Navajo Nation Council committee selects new chairman

05/29/2015 05:33 PM MDT
FARMINGTON — Navajo Nation Council Delegate Seth Damon has been selected chairman of the Budget and Finance Committee, according to a press release from the Office of the Speaker. 
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San Juan County, Navajo Nation officials talk about fire services
05/29/2015 06:28 PM MDT - SHIPROCK — Navajo Nation officials offered no indication which option they are favoring during a meeting with San Juan County officials here Thursday to talk about a county proposal that would change the way fire protection services are provided on the reservation. Full Story

Meeting to focus on county fire services on the Navajo Nation
05/27/2015 07:44 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — A public meeting will be held today in Shiprock to provide information about the three San Juan County fire stations located on the Navajo Nation. Full Story

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye announces new appointments
05/27/2015 02:57 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has made two more appointments to his Cabinet, according to a press release from his office. Full Story

Choosing life: Confronting a long tradition of silence
05/26/2015 04:34 PM MDT - Turning into Thoreau from the interstate, the town's most prominent feature is a closed market, its doors chained shut.

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Choosing life: Native American youth face higher suicide risk
05/26/2015 04:05 PM MDT - Like most young people, Coloradas Mangas wonders about his future. Full Story

Residents honor fallen veterans at Memorial Day events in Farmington, Upper Fruitland
05/26/2015 07:11 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — On the morning of Memorial Day, members of the Upper Fruitland Veterans Organization ceremoniously refolded flags to be presented back to the families of fallen veterans, one of several local events that honored the men and women whose lives were lost in combat. Full Story

Shiprock toddler with rare disease receives liver transplant in California
05/25/2015 04:39 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — A Shiprock toddler has a new lease on life, thanks to a liver transplant earlier this month. Full Story

Two entrepreneurs design new approach for starting business on Navajo Nation
05/24/2015 05:46 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — Two Navajo entrepreneurs are joining forces to design and publish a guidebook that outlines the process for starting a business on the Navajo Nation. Full Story

PHOTOS: Navajo Preparatory School Graduation 2015
05/25/2015 05:28 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — The 55 Eagles graduating from Navajo Preparatory School were honored during a commencement ceremony Saturday morning at Ricketts Park in Farmington, while the 48 members of the graduating class from Newcomb High School were presented with their diplomas at Skyhawks Gymnasium. Full Story

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Officials say those Boston snow piles are even more vile

BOSTON (AP) — It's disgusting enough to put you off snow cones for the rest of the summer. A Boston public works official says the towering piles of filthy snow left over from the city's record-setting winter are even more grotesque than most people can imagine. Full Story
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Dustin Diamond bar fight: Former TV star guilty of lesser charges

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) -- TV actor Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight, but a Wisconsin jury cleared the former "Saved by the Bell" actor of the most serious felony charge.