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Coconino Sheriff’s Office Investigating Found Human Remains

Sedona AZ (October 8, 20180) – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is investigating human remains found in the area west of State Highway 89N, just south of the Navajo Nation boundary. On October 7, 2018 around 9:00 in the morning, hunters reported finding human remains near Cedar Wash and the Navajo Nation boundary. After the initial responding deputies confirmed the remains as human, CCSO... 

ADOT Completes Navajo Nation US 89 Improvements

ADOT completes Cameron US 89 underpass Sedona AZ (September 14, 2016) – US 89 through the Navajo Nation community of Cameron has a wider roadway, two new bridges over the Little Colorado River, a modern roundabout at the junction with State Route 64, and underpasses for people and livestock thanks to a recently completed Arizona Department of Transportation project. “Traffic safety and mobility... 

AZ US 89 Repaired and Reopened Today

The AZ US 89 highway landslide took more than two years and $60 million in emergency repair transportation funds to fix and reopen and provide an alternate route through the Navajo Nation Sedona AZ (March 27, 2015) –  At 4:15 p.m. today, Arizona US 89 south of Page was reopened to traffic for the first time following a February 20, 2013, landslide that caused catastrophic damage to the roadway,... 

AZ US 89 Scheduled to Reopen

Sedona AZ (March 11, 2015) –  Two years after a landslide ripped apart a 500-foot section of US 89 and split the communities of Bitter Springs and Page, the Arizona Department of Transportation anticipates reopening the highway to traffic on the afternoon of Friday, March 27, 2015, barring any potential weather delays or mechanical breakdowns during the paving process, which began today. Page... 

Department of Education Partners with Navajo Nation

AZ Superintendent of Education John Huppenthal Sedona AZ (December 11, 2014) – The Navajo Nation Department of Diné Education and the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) signed an agreement so that the Navajo Nation can better meet the educational needs of each Navajo student in Arizona. Navajo students transfer between Arizona public schools and Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) grant schools... 

Navajo Nation Loses Telephone Service

Sedona AZ (May 2, 2014) – On Thursday, May 1, 2014, at about 3:00 in the afternoon, all of the phone land lines servicing the Arizona side of the Navajo Nation went out of service. For approximately twenty hours, Coconino County Sheriff’s Office and Flagstaff Police Dispatchers provided relay information to the Navajo Department of Public Safety via cell phones and the Sheriff’s Office... 

2013 International Uranium Film Festival Comes to Navajo Nation

Window Rock, AZ (November 13, 2013) – During December 2-4, 2013, the International Uranium Film Festival (IUFF) will be held in the homelands of indigenous communities sacrificed by the United States to produce uranium for the bombs of World War II and the Cold War. Although the Navajo Nation has a moratorium halting new uranium production, there are nearby uranium mining and milling facilities... 

Salt Trail Canyon Base Jumper Falls to Death

Flagstaff AZ (December 5, 2012) – Thirty seven-year old Eiliv Ruud of Foss Fallskjeriy, Norway died yesterday while base jumping at the Salt Trail Canyon which is a tributary of the Little Colorado River. Investigators believe the victim began his base jump from a height of approximately 1000’ to the canyon floor. According to witnesses it appeared the victim had traveled approximately 500’... 
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