The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) exceeded expectations with 713 homes connected to electric grid using CARES Act funds; the authority had only expected to connect 510 homes.
The news came during a hopeful time on the largest Native American reservation.
The Havasupai Tribe will continue the suspension of tourism to its remote reservation until further notice. The tribe suspended all tourism to the reservation March 16 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
By law, the FBI is responsible for investigating the most serious crimes within Indian Country—homicide, child sexual assault, kidnapping and violence against women among them.
A former Coconino County official who went on to oversee Navajo County's health department has been indicted on 16 counts of theft, misuse of public money and fraud, according to court documents.
Alberto L. Peshlakai, a member of the Navajo Nation, was elected in November to serve as the next Navajo County Supervisor for District 2.
National Weather Service forecasters say they’re still looking at the data for 2020 but that it’s clear that there was record or near-record dryness in much of the Southwest last year.
Hopi Jr./Sr. High School announced Jan. 4 that it is cancelling its 2020-2021 winter athletic season out of an abundance of caution and based on the current surge of COVID-19 cases within the state and on the Hopi and Navajo Nations.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Americans will ring in the New Year this week with more hope on the horizon in the nation’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic.
The Navajo Nation Office of the Controller reports 30,000 applicants for the Navajo CARES Act Hardship Assistance Program may potentially be excluded due to missing records.
On Dec. 24, the Navajo Nation extended its lockdown order for those living on the reservation through Jan. 11.
U.S. Rep. Tom O’ Halleran voted to approve funding for the $900 billion coronavirus aid bill. The measure passed the House of Representatives and Senate, and President Donald Trump signed the bill Dec. 27.
Congress has passed a long-awaited bill that would address water availability issues for residents living on the Navajo Nation in Utah who lack access to running water — a problem exacerbated by the pandemic.
The Hopi Tribe has issued a 20-day lockdown and curfew order, which started Dec. 23 and will last through Jan. 11 at 5 a.m.
The legislation will next head to President Donald Trump for his signature.
Elation spread throughout Indian Country Dec. 17 as word cirulated that President-elect Joe Biden would nominate Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) as ‘a long overdue appointment of the first Native American cabinet secretary.’
It was a day many health care workers had been waiting for, the opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine that will protect them as they provide vital health care services to patients at Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp.
Hopi Health Care Center (HHCC) is scheduled to receive 150 doses of the ultra-cold frozen Pfizer- BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
Three towering concrete stacks that were the most visual reminders of a coal-fired power plant that operated for decades along the Arizona-Utah state line came down Friday.
A large campground resort project proposed for a northern Arizona high desert site near the Navajo Nation is stalled amid objections centering on cultural sensitivity in general and teepees in particular.
In scientific terms, the winter solstice occurs at the precise moment when the axial tilt of earth’s polar hemisphere is the farthest away from the sun.
Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), was selected to serve as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior for the Biden-Harris Administration.
Twenty-five U.S. Navy medical personnel who are part of four Rapid Rural Response Teams (RRRT), are being deployed to the Navajo Nation to provide much-needed relief and resources for health care workers fighting the spread of COVID-19.
On Dec. 14, the Navajo Nation received 3,900 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for COVID-19 and started vaccinations immediately.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — With recent COVID-19 cases being reported at nearly twice what was seen this summer, the rollout of a vaccine in Arizona Dec. 14 is welcome news, with Coconino County expecting its first shipment within the next two weeks.