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Supreme Court seems split in Navajo Nation water rights case

The Supreme Court appears to be split in a dispute between the federal government and the Navajo Nation over water from the drought-stricken Colorado River. The Navajo Nation's attorney told the justices that the tribe's current water request is modest. But the Biden administration says that if the court were to side with the Navajo Nation, the federal government could face lawsuits from many o...

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Feds want justices to end Navajo fight for Colorado River water

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide a critical water rights case in the arid Southwest. The Navajo Nation extends into three states, and 30% of people who live on the reservation don't have access to running water. The tribe says the federal government broke its treaty promise to provide a sufficient water supply for the tribe and that it should come up with a plan to do so. But supplying m...

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Former Winslow wrestling coach sentenced to prison for sex crimes with minors

WINSLOW, Ariz. - Former Winslow High School wrestling coach Daniel Scott Larsen, 40, was sentenced on March 10, 2023, to six years in prison and 15 years of supervised probation after pleading guilty in Navajo County Superior Court to sex crimes involving minor children.

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Students shine at Kayenta Cultural Center Native Language Talent Show on March 9

KUSD Cultural Center Native Language Talent Show highlights

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WUSD invites community to review new K-12 curricula

Winslow Unified School District is in the process of evaluating new curricula for the upcoming 2023/2024 school year.

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Acts of kindness and sportsmanship: Bonnie Brennen students shine

"Tucker-helped clean up the gym without being asked, Elayton assisted with classroom clean up, Kassidy helped organize a classmate's desk area, and Julion for including others in soccer," the school said in the post.

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Suspect in custody following shooting in Winslow

A 23-year-old man was shot and injured in Winslow, Arizona. The suspect identified as 22-year-old Anthony Michael Sundwall was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and endangerment.

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Bulldogs earn 5-2 record after long week on the road

"Your Bulldogs have made their way down south to play two tough teams. Overall the entire program played hard and with purpose. Great job fellas. We are headed back up north to begin region play on Friday in Payson."

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Around Winslow: Week of March. 15

Happening in Winslow, AZ this week...

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Native American groups blast governor for agency appointment

A coalition of advocates dedicated to stemming the tide of violence and missing persons cases in Indian Country is demanding more transparency from New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. About 30 protesters gathered Friday in the state Capitol rotunda to voice concerns about the Democratic governor's contested pick to head the state's Indian Affairs Department. They want the governor to withdr...

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Las Vegas water agency seeks power to limit residential use

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are considering a remarkable shift in allowing the water agency that manages the Colorado River supply for Las Vegas to limit single-family residential use in the desert city and surrounding county.

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Empowering Native Youth through dance

The Lightning Boy Hoop Dancers brought home top honors at the 2023 World Champion Hoop Dance Contest

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Obituary: Donald Ray Petranovich

Donald will be greatly missed by his family and friends, and all the players and relationships he developed over the years.

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Navajo Nation honors the life of community leader Dorothy Bitsilly

Former Tohatchi Red Willow Farm Board president and beloved community leader Dorothy Bitsilly, passed away Feb. 23 at the age of 93.

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Obituary: Ralph "Sam" Connor Jr.

Ralph “Sam” Conner Jr., age 86, passed peacefully at home in Winslow Arizona on January 21, 2022

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