Due to inclement weather, the delivery of the Navajo-Hopi Observer will be delayed.
The Navajo Nation extends its stay-at-home order, implements daily curfew through Feb. 15, with provisions for government workers and essential businesses to be open on weekends.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - With the arrival of snow and wet weather, the Flagstaff Ranger District and Mogollon Rim Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest are beginning to close a number of forest roads for the safety of visitors and to protect forest roads during the winter season.
Tolani Lake Enterprises marked accomplishments of its Cares Act initiative Jan. 15 at Cameron Old Farm, near Cameron, Arizona, one of six new well sites developed under the innovative and unique Cares grant from Navajo Nation Water Resources Department.
Hardship Assistance payments from the Navajo Nation Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Fund were scheduled to begin the week of Jan. 18, according to the Navajo Nation.
The Navajo Division of Transportation (NDOT) and Navajo Engineering Construction Authority (NECA) have nearly completed the Navajo Route 27 Project that paved 10.86 miles between Chinle and Nazlini, Arizona.
Gov. Doug Ducey wants to open the door to allowing Arizonans to bet on — or against — the Diamondbacks and the Cardinals.
The community continues to demonstrate a high level of interest in getting vaccinated; however, the available supply of COVID-19 vaccine remains limited.
The virtual forum takes place from 1-5 p.m. and will be livestreamed via the Navajo Nation Council’s Vimeo, YouTube and Facebook pages.
Military care packages to more than 80 deployed members of the U.S. Armed Services were mailed last week from the Navajo Nation.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that centers on who gets a share of $8 billion in federal coronavirus relief allocated for Native American tribes.
Approximately 282,000 Hardship Assistance Program applications were received, 230,000 of which have been processed successfully.
The settlement finalized Jan. 11 came nearly seven months after Tremayne Nez, who is Navajo, filed a federal lawsuit accusing Flagstaff police of ignoring evidence that showed he wasn’t a drug dealer.
The Navajo Nation Office of the Controller said the Navajo Cares Act Hardship Assistance Program is currently 90 percent funded, and the federal extension has not modified its expenditure strategy.
U.S. Democratic Rep. Tom O'Halleran, (CD-1), who represents constituants of the Navajo and Hopi reservations, witnessed the incident in the nation's Capitol Jan. 6 and said it was terrifying.
What started out as a special day for the Navajo Nation — a peaceful inauguration for chapter and other local officials to carry out duties and service for the Navajo people — was overshadowed by violence that occurred in Washington D.C. Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol.
On Jan. 8, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez administered the oath of office to Deborah Ann Begay, a member of the Navajo Nation, who became the first Native American to be elected to serve as a judge with the Moon Valley Justice of the Peace in Maricopa County.
According to the Navajo Nation, the Nation will only use COVID-19 vaccines approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), these COVID-19 vaccines include the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
The vaccine will be administered at the Pavilion parking lot at Tuba City High School to patients 75-years-old and older within their service area from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 15.
According to the tribe, the checkpoints are in place as part of an overall response to the community spread of coronavirus across villages on the reservation.
During the closure, the nearest traveler facilities will be in Flagstaff and Winslow.
The recruitment drive will take place at the training academy facility in Chinle, Arizona, and will be conducted by appointment only.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in a chaotic protest aimed at thwarting a peaceful transfer of power, forcing lawmakers to be rushed from the building and interrupting challenges to Joe Biden's Electoral College victory.
As part of a $2.3 trillion omnibus appropriations package passed by Congress Dec. 21, the reauthorization of a Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SPDI) allows for the continued services addressing health issues on tribal lands throughout the U.S.
The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE) laid off 1,120 employees, 776 of whom are Navajo, Jan. 1 because of the prolonged impact of COVID-19; the layoffs include employees at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort.