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Former longtime White Mountain Apache tribal chairman dies

Tribal officials say Ronnie Lupe died Aug. 12.

Navajo Nation, Albuquerque sign deal to combat racism

The agreement comes after two Navajo homeless men in 2014 were beaten to death in Albuquerque by three non-Native American teenagers.

Signs for missing, murdered native women go up in Wyoming

The billboards are part of a campaign launched by the Global Indigenous Council and other groups.

Former American Indian school site tabbed for development

Nearly three decades after the closure of a federal boarding school for Native American children, a long-vacant part of its former site in midtown Phoenix is slated for a major development.

Utah county declines appeal in Navajo voting rights case

A Utah county will not further challenge its newly drawn voting districts that led to the county’s first majority-Navajo commission getting elected.

Bill would expand health care options for Native American veterans

A bill introduced in Congress would expand health care options for Native American veterans.

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Coconino County explores using drones for vote tallies

Officials in an Arizona county hope to use a drone to make it easier to get vote tallies from tribal land deep within the Grand Canyon during next year’s election.

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Senate seat passes to granddaughter of Navajo Code Talker, state legislator John Pinto

The granddaughter of the late World War II Navajo code talker and state legislator John Pinto will serve out the remainder of his term in the state Senate through 2020, New Mexico’s governor announced July 18.

FBI seeks info on death of man in burning car

The FBI has identified a man from Zuni as the person whose body was found in the truck of a burning car in New Mexico.

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Ducey declares state of emergency for Museum Fire, flash flood warning issued for areas below fire

The fire began July 21 and has charred an estimated 4 square miles within minutes of downtown Flagstaff. It is currently 10 percent contained.

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