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Letter to the editor: “Those Navajo (Code Talker) boys, saved our butts”

I read in the Observer that Code Talker Teddy Draper Sr. passed.

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Public Safety: Whooping cough reported in Tuba City

Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC) has confirmed an increase in Pertussis (whooping cough) illness in the Tuba City service areas.

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Community information: WIC cards replacing paper checks for members

The Arizona Department of Health Services has completed a multi-year effort to launch a system replacing paper checks with a card for families that participate in the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program.

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Guest column: Welcoming the Winter Solstice

In scientific terms, the winter solstice occurs at the precise moment when the axial tilt of earth’s polar hemisphere is the farthest away from the sun.

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Letter to the editor: Moencopi Day School Governing Board president responds to community concerns

We understand, and appreciate, the concern in our community around our children’s education.

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Guest column: It’s official: NGS will continue to operate until the end of 2019

Until last month it was still uncertain, but last week we confirmed the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) will be allowed to operate until Dec. 22, 2019.

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Guest column: one person’s remembrance of Pearl Harbor Day

President Franklin Roosevelt called it the “Day That Will Live in Infamy” after the American military installation at Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japanese planes from aircraft carriers on Dec. 7, 1941.

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Guest column: Navajo Code Talkers should be honored, not disrespected

Watching the Navajo Code Talkers being “honored” by Trump takes me back to 2013, this very month, and even the SAME DAY, when the Washington NFL team brought the Navajo Code Talkers onto the football field to honor them.

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Guest column: Navajo Nation will defend Bears Ears National Monument

Leaders of the Navajo Nation are extremely disappointed in President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will diminish the size of the Bears Ears National Monument.

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Guest column: Standing in solidarity with our Gwich’in brothers and sisters

Since 1977, drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has been hotly contested in Congress.

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‘No’ vote on Escalade project is not a win for tribes, caters to special interest groups

I am writing in regards to the “No” Vote on the Grand Canyon Escalade Project from the council chambers Oct. 31.

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Letter to the editor: proud of our Navajo Code Talkers

Long ago, dating back to the earliest times.

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Christmas tree lighting program thankful for community support

It is that time of the year already.

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Letter to the editor: Moenkopi Day School recall delayed

Parents, relatives and residents of Moenkopi Day School (MDS) and Concerned Citizens of Moenkopi Day School (CCMDS) have initiated and completed a recall effort of the current four members on the MDS Governing Board.

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Guest column: Navajo lawmakers schedule Escalade special session

Navajo lawmakers could decide the fate of a proposed gondola and resort at Grand Canyon Eastern Rim later this month.

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Letter to the editor: Hopi/Tewa people must ensure survival of government for future generations

Greetings to all, I am writing this open letter to thank all those who had voted for me in the primary elections, although the outcome was unfortunate, your votes are important and are greatly appreciated.

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Guest column: Missing persons a ‘silent mass diaster’

Imagine that you woke up today and realized that one of your loved ones never came home.

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Letter to the editor: Vietnam veterans honored at Twin Arrows

The planning of the Sept. 22 ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Pinning Ceremony’ was initiated and assigned to our office by Hubert Smith, acting executive director for the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration two months ago.

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Letter to the editor: ‘No’ vote on referendum will send message

I will be voting an emphatic no for the upcoming referendum measure regarding the proposed expenditure of a portion of the Navajo Nation Permanent Trust Fund principal balance to support the Navajo Nation Council-inspired Transportation Stimulus Plan.

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Around the Rez: Sept. 27

Around the Rez: Sept. 27

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Letter to the editor: Bears Ears designation should be rescinded

I want Bears Ears National Monument shrunk or rescinded.

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Letter to the editor: Western Diné Alliance embraces change

“Embrace Change and Make a Difference” are the themes of the Western Agency Fair, October 12 – 15. The Western Diné Alliance wholeheartedly endorses that theme 100 percent.

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Hopi election for chairman, vice chairman Nov. 9

Primary election Sept. 14

The general election for chairman and vice chairman of the Hopi Tribe takes place Nov. 9. The primary election is Sept. 14.

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Candidates running for vice chairman: Lamar Keevama

Lamar Keevama is originally from the village of Bacavi. Why do you feel you’re a qualified candidate to run for vice chairman of the Hopi Tribe?