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Teesto man convicted of murder

A Teesto, Arizona, man was convicted of first-degree murder, assault and kidnapping Tuesday in connection with the death of his girlfriend in September of 2017.

News

Grayeyes dismisses suit against state, county officials

With a lead of 95 votes and only a few ballots left to be counted, San Juan County (Utah) Commission candidate Willie Grayeyes has asked for his lawsuit against county and state officials to be dismissed.

Politics

Dzil Yizhiin leans toward Nez

Chinle voters were solidly behind their native son, Joe Shirley Jr., Tuesday morning, but it seemed that the farther you got from Central Agency’s largest community, the more support for Shirley waned.

Education

Yes, Kayenta still has a vet

Like Mark Twain, who famously remarked, “Rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated” after seeing his own obituary in a newspaper, Jim Eubank has been hearing lots of rumors about himself.

Alert News

Navajo chapters out of ballots

With about an hour left until polls closed, the Navajo Times received unconfirmed reports that at least seven chapters have run out of ballots.

News

Shirley: If missionaries can learn Navajo, so can Diné

If Mormon missionaries can arrive on the Navajo Nation fluent in Diné bizaad, there’s no reason Navajos can’t learn it, candidate for president Joe Shirley Jr. said Saturday.

Arts

Children’s art makes its way back to rez

Sixteen pieces of art created by Chinle Boarding School students in the 1960s will be on exhibit at the Navajo Nation Museum starting next Monday after making a 995-mile journey from Shreveport, Louisiana.

Culture

Diné cuisine making ripples in slow food world

Slow food” is a reaction to fast food — the mass-produced, corporate-controlled, over processed substances that pass for nourishment in most of the world today.

News

Begaye endorses Shirley

Saying Jonathan Nez “doesn’t have the capacity” to make high-level decisions, President Russell Begaye Monday endorsed his own vice president’s opponent, Joe Shirley Jr., during a Shirley rally in Albuquerque.

Politics

Shirley says Nez is misogynist; gains endorsement

Casting his opponent as a misogynist who believes “a woman belongs in the home,” candidate for president Joe Shirley Jr. gained the endorsement of one of the Navajo Nation’s most high-profile women at a meet-and-greet here Tuesday night.