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Navajo increases ability to do COVID testing, vaccinations

Navajo President Jonathan Nez said the facilities also are working to give out more home testing kits this month while cases are surging.

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Navajo Nation: All government workers must have booster shot

Nez also said tribal health officials have changed how the term "fully vaccinated" is defined by making it two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine plus a booster shot.

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Hopi Tribe goes into Red Alert as COVID cases rise

The Hopi Tribe issued a red alert and returned to Phase 2 with modified provisions as latest data from the tribe’s Health and Human Services department shows a severe rise in COVID-19 positive cases on the reservation.

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Davina Smith is first Navajo woman to run for Utah Legislature

When Davina Smith mounted her horse Oreo on Thursday afternoon, the sun was shining on the iconic, burnt red buttes of Monument Valley, but the wind chill hovered near freezing.

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Navajo Nation Council celebrates inclusion of Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller on new quarter

The 24th Navajo Nation Council commends the United States Mint and the American Women Quarters Program for selecting the coin design to include former Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller on the United States quarter, which will be in full coin circulation this year.

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Former Navajo president receives lifetime achievement award

Peterson Zah has never claimed to be an extraordinary Navajo, just a Navajo with extraordinary experiences.

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HGTV expands 'Home Town' franchise, features Winslow as one of its towns

Home Town Kickstart, a HGTV national show, featured small-town Winslow in one of its episodes to air this spring on the network, along with five other small towns in need of revitalization.

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Clear Creek Cowboys to make Pony Express ride from Winslow to Holbrook

Residents and visitors to Winslow and Holbrook can expect to see cowboys riding horses and delivering mail in the fashion of the Old West during a Pony Express Ride Jan. 29.

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Report: 2 planes aborted runway at Show Low airport before crash

The preliminary report did not state an official cause for the crash. The NTSB is expected to issue a final report later.

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Robert Wick, champion of art, newspapers and community, dies at 86

Robert Wick, who guided Wick Communications for nearly six decades, died Thursday.

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Obituary: Thomas Philip Mentzer

Thomas Philip Mentzer, age 64, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.

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Flags flown at half-staff in honor of Diné Korean War veteran Bennie Harvey James

On Nov. 18, the Navajo Nation issued a proclamation, which called for all flags to be flown at half-staff Nov. 19 in honor and remembrance of Diné Korean War veteran Bennie Harvey James.