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Election board, school officials want background checks

A five-hour meeting between the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors, the Department of Diné Education and the Diné Bi Olta School Board Association produced a consensus to work toward background checks for all political candidates starting in 2020.


A controversy not of MacDonald’s making

MacDonald and other Navajo Code Talkers were in Washington, D.C., standing beside U.S. President Donald Trump who was giving a speech recognizing them for their contributions to winning World War II.


Tribe will request full funding for Head Start

The Navajo Nation will continue to ask for its full appropriation for Navajo Head Start, even though the feds are threatening a drastic budget cut.


DWI case illustrates complicated jurisdiction issues

But it gets complicated when the sovereign immunity of a tribal member is violated by a police officer working with an outside law enforcement agency that does not have an agreement with a tribal government.


Times releases All-Star list

With 84 nomination forms turned in, there were plenty of candidates to consider for our annual All-Star selections.


Letters: Thank you, code talkers

Please express the depth of our profound gratitude to the remaining Diné Code Talkers for their sacrifice of service during the Pacific war, something that our president found difficult to


College players get to strut their stuff for hometown crowd

It is their families that motivate Diné collegiate basketball players Tate Tsingine and Chelena Betoney to stay at the highest level.


Bringing Native foods full circle: Where do producers fit in?

Sandia Resort & Casino is the biggest gaming operation in the state of New Mexico. As their website proclaims, the Sandia Pueblo’s goal was “to create an upscale experience … while encompassing Southwestern pride and culture for out-of-state visitors.” But their main restaurant, the Council Room, does not serve Native American food.



Pirates’ heroic rally comes up short


Rice and shine

Diné sushi chef inspired by mother, grandmother