Still missing in Indian Country: Savanna's Act for missing and murdered indigenous women passes House
On Sept. 21, the House of Representatives unanimously passed S.227, Savanna’s Act, a bill that will create new guidelines for responding to cases of missing and murdered indigenous women and create incentives for its implementation.
A federal judge won’t give reservation residents more time to submit their early ballots and ensure they will be counted.
A see-saw legal battle over the 2020 Census continued Sept. 25, with the government pushing to end the count in just five days while local governments, including two Arizona tribes, hoped to extend it to Oct. 31.
- Navajo Transitional Energy Co. wins 2020 Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation award
- Silver City expo for mine employees out of work by pandemic
- Judge mulls giving more time to count Navajo Nation ballots
- Navajo Nation issues new stay-at-home order and 57-hour weekend lockdown
- Flagstaff enters Phase 3 of COVID-19 reopening; county begins limited reentry of facilities
As a member of the Navajo-Hopi Honor Riders, Geri Hongeva-Camarillo is on a mission to support veterans past, present and future.
National Weather Service selects Navajo Department of Emergency Management as ambassador of excellence
In recognition of their efforts to promote safety and preparedness as well as provide community safety events, the Navajo Department of Emergency Management has been selected as the 2020 Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador of Excellence by the National Weather Service (NWS).
The National Council on Marketing and Public Relations announced Sept. 21 that Diné College Marketing and Communications Director George R. Joe is one of seven national finalists for its Communicator of the Year award.
- Navajo Tech, New Mexico Tech agree to focus on improved access to water on rez
- ‘Baby-Friendly’ hospitals tackle health disparities by encouraging Native mothers to breastfeed
- Navajo president, vice president continue aid deliveries on Navajo Nation
- Zuni Youth Enrichment Program helps young adults rekindle cultural ties to the Grand Canyon
- Diné College to explore the presence of microbes in the sub-surface of Yellowstone National Park
- Friendship between Ireland, tribes lives on in lacrosse at World Games
- 'Knee Deep Into These Blues:' Bluesman Mike returns with new CD
- Tolani Lake ranchers turn to grass farming
- Local restaurant supports Native artists during coronavirus pandemic
- Lukachukai Community School breaks ground on new school facilities
The number of deaths reported daily in Arizona peaked in mid-July, when more than 90 COVID-19 related deaths were being recorded on a daily basis.
U.S. Interior Department Bureau of Land Management acting director William Perry Pendley served unlawfully for 424 days without being confirmed to the post by the Senate as required under the Constitution.
- More call for pause as U.S. weighs New Mexico drilling plan near Chaco
- University of Arizona asks students to shelter in place
- Prescott Valley police defend canine use in traffic arrest
- Backup driver in fatal Arizona Uber autonomous crash charged
- 'Nothing left in the bucket': Wildfire resources run thin
Last week we went uplake to sample the new crop of fish using electrofishing equipment.
I remember the first time I visited the Grand Canyon, and the first time I showed it to my granddaughter. Anyone who has been lucky enough to visit this natural wonder can see that it is truly a national treasure.
Because of the current public health emergency due to COVID-19, The Navajo Nation courts are operating with minimal staff and the doors are closed to the public.
- Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez warns Navajo people to take precautions as flu season kicks off
- Around the Rez: week of Sept. 2
- Bashas' Hatch Green Chili cooking contest celebrates season with prizes
- Letter to the editor: Thank you voters of Coconino County
- Lake Powell fishing report: Big fish stops running at Lake Powell
- Letter to the editor: Winslow school district delays reopening to Oct. 12
- Lake Powell fishing report: A stellar catch for an upper Lake Powell trip
- Lake Powell fishing report: Busy season, full moon keep fish at bay
- Editorial: Support the Local Journalism Sustainability Act
- Lake Powell fishing report: Fishing abounds at Lake Powell
Over 30 Native youth golfers ages 8-18 competed in the NB3 Foundation Inaugural All-Native National Youth Golf Tournament Aug. 3-4 at the Santa Ana Golf Club, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico.
The Washington NFL franchise announced July 13 it is retiring its team name and logo, a fight Native activists have been leading for decades.
- NABI cancellation means much more to Native American community than just loss of basketball
- Out and about: Hiking is still an option
- Former ASU basketball player helps fight COVID-19 at Little Colorado Medical Center
- Winslow Lady Bulldogs softball fall in tournament, lose to Page
- Nez, Randall Joe serve as guest speakers at Window Rock boys basketball banquet
On Sept. 22, the Navajo County Major Crimes Apprehension Team (MCAT) seized over one pound of methamphetamine and numerous items of evidence supporting the sales of meth at the residence of Pete Chavez, 50, of Winslow.
I would like to thank you for your continued support and flexibility as we navigate the reopening of Winslow’s school sites.