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Letter to the editor: Navajo Nation grassroots groups urge Nation’s leaders to look toward a more sustainable future than coal

Today a deal was voted on in a closed meeting by utility Salt River Project (SRP)expected to continue operations at Navajo Generating Station (NGS), the largest coal-burning power plant in the West, for another two years.

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Letter to the editor: Cameron community vendors speak out

My name is Jacqueline Huskie, a Cameron Chapter community member, and an official for the LCR/Cameron Vendor Association. We have been in a dispute with the local Little Colorado River Tribal Park (LCRTP) management since March 2006.

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Letter to the editor: Monument does not solve Native land use

The Holy People have been good to me and I have learned many traditional teachings from my elders who have now all passed on.

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Letter to the editor: Navajo Transit needs consistent service

This letter is about the Navajo Transit Bus System. Route 1 travels from Tuba City to Window Rock on a Monday through Thursday schedule.

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Letter to the editor: Nation must give people resources to slay monsters

It is said that women had been separated from men when some children were conceived, in the Third World. Brought into the world without both parents, they were unnatural children, who became evil monsters and killed the People.

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Letter to the editor: Nation should change Navajo Election Code and needs leaders who will give true progress into 21st century

In the past two years, my involvement with the Navajo Voters Coalition has allowed me to observe the very limited progress from our Navajo Nation government.

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Letter to the editor: Navajo Nation prosperity requires investment in future of Nation

Nation-building challenges face the Navajo Nation and its leadership in the areas of economic development, public safety, land management, and education to name a few

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Guest column: Making the world safer for Arizona children

As Arizona communities highlight April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, First Things First reminds everyone that young children who experience abuse or neglect such as family violence, poor nutrition, housing instability and infrequent health care, can have their ability to learn and succeed compromised.

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Guest column: Transitioning from peditrician to family physician

Most people agree the transitions from childhood to teenage years to adulthood can be challenging for all family members.

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Letter to the editor: Loss of NGS is about more than big numbers

Media coverage of the heated debate surrounding the unexpectedly early closure of the Navajo Generating Station has focused, understandably, on the most direct impacts of the potential decommissioning: loss of jobs, revenue, and economic opportunity in tribal communities and throughout the state at large.

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Letter to the editor: NGS closure is an opportunity for tribes’ leaders

Instead of begging for charity, the president of the Navajo Nation and chairman of the Hopi Tribe should be dancing in the streets like Hopi and Diné grassroots people, who are celebrating their independence from greedy energy corporations, which have devastated our land, waters, archaeological and burial sites, cultural resources and cedar trees, which Hopi people use for healing and purification.

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Guest column: Native language preservation begins at home

Continuing indigenous Native language loss is well documented not only globally but within our very own backyard, the United States.

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Letter to the editor: Navajo Nation may suffer under Devos’ leadership

On Feb. 7, the U.S. Senate, in a historic vote in which Vice President Pence cast the tie-breaking vote (51-50), confirmed Betsy DeVos as secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.

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Guest column: February is National Children’s Dental Health month

Parents and caregivers are the first defense in helping prevent tooth decay in Arizona’s youngest children.

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Guest column: The importance of being Sirius: astonomy helped early people survive, foretold coming of seasons

Sirius, in the constellation Canis Major, is the brightest star in Earth’s night sky, and is about twice as bright as Canopus, the next brightest star.

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Letter to the editor: Begaye must address issues with the council

During President Russell Begaye’s presidential campaign, he told the Navajo people time and time again that he would work with the Navajo Nation Council to move issues forward and to make progress for our Nation.

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Letter to the editor: Navajo and Hopi veterans among those who benefit from money raised by Nation of Patriots Tour

The Patriot Tour rolled through Williams in July 2016 on a mission to raise money for wounded veterans and their families.

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Guest column: Questions and answers about pain management

Neck pain. Back pain. Joint pain. Nerve pain. Headaches.

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Guest column: Goal setting teaches toddlers and preschoolers lifelong skills

Around this time, millions of Americans set goals for themselves on things they would like to do or improve this year. For parents and caregivers of toddlers and preschoolers, this New Year’s tradition offers a wonderful opportunity to expand children’s learning.

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Letter to the editor: Grand Canyon deserves national monument status

President Barack Obama just designated two new national monuments, Bears Ears in Utah and Gold Butte in Nevada, honoring the deep and historical connections of Native Americans to these lands.

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Guest column: Don’t let SAD get you down

Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas in on its way, followed by the expectations the new year brings.

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Letter to the editor: Navajo Nation leaders’ protests should start on the Nation

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez spend a lot of time traveling and speaking on various aspects of Navajo Nation needs, maybe in a different world and with different challenges facing the Navajo Nation that could be one strategy to drive the largest Indian tribe to success

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Letter to the editor: Black Mesa Trust urges expansion of Grand Canyon National Park

Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar (AZ- 04) misled the public (Communities deserve to be heard in designation process), Navajo Times, Dec. 1, 2016.

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Letter to the editor: NABI committee should get facts before voting on Escalade project

The Navajo Nation 23rd Council is about to consider whether to vote for or against Legislation 0293-16 to approve the proposed Escalade project in my Community of Bodaway Gap.

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Guest column: Arizonans may qualify for health care financial help

Since the Health Insurance Marketplace unveiled its new 2017 insurance plans in late October, media outlets across the country have been reporting steep rate increases are likely.

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