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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Jury could decide if white supremacist is guilty of killing 3 people Jurors are set to hear closing arguments this morning in the trial for a man
Jury could decide if white supremacist is guilty of killing 3 people
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 hours ago
Jurors are set to hear closing arguments this morning in the trial for a man accused of killing three people,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Despite offer to bar casino, no land pactMore than a month after the chairman of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma said he wo
Despite offer to bar casino, no land pact
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 hours ago
More than a month after the chairman of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma said he would sign an agreement with Arkansas officials prohibiting the tribe from building a casino on its Pulaski County property, Arkansas officials and Quapaw Tribe leaders have... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Remembering BIA investigator 20 years after passingMEERS, Okla._The family and friends of a Bureau of Indian Affairs investigator
Remembering BIA investigator 20 years after passing
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 11 hours ago
MEERS, Okla._The family and friends of a Bureau of Indian Affairs investigator who died in the line of duty are remembering his legacy 20 years later. 34-year-old investigator Michael Miller was killed in the line of duty on August 28th, 1995. Last... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Carson Block Building renovation approaches completionThis photo of the current exterior of the Carson Block Building shows some of t
Carson Block Building renovation approaches completion
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted yesterday
This photo of the current exterior of the Carson Block Building shows some of the areas where work is needed. COURTESY OF NCIDC A project that took more than 25 years to launch will be completed in less than three years, thanks to collaboration... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Obama visit to focus on climate change; Walker plans one-on-one meetingGov. Bill Walker says he plans to emphasize the importance of the state being a
Obama visit to focus on climate change; Walker plans one-on-one meeting
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 2 days ago
Gov. Bill Walker says he plans to emphasize the importance of the state being able to develop its resources during President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to Alaska. Walker told reporters he anticipates some one-on-one time with the president. The... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Little change in levels of Flathead Lake, River expectedBUTTE – Representatives from NorthWestern Energy (“NWE”), U.S. Army Corps of En
Little change in levels of Flathead Lake, River expected
Char-Koosta News / Posted 3 days ago
BUTTE – Representatives from NorthWestern Energy (“NWE”), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”), the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (“CSKT’), Energy Keepers, Inc. (“EKI”), and Bureau of Indian Affairs conferred on August 19 regarding... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Judge dismisses board�s claim to control Flathead Reservation waterHELENA (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from non-tribal farmers a
Judge dismisses board�s claim to control Flathead Reservation water
Char-Koosta News / Posted 3 days ago
HELENA (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from non-tribal farmers and ranchers seeking to gain control of an irrigation project on the Flathead Indian Reservation. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen on Wednesday rejected the Flathead... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Water for Roads: San Ildefonso governor accuses Santa Fe County of 'inability of good faith'San Ildefonso Gov. James Mountain, whose pueblo is at the epicenter of a roads
Water for Roads: San Ildefonso governor accuses Santa Fe County of 'inability of good faith'
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
San Ildefonso Gov. James Mountain, whose pueblo is at the epicenter of a roads dispute that has now put an entire water delivery system in jeopardy, on Thursday accused Santa Fe County Commissioners of acting irresponsibly with the recent decision to... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Feds: decision clearing path for tribal casino coming soonTAUNTON, Mass. (AP) - A decision paving the way for an Indian tribe-run casino
Feds: decision clearing path for tribal casino coming soon
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 days ago
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) - A decision paving the way for an Indian tribe-run casino in Massachusetts appears imminent. The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs notified officials in Taunton, a city about 40 miles south of Boston, that it will issue an... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
Feds: decision clearing path for tribal casino coming soonTAUNTON, Mass. (AP) - A decision paving the way for an Indian tribe-run casino
Feds: decision clearing path for tribal casino coming soon
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 4 days ago
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) - A decision paving the way for an Indian tribe-run casino in Massachusetts appears imminent. The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs notified officials in Taunton, a city about 40 miles south of Boston, that it will issue an... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Jail for drug bust defendantThomas Bianco, 41, pleaded guilty to delivery/manufacture of suboxone, a seven-
Jail for drug bust defendant
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Thomas Bianco, 41, pleaded guilty to delivery/manufacture of suboxone, a seven-year felony. State sentencing guidelines called for a minimum of zero to three months. "I know what I did was wrong, and I have no intention of every doing anything like... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
SB County Invites Chumash to Talks on Camp 4The County of Santa Barbara will pursue direct talks with the Santa Ynez Band o
SB County Invites Chumash to Talks on Camp 4
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 5 days ago
The County of Santa Barbara will pursue direct talks with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians about the Tribe's plans to transfer land it owns in the Santa Ynez Valley into its sovereign nation including more than 1400 acres known as Camp 4. A... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Water Delivery Withdraws: Santa Fe County Commission withholds $30K toward water delivery constructionSanta Fe County will withhold more than $30,000 it planned to contribute toward
Water Delivery Withdraws: Santa Fe County Commission withholds $30K toward water delivery construction
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
Santa Fe County will withhold more than $30,000 it planned to contribute toward the construction of a regional water system to the Pojoaque Valley, bailing on a previous obligation with the passage of a resolution Tuesday night. The County... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Navajo Nation committee hears irrigation concerns from chapter officialsFARMINGTON — Chapter officials reported to the Navajo Nation's Resources and De
Navajo Nation committee hears irrigation concerns from chapter officials
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
FARMINGTON — Chapter officials reported to the Navajo Nation's Resources and Development Committee Tuesday about the impact the closure of the San Juan River is having on agriculture. Water-use restrictions remain in place for the portion of the... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Officials celebrate lease extension at power plantFRUITLAND — Government and Arizona Public Service Co. officials gathered under
Officials celebrate lease extension at power plant
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
FRUITLAND — Government and Arizona Public Service Co. officials gathered under a tent in a parking lot at the Four Corners Power Plant on Tuesday to celebrate the future of the facility. Four Corners officials held the event to note an achievement... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Navajo farmers reject use of water after mine spillFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - One of the largest communities of Navajo farmers along
Navajo farmers reject use of water after mine spill
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 6 days ago
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - One of the largest communities of Navajo farmers along the San Juan River has voted to keep irrigation canals closed for at least a year following a spill of toxic sludge at a Colorado gold mine. The unanimous vote by more... Read more
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Denver Post
Navajo Nation not lifting San Juan River closure after EPA OK's waterThe Navajo Nation said Monday morning it will not reopen the San Juan River for
Navajo Nation not lifting San Juan River closure after EPA OK's water
Denver Post / Posted 6 days ago
The Navajo Nation said Monday morning it will not reopen the San Juan River for agricultural use even after the Environmental Protection Agency announced last week water quality rebounded from the major mine wastewater spill upstream. The tribe... Read more
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Salon.com
Navajo farmers reject use of water after mine spillFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — One of the largest communities of Navajo farmers along
Navajo farmers reject use of water after mine spill
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — One of the largest communities of Navajo farmers along the San Juan River has voted to keep irrigation canals closed for at least a year following a spill of toxic sludge at a Colorado gold mine. The unanimous vote by more... Read more
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ABC News
Navajo Farmers Reject Use of Water After Mine SpillOne of the largest communities of Navajo farmers along the San Juan River has v
Navajo Farmers Reject Use of Water After Mine Spill
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
One of the largest communities of Navajo farmers along the San Juan River has voted to keep irrigation canals closed for at least a year following a spill of toxic sludge at a Colorado gold mine. The unanimous vote by more than 100 farmers in... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Navajo farmers reject use of water after mine spillFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — One of the largest communities of Navajo farmers along
Navajo farmers reject use of water after mine spill
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — One of the largest communities of Navajo farmers along the San Juan River has voted to keep irrigation canals closed for at least a year following a spill of toxic sludge at a Colorado gold mine. The unanimous vote by more... Read more
23 related stories
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Everett Herald
Current Northwest wildfires mapPORTLAND — The Northwest fire location map displays active fire incidents withi
Current Northwest wildfires map
Everett Herald / Posted 7 days ago
PORTLAND — The Northwest fire location map displays active fire incidents within Oregon and Washington. It is compiled by the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center. A Large Fire, as defined by the National Wildland Coordinating Group, is any... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan's 'Buffalo Doctor,' known for Wounded Knee mission, remembered for activism, characterGRAND RAPIDS, MI – Dr. Dwain "Bill" Wellman Cummings, known in Muskegon and abr
Michigan's 'Buffalo Doctor,' known for Wounded Knee mission, remembered for activism, character
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Dr. Dwain "Bill" Wellman Cummings, known in Muskegon and abroad as "The Buffalo Doctor" and for aiding Native Americans during a 71-day siege at Wounded Knee, has died. He passed away at a nursing home in Grand Rapids Saturday,... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Shiprock Chapter opposes irrigation activitiesFARMINGTON — The Shiprock Chapter will submit a resolution to the tribal presid
Shiprock Chapter opposes irrigation activities
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
FARMINGTON — The Shiprock Chapter will submit a resolution to the tribal president that opposes resuming the operation of the tribe's irrigation system that delivers San Juan River water to farms within the chapter boundary. Navajo Nation officials... Read more
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ABC Montana
Judge dismisses board's claim to control Flathead waterHELENA, Mont. (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from non-tribal fa
Judge dismisses board's claim to control Flathead water
ABC Montana / Posted 9 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from non-tribal farmers and ranchers seeking to gain control of an irrigation project on the Flathead Indian Reservation. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen on Wednesday rejected the... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Judge dismisses board's claim to control Flathead waterHELENA, Mont. (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from non-tribal fa
Judge dismisses board's claim to control Flathead water
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 9 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from non-tribal farmers and ranchers seeking to gain control of an irrigation project on the Flathead Indian Reservation. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen on Wednesday rejected the... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Navajo Nation President Eyes Lifting Advisory On San Juan River WaterFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Nation has
Navajo Nation President Eyes Lifting Advisory On San Juan River Water
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 9 days ago
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Nation has returned to what it was before a spill at a Colorado gold mine sent toxic sludge into the waterway, federal and tribal officials said Thursday. The testing by the U.S.... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
2 men sentenced in Ethete killing, cover-upETHETE, Wyo. (AP) - Two men have been sentenced to prison for their roles in th
2 men sentenced in Ethete killing, cover-up
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 9 days ago
ETHETE, Wyo. (AP) - Two men have been sentenced to prison for their roles in the June 2014 killing of an Ethete man on the Wind River Indian Reservation. KTWO-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1JvtRd9 ) Jaymes Leo Whiteplume was sentenced to 39 years for... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Navajo Nation president eyes lifting advisory on river waterIn this Aug. 18, 2015 photo, Joe Ben Jr., Shiprock… AP News | 08/20/15 05:16 p
Navajo Nation president eyes lifting advisory on river water
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 10 days ago
In this Aug. 18, 2015 photo, Joe Ben Jr., Shiprock… AP News | 08/20/15 05:16 pm FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- The quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Nation has returned to what it... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Navajo Nation president eyes lifting advisory on river waterFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Natio
Navajo Nation president eyes lifting advisory on river water
Bennington Banner / Posted 10 days ago
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Nation has returned to what it was before a spill at a Colorado gold mine sent toxic sludge into the waterway, federal and tribal officials said Thursday. The testing by the... Read more
13 related stories
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The Evening Sun
Navajo Nation president eyes lifting advisory on river waterFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Natio
Navajo Nation president eyes lifting advisory on river water
The Evening Sun / Posted 10 days ago
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Nation has returned to what it was before a spill at a Colorado gold mine sent toxic sludge into the waterway, federal and tribal officials said Thursday. The testing by the... Read more
13 related stories
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York Daily Record
Navajo Nation president eyes lifting advisory on river waterFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Natio
Navajo Nation president eyes lifting advisory on river water
York Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Nation has returned to what it was before a spill at a Colorado gold mine sent toxic sludge into the waterway, federal and tribal officials said Thursday. The testing by the... Read more
13 related stories
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Lebanon Daily News
Navajo Nation president eyes lifting advisory on river waterFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Natio
Navajo Nation president eyes lifting advisory on river water
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Nation has returned to what it was before a spill at a Colorado gold mine sent toxic sludge into the waterway, federal and tribal officials said Thursday. The testing by the... Read more
13 related stories
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Navajo Nation president eyes lifting advisory on river waterCreated: 08/20/2015 6:21 PM By: By FELICIA FONSECA FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Th
Navajo Nation president eyes lifting advisory on river water
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 10 days ago
Created: 08/20/2015 6:21 PM By: By FELICIA FONSECA FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Nation has returned to what it was before a spill at a Colorado gold mine sent toxic sludge into the waterway, federal... Read more
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ABC News
Navajo Nation President Eyes Lifting Advisory on River WaterThe quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Nation has returned to what i
Navajo Nation President Eyes Lifting Advisory on River Water
ABC News / Posted 10 days ago
The quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Nation has returned to what it was before a spill at a Colorado gold mine sent toxic sludge into the waterway, federal officials said Thursday. The testing by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency... Read more
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Orange County Register
San Juan's Juaneño recognition ruling delayed 60 daysSAN JUAN CAPISTRANO – A ruling on whether the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians s
San Juan's Juaneño recognition ruling delayed 60 days
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO – A ruling on whether the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians should get federal recognition expected next week has been pushed back 60 days, another in a series of delays. The new deadline for the decision by the Office of Federal... Read more
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Orange County Register
Another delay in Juaneño recognitionOnce again, the Bureau of Indian Affairs has delayed its decision about federal
Another delay in Juaneño recognition
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
Once again, the Bureau of Indian Affairs has delayed its decision about federal recognition for a San Juan Capistrano tribe. Members of the tribe have tried to gain recognition, which could allow them to own land, build a casino and get federal aid... Read more
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Orange County Register
Feds near decision on recognition of JuanenosSAN JUAN CAPISTRANO – After nearly three decades of seeking federal recognition
Feds near decision on recognition of Juanenos
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO – After nearly three decades of seeking federal recognition, a divided Juaneño Band of Mission Indians could get a final answer in the next few weeks. R. Lee Fleming, director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs' Office of Federal... Read more
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Orange County Register
Feds decide Juanenos don't rate recognitionWASHINGTON - The Bureau of Indian Affairs dealt the Juañeno Band of Mission
Feds decide Juanenos don't rate recognition
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON - The Bureau of Indian Affairs dealt the Juañeno Band of Mission Indians a setback Monday in their continuing uphill battle to become recognized by the federal government as a tribe. The bureau issued a report saying the group did not... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Federal program gives tribes access to criminal databasesSEATTLE — Federal officials on Wednesday launched a new program that will allow
Federal program gives tribes access to criminal databases
Juneau Empire / Posted 11 days ago
SEATTLE — Federal officials on Wednesday launched a new program that will allow tribes access to national criminal databases and fix a system that allowed a man to buy a gun that was later used by his son to kill four classmates and himself at a... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Warm Springs fire cause criminal investigation underway | News - Home Three firefighters have died in a wildfire in north-central Was
Warm Springs fire cause criminal investigation underway
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
| News - Home Three firefighters have died in a wildfire in north-central Washington, the state's governor, Jay Inslee, said on his website. Four firefighters were injured, according to the... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Navajo Nation confiscates water tanks after mine spillFARMINGTON — Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye on Wednesday ordered tribal
Navajo Nation confiscates water tanks after mine spill
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
FARMINGTON — Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye on Wednesday ordered tribal police to confiscate water tanks delivered to Shiprock that were intended to hold water that residents could use to irrigate crops and water livestock. Tribal officials... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Painting a View Past Prison Walls: Leonard Peltier turned to art as an escape; now his son is trying to use it to open prison doorsSomewhere in the 40 years Leonard Peltier has been serving two consecutive life
Painting a View Past Prison Walls: Leonard Peltier turned to art as an escape; now his son is trying to use it to open prison doors
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
Somewhere in the 40 years Leonard Peltier has been serving two consecutive life sentences in a maximum security prison for a crime he still says he didn’t commit, he found his way to paint and a canvas. What unfurled there were images that conjured... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Navajo farmers reject water delivered by EPA contractorFLAGSTAFF, ARIZ. >> Navajo farmers in northwestern New Mexico have reject
Navajo farmers reject water delivered by EPA contractor
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 12 days ago
FLAGSTAFF, ARIZ. >> Navajo farmers in northwestern New Mexico have rejected a water delivery to tribal communities meant to sustain crops after a mine spill, saying the tanks holding the water appear unclean. The water in about a dozen tanks... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Navajo farmers suffer after Colorado mine fouls southwest riversSHIPROCK, N.M. — Roy Etcitty walked from his dead crops to the nearby banks of
Navajo farmers suffer after Colorado mine fouls southwest rivers
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
SHIPROCK, N.M. — Roy Etcitty walked from his dead crops to the nearby banks of the San Juan River, where he stood in the mud and cried. After more than a week without irrigating his field with the San Juan or using its waters to keep his horses... Read more
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Denver Post
Navajo farmers suffer after Colorado mine fouls southwest riversSHIPROCK, N.M. — Roy Etcitty walked from his dead crops to the nearby banks of
Navajo farmers suffer after Colorado mine fouls southwest rivers
Denver Post / Posted 13 days ago
SHIPROCK, N.M. — Roy Etcitty walked from his dead crops to the nearby banks of the San Juan River, where he stood in the mud and cried. After more than a week without irrigating his field with the San Juan or using its waters to keep his horses... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Navajo farmers, ranchers still waiting, but other growers resume irrigatingAZTEC — As many local growers drew irrigation water from their ditches Saturday
Navajo farmers, ranchers still waiting, but other growers resume irrigating
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
AZTEC — As many local growers drew irrigation water from their ditches Saturday for the first time since a plume of acid mine waste flowed through the area a week ago, farmers and ranchers in Navajo Nation were still waiting for more test results to... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Memorial held for man whose body found at construction site The family and friends of a North Dakota man whose body was found at a constr
Memorial held for man whose body found at construction site
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 15 days ago
The family and friends of a North Dakota man whose body was found at a construction site in Dickinson are gathering to remember... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Minot police believe robbery suspect hit 2 banks FridayMemorial held for man whose body found at construction siteMemorial held for ma
Minot police believe robbery suspect hit 2 banks Friday
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 15 days ago
Memorial held for man whose body found at construction siteMemorial held for man whose body found at construction site The family and friends of a North Dakota man whose body was found at a construction site in Dickinson are gathering to remember... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Stutsman County Sheriff's Office K9 getting ballistic vest The canine officer at the Stutsman County Sheriff's Office is getting a balli
Stutsman County Sheriff's Office K9 getting ballistic vest
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 16 days ago
The canine officer at the Stutsman County Sheriff's Office is getting a ballistic vest. The canine officer at the Stutsman County... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Rugby man pleads guilty to assault on federal officerFARGO, N.D. (AP) - A North Dakota man has pleaded guilty to an assault that inj
Rugby man pleads guilty to assault on federal officer
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 16 days ago
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A North Dakota man has pleaded guilty to an assault that injured a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer. Brandon Belgarde, of Rugby, pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon, and assaulting and resisting a federal officer. In... Read more
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