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Central Navajo Fair to be held virtually
Navajo Nation Fairs cancel or move to virtual events as COVID-19 concerns continue

On July 23, the 35th annual Central Navajo Fair announced it will host its events virtually.

By Loretta McKenney July 27, 2021
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The hogan-style home prototype is approximately 1,200 square feet.

July 27, 2021
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Tribal officials confirmed at least six homes in the lower Moenkopi were impacted by flood damage and four families were forced to vacate their homes.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer July 27, 2021
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July 25, started as any day, but as mid-morning approached so did flood waters from overnight monsoonal thunderstorms.

By By Gilbert Honanie, Navajo-Hopi Observer July 25, 2021
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During the visit, the group visited the home of Deon and Jaelyn Chee in Leupp, Arizona, who recently received electricity through the Light Up Navajo project.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer July 20, 2021
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Spay/neuter clinics offer solutions to dog, cat overpopulation in Tuba City
Tuba City Humane Society helps more than 646 animals during pandemic, up from 400 annually

As dog attacks on the Navajo Nation begin to gain more attention, animal rescue groups on the reservation continue to seek solutions for stray or abandoned animals.

By Loretta McKenney July 20, 2021
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Business site leases approved for Taadidiin Tour and Arrowhead Campground near Shonto
Nez meets with local leaders to discuss priorities for LeChee and Shonto

Both are Navajo-owned businesses that offer guided tours, camp grounds, lodging, and other amenities to th Navajo Nation.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer July 20, 2021
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Lloyd Masayumptewa from the third mesa village of Orayvi (Old Oraibi) has been selected as superintendent of Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments in Arizona.

July 20, 2021
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Autopsy: Teenage girl died from dog attack on Navajo Nation
Aggressive dogs on reservation a growing concern for Nation after several deaths

An autopsy has confirmed that a 13-year-old girl was killed by pack of dogs while taking a walk near her family's home on the Navajo Nation.

By By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press July 20, 2021
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Because of significant moisture received, fire restrictions were lifted.

July 20, 2021
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One person who went missing from a Colorado River rafting trip in the Grand Canyon during a flash flood was found dead Thursday in frigid water while a second person was found alive, a park spokeswoman said.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press July 15, 2021
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The monsoon season in Williams is well underway with the National Weather Service reporting above average rainfall in many areas of northern Arizona.

By Wendy Howell July 20, 2021
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Flagstaff was hit a third time with flooding July 16, sending debris into the streets and forcing them to close.

By Associated Press July 20, 2021
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Kaibab National Forest will also lift the Bill Williams Mountain closure.

July 15, 2021
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Coconino County has issued a shelter in place order July 14 for the Museum Fire flood area in Flagstaff.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News July 14, 2021
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In October 2019, a member of the Tuba City High School cross country team, was out for a run with his team during an afternoon practice, when he was attacked by a pack of dogs.

By Tuba City Chapter staff, Special to the Navajo-Hopi Observer July 13, 2021
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For thousands of years, an Arizona tribe relied on the Colorado River's natural flooding patterns to farm. Later, it hand-dug ditches and canals to route water to fields.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press July 13, 2021
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Building on nearly four decades of its commitment to serve the Navajo Nation, Bashas’ is expanding the reach of its grocery offerings for the Navajo people with the introduction of a Bashas’ Diné Market in Shiprock, New Mexico.

July 13, 2021
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The body of a Navajo woman missing for two years has been found in Nevada, and her boyfriend is facing murder charges.

By Associated Press July 13, 2021
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Twin Arrows Navajo Casino re-opened July 12 after being shutdown for more than a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer July 12, 2021
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The Hopi Elections Board has certified four candidates for chairman and two candidates for vice chairman.

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Out of the $361,508,000 allocated to the Navajo CARES Act Hardship Fund Assistance Program, $319,532,000 has been paid out to approximately 308,000 enrolled members.

July 6, 2021
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First Lady Biden recalled her recent visit to the Navajo Nation and recognized tribal leaders in attendance.

July 6, 2021
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On June 30, Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer joined Kin Dah Lichii Chapter Officials as the community celebrated the delivery of a new CAT Backhoe Loader.

July 6, 2021
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Reycita Billie, a 15-year public safety communications profe

July 6, 2021