Navajo coal plant closure could cause 1,000 job losses - Las Cruces Sun-News

Las Cruces Sun-NewsNavajo coal plant closure could cause 1,000 job lossesLas Cruces Sun-NewsThe plant employs 500 people, mostly Navajo, and is considered important to the local economy. A Peabody Ene...

NM Highlands University Hikes Tuition, Navajo Coal Plant Closure Could Cause 1000 Job Losses -...

KUNMNM Highlands University Hikes Tuition, Navajo Coal Plant Closure Could Cause 1000 Job LossesKUNMAll state spending on higher education institutions was vetoed in early April, amid an escalating fe...

Navajo Prep softball team forfeits eight wins - Farmington Daily Times

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Navajo Coal Plant Closure Could Cause 1000 Job Losses - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportNavajo Coal Plant Closure Could Cause 1000 Job LossesU.S. News & World ReportNAVAJO MOUNTAIN, Utah (AP) — Officials in remote areas of Utah and Arizona say the recent decision ...

Indio Police Search for Navajo Court Gunman - Palm Desert, CA Patch - Patch.com

Patch.comIndio Police Search for Navajo Court Gunman - Palm Desert, CA PatchPatch.comPalm Desert, CA - A man was shot multiple times Friday near Navajo Court and Hopi Avenue in Indio, and officers are...

Navajo Power Plant Poses Test For Trump's Pro-Coal Stance - Law360 (subscription)

Navajo Power Plant Poses Test For Trump's Pro-Coal StanceLaw360 (subscription)Law360, New York (April 28, 2017, 3:33 PM EDT) -- The looming closure of a power plant vital to the Navajo Nation and ...

Does the U.S. Census undercount Utah Navajos? Huge implications ... - Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake TribuneDoes the U.S. Census undercount Utah Navajos? Huge implications ...Salt Lake Tribune(Chris Detrick | Tribune file photo) Residents of the Navajo community of Westwater in Utah's S...

Navajo Generating Station's power lines could benefit solar and ... - AZCentral.com

AZCentral.comNavajo Generating Station's power lines could benefit solar and ...AZCentral.comLarge transmission lines used to move electricity from the Navajo Generating Station could be a major a...

Emergency removal imminent of Navajo housing officials who were subject of Republic investigation - AZCentral.com

AZCentral.comEmergency removal imminent of Navajo housing officials who were subject of Republic investigationAZCentral.comNavajo Nation President Russell Begaye is poised to sign emergency legislatio...

Navajo Council questions proposed Navajo Nation Firearms Act - Navajo-Hopi Observer

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Historic accomplishment as Agency Veteran Service Officers are certified through ADVS

CHINLE, Ariz. - Four Navajo Agency Veteran Service Officers (VSO) were trained and certified to submit claims and represent veterans in cases of appeal through the Arizona Department of Veteran Services (ADVS).  “This is completely historic. It’s the first time this has ever happened on any Native American nation,” said John Scott, Assistant Deputy Director for the ADVS.The accreditation of agency...

Little Colorado River Gorge Tribal Park Navajo Race Series Announced

CAMERON, AZ – On February 11, 2017, the Little Colorado River Gorge Tribal Park will be having its second Navajo Race Series at this location. For all runners who would like to run a 10K or Half Marathon along the scenic rim of the Little Colorado River, go to : NavajoYes.org to register for the race.The LCR Half Marathon and 10K is a mid-winter trail run in one of the natural wonders in Dine’ Bik...

Peter Deswood, Jr., champion of local governance, passes on at 66

FARMINGTON, NM – Peter Deswood, Jr., the man who took local empowerment to new heights through Kayenta Township, served three tribal presidents, and won a seat on the Navajo Nation Council in 1978 after the Navajo Court of Appeals reinstated him because the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors (NBOES) deemed him “too young” to run for office, passed away on Monday February 15, 2016 at 4:...

Navajo Nation Council confirms the permanent appointment of Cynthia Thompson as District Court Judge

WINDOW ROCK – On Thursday, with a vote of 15-1, the Navajo Nation Council confirmed the permanent appointment of Cynthia Thompson, who is originally from the community of Del Muerto located near Chinle, to serve as a Navajo Nation District Court Judge. Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. (Low Mountain, Many Farms, Nazlini, Tachee/Blue Gap, Tselani/Cottonwood) sponsored Legislation No. 0006-...

One dead, and three wounded in early morning shooting at NAU

8 a.m. update: The victims have been identified as Nicholas Prato, Kyle Zientek and Nicholas Piring. The deceased student is Colin Brough.FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - According to a statement posted on the Northern Arizona University website four people were shot at the Northern Arizona University campus in Flagstaff, AZ, early Friday. According to the Northern Arizona University Police Department, the...
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NHA condemns publishing of contractor payments; praises consultants for their contribution and expertise

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Federal grand jury indicts five in connection with international scheme to fraudulently import and sell Filipino-made jewelry as Native American-made

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Navajo man from Fruitland sentenced for Federal drug trafficking conviction

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Navajo President promotes State-Tribal collaboration during the New Mexico Legislative Session

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Navajo Housing Authority issues statement in response to Council’s approval of Legislation 402-16

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - Yesterday, the Navajo Nation Council passed legislation #402-16 (402).  The intent of 402 is to…