COVID-19 kills first Navajo Nation Police Officer, 6.18.20

PRESS RELEASE – Navajo Police Department mourns the loss of Officer Michael Lee CHINLE, Ariz. – The Navajo Police Department is saddened to confirm the loss of Officer Michael Lee, a 29 year police veteran with the Chinle Police District. The family of Officer Lee notified the department of his passing early this morning. “It […]

Navajo Council debate, 5.15.20

I will do my best to keep up with Council Debate so excuse my grammar and spelling, please. And I’ll try to fill in additional information when time permits. COUNCIL debating adoption of its agenda: COUNCIL DELEGATES RICKIE NEZ – WILSON STEWARD make motion to ADD 0109-20 Extend Hemp Pilot Research Project by NM State […]

Navajo Nation Council saddened by death of 2 sisters who served in public safety, health fields

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — “Our hearts are with the families of Corrina and Cheryl Thinn,” said Speaker Seth Damon. “Both sisters served the Navajo Nation on the front-lines for the health and safety of our communities. On behalf of the Navajo Nation Council, I extend my deepest condolences to the friends and family of Corrina […]

Navajo Police Department has two positive COVID-19 cases 4.14.20

10:21 pm PRESS RELEASE – Navajo Police Department employees test positive to COVID-19 WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Police Department confirms two employees have tested positive to COVID-19. The Navajo Police Department Office of Chief of Police was notified of the confirmation on Monday, April 13, 2020. The employees have been placed on self-quarantine […]

Navajo deaths at 12; total COVID-19 cases at 270

7:36 pm PRESS RELEASE 270 total positive cases of COVID-19 for the Navajo Nation, four more deaths confirmed WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area Indian Health Service, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center, reported that the total number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached 270 for the […]

Navajo police: Fines & citations for Curfew violators

6:35 pm PRESS RELEASE – Nez-Lizer reaffirms temporary restrictions of roadways for tourists and visitors to the Navajo Nation, commerce and businesses exempted WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Friday, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer signed into law resolution CMA-16-20, which reaffirms a previous Public Health Order issued on March 20 […]

Navajo Council Budget & Finance Committee approves Coconino County Sheriff at Twins Arrows

Here at Navajo Council Budget & Finance Committee meeting at the B&F Committee meeting room in Window Rock, Ariz. Click on B&F 2-4-14 AGENDA to see today’s B&F agenda. The B&F Committee is scheduled to have a joint meeting with Resources & Development Committee at 1 p.m. today at the Council chamber in Window Rock. […]

YouTube video: Shiprock, NM, Chapter Prez Duane “Chili” Yazzie challenges Navajo Council

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, I produced a YouTube video on Navajo Nation Shiprock, N.M., Chapter President Duane “Chili” Yazzie challenging Speaker Johnny Naize and the Navajo Council during their Naa’bik’iyati Committee at the Navajo Council chamber in Window Rock, Ariz., on Dec. 27, 2013. In response, Speaker Naize and the Council called on the tribal police to […]

Naa’bik’iyati Committee approves Legislation for NTEC to make additional concessions for coal mine purchase

Here at Naa’bik’iyati Committee where Naabi approved Legislation 0367-13, which waives 100 percent of tribal sovereign immunity, allows Navajo Transitional Energy Company to use New Mexico and Arizona courts to resolve disputes regarding reclamation insurance, and for NTEC to obtain a bond/loan for its reclamation insurance for coal mine and operation of coal that NTEC […]