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‘He was a good man’

Veterans Day events honor past, celebrate life


Grayeyes wins county seat in historic election

Willie Grayeyes sat on the tailgate of his truck on Election Day in Naatsis’áán.


Murder suspects arrested in Cow Springs after chase

A murder suspect and two suspected accessories were captured here Halloween night following a 100-mile chase with authorities. Two were captured in an area near a residence and the third inside a táchééh.


‘… what sovereignty is all about’

Second phase of solar plant underway


Miss Western crown helps queen grow

Former Miss Navajo Crystal Littleben held Miss Western Navajo Rainee Style’s hand behind a podium as they stood before a room full of people at the Council Chamber in Window Rock in April.


Western Fair rodeo arena gets major facelift

Western Navajo Fair’s combination rodeo arena underwent a major facelift over the summer. Now the team behind a young Diné contractor is putting the finishing touches on the arena that is more ideal for multi-event cowboys and cowgirls.


Instilling cultural values

Like many 4-H’ers, Kaiesta White is the second generation of her family to be a part of the organization.


‘Let’s do it’

Diné returns to Western Fair from Washington to kick-box


One dead after Rte. 89 washout

A woman is dead after heavy rains on Wednesday night caused damage to a section of U.S. Route 89 between mileposts 471 and 472.


Western Navajo Fair hits 50

Country singer George Jones had passed out in Gray Mountain, Arizona, just before his show at the inaugural Western Navajo Fair in 1968. “Áadi sitii hanoo, (he passed out) in Dzil Libéí,” said Jimmie Barlow, 81, who along with nine men, started the first-ever Western naa’ahóóhai in 1967.