New Mexico reaches $11 million settlement with mining company over Gold King spill

The state of New Mexico has reached an $11 million settlement with Silverton-based Sunnyside Gold Corp. over costs related to the 2015 Gold King Mine spill, the state announced Wednesday. The...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

A look back in time: Century-old photos find new life in calendars

A mysterious box of century-old photographs depicting Navajo culture and Western pioneers has been brought to life by two old friends from Dolores. A calendar project called “Hogback in Time” was...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation sees uncontrolled COVID-19 spread in 68 communities

The Navajo Department of Health has identified 68 communities with uncontrolled spread of COVID-19 from Dec. 11 to Dec. 24, according to a news release. The communities include Shiprock, Aneth,...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation reports 225 new COVID-19 cases; ICU beds full

WINDOW ROCK – Navajo Nation health officials have reported 225 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths with intensive care unit beds at healthcare facilities now at full capacity. Officials...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo energy company to acquire shares in coal power plant

ALBUQUERQUE – The Navajo Nation would expand its investment in coal-fired electricity generation as part of a plan announced Monday to acquire more shares in one of the Southwest’s last remaining...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Young Navajo musicians shape, define country music genre

Ryan Allison and George Yazzie say it is hard to describe the sound of Navajo country music, but it is unmistakable once you hear it. The twang of a bruised, old electric guitar evoking miles and...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

After 45 years, have race relations improved in Farmington?

In summer 1974, Farmington was engulfed in racial justice protests after teenagers murdered three Navajo men. This summer, with racial justice movements spreading across the nation, government...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation reports 43 new coronavirus cases, 1 more death

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation health officials report 43 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 with one additional death. The latest numbers released Saturday night bring the total number of cases...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Universities to treat water in Navajo communities

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Environmental science students at Navajo Technical University are often asked by their professors about how they want to give back to their Navajo Nation communities. The...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation reports 32 new coronavirus cases and no deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation health officials report 32 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, but no additional deaths. The latest figures released Saturday night bring the total number of...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation report 17 new coronavirus cases, 4 more deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation health officials report 17 new confirmed cases of coronavirus with four additional deaths. The Navajo Department of Health says there now have been 548 known...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: