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Is a gondola attraction in Grand Canyon's future?

Is a gondola attraction in Grand Canyon's future?

That's what one developer wants, but some Navajo Nation members have doubts.

July 21, 2014 2:51 pmLoading…
Mine Tales: Though not exactly Texas, Arizona does have oil

Mine Tales: Though not exactly Texas, Arizona does have oil

Arizona, known for its abundant copper deposits, also hosts a modest amount of oil and helium deposits.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Sex offender registration rules don't apply on tribal lands

PHOENIX — Tribal members living on tribal land cannot be prosecuted by the state for failing to register as sex offenders, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Monday.

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N.M., Navajo leaders oppose Ariz. electric competition

Officials of New Mexico and the Navajo Nation have weighed in to oppose a move by Arizona regulators to open the state’s retail electric markets to competition, contending it would likely result in the closure of the Four Corners power plant and decimate the area’s economy.

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Life sentence affirmed in 2007 UA homicide

Life sentence affirmed in 2007 UA homicide

Almost six years after stabbing to death her University of Arizona roommate, Galareka Harrison was again sentenced to life in prison.

August 26, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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After years of debate, Navajos debut 1st Ariz. casino-resort

After years of debate, Navajos debut 1st Ariz. casino-resort

The Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort is about 20 miles east of Flagstaff and named for a nearby trading post and rest stop.

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After years of debate, Navajos debut 1st Ariz. casino-resort

After years of debate, Navajos debut 1st Ariz. casino-resort

A grand chandelier in the entryway holds symbolic Navajo meaning.

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After years of debate, Navajos debut 1st Ariz. casino-resort

After years of debate, Navajos debut 1st Ariz. casino-resort

New sets of twin arrows are beckoning travelers on Interstate 40 in Northern Arizona, about 20 miles east of Flagstaff.

May 22, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Moon Field at Grijalva Park will honor fallen US soldier

Moon Field at Grijalva Park will honor fallen US soldier

Ron Odell, left, and Manny Mendez of the city Parks and Recreation Department mark out lines for tents in advance of today's dedication of an athletic field to honor Army Spc. Christopher Moon, a baseball star at Tucson High.

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Moon Field at Grijalva Park  honors fallen Tucson High soldier killed in Afghanistan

Moon Field at Grijalva Park honors fallen Tucson High soldier killed in Afghanistan

As children play in a multi-use field at Grijalva Park, they will be connected to an athlete and hero who grew up and played in the Midvale Park subdivision.

May 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tribal gaming arises as issue in CD1 as officials criticize Paton (updated)

Tribal gaming arises as issue in CD1 as officials criticize Paton (updated)

Some tribal officials in eastern Arizona are criticizing Jonathan Paton today for a circle mark he made on a questionnaire -- a mark they say signifies opposition to their key industry.

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Woman to be re-sentenced in 2007 UA dorm killing

Woman to be re-sentenced in 2007 UA dorm killing

When now-retired Judge Nanette Warner sentenced Galareka Harrison to a natural life sentence for killing her University of Arizona dormmmate, she said she would’ve given the student a shot at parole if Harrison had been abused as a child or had a significant mental problem.

August 09, 2012 5:35 pm

Navajo Nation sues Urban Outfitters over product names

FLAGSTAFF — The Navajo Nation has sued Urban Outfitters Inc. months after the tribe sent a cease and desist letter to the clothing retailer demanding it pull the “Navajo” name from its products.

February 29, 2012 2:08 pmLoading…

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