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Loretta McKenney
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Harry Singer, owner of Keyah Construction filled two roles during the Oct. 28 dedication of the new Little Singer School, located south of Birdsprings, Arizona.

By Loretta McKenney November 10, 2020
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Hopi Tribe reports excellent voter turnout
Polls close at 7 p.m. for voting locations

“There are a lot of first timers,” said Karen L. Shupla, Hopi tribal registrar. “So far, the voter turnout is awesome.”

By Loretta McKenney November 3, 2020
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Return of the burro: Grand Canyon rangers run with racing burros
Western Pack Burro Ass-ociation work to bring burro racing back to Arizona, California

“I’ve never been to the Grand Canyon before and to get to do it with my beloved burros was the icing on the cake,” said Amber Wann.

By Loretta McKenney October 27, 2020
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As the 2020 general election nears and early voting begins, candidates are making one last attempt to garner as many votes as possible — including the Native vote.

By Loretta McKenney October 20, 2020
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Even though the Zuni tribe is more than 250 miles away from the Grand Canyon, the connection remains strong — this is the reminder that Zuni leaders want the youth of their nation to remember and to feel and experience.

By Loretta McKenney September 22, 2020
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Fire consumes Van's Trading Co. in Tuba City
After battling blaze for 11 hours, firefighters extinguish Tuba City fire

After nearly 11 hours, firefighters brought a blaze that consumed Vans Trading Co. in Tuba City, Arizona, under control Sept. 1.

By Loretta McKenney September 8, 2020
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Sacred Mountain Medical Services in Tuba City received a donated ambulance April 21 to assist them as they provide medical transportation on the Navajo Nation.

By Loretta McKenney April 28, 2020
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On March 16, the tribe suspended all tourism through April 14 and last week a decision was made to extend that closure through May 14.

By Loretta McKenney April 21, 2020
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Fighting fires. Sucking smoke. Working hard in an inferno of heat. You’ve been on assignment for four days and you have 10 more to go. You’re ready for a hot shower and solid food, you’re tired. But you’re still smiling. You’re a wildland firefighter.

By Loretta McKenney November 12, 2019
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Naabaahii. Warrior. Fighter. Firefighter. In the Navajo culture, a warrior is a person who brings everything to the fight – mind, body and spirit. They are unstoppable, are male and female and are still seen in our world today.

By Loretta McKenney November 5, 2019

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