Federal officials have given the green light to a developer who wants to build a dam to capture scarce water in drought-like conditions near the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers.
Rita Bilagody, a Tuba City resident, led the fight against Phoenix developers, who proposed to develop a tourist resort at Grand Canyon East Rim. She called the proposal “The Monster.” That was, until she contracted the coronavirus. This is her story.
A Navajo Nation chapter voted Wednesday against inviting a Phoenix developer to explain its proposal to build multiple dams on the Little Colorado River.
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez on Friday told a developer who wants to build two dams on the Little Colorado River to respect the environment and listen to local land users.