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Joshua Lavar Butler, for the Navajo-Hopi Observer

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It was a page out of a Christmas storybook as children were filled with anticipation and excitement, parents and elders smiled and socialized, and volunteers cheerfully passing out hot drinks and serving hot meals while spreading goodwill to others Dec. 25 at the Community Christmas Dinner in Tuba City.

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It’s that time of the year again — time to get pumped up and set those new year’s resolutions for healthier eating, fitness and losing some pounds.

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Seeking joy during the holidays: Miss Native America USA shares her experience with depression
Lexie Michael James shares her experience with depression while using her platform to shed light on mental health issues

Lexie Michael James, 23, a Hopi tribal member and the reigning Miss Native American USA, has made it her mission to advocate the importance of suicide prevention and mental health wellness as her main platform issue titled, “The journey is not over: Suicide prevention and mental health wellness.”

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Students win big at Greyhills Academy High School science fair
Science fair winners earn possible entry to Navajo Nation Science Fair Feb. 27 in Church Rock, New Mexico

The big winners were 11th-graders Marina Rodriguez and Tori Hemstreet with their entry titled, “Air filtration of particulate matter using charcoal from Pinus Ponderosa.”

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The popularity of vlogging is a fairly new concept that has emerged on the internet in the last few years.

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Chris Greyeyes, first-year head coach of the Colts, said he is excited for the boys.

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In May, the center was finally open to all veterans as a place to access the internet for free to check eligibility of their benefits, to job search, apply for school or employment, to create a resume or just to check their email.

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Monument Valley High School inducts new members to Hall of Fame
Elvina Clark-Joe, Dallas Gilmore, Harlan Herder, 1987-88 boys cross-country team honored

Some of the best of the best student-athletes from years past were inducted into the 2019 Hall of Fame at Monument Valley High School Nov. 1 during the school’s last home game of the season.

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New highway signs honor Native American veterans despite partisan politics
Sen. Jamescita Peshlakai helps push legislation through House for signage honoring Native veterans

Peshlakai explained that her journey to rename the highways began in 2013 when she was approached by then-Hopi Tribal Chairman Herman Honanie.

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The Tuba City High School Lady Warriors volleyball team are the 2019 3A North Regional Tournament Champions and conference champions once again defeating the Page High School Lady Sand Devils Nov. 2 at the Nash Center in Kayenta.

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