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Navajo Nation woman to seek GOP nod for U.S. House seat

A northwestern New Mexico woman has announced she is running for an open U.S. House seat in New Mexico and wants to become the first Republican Native American female in Congress.

Navajo company keeps 1,200 workers after buying three coal mines in Wyoming, Montana

A Navajo Nation company says it will retain 1,200 employees at three coal mines in Wyoming and Montana that it bought through a bankruptcy auction.

Northern Navajo Nation Fairs runs through Sunday

The oldest of several Navajo Nation fairs starts this week in Shiprock.

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Virtual reality used to highlight uranium contamination

Activists are using virtual reality technology to focus on areas of the Navajo Nation affected by uranium contamination.

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1 of 3 units at Navajo Generating Station closes

Utility spokesman Jeff Lane says Unit 3 went offline last week. The other two units will operate full-time until the plant runs out of coal on site.

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Utah county to pay $2.6 M settlement to Navajo Nation

The Navajo Nation first filed a lawsuit against San Juan County under the Voting Rights Act seven years ago, county officials said.

4 horses found dead, 9 emaciacated near Winslow

Navajo County Sheriff’s officials say a man has been arrested for alleged animal cruelty involving horses in the Winslow area.

Weather radar proposal to improve forecasts in Four Corners

The Durango Herald reports that the National Weather Service has proposed adjusting its Grand Junction radar to track areas that were originally blind spots.

Suspicious fires on Navajo Nation spark investigation

Investigators are asking for help from the public in connection with a string of suspicious fires on the Navajo Nation.

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Homicide suspects overpower guards, escape during transport to Tucson

Police officials said two homicide suspects escaped police custody in Blanding, Utah Aug. 27 while they were being transported to Tucson.

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