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Leland Begay

Oct. 29, 11:33 pm

Aggravated DWI

McKinley County Sheriff’s Deputy Roane Alan was dispatched to attempt to locate a black Chevy Spark after Metro Dispatch informed him the driver had been refused sales at the Sagebrush liquor store.

The vehicle was reportedly heading east on Highway 264. Alan was...

Navajo Nation invests in nitrile glove factory

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As many as 350 new jobs on the Navajo Nation

CHURCH ROCK, N.M. - Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer were joined by Rhino Health, LLC, CEO Mark Lee while they signed into law Resolution CO-31-19, which appropriates approximately $19 million from the Síhasin Fund to the Navajo Nation Division of Economic Development Project Development Department for the Church Rock Industrial Park Project Phase Two, and adopts the Church Rock Industrial Park Project Fund Expenditure Plan.

During the 2019 Fall Council Session, Resolution CO-31-19 was approved by the 24th Navajo Nation Council with a vote of 19-0. Speaker Seth Damon sponsored the bill, and Council...

Burnt Corn residents celebrate new multipurpose building for community members

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BURNT CORN, Ariz. - About 100 residents of Naadáá Díílid filled the new multipurpose building to officially take ownership of the new facility during the Nov. 7 building dedication.

They were joined by chapter officials, tribal leaders and surrounding community members.

A Pendleton blanket with the Great Seal of the Navajo Nation covered the doorway as Navajo prayers and chants filled the space within.

The celebration began with the posting of colors by Tachee-Blue Gap veterans Jackie Burbank and Eddie Yazzie. Shalaya Begay, Miss Cottonwood Junior Princess, provided the Pledge of Allegiance and Bobby Tullie sang the Flag Song.

Murray Construction Solutions, Inc. of Chinle, Ariz...

New Mexico delegation works to save water for future generations

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Protecting water in an era of Climate Change

WASHINGTON, D. C. - U.S. Senators Tom Udall, D-N.M., and Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., were joined by U.S. Representatives Xochitl Torres Small, D-N.M., Deb Haaland, D-N.M., and Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., on Oct. 28 as they introduced the Western Water Security Act of 2019: legislation to improve water management in the West through investments in water infrastructure, a focus on conservation, efficiency, and environmental restoration, and tailored funding for local communities. The forward-looking legislation will arm communities with the federal funding and research necessary to grapple with the potential of a long-term drying trend in the...

Ceremony held at Gallup State Veterans Cemetery for unclaimed veteran

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The cremated remains of former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Timothy John Clark were laid to rest at a special unclaimed veterans’ funeral at the Gallup State Veterans Cemetery Nov. 15.

Clark went unclaimed by family members when he passed away at the age of 69 on Sept. 14, 2016 in the Four Corners area. A small gathering of local veterans attended today’s funeral, including State Representative Harry Garcia, D-Bernalillo, Cibola, McKinley, Socorro, San Juan & Valencia, and Medal of Honor Recipient and Gallup native Hiroshi Miyamura.

At the funeral, the Tohatchi Veterans Organization Honor Guard provided a Rifle Volley and a bugle rendition of Taps. New Mexico Department of Veterans...

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