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Letter to the editor: Instability of our Nation's governance a weak decree for Diné youth
This crisis is unsettling where leaders on Navajo haven't realized what state of affairs their course is in the 21st century.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Letter to the editor: Southeast Arizona Land Exchange Bill sabotages National Environmental Policy Act
My name is Tina Mull. I am the granddaughter of Marvin Mull, Sr., our former tribal chairman and my father is Marvin Mull, Jr., our former vice chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Guest column: Women are six times more likely to die from heart disease than from breast cancer
According to the Women's Heart Foundation:

• Worldwide, 8.6 million women die from heart disease each year, accounting for a third of all adult female deaths.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Guest column: Excess fat around the waist may increase death risk for women
According to the National Institutes of Health, women who carry excess fat around their waists are at greater risk of dying early from cancer or heart disease than women with smaller waistlines, even if they are of normal weight
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Letter to the editor: Land exchange bill not good for tribes
I am a tribal member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe and it's ironic how the Oak Flat Land Exchange bill was enacted into law (December 2014) through a rider on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Guest column: Childbirth and parenting classes provide a healthy start for new families
Pregnancy, for most expecting parents, is a time of good feelings, good health and a tremendous sense of accomplishment.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Guest column: Navajo Generating Station overhaul comes at right time of year
It may be the slow and sleepier time of year for most of Page, Arizona, but it's anything but that at the Navajo Generating Station right now. That's because in a little more than a week we will launch a major 52-day, $47 million overhaul of Generating Unit 3.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Guest column: Leg pain - it might be more than a nuisance
Do your legs cramp up after walking a block or two? Does the cramping go away after a few minutes' rest? If so, you may have Lower Extremity Arterial Disease, or LEAD.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Guest Column: Ways to stay active at any size
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Tuba City Junior High van accident update
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Letter to the editor: Navajo and English should be spoken
Use of the Navajo language is only on the Navajo reservation and is unrelated to the economic world and we have been long stripped of political autonomy by Washington.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Letter to the editor: Navajo language requirements should stand
Last week I listened to Robert A. Williams, Jr. who was interviewed by Bill Moyers of Moyers and Company. Williams, Jr. of Lumbee heritage is a professor of Indian Law at the University of Arizona.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Guest column: Helping young kids beat the holiday blues
December is crowded with activity and excitement, which can all be fun for young children, but may also have some unintended consequences: behavior changes.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Letter to the editor: Aaron Tsingine a standout at National Finals Rodeo competition
I want to congratulate all of our Indian cowboys and cowgirls who competed in the National Finals Rodeo (NFR). What a sight that was to see them compete throughout.




Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Guest column: Is gluten-free eating good for all?
In a meeting the other day, a coworker passed around tray full of ooh-y deliciousness - peanut butter cake balls dipped in chocolate coating. As usual, everyone indulged while making justifications for this morning treat. One justification: "It's okay, they are gluten-free."
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Letter to the editor: Help with stuck bus appreciated
My name is Leonard Chee Jr., director of Support Services with Shonto Preparatory School.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Guest column: Keeping bones strong during winter months
I have lived in Arizona most of my life. It wasn't until I moved to Portland, Oregon, several years ago that I realized how much I had taken the sun for granted in regards to bone health.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Guest column: The links between obesity and infertility
Having a child is both a rewarding and life-changing experience for many couples. But what if the joy of conceiving a child is unattainable for you and your partner?
Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Editorial: It's time to decide exactly where your tax dollars get spent
Christmas is right around the corner and most people are likely consumed with shopping for presents and making plans for where to be and who to be with during the holidays.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Obituary: Arloa Singer
Arloa Singer, 58, went to be with the Lord November, 28, 2014. She was born March 14, 1956 in Bellemont, Arizona.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Guest column: There is much to be thankful for during holiday season
Across the country, November is celebrated as Native American Heritage Month. It is a time of celebration and reflection on the sacrifices our ancestors made for us to be where we are today.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014


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