Indigenous leaders called on Congress Sept. 20 to reverse a Supreme Court ruling that expands states’ ability to prosecute crimes on tribal land, a ruling they said threatens their sovereignty and their ability to protect their citizens.
On Sept. 12, the Coconino Board of Supervisors approved money to train and certify recruits as peace officers at a newly-created High Country Training Academy in Flagstaff, Arizona.
- State of unease: Colorado basin tribes without water rights
- Park Service investigating shooting at Petrified Forest National Park
- WNI, Wick expand newspaper locations; acquire Brehm holdings
- Tribal leaders urge support for bills to protect cultural, sacred sites
- Navajo Nation conducting election recount
Award-winning Diné filmmaker and former forensic photographer captures life and death on the Navajo Reservation in “Shutter”
The accolades for Ramona Emerson’s new book “Shutter” are coming in — it is one of 10 books announced Sept. 16 for the 2022 National Book Award Longlist for fiction as a “debut that is part paranormal horror and part coming-of-age story.”
The Western Navajo Nation Fair takes place Oct. 6-9 is considered to be the “Grand Finale” of the Navajo Nation Fair season. It takes place at the Western Navajo Fairgrounds, located off Highway 160 in Tuba City.
- 'Reservation Dogs' returns for third season
- Durango and Fort Lewis College museums repatriate remains, funerary objects to Hopi Tribe
- Tuba City doctor’s death sheds light on awareness of physician suicide
- Rumble on the Mountain returns Sept. 24 with focus on Little Colorado
- Slither and bound: Rattlesnakes and toads get busy during monsoon season
- Dinè-owned Tumbleweed Nutrition and Bidii Baby Foods team up to bring better access and education on local food systems to the Navajo people
- Navajo Nation mourns loss of long-time employee Delphine Martinez
- Photo highlights: Navajo Nation Fair
- Indigenous Nations have lived along the Little Colorado River for generations and rely on the waterway to provide food and sustenance for their communities and families
- Hopi teens see need for skateboarding park, make it happen
Hopi tribal liaison Holly Figueroa has received a Community Health Champion Award from the Health First Foundation.
Nááts'íilid Initiative hosted Walking with Dinétah Sept. 17-18 in Kayenta.
- Tse’Yaato’ High School in Page awarded 2022 School of Distinction
- Nazlini community celebrates groundbreaking for Nazlini Senior Center
- Valentina Clitso crowned Miss Navajo Nation
- Local Girl Scout takes lead on new dog park at Petrified Forest National Park
- Indian Wells community celebrates bike trail
Despite Tuba City losing to Window Rock, an amazing show of sportsmanship was displayed as the Window Rock Fighting Scouts players joined in the after game huddle with the Tuba City High School Warriors
The Monument Valley Mustangs beat Chinle, 48 -22 at the Wildcat Stadium Sept. 1.
Earlier this year, the Arizona Rattlers named Maurice Brown their Strength and Conditioning Coach for the 2022 season/.
- Window Rock grads Robey Talkalai, Caitlin Belone, Melicia Nez to play college basketball
- Rehoboth's Tyler Keedah off to Oklahoma Christian University to play baseball
- Tuba City's Shenelle Zeena commits to college cross-country
- Biden administration announces $2.9 million grant to Diné College to expand high-speed internet
- Hopi High School football announces first practice
- NTU rodeo athletes compete among the nation’s best at College National Finals Rodeo
- Arizona Ridge Riders sign Navajo Nation’s Keyshawn Whitehorse
- St. Michaels’ Gabriella Simpson to play softball in college
- Ex-Ganado football star’s career goes South — in a good way, as coach at Georgia Tech
- Window Rock’s Roanhorse, Nelson to play college basketball
Winslow Walmart employees place flags at the Winslow Remembrance Garden on Patriots Day.
- Community information: Winslow Police Department issues public safety awareness notice
- Around Winslow: week of Sept. 14
- Winslow Bulldogs show dance team and marching band shine at half-time
- Winslow Junior High softball and football teams face St. Johns at home
- Navajo County library staff displays favorite books on National Read a Book Day
The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission announced settlement checks were sent out from the Federal Trade Commission to individuals in the Tate’s Auto Group settlement.
- Letter to the editor: Sumi’nungwa Hopi Festival 2022 cancelled by traditional Hopi leaders
- US to award $35M in grants to tribes for 988 crisis line
- Around the Rez: week of Sept. 14
- Around the Rez: week of Sept. 7
- Letter to the editor: More to story regarding Navajo Nation Veterans Administration accreditation
An environmental review for a proposed copper mine in eastern Arizona did not adequately analyze the potential impacts of climate change and the strain that drought and demand have put on water resources in the region, a U.S. Bureau of Land Management report has found.
PHOENIX – While crews have been working behind the scenes at the Sunset Point Rest Area along Interstate 17 at milepost 252 since July, the next phase of work will require the rest area to close to the general public Sept. 28.
ARIZONA - The Interstate 17 Improvement Project from Anthem Way to Sunset Point is set to begin soon, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
- Fiery crash involving car, big rig leaves 4 dead on I-17
- A mud-caked “terra incognita” emerges in Glen Canyon as Lake Powell declines
- Chinle Unified School District receives first electric school bus
- Mummified body found in bathtub of burglarized Bullhead City home
- Man charged after girls found in enclosed trailer in Flagstaff
- Flagstaff increasing minimum wage to $16.80 per hour
- Average gas price falls below $4 per gallon in Arizona, after record-high summer
- 100 years after compact, Colorado River nearing crisis
- Preserving the natural source environment in Bears Ears National Monument
- Additional water restrictions implemented at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park
Donald will be greatly missed by his family and friends, and all the players and relationships he developed over the years.
Former Tohatchi Red Willow Farm Board president and beloved community leader Dorothy Bitsilly, passed away Feb. 23 at the age of 93.