Katherine Locke

NHO Associate Editor

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Killip Elementary School's Chess Challenge (photo gallery included)

Killip Chess Team needs $5,000 for students to attend national chess competition in Tennessee

About thirty-five students from Killip Elementary Chess Team in Flagstaff have qualified to go to Super Nationals in Nashville, Tennessee May 11-15.

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Lettuce harvest on Hopi (photo gallery)

Moencopi Day School students grow and serve produce at school cafeteria

Students at Moencopi Day School harvested their own greenhouse-grown lettuce March 8, part of the Greenhouse and Garden program, which was then served in the cafeteria, the first time that student-grown produce was served on Hopi.

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Antelope Canyon gets new Interpretive Site (photo gallery)

Coconino County Parks and Recreation and Navajo Parks and Recreation Department hosted a dedication ceremony for the new Antelope Canyon Interpretive Site March 3 at the Lake Powell Navajo Tribal Park

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Generating Station employees express concerns to President Begaye

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez addressed employees of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) March 4 at the LeChee Chapter House in Page, Arizona.

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Another Navajo committee votes no on Escalade

Citing concerns about water, the community and projected revenues, the Budget and Finance Committee (BFC) voted against approving the master agreement for development of Grand Canyon Escalade Feb. 21.

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Indigenous Community Forum takes place March 1 at Flag High School

The topic for the next Indigenous Community Forum is economic development and will take place at Flagstaff High School common area March 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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President Begaye vetoes emergency response money

On Feb. 5, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye used the line-item veto authority to deny approximately $242,000 in supplemental funding intended to help the Navajo people by providing emergency response services because of recent winter storms.

Winslow’s NAACP branch celebrates Black History Month with events throughout February

The Winslow branch of the NAACP is celebrating Black History Month by putting on events throughout the month for the community of Winslow.

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EPA refuses to pay tribe for 2015 toxic mine spill

The Navajo Nation learned late Jan. 13 that the Environmental Protection Agency rejected the Nation’s claim for damages arising out of the 2015 Gold King Mine Spill.

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Grand Canyon Monument not designated before Obama leaves office

Arizona divided after Obama decides not to sign 1.7 million acre national monument

President Barack Obama left office Jan. 20 without declaring a new 1.7 million acre national monument, disappointing many advocates of the idea but pleasing Arizona’s two senators who called the designation ill-conceived.

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