April issue updateTo our readers and advertisers: We've decided not to publish an April issue. This will be the first time in our 16-year history that we've missed an issue. But we know that many events we would have been spotlighting have been canceled, many of our advertisers are hurting, and some outlets that carry our newspaper (the Cortez Rec Center, for example) will be closed. It just makes sense not to print a paper for this coming month. We'll continue to offer updates online. And of course you have The Journal for continuing news coverage in the local area. Let's hope that by May things will be looking better. Stay healthy, everyone!
By Gail Binkly The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the comment period for a draft environmental impact statement regarding continuing treatment of salinity in the Lower Dolores River. The San Juan Citizens Alliance, an environmental …
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Print this articleEditor’s note: This online version corrects mistakes concerning figures that were contained in the print version of this article in the August 2015 Free Press. The Navajo Nation’s July 21 passage of a referendum eliminating the requirement for … Continue reading
Print this articleA lawsuit filed by the Navajo Nation in January 2012 over voting districts in San Juan County, Utah, is moving forward after a federal judge rejected a motion by the county to dismiss the suit. In a ruling … Continue reading
Print this articleA fluency requirement has left the Navajo presidency in limbo The Navajo Nation presidential election scheduled for last Nov. 4 may – or may not – happen before August. The office, the qualifications to run, and the procedures … Continue reading
Print this articleThe date for a special election to determine the next president of the Navajo Nation was still undecided as of press time. At issue is a recent decision by Richie Nez, senior hearing officer of the Navajo Nation … Continue reading