FBI investigating cases of Navajos being taken to Phoenix rehabs

TUBBA CITY, Arizona — Indigenous people in northern Arizona are said to be targeted by people trying to take them to behavioral health centers in the Phoenix area, according to police. Sergeant Roland Dash Navajo Police Department He said he had never seen anything like this before. The situation came to Dash’s attention after speaking […]

Former Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly ‘put others first’ – St George News

Ben Shelley sits in the crowd awaiting the results of the Miss Navajo Nation pageant on September 11, 2010 in Window Rock, Arizona. Former Navajo Nation President Shelley passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, in New Mexico after a long hiatus. Illness, family spokesman Deswood Tome said | Photo credit: Felicia Fonseca, The Associated […]

Hopi Nation voters get tribal language translation at polls

This story was supported by the Pulitzer Center. Hopi — Hopi-speaking voters voting on the Hopi Reservation had several options for voting in their tribe’s language on Tuesday. You can hear the voting instructions and options in Hopi using earphones and read the same information in Hopi using the touchscreen. Hopi Election Registrar Karen Supra […]

Woman dead after floodwaters sweep away Jeep in northeastern Arizona

arizona news Has been updated: March 24, 2023 8:10 AM (Photo courtesy of the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office) PHOENIX — A woman caught in floods the night before was found dead Thursday in northeastern Arizona, officials said. The husband of a 64-year-old woman overcomes the ordeal, The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office said. The husband told […]

At least 3 die in Arizona after being caught in floodwaters

news by Associated Press March 24, 2023 | 2:26 PM At least three people were found dead after their car was swept away by floods in Arizona this week, officials said. Gila County Sheriff’s Officials said the bodies of a couple who went missing after their car was caught in flood waters in the Payson […]

Navajo County begins implementing new EMS communication platform | Navajo-Hopi Observer

First Published: Feb 21, 2023 11:21 AM HOLBROOK — Sheriff David Claus is pleased to announce state-first push-to-talk technology that enables law enforcement and Navajo County schools to communicate in real-time using Mutualink’s unified communications platform . The program also allows school administrators to instantly notify law enforcement of any school emergency and share live […]

Wife dies, husband rescued after Jeep swept away in Navajo County

HOLBROOK, Arizona — A woman died when the car she and her husband were in was washed away by floodwaters. Navajo County Sheriff’s Office Said. Authorities received a call just before 11 a.m. Thursday from a husband rescued by a local resident, reporting that his 64-year-old wife had gone missing. The couple were jeeping on […]

Track Covid-19 in Navajo County, Arizona

About the data The data on this page are Centers for Disease Control and PreventionPopulation and demographic data are from the U.S. Census Bureau. Hospitalization data are reported by individual hospitals to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and include confirmed and suspected adult and pediatric patients. Governments sometimes report large increases in […]

Man accused in Olathe hotel killing caught in Arizona, brought back to Johnson County

After being arrested in February in Arizona, a 57-year-old man charged with murdering a woman in an Oleis hotel room on Saturday has been incarcerated at the Johnson County Jail. Albuquerque, New Mexico, Franklin Bluelake is being held on a $1 million bond after Johnson County prosecutors charged him with first-degree murder on Feb. 2. […]