(Alexa Rogals The Daily Times)
Thieves steal electronics, books and office supplies from Shiprock library

09/30/2014 09:10 PM MDT
FARMINGTON — The Shiprock Branch of the Farmington Public Library is temporarily closed following a break in. 
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Former Navajo Nation Council speaker pleads guilty to conspiracy charge
09/30/2014 08:44 PM MDT - WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. — The former top official of the Navajo Nation Council pleaded guilty to conspiracy on Tuesday in Window Rock District Court. Full Story

Rex Lee Jim released from the hospital
09/30/2014 07:59 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — Navajo Nation Vice President Rex Lee Jim returned home recently after being hospitalized following a spider bite, according to a press release from the nation. Full Story

Navajo Nation general election will go on as planned
09/30/2014 03:17 PM MDT - FORT DEFIANCE, ARIZ. — The Nov. 4 general election for the Navajo Nation will go on as scheduled, and there will not be a special election for the presidency. Full Story

Johnny Naize resigns as speaker, ends his service on Navajo Nation Council
09/29/2014 08:09 PM MDT - WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. — Johnny Naize has resigned from the Navajo Nation Council. Naize, who was the speaker and a delegate, announced his resignation in a single page letter on Monday. Full Story

Council Speaker Naize resigns; still faces charges of bribery and conspiracy
09/29/2014 05:02 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — Navajo Nation Speaker Johnny Naize stepped down as speaker of the Navajo Nation Council and vacated his seat as a council delegate today, according to a press release. Full Story

Developer plans to build $4M Farmington Crossing Shopping Center
09/28/2014 07:15 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — One business owner plans to build a $4 million shopping center in Farmington to cash in on the flow of customers from the Navajo Nation. Full Story

Navajo Nation, federal officials sign $554 million settlement agreement
09/27/2014 10:46 PM MDT - WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. — With Navajo Nation officials sitting at the table, U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell finalized a $554 million settlement agreement that ends a lawsuit the tribe filed against the federal government for violating trust responsibilities. Full Story

Navajo language fluency is a 'reasonable' requirement for president, tribal Supreme Court says
09/26/2014 10:59 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — At a hearing in Tuba City District Court on Friday, the Navajo Nation Supreme Court reinstated and sent grievances filed against Navajo Nation presidential candidate Chris Deschene back to the tribe's Office of Hearings and Appeals. Full Story

Interior secretary to sign $554 million settlement with tribe
09/25/2014 08:54 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — Federal and tribal officials will sign a $554 million settlement agreement today in Window Rock, Ariz. Full Story

Reports: China body-searched 10,000 pigeons

BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 pigeons released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks. Full Story
(Joan Marcus/AP)
Review: 'Indian Ink' is witty mockery of Brits

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Stoppard's witty 1995 play "Indian Ink" takes a romantic look back at India under waning British rule, gently mocking both the British Raj and some of the English-smitten "natives. Full Story