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Wendy Howell
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whowell@williamsnews.com

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Baje Whitethorne, Sr., an artist known for his colorful landscapes and paintings depicting life on the Navajo reservation, died Nov. 17. He was 73.

By Wendy Howell November 28, 2023
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Cory Ahownewa is no stranger to hardships, however, he has learned to use those hardships to inspire others through his stories and artwork.

By Wendy Howell July 3, 2023
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There was a lot of excitement in Tuba City June 16 as Change Labs entrepreneurship hub opened its doors to the public following a ribbon cutting ceremony with guests that included Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren and several Tuba City leaders.

By Wendy Howell June 27, 2023
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CLARKDALE, Ariz. — Hopi Tribal Chairman Timothy Nuvangyaoma, along with several

By Wendy Howell May 2, 2023
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BIRDSPRINGS, Ariz. — Federal emergency funds are on the way to the Navajo Nation and it cannot come soon enough for the residents of the Birdsprings Chapter and the community of Chinle.

By Wendy Howell May 2, 2023
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With the above average snowfall this year and the rapid recent snowmelt leading to increased visitation to Grand Falls on the Navajo Nation, nearby residents, with the support of the Navajo Nation, have taken it upon themselves to close the popular tourist attraction.

By Wendy Howell March 14, 2023
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The annual Hashknife Pony Express was extra special this year as it became a part of Super Bowl history when Gary Hayes Jr., a BNSF locomotive engineer based in Winslow, was selected to deliver one of the game balls in Glendale. Hayes was selected among a team of Pony Express riders to run the final leg of the approximate 180-mile journey from Holbrook to Scottsdale. When he arrived at the Museum of the West in Scottsdale, he handed off the team’s special freight—a ball for Super Bowl LVII—for the Feb. 12 game.

By Wendy Howell February 14, 2023
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. – Two major winter storms are on the way to northern Arizona this weekend, according to the National Weather Service in Flagstaff.

By Wendy Howell January 13, 2023
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Shonto Prep traveled to Williams Dec. 9 to face the Vikings on their home court.

By Wendy Howell December 13, 2022
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Pure, grand-scale magic is the only way to describe the community of Flagstaff’s production of “The Nutcracker.”

By Wendy Howell December 13, 2022

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