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Arizona tribes oppose plan to dam Colorado River tributary

Native American tribes, environmentalists, state and federal agencies, river rafters and others say they have significant concerns about proposals to dam a Colorado River tributary in northern Arizona for hydropower.

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Arizona DPS: New Mexico man arrested after wrong-way wreck

The state Department of Transportation said eastbound Interstate 40 was closed for about an hour after the wreck occurred at 3:30 a.m. near the junction with Interstate 17.

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Study looks at potential for massive flooding in Flagstaff

The mountainous areas generally are cooler, but climate change has increased the risk of wildfires even in those places, county officials said.

Native students want UofA head to apologize for quip

A group of University of Arizona (UofA) students is demanding the school’s president apologize for remarks he made using Native American stereotypes.

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Chinle Airport runway to stay open; $900K in repairs planned

The Navajo Division of Transportation has decided to keep the Chinle Community Airport runway open after all, with intermittent closure for repairs.

Testimony: Arizona’s Native, Hispanic voters disenfranchised

Native American and Hispanic leaders told a panel of members of Congress Oct. 1 that decisions to reduce the number of polling stations and restrict early voting have disenfranchised members of their community.

Navajo voters elect new delegate to tribal council

The Navajo Nation Council has a new delegate.

Chinle airport closed indefinitely due to asphalt problems

The Navajo Division of Transportation has closed Chinle Airport runway until further notice because of existing asphalt deterioration.

Ex-Hopi law enforcement officer convicted of sexual assault

A federal jury in Arizona has convicted a former Hopi law enforcement officer accused of sexually assaulting a female in custody.

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Record $111M Arizona tribal gaming contributions in 2019

The Arizona Department of Gaming is reporting a record-setting total in tribal gaming contributions in fiscal year 2019.

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