Assayii Lake Fire prompts proposed ban on all fireworks on the Navajo Reservation

The Navajo Council Resources and Development Committee continued discussing a report by Navajo Nation Executive Office Chief of Staff Arbin Mitchell on the Assayii Lake Fire. Mitchell reported that President Shelly had issued a STATE OF EMERGENCY for the Navajo Reservation area impacted by the Assayii Lake Fire on June 16, 2014, which includes fire […]

Navajo Rez Flood Update

Community residents of Lake Valley, N.M., a small remote Navajo Reservation community near Chaco Canyon, NM, were notified this evening that the main highway near their area was being shut down because of dangerous road conditions caused by flash floods. NM highway 371 runs north and south and extends from Interstate 40 to Farmington, NM. […]