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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey gets second term in Republican sweep

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey was re-elected Nov. 6 to a second term in a Republican sweep of many statewide offices, beating Democrat underdog and education professor David Garcia.

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Nominations for the 2019 Barbara Chester Award now open

The Hopi Foundation announced the opening of nominations for the 7th International Barbara Chester Award to Clinicians Treating Survivors of Torture and Abuse.

WIFA announces $5,100,000 loan closing for the city of Winslow

A $5.1 million loan with the city of Winslow will be used to replace and upgrade infrastructure at the city’s wastewater treatment plant.

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Community information: New rules for recycling in Winslow

Acceptable items in the recycling stream for the city of Winslow is changing to only include clean/dry paper, cardboard and aluminum and steel food and beverage cans.

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Obituary: William Ray Engvall

William Ray Engvall, M.D. (Bill) was born May 8, 1934, in Temple, Texas, at Scott & White Hospital. He passed away October 31, 2018, from complications of Parkinson’s Disease.

ACA open enrollment begins with lower prices, more choices in Arizona

WASHINGTON – Open enrollment began Nov. 1 for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, with most Arizonans seeing more choices and better prices, a sharp change from recent years when the state was the poster child for Obamacare problems.

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Navajo Police apprehend homicide suspect in Tuba City

On Oct. 31, the Navajo Nation Police Department responded to an attempted kidnpaping in the Cowsprings area of Tuba City.

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Navajo Nation considers buying coal-fired power plant on its land

As states shy away from coal-fired power, a northern Arizona tribe is exploring the purchase of a coal plant on its land.

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Archaeologist say state parks destroyed Native American antiquity sites

An archaeologist says Arizona State Parks and Trails deliberately destroyed Native American antiquity sites during construction activity at Lake Havasu State Park.

Navajo to appeal dismissal of case against Wells Fargo

The Navajo Nation is appealing the dismissal of a lawsuit it filed against Wells Fargo, accusing the company of engaging in predatory and unlawful practices.

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Court gives tribe, environmentalists new chance to fight uranium mine

A federal appeals court said Oct. 25 that the Havasupai tribe and environmental advocates can challenge an existing uranium mine on land near the Grand Canyon where mining was recently banned.

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Missing in Arizona Day: Searching for loved ones in bones and DNA

It’s grim, heartbreaking and hopeful work.

Tuba City felon sentenced for robbery and assault

A convicted felon from Tuba City has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison.

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Delegate Phelps joins Leupp in honoring women veterans

On Nov. 3, Council Delegate Walter Phelps attended a Veterans Day celebration hosted by the Leupp Chapter in honor of women veterans from Leupp and surrounding communities.

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Activists call for stop to Native American costumes they say sexualize indigenous people

Amanda Blackhorse, grasping burning sage in one hand and a bullhorn in the other, prepared to protest at a costume company’s Phoenix headquarters.

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Navajo Generating Station: Likely closure of coal-fired power plant bringing change to reservations

Just south of Page, three smokestacks pierce the horizon like a pitchfork.

Begaye mourns passing of former delegate

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye extends his condolences to the family and friends of Ervin Keeswood, a former delegate representing the Tse Daa Kan (Hogback) Chapter on the Navajo Nation Council, who died Saturday night.

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‘Legislative Kitty’ on board with new animal ordinances and microchip campaign

The Navajo Nation Animal Control Program will be launching a public awareness campaign with the Legislative Branch’s “Furball,” a domesticated feline who provides pest control for the Office of the Speaker and will now be the “spokes-kitty” of the program’s initiative to educate the Navajo public on the newly implemented animal ordinances and microchip campaign.

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Begaye asks Arizona legislators to prioritize Navajo roads

In front of an audience of Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) officials and state lawmakers, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye lobbied for funding policies that prioritize roads on tribal lands Oct. 24.

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Navajo Nation president endorses former leader over his VP

Russell Begaye beat Joe Shirley Jr. to become president of the Navajo Nation. Begaye, now the outgoing president, is endorsing Shirley to succeed him.

Injured hiker rescued from Mount Elden Trail in Flagstaff

Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to Mount Elden Trail and Sunset Trail in Flagstaff Oct. 21 after receiving a report of an injured hiker incapable of extricating herself.

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Oct. 26 last day to request early ballot by mail for Nov. 6 general election

Coconino County Elections Office reminds registered voters that the last day to request an early ballot to be mailed to you for the Nov. 6 General Election is Oct. 26.

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Halloween decorations may attract wildlife

Homeowners, businesses asked to help keep wildlife wild

AZGFD reminds area residents to be aware that Halloween pumpkins and other fall decorations, such as gourds or squash, can attract wildlife when displayed outdoors.

WIHCC parenting classes have been cancelled

The free Winslow Indian Health Care Clinic parenting classes to be held from October to March at Leupp School, Inc. have been cancelled until further notice.

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Arizona man’s Native jewelry worth $100K taken in New Mexico

An Arizona artist says his handmade Native American jewelry worth $100,000 was stolen while visiting New Mexico.