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Trump supports Major Disaster Declaration for Navajo Nation

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WINDOW ROCK – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer were informed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Tuesday that President Donald J. Trump granted a Major Disaster Declaration for the Navajo Nation, which prompts the release of federal funds for the reimbursement of emergency funds expended in February due to severe…

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Navajo Nation Congratulates Graduates

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President Nez and Vice President Lizer congratulate 2019 graduates WINDOW ROCK– During the graduation season, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer had the honor of attending several promotion and graduation ceremonies to support and congratulate Navajo students, their families, and educators.  “On behalf of the Nez-Lizer Administration, we congratulate our Diné graduates for…

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Off duty Navajo police officer arrested for DUI

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KAYENTA, AZ – An off-duty police officer employed with the Navajo Police Department was arrested for allegedly driving while under the influence late Sunday night. The Navajo Police Department received several calls reporting a drunk driver on US Highway 163 around 8:40 pm. Callers reported that a vehicle was parked in the middle of the…

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Navajo Economic Development Director JT Willie meet with Congressional Coal Caucus

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WASHINGTON—Navajo Nation Council Delegate Paul Begay and Navajo Nation Division of Economic Development Director JT Willie met today with the Congressional Coal Caucus to discuss the economic impact of the closure of the Navajo Generating Station and the Kayenta Mine. The Navajo Nation has four coal mines including Black Mesa Mine and McKinley Mine, which…

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Navajo Nation Leadership Celebrate Navajo Courts

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Navajo Nation leadership celebrated the Navajo Nation Judicial System’s 60 years of service to the Navajo people Monday, April 1. Chief Justice JoAnn Jayne hosted the executive and legislative branches, which were represented by President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer, and Speaker Seth Damon (Bááháálí, Chichiltah, Manuelito, Tsé Lichíí’, Rock…

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Empowering Emergency calls on the Navajo Nation

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New First Responders Network Promises to Aid Emergency Calls on the Navajo Nation WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — FirstNet officials presented on the telecommunications network to members of the 24th Navajo Nation Council Naabik’íyáti’ Committee in a work session Friday, March 29 at the Council Chamber. FirstNet is a priority-based communications network offering mission critical services…

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Murray Power to help make Navajo Nation bright

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By Shaun Delliskave | s.delliskave@mycityjournals.com Imagine, in 2019, that your home still does not have electricity. For over 60,000 people living in the Navajo Nation, being off the grid is very much a reality. Enter Murray Power, who will send a crew, as part of the “Light Up Navajo” initiative, to help connect residents there…

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