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Amidst fluency issues, Deschene has plenty to say

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
The parking lot for the LeChee Chapter House was almost impassable on Oct. 13 as Navajo Nation Presidential Candidate Chris Deschene made a visit.
Just moments earlier, the crowded hall passed a resolution with over 63 votes outlining their support for the LeChee native.
In the last few days, over 77 of the 110 separate Navajo chapters and agencies have
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Navajo Police officer shot

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
Navajo Police Officer Joseph Gregg is walking, talking and recovering speedily after sustaining a shotgun wound to the face during a shootout near Kaibeto on Oct. 11.
Family members of the wounded officer posted updates to social media outlets on Monday saying Gregg had awoken from surgery and was doing well. The latest surgery, they said, successfully removed shrapnel
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Freshman stay Focused during mock accident

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
Shrill screams and the scene of a grizzly car accident on South Navajo Drive had bewildered passersby scrambling for their cellphones last Wednesday. A growing group of freshman students also gathered on the opposite end of the street as first responders sprang into action.
Luckily for the unaware onlookers and the student actors doused in buckets of artificial blood, the
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The competition came to town and Page won

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
Crisp October weather was a boon last weekend as competitors from all over the southwest raced to Page to test their mettle on land, sea, and, for some, even the air.
Cancelled due to last year's government shutdown, the seventh annual Powell3 triathlon kicked off with a dip at the Wawheap Stateline Marina on Oct. 11. Hundreds of athletes
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Moms unite to clean up the parks in Page

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
Even though there wasn't any "Unfinished Business" scheduled for the Oct. 8 Page City Council meeting, a group of concerned mothers had some unfinished business of their own with the council members about the dilapidated conditions of the parks in Page
The large turnout of Page mothers and their little ones seemed to catch the council off guard and Page
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Page angler lands a whopper while fishing the Rogue River

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 8th, 2014
Mike White, of Page, landed this massive 39.9 pound chinook salmon on Sept. 9 with his wife, Betty, led by the Helen Burns guide services on the Rogue River in southwestern Oregon.
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Lake Powell is getting outmusseled by quaggas

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 8th, 2014
At no bigger than a stale peanut, quagga mussels pack quite a punch, and they are here to stay.
The National Park Service regulary conducted "Mussel Blitzes" in which NPS scuba divers would inspect the docks and marinas in the area for the invasive quagga mussel.
In June of 2013, during an inspection of Antelope Point Marina, more
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Fat and furious

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 8th, 2014
Getting fat has never been so healthy. Fat bikes are taking over the trails of Page and mountain bikers are indulging in the all-you-can-eat dirt buffet of the area.
In 2005, Surly introduced a bicycle with 3.8-inch tires known as the Pugsley that handles like a Willys in four-wheel drive. Even though prototype fat bikes existed before this, the
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Museum Executive Director is Artist of the Month

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 8th, 2014
"You're only seeing my art on the wall because I have pretty good access to the artist of the month schedule," joked John Wesley Powell Museum Executive Director and the museum's artist of the month for October, Mark Law.
"The museum must be making money off me because they keep asking me to bring more stuff in," he chuckled.
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New policy helps tribal elders obtain birth certificates

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 8th, 2014
A newly adopted policy through the Arizona Department of Health has streamlined the once arduous process of acquiring a delayed birth certificate for Native Americans across the state.
A long sought after change, Coconino County Supervisor for District 5 Lena Fowler began pushing for a new application procedure shortly after her election to the position in 2009.
Any Native American
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