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In recognition of their efforts to promote safety and preparedness as well as provide community safety events, the Navajo Department of Emergency Management has been selected as the 2020 Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador of Excellence by the National Weather Service (NWS).

By Navajo-Hopi Observer September 29, 2020
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Navajo Nation to participate in Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine trial
Navajo health care centers to offer trial vaccine on volunteer basis

Navajo Nation announces participation in Pfizer-BioTech COVID-19 vaccine trail on a patient-volunteer basis — the study will be led by the John Hopkins Center for American Indian Health.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer September 15, 2020
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The Navajo Nation has joined a lawsuit challenging the federal government’s recent decision to shorten the deadline for the 2020 Census.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer September 8, 2020
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Election update
Unofficial results from Tuesday's primary

Incumbent Democrat Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Republican Tiffany Shedd won their races in the primary Aug. 4 and will face off against each other in the Nov. 3 general election for Congressional District 1.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer August 5, 2020
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Decommissioning resumes at Navajo Generating Station
After four-month suspension, workers return to plant for dismantlement

The Navajo Generating Station decommissioning is now ramping up following a suspension of work because of the coronavirus.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer August 4, 2020
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Navajo horse program identifies 32 genetically diverse horse breeds
Studies continue to help improve management efforts on reservation; COVID-19 has negative impacts on horse market

Harvey reported the program has partnered with Texas A&M University and Navajo Technical University to run genetic tests on 100 feral horses from 15 chapters.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer June 30, 2020
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Class 55 police recruits will be the fourth class to be trained under the Navajo Nation’s Police Academy since its reopening in 2018 and is the Academy’s first class to undergo a training program while dealing with a global pandemic.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer June 23, 2020
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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez stated in a recent town hall meeting that he is very concerned about the rise in cases in Arizona.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer June 17, 2020
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On May 20, 1,800 boxes of free food (donated by Compass Christian Church in Colleyville, Texas) was distributed in Winslow by ‘The Well’ Christian Church at Red Sands School.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer May 26, 2020
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“(We) hoped that when the Grand Canyon closed on April 1, the park would remain closed until our positive COVID-19 numbers have flattened,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer May 15, 2020

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