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A man shot and wounded his estranged wife before fatally shooting her male friend and then turning the gun on himself, Flagstaff police said.

By Associated Press June 21, 2022
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With the seasonal weather pattern starting June 15, many are concerned with flooding as wildfires reduce more of the ponderosa pine forests surrounding Flagstaff in northern Arizona to ash.

By By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press June 16, 2022
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Pipeline Fire that has charred more than 35 ½ square miles in northern Arizona was declared 31 percent contained Wednesday, according to authorities.

June 15, 2022
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Dog attack on Hopi leads to tragedy
Hopi Tribal officials ask for community's cooperation with Animal control Ordinance

This weekend a person was tragically attacked by a pack of dogs in the Village of Hotevilla.

June 15, 2022
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A Type 2 California Incident Management Team 15 has assumed management of the Pipeline and Haywire fires north of Flagstaff.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News June 14, 2022
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Learn about the Impacts of rural addressing, which impact voter registration, elections and tribal services during the Navajo Voters Coalition Conference June 17.

June 14, 2022
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ADOT to repave 29 miles of southbound I-17 near Flagstaff starting June 14
Project will repair winter damage, create smooth road surface

ADOT is starting a project to replace pavement on 29 miles of Interstate 17 south of Flagstaff June 14,

By Williams-Grand Canyon News June 14, 2022
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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez signed an agreement June 7 to move forward with housing renovations, repairs and replacements in the Leupp community with Former Bennett Freeze Area money.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer June 14, 2022
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On June 8, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez joined IHS Navajo Area Director Roselyn Tso, GMIC Acting CEO Pamela Smiley and Miss Navajo Nation Niagara Rockbridge during the Gallup Medical Indian Center’s Naas’ji’ “Moving Forward” Ceremony that brought together health care workers and spiritual leaders to join in prayer for continued recovering and healing from the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 14, 2022
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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez joined family members, law enforcement officers from across the country, and the White Mountain Apache tribal community, to honor and remember fallen White Mountain Apache Police Officer Adrian Lopez during a funeral service held at the Chief Alchesay Activity Center in Whiteriver, Arizona June 9.

June 14, 2022
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U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland rolled out guidelines for a new youth service program June 10 that is meant to create job opportunities for Native Americans while boosting their cultural connections to nature through conservation projects on tribal and public land.

By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press June 14, 2022
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Evacuations are in effect in parts of northern Arizona as a wildfire about 6 miles north of Flagstaff steadily grew June 12, authorities said.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press June 14, 2022
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Edward T. Begay, who was vice chairman of the Navajo Nation in the 1980s, died Sunday, according to his family. He was 87.

By Associated Press June 14, 2022
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Alexander M.M. Uballez, United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico, and Raul Bujanda, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Albuquerque Field Office, recently announced that Wade Platero has been arraigned on an indictment charging him with aggravated sexual abuse of a child in Indian Country.

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer June 14, 2022
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Due to the Pipeline Fire the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Issued a “GO” evacuation notification for the neighborhood north of Silver Saddle Rd. in Doney Park and north of E Cullum Lane and east to Slayton Ranch Rd. Evacuate now.

June 13, 2022
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The US Forest Service is battling another fire in the area north of Flagstaff near Sunset Crater National Monument.

June 13, 2022
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Coconino National Forest and Coconino County Sheriff’s Office officials announced an arrest of suspect in connection with the Pipeline Fire.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News June 12, 2022
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Highway 89 is closed north of Flagstaff, and evacuations are in place for areas northwest of Flagstaff for a fire burning in the San Francisco Peaks.

June 12, 2022
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Evacuations are in place for areas northwest of Flagstaff for a fire burning in the San Francisco Peaks.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News June 12, 2022
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Navajo Nation leaders finalized the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act with the federal government and the state of Utah May 27, which will deliver running water to many Navajo families on the Nation within Utah.

June 7, 2022
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U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran attended two Memorial Day ceremonies on the Navajo Nation in Leupp and Window Rock May 30.

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The Remembrance Ceremony for Navajo Nation veterans was well-attended after two years of no public gatherings, with approximately 100 people attending, including the Navajo president, vice president and delegates from the Navajo Nation Council.

By Geri Hongeva-Camarillo, Special to the Navajo-Hopi Observer June 7, 2022
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Navajo crews tackle fires around in the Southwest.

June 7, 2022
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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer offered condolences to the loved ones of Navajo scholar and writer Dr. Evangeline Parsons Yazzie, who passed surrounded by family in Flagstaff May 22 at the age of 69.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer May 31, 2022
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Members of the 24th Navajo Nation Council were joined by President Jonathan Nez for the Azeé Bee Nahagha - Native American Church 2022 Summit to voice concerns over protecting the legal, societal, and ceremonial use of peyote (Azeé) across the United States.

May 31, 2022