Category Archives: December 2006

A poet’s journey

Print this article  Sherwin Bitsui is the first Navajo to win the Whiting Writers’ Award for his poetry. The award, announced Oct. 25, came at a time when Bitsui´s spirits were at their lowest, as he mourned the mysterious accidental … Continue reading

Published in December 2006

GOP bucks trend in Montezuma County

Print this articleThe election’s over, the dust has settled and now it’s time to live with the results. Nationally a mood of “throw the rascals out,” exacerbated by ongoing Congressional scandals and outrageous pork-barrelling deficits, resulted in Democratic takeovers of … Continue reading

Published in December 2006

Uranium’s resurgence sparks debate

Print this article  Gilbert Badoni grew up around uranium mining. “My dad first got a job in the early ’50s around the Cove [Ariz.] area,” he told an audience at the Indigenous World Uranium Summit Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 … Continue reading

Published in December 2006