated the Page Lady Sand Devils 15-2 in Page April 12.
The Winslow Bulldogs defeated the Snowflake Lobos 8-3 in Winslow April 10 and defeated the Page Sand Devils 7-6 in Page April 12.
For the second year in a row, the National Football League is taking their draft days on the road and this year the Arizona Cardinals will be coming to Winslow for the third day of the draft.
While there are some programs to address homelessness in America, the problem will continue as long as there are low wages, expensive housing and expensive health care, according to two journalists who have covered the problem for decades.
Kayleigh Paddock, a senior at Tuba City High School (TCHS), received a full ride scholarship to Dartmouth College, located in Hanover, New Hampshire; she is also a finalist for the Wells Fargo Academic Leadership Fellowship Scholarship.
The Navajo language has immeasurable value, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye told a crowd of about 200 educators April 6 during the second annual BIE-Navajo District Diné Language Symposium.
Vice President Jonathan Nez signs $247,000 for road upgrades to Black Mesa Chapters
Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez April 6 signed a $247,000 contract with CB Emulsion, laying the foundation for continued road upgrades in the 10 Black Mesa region chapters.
President Trump signed the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act April 13.
An investment firm tasked with finding a new owner for an Arizona coal plant is focused mostly on an unnamed potential investor, but critics of the plant say talks to keep it open are a “wasteful distraction” that hinders future economic prospects for the Navajo Nation.
Several Indian tribes say they have filed a complaint in U.S. District Court in Arizona challenging the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of a proposal to develop an open pit copper mine on public land.