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Navajo Nation files $160 million claim over Gold King spill

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation has submitted a claim of more than $160 million in damages to the federal government over last year’s mine waste spill that fouled rivers in three Western...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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BLM walks out of Shiprock meeting

Bureau of Land Management personnel were heavily criticized Thursday for walking out of what was supposed to be a community meeting in Shiprock, New Mexico, to discuss the future of oil and gas...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shiprock run/walk will highlight mine spill aftermath

An 8-mile run/walk to raise awareness for the aftermath of the Gold King Mine spill will be held Saturday, Sept. 3, in Shiprock. The Gold King Mine Spill Resilience Run/Walk II begins after a...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Navajo farmers remain skeptical of river water

SHIPROCK – Along a dirt road near the San Juan River in the Navajo Nation, some fields are lush with corn, melons and alfalfa, but many others are filled with dry weeds. They are a reminder that...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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BLM wants your feedback on energy project

A hundred-million-dollar project to build an electricity transmission line from northwestern New Mexico to southwestern Colorado has some residents on board and some still concerned. The federal...

DATE: April 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Impoverished Native Americans in Shiprock rank third

FARMINGTON – A new report ranks Shiprock third in the nation in the percentage of Native Americans living below the poverty line.The U.S. Census Bureau’s report analyzed the 20 cities most...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News