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Uranium Mine
The Flagstaff City Council passed a resolution against the transportation of uranium ore through the city and neighboring communities this week.
November 09, 2017
Grand Canyon
The Navajo Nation Tribal Council rejected a project that called for building a tram to take paying visitors to the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
November 01, 2017
Bears Ears
President Donald Trump is shrinking two national monuments in Utah. This follows the Interior secretary’s review and recommendations.
October 27, 2017
NGS
The Navajo Nation is reviewing potential buyers of the West’s largest coal-fired power plant. The tribe is under a tight deadline to keep the plant from shutting down.
October 10, 2017
The federal government awarded Gallup, New Mexico $1.5 million for its detox center, which borders the Navajo Nation.
October 09, 2017
Indigenous Peoples Day Arizona
On Oct. 9 many cities across the United States will opt to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day over Columbus Day.
October 09, 2017
The Navajo Housing Authority will forfeit nearly a quarter of the $96 million in federal funds it was awarded for affordable housing projects. That’s part of a settlement reached with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
October 06, 2017
Navajo Nation seal
A private hospital on the Navajo Nation will receive $200 million in a historic settlement reached with the federal government.
October 05, 2017
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Navajo leaders say the tribe has a potential buyer for its coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona. It’s set to retire in two years unless a new owner can be found by Oct. 1.
September 28, 2017
Congress is considering legislation that would help fund public safety programs and victim services in Indian Country.
September 28, 2017

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