Panel postpones Escalade bill to November

Panel postpones Escalade bill to November

After a tribal committee unanimously shot down a proposal to build a tourist resort at The Confluence, the Navajo Nation Council will hold a daylong work session to “study” the proposed development. But critics say the move is little more than a way for supporters of the project to lobby council members.

Hopi and Tewa Runners: Every Step a Plea

Hopi and Tewa Runners: Every Step a Plea

Mike Popejoy Just before 5 a.m. on Sunday at the Hopi Tribal Complex in Kykotsmovi the air is still and the sky dark.  The scene has the feeling of the calm after a deep breath.  Soon headlights start piercing through the black, and as more and more people...
Navajo committee turns down Escalade at first public meeting

Navajo committee turns down Escalade at first public meeting

The Navajo Nation’s Law and Order Committee unanimously turned down Grand Canyon Escalade at Monday’s public meeting at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort. The Escalade bill, filed in late August by council delegate Ben Bennett, who does not represent the western side...