Tribal nations hold some of the best water rights in the West

Tens of thousands of people on the Navajo Nation lack running water in their homes. But that could change in the coming years, as the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project goes into effect. It’s...

DATE: May 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildfire season gets going over Memorial Day weekend

Three wildfires burned during the Memorial Day weekend in the Four Corners area, forcing evacuations in Colorado and New Mexico. The Arena Canyon Fire west of Navajo Lake in San Juan County, New...

DATE: May 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 gang members head to prison for crimes on Navajo Nation

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Three northern Arizona residents are going to prison for their roles in a criminal street gang that authorities say is responsible for at least three murders on the Navajo...

DATE: May 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo man is off Utah ballot, reportedly living in Arizona

SALT LAKE CITY — A Navajo man can’t get on the ballot to run in a Utah county’s first election since a judge ruled voting districts were illegally drawn based on race, officials said Friday. An...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New film festival seeks Navajo-language entries

A group of artists from the Four Corners area is seeking Navajo speakers with a knack for storytelling to submit shorts to the first annual Navajo Film Festival . Tacey Atsitty, a Navajo poet and...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation marks 150th anniversary of return to homeland

ALBUQUERQUE – A long-lost original copy of a historic treaty signed in 1868 by leaders of one of the nation’s largest American Indian tribes and the U.S. government will go on display later this...

DATE: April 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajos say Utah county wants Native candidate off ballot

SALT LAKE CITY – Navajo Nation leaders say a Utah county is trying to keep a native candidate off the ballot during the first election since a federal judge ruled voting districts were drawn based...

DATE: April 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

World War II Navajo Code Talker dies at age 92

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to confound the Japanese in World War II has died. The Navajo Nation says Roy Hawthorne Sr. died Saturday. He was 92....

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Competition fosters computer skills in New Mexico schools

In New Mexico, computer science courses are not mandated by the state. Many schools in metropolitan areas offer these courses, but few rural school districts do. However, one rural school district...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Where less internet connectivity is more

Hillsboro and Kingston, tiny mountain towns on the edge of the Gila National Forest in southern New Mexico, have a rare quality. It comes from the night skies. The stars shine bright at this...

DATE: April 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three restaurants compete in search for best green chile

Move over, New Mexico. Southwest Colorado has green chile fever. Three local restaurants are on the leader board in a USA Today 10 Best Readers Choice contest to name the best chile verde in...

DATE: April 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College students bring solar energy to Navajo Nation

Some college students head to Cancun for spring break to experience the raucous atmosphere of one of Mexico’s most popular party destinations. Others volunteer to bring solar energy to needy...

DATE: March 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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