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Navajo Nation coal company receives approval to purchase Cloud Peak mines
Navajo Transitional Energy Company will soon take over Wyoming's Antelope and Cordero Rojo mines — the third and fifth-largest mines in the country.
Aug 20, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

4 Investigates: Abandoned uranium mines continue to threaten the Navajo Nation
Colton Shone August 19, 2019 10:20 PM. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — There are hundreds of abandoned uranium mines scattered across the Navajo Nation.
Aug 19, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

New legislation calls on Navajo Nation Council to confirm deputy attorney general nominee
FARMINGTON — New legislation seeks to confirm Kimberly Dutcher as deputy attorney general for the Navajo Nation. Dutcher was appointed in March by…
Aug 17, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation eyes renaming US highway after late senator
Some Navajo Nation officials want New Mexico to rename a U.S. highway after one of the longest-serving Native American lawmakers in U.S. history.
Aug 14, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

Appeals court says environmental groups cannot sue Navajo Nation over coal mine IndianCountryToday.com
Miranda Faulkner Cronkite News. WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court said environmental groups cannot sue to block expansion of a coal mine owned by…
Aug 01, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

'Basketball or Nothing' covers hoop dreams on Navajo Nation
Albuquerque, N.M. • High school basketball fans in Arizona and New Mexico likely know all about “rez ball” — a run-and-gun, pass-cut-and-shoot style of play…
Aug 01, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation Council refers bill to revise energy outlook to committee
FARMINGTON — The Navajo Nation Council has sent the Resources and Development Committee a bill that calls for transitioning the tribe's energy future away…
Jul 22, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation welcomes Gen. Wesley K. Clark for renewable energy talks
THOREAU, N.M. — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Council Delegate Edmund Yazzie welcomed U.S. Army General Wesley K. Clark to the Navajo…
Jul 16, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

'That was transportation then': Horse ride starts Navajo Nation Council session
The horse ride is an annual tradition that honors past leaders who rode horses to Navajo Nation Council sessions in Window Rock, Arizona.
Jul 16, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

Long-serving delegate resigns from Navajo Nation Council
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Delegate Nelson BeGaye announced his resignation from the Navajo Nation Council at the start of the summer session on July 15.
Jul 15, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Light departments bring power to Navajo Nation
Bringing power to people who have lost it is a routine job for linemen in municipal light departments. Residents appreciate getting power back, whether they…
Jul 11, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

New Navajo Nation Cancer Center Means Treatment Closer to Home
The hospital, on the rural Navajo Nation, now has a cancer treatment center that offers chemotherapy and testing. It is also sensitive to different cultural belief…
Jul 07, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation and Pueblo of Zuni unite to promote health and wellness
ZUNI, N.M. — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Pueblo of Zuni Gov. Val R. Panteah came together at the Zuni Veterans Memorial Park in Zuni, New…
Jul 02, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

New Navajo Nation cancer center cuts patients' travel time
Tuba City, Ariz. • Colon cancer took a heavy toll on Loren McCabe's family. His great-grandmother was diagnosed too late to fight it. His grandfather didn't want…
Jun 27, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation finalizes disaster agreement with FEMA
WINDOW ROCK —Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 9 Administrator Robert J. Fenton,…
Jun 25, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation voices support for the protection of Grand Canyon from uranium mining at U.S. Capitol
Vice President Myron Lizer joins Natural Resources Committee Chairman Raúl Grijalva in support of H.R. 1373, the Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Bill.
Jun 11, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

This band wants to take ‘rez metal’ beyond the Navajo Nation
Glam metal. Death metal. Doom metal. Space metal. Since heavy metal music emerged in the late '60s and early '70s, with its intense, massive sound, countless…
Jun 11, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation celebrates 17th annual Lori Piestewa Navajo Hopi Honor Riders
WINDOW ROCK —On May 23, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez joined the members of the Navajo Hopi Honor Riders for the start of the four-day 17th…
Jun 04, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Federal Loans Brings Hopes Of Cheaper, More Reliable Electricity To Navajo Nation
The utility company in charge of powering the Navajo Nation, where roughly 10 percent live without power, is receiving a $94 million federal loan for two.
May 31, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Meskee Yatsayte, Navajo Nation Missing Persons Brief but Spectacular
The Brief But Spectacular team recently brought attention to the volume of sexual assault cases in the Navajo Nation. Now, Meskee Yanabah Yatsayte, leader of…
May 31, 2019 04:07 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation to acquire copy of 1868 treaty
The Navajo Nation is working to acquire one of the three copies of a treaty between the tribe and the United States.
May 24, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Trump Signs Disaster Declaration for Navajo Nation After Winter Snow
President Donald Trump has signed a major disaster declaration for the Navajo Nation. KNAU's Ryan Heinsius reports, it follows significant winter snowfall.
May 22, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

More than 200 families on Navajo Nation in Arizona get power
Hundreds of Native American families on the Navajo Nation in northeastern Arizona now have electricity for the first time.
May 21, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

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