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At 5:45 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, deputies from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) responded to the report of a vehicle fire with a person possibly inside on Stoneman Lake Road, located a quarter mile east of Interstate 17 in the Sedona area.

December 7, 2022
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The YMCA of Yavapai County, which will be located in Prescott Valley, continues to seek community support to raise $5 million to $10 million via an ongoing fundraising campaign.

By DEBRA WINTERS, The Daily Courier December 7, 2022
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YUCCA, Ariz. (AP) — Mohave County authorities are trying to identify human remains that were found in Yucca in northwestern Arizona. County sheriff's officials say a man riding his off-road vehicle Sunday reported finding a possible body in a remote desert area in Yucca, which is southwest of Kingman. Responding deputies located the remains wrapped in a tarp among a large pile of debris. Sheriff's officials say the remains appear to be those of a man. The remains were turned over to the county medical examiner's office for possible identification and a determination of the cause of death.

December 7, 2022
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Authorities say the leader of a small polygamous group near the Arizona-Utah border had taken at least 20 wives and punished followers who didn't treat him as a prophet. An FBI affidavit released last Friday alleges that Samuel Bateman orchestrated sexual acts with followers and traded wives. It was filed in a case that charges three of his female followers with kidnapping children from state custody in Arizona and impeding a foreseeable prosecution. Two of the women appeared in federal court in Flagstaff on Wednesday and were ordered held. Bateman is facing state and federal charges of child abuse and tampering with evidence.

By Felicia Fonesca, Associated Press December 7, 2022
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The bodies of more than 80 Native American children are buried at the former Genoa Indian Industrial School in central Nebraska.

By Scott McFetridge, Associated Press December 6, 2022
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The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is closed to all vehicle and bicycle traffic for the winter.

December 6, 2022
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The STOP Act prevents the export of Native American cultural heritage to prevent these items from being exported and sold overseas

By Levi Rickert, Indian Country Today December 5, 2022
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“I pretty much am Willie Jack,” said Alexis, who figures about 70 percent of her lines are improvised. “It felt like it was meant to be with Willie Jack.”

By Dennis Ward, Special to Indian Country Today November 29, 2022
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Buttigieg gets an earful about tribal roads during trip to Southwest
Feds aren’t meeting their obligations to Indigenous communities, leaders say, and instead put up roadblocks to building and fixing much-needed infrastructure

Feds aren’t meeting their obligations to Indigenous communities, leaders say, and instead put up roadblocks to building and

By Shaun Griswold, Special to the Navajo-Hopi Observer November 29, 2022
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“What excites me most is what it means for the future of the hundreds of families this will serve.”

November 29, 2022
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For years, the Indian Garden name assigned to a popular Grand Canyon campground has been a painful reminder for a Native American tribe that was displaced by the national park.

By Associated Press November 29, 2022
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Former Page Justice of the Peace Donald G. Roberts passed away suddenly prior to the Nov. 8 election.

November 22, 2022
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The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College has been awarded the 2022 International Guardians of Culture and Lifeways Outstanding Project Award by the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM).

November 22, 2022
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The U.S. Interior Department's plan to withdraw hundreds of square miles in New Mexico from oil and gas production for the next 20 years is expected to result in only a few dozen wells not being drilled on federal land surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park, according to an environmental assessment.

By Associated Press November 22, 2022
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The federal government wants the ability to restrict the amount of water released from the nation’s largest reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, in 2023 and 2024.

By Alex Hager, KUNC November 22, 2022
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“Compensation for elders who educate.” “Relevant curriculum and accurate teachings of history.” “Language classes at the college level.”

By Pauly Denetclaw, Indian Country Today November 22, 2022
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"Sometimes you win some, sometimes you lose some. At least you get into the game.”

By Bob Christie, Associated Press November 15, 2022
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PEACH SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) — Rescuers used ropes and harnesses to hoist five people to safety after an elevator at a national tourist attraction broke down 21 stories underground.

By Associated Press October 26, 2022
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A Utah-based Native American tribe that frequently has sparred with President Joe Biden criticized the White House again for not adequately consulting its leaders ahead of this week’s creation of a national monument on ancestral lands in Colorado.

By Brady McCombs, Associated Press October 18, 2022
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WASHINGTON – Arizona could have as many as 100,000 abandoned mines, many leaching toxic minerals into the state’s waterways, but state environmental officials said cleanup has been hampered by the fear of litigation.

October 4, 2022
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Tribes seek more details on water use at Resolution copper mine
Bureau of Land Management says environmental review should do more to help public understand the permit that allows Resolution Copper to pump groundwater

An environmental review for a proposed copper mine in eastern Arizona did not adequately analyze the potential impacts of climate change and the strain that drought and demand have put on water resources in the region, a U.S. Bureau of Land Management report has found.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press September 27, 2022
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Next phase of Sunset Point Rest Area renovation will begin Sept. 28
Rest area will be closed to general public through next spring

PHOENIX – While crews have been working behind the scenes at the Sunset Point Rest Area along Interstate 17 at milepost 252 since July, the next phase of work will require the rest area to close to the general public Sept. 28.

September 22, 2022
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ARIZONA - The Interstate 17 Improvement Project from Anthem Way to Sunset Point is set to begin soon, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

September 20, 2022
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SEDONA, Ariz. — Authorities are trying to identify four people who died in a fiery crash involving a passenger car and a tractor-tractor near Sedona.

By Associated Press September 20, 2022
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A mud-caked “terra incognita” emerges in Glen Canyon as Lake Powell declines
For the past five years, Mike DeHoff has run a project called Returning Rapids, an attempt to document the change at Lake Powell as the reservoir plummets to a record low level

On a scorching July afternoon, Mike DeHoff steered his small metal motorboat down what one could argue is the weirdest stretch of the Colorado River in all of its 1,450 miles: the delta of Lake Powell.

By Luke RunYon, KUNC, Special to the Navajo-Hopi Observer September 20, 2022

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