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New Lukachukai Community School Coming

New Lukachukai Community School  facilities scheduled for completion in June 2022 LUKACHUKAI, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer toured the construction site for the new Lukachukai Community School that will house new classrooms for grades K-8, dormitory, staff housing, gymnasium, bus and fire truck facility, water storage facility, and several sports fields…

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NAVAJO BILLIONAIRES

Navajo Nation receives initial $1.8 billion allocation through the American Rescue Plan Act  WINDOW ROCK, Ariz.– The Navajo Nation received notice on Friday from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, acknowledging receipt of “complete and accurate” information and documentation that was submitted by the Navajo Nation Washington Office on May 21, which was used to calculate…

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CONGRESS APPROVES 6TH COVID BAILOUT: Largest Economic Relief in U.S. History

Congress approves the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan to  provide COVID-19 relief, stimulus checks, unemployment benefits WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer commend the passage of the American Rescue Plan by Congress on Wednesday, a $1.9 trillion relief package designed to help the United States recover from the devastating…

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ARIZONA SEGREGATING TRIBES?

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey (pictured May 5, 2020) said professional sports league's would be welcome to resume operations -- with limitations -- in the state after the stay-at-home order expires (AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski) More

Navajo Nation opposes Arizona bill that opens door to segregating  Navajo and Hopi people and drastically reducing funds for direct services WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer issued letters to the Arizona State Senate and Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday, outlining the Navajo Nation’s opposition to Arizona S.B. 1653, which…

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NAVAJO OFFICE OF THE CONTROLLER COULD LAYOFF PEOPLE

Office of the Controller lacking $1.8 million for fourth quarter operations, at risk of employee layoffsWINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Office of the Controller is entering the fourth and last quarter of this fiscal year lacking $1.8 million which is needed to retain current employees. The initial comprehensive budget for Fiscal Year 2021 only funded the…

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NAVAJO CASINOS REMAIN CLOSE AS OTHER OPEN BACK UP

It’s an ery site to see Northern Edge Casino that once light up the South Hills of Farmington with their green and red casino lights. “Northern Edge was always packed and my wife and I always use to play and have dinner up there, now we are bored”, said Sam Johnson of Fruitland. “We don’t…

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YOUR $1400 CHECKS ARE COMING

House passes $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill with $1,400 checks, vaccine funding By Sahil Kapur WASHINGTON — The House voted early Saturday to pass President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package, a step to implementing his vision for bringing the pandemic under control just days after the U.S. crossed the tragic milestone of 500,000 deaths. The…

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UTE MOUNTAIN CASINO TO REOPEN MARCH 3

TOWAOC, Colo. – Ute Mountain Casino Hotel will reopen to the general public on Wednesday, March 3 at 8 a.m. The reopening will demonstrate a deliberate approach, drawing on previous experience as well as implementing new, enhanced health and safety measures. The 90-room hotel, casino floor and gift shop will operate as a non-smoking facility at a capacity of 35…

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PLATERO TAKES CHARGE

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer announced the appointment of Tom Platero, to serve as the new Division Director for the Navajo Nation Division of General Services. He replaces Lomardo C. Aseret, who resigned on Feb. 19 to enter retirement due to health concerns.   “When Mr. Aseret joined our…

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NAVAJO NASA ENGINEER HELPED DESIGN MARS ROVER

Aaron Yazzie, a member of the Navajo Nation and a NASA Engineer help designed the Rover for the Mars Perseverance Mission. Perseverance will explore the Mars planet for 2-years exploring the Martian planet for life. Certainly, Yazzie role will be in the history books for the Navajo people. Read the full press release from the…

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