(Courtesy of Joe Shirley Jr.)
Voter registration underway for April 21 Navajo Nation election

Changes to a voter's information can be made at this time as well
03/02/2015 09:15 PM MST
FARMINGTON — The last day to register to vote in the upcoming Navajo Nation presidential election is March 23. 
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Medical investigator calls Shiprock man's death an accident
03/02/2015 10:52 PM MST - FARMINGTON — A New Mexico medical investigator has ruled that a 21-year-old Shiprock man fatally struck by a vehicle in June died as a result of an accident. Full Story

Navajo veterans housing project continues into second year
02/27/2015 05:24 PM MST - FARMINGTON — A 2013 project to build houses for Navajo veterans in each of the five agencies is continuing into another year. Full Story

Navajo Technical University culinary arts students celebrate national accreditation
02/26/2015 08:25 AM MST - CROWNPOINT — The sounds of students adding the finishing touches to their food creations flowed throughout the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center at Navajo Technical University on Wednesday. Full Story

Legislative committee considers gambling compact that allows new casinos, 24-hour operations
02/24/2015 06:55 PM MST - The proposed new gambling compact negotiated by several New Mexico tribes and Gov. Susana Martinez's administration would allow up to four new Indian casinos in the state over the next 23 years, permit casinos to offer credit as well as free lodging and food to some high rollers, and let casinos stay open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Full Story

Peeping bill by San Juan County legislator headed to Senate
02/24/2015 04:40 PM MST - FARMINGTON — A local legislator's bill that would increase criminal penalties for peeping passed the House floor this week and is now headed for a vote in the Senate. Full Story

Newcomb, Naschitti schools canceled due to weather
02/24/2015 11:01 AM MST - FARMINGTON— The Central Consolidated School District announced this morning that schools in Newcomb and Naschitti will be canceled today due to weather conditions. Full Story

New chiefs of staff appointed for tribe's legislative, executive branches
02/23/2015 08:06 PM MST - FARMINGTON — New chiefs of staff have been named for the Legislative Branch and for the Office of the President and Vice President. Full Story

Election date set for Navajo Nation presidency
02/23/2015 08:48 PM MST - FARMINGTON — The Navajo Nation presidential election between candidates Joe Shirley Jr. and Russell Begaye will be April 21. Full Story

Navajo Nation lends support to bills in state legislature
02/21/2015 04:36 PM MST - FARMINGTON — The Navajo Nation is lending its support to a number of bills going before the New Mexico Legislature, including a measure that would cap payday loan interest rates. Full Story

New Mexico couple gets engaged, then stranded on mountaintop

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An ecstatic New Mexico couple who got engaged on top of Sandia Peak had to curtail their celebrations after getting stuck for hours because of high winds. Full Story
Man charged in deadly stabbing of Nicki Minaj crew member

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man already facing an attempted murder charge in the stabbings of two members of Nicki Minaj's tour has been charged with murder. Full Story