Shiprock man pleads guilty to second degree murder

04/23/2014 07:16 PM MDT
FARMINGTON &mdash A Shiprock resident pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Tuesday morning.  
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Navajo Nation Council doesn't enact junk food sales tax
04/23/2014 04:56 PM MDT - WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. — The cost of buying a bag of chips or a case of soda on the Navajo Nation will remain the same, but fresh produce will be a little cheaper. Full Story

Navajo Nation Council lawmakers listen as President Ben Shelly delivers State of the Nation address
04/21/2014 07:43 PM MDT - Window Rock, Ariz. — Rangeland improvement was among the priorities listed in Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly's State of the Nation address delivered to lawmakers at the start of the spring session on Monday. Full Story

Navajo Nation Council convenes Monday for the spring session
04/19/2014 12:44 PM MDT - GALLUP — By the time the weeklong spring session of the Navajo Nation Council concludes, attorney Levon B. Full Story

Relatives finish Good Friday walk in honor of Shiprock woman killed 15 years ago
04/19/2014 06:13 PM MDT - HOGBACK — Fifteen years ago, Janine Franklin started a Good Friday walk from Sacred Heart Parish in Waterflow to Christ the King Parish in Shiprock that she never finished. Full Story

Dine CARE hosts event focusing on draft environmental impact statement for Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine
04/18/2014 10:12 AM MDT - FARMINGTON — Members of the environmental group DinĂ© CARE have organized an event to inform the public about details of the Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project draft environmental impact statement. Full Story

Navajo prep teacher receives 'Outstanding Teacher' award
04/17/2014 08:33 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — A Navajo Preparatory School teacher's dedication to engaging students in the science and technology field has earned recognition from an Arizona science group. Full Story

Hearing cancelled for Navajo Nation Council Speaker Johnny Naize's temporary restraining order request
04/16/2014 07:38 PM MDT - Farmington — The Window Rock District Court cancelled a hearing for a temporary restraining order that Speaker Johnny Naize filed against 12 members of the Navajo Nation Council and one legislative branch employee. Full Story

Roads in Upper Fruitland in need of repair
04/16/2014 07:37 PM MDT - Upper Fruitland — Heavy flooding last September washed out portions of Route 562, but repairs have not yet begun. Full Story

Steamboat, Ariz., runner prepares for his seventh Shiprock Marathon
04/16/2014 05:48 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — John Curley Jr. has been running since he was 7 years old, even if he hasn't always known why. Full Story

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Congress is using Twitter, but which party is most active?

Your representative in the House is almost certainly on Twitter. Your senator definitely is. But how are they using the social network? Full Story
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Oldest living former major leaguer dies at 102

Conrado "Connie" Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s, died in Havana on Wednesday at the age of 102. Marrero was the oldest living former Major League Baseball player. Full Story
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Justin Bieber is sorry for visiting this Japanese war shrine

Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting Japan's Yasukuni war shrine this week, saying he was misled to see it as only a place of prayer. Full Story