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White Mountain Apache

10/18/2019

article White Mountain Apache Tribe and pilot will collaborate to find missing WWII plane
(Arizona) -- After a series of arguments and misunderstandings, the White Mountain Apache Tribe and the pilot of a World War II-era plane that may have crashed in the...

10/14/2019

article Pilot of plane downed near tribal land says leaders misrepresented his recovery effort
(Arizona) -- The pilot of a World War II-era plane that crashed either on or near the Fort Apache Indian Reservation last year is disputing claims made by the White...

8/20/2019

article Tribe remembers Ronnie Lupe, ‘a man of compassion’
(Arizona) -- The word that was used most frequently by speakers offering tribute to longtime former White Mountain Apache Tribal Chairman Ronnie Lupe was “...

8/16/2019

article Navajo County pays tribute to Ronnie Lupe
(Arizona) -- The passing of long-time White Mountain Apache Tribal Chairman Ronnie Lupe was recognized with a long, moment of silence at the Navajo County Board of...

8/13/2019

article Former White Mountain Apache Tribe chairman Ronnie Lupe passes on
(Arizona) -- Ronnie Lupe, a longtime former chairman of the White Mountain Apache Tribe, passed away on Monday. He was 89 years old. Lupe led his people for a record...
article White Mountain Apache Tribe remembers former Chairman Ronnie Lupe
(Arizona) -- The White Mountain Apache Tribe lost one of its most influential leaders on Monday, officials said. Former longtime chairman Ronnie Lupe died on Monday at...

8/12/2019

article Ronnie Lupe, WMAT icon has passed away at 89
(Arizona) -- Ronnie Lupe, who served as the chairman of the White Mountain Apache Tribe for nine terms — 36 years — has died. He was 89. Lupe served his...
article White Mountain Apaches lose Ronnie Lupe 'one of its greatest leaders'
(Arizona) -- One of the most influential and long-time fixtures in White Mountain Apache tribal leadership died Monday. Former Chairman Ronnie Lupe was 89 years old.
article Ronnie Lupe, WMAT icon has passed away at 89
(Arizona) -- Ronnie Lupe, who served as the chairman of the White Mountain Apache Tribe for nine terms — 36 years — has died. He was 89. Lupe served his...
article White Mountain Apaches lose Ronnie Lupe 'one of its greatest leaders'
(Arizona) -- One of the most influential and long-time fixtures in White Mountain Apache tribal leadership died Monday. Former Chairman Ronnie Lupe was 89 years old....

7/5/2019

article Ft. Apache firefighters receive Pulaski Award
(Arizona) -- Hot Shots and firefighters with the Ft. Apache Agency on the White Mountain Apache Reservation, along with the Western Region BIA, Coronado National Forest-...

8/14/2018

article Authorities looking for missing White Mountain Apache woman
(Arizona) -- The body of a woman found Aug. 9 near Carrizo has tribal authorities waiting on positive identification before making any statement as to who it might be....

7/25/2018

article Congress Passes Finalized White Mountain Apache Water Settlement
(Arizona) -- The U.S. House Monday passed a bill to finalize a federal water settlement with the White Mountain Apache Tribe. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it...

5/11/2018

article Bureau of Indian Affairs holds back fire from White Mountain Apache Tribe's casino
(Arizona) -- A blaze near the casino owned by the White Mountain Apache Tribe was caused by a vehicle's exhaust system, fire mangers for the Bureau of Indian Affairs...
article Wildfire near casino held at 12 acres
(Arizona) -- A wildfire that started Wednesday about a mile south the Hon-Dah Casino off of Highway 73 on the White Mountain Apache reservation was nearly extinguished...

4/23/2018

article Bill to fund White Mountain Apache water project stalls – again
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Labor Relations Board and Native American water rights aren’t usually associated with one another. But to the White Mountain...

4/6/2018

article WMAT makes history, elects first chairwoman
(Arizona) -- The White Mountain Apache Tribe made its own history Wednesday night when its people elected their first-ever tribal chairwoman. Gwendena Lee-Gatewood,...

4/3/2018

article FBI and local police arrest 18 wanted people on the White Mountain Apache Reservation
(Arizona) -- Following the escape of four prisoners from the White Mountain Apache Tribe Department of Corrections jail in Whiteriver, no less than 18 people, including...

2/20/2018

article Increased mobile coverage, 4G LTE technology is now a reality for White Mountain Apache Tribe
(Arizona) -- Today there’s no arguing that access to mobile technology and the Internet brings with it the potential to improve quality of life. From greater...

1/20/2018

article Chairman Lupe's legacy
(Arizona) -- This February’s White Mountain Apache tribal election will be significant. It will be the first in five decades not to have Ronnie Lupe’s name...

1/17/2018

article White Mountain Apache water measure sidetracked by labor regulations
(Arizona) -- A bill to provide desperately needed water-project funding for the White Mountain Apache tribe was expected to pass easily last week, but instead became the...

12/18/2017

article Grieving Arizona mother cries for answers after son's death at ski resort
(Arizona) -- A grieving mother searching for answers in her son’s death said nearly six weeks after what police called a workplace accident, management at the ski...

11/3/2017

article Cronkite News: White Mountain Apache Tribe asks Congress for help with water
(Arizona) -- A White Mountain Apache leader told House members Thursday that the tribe desperately needs to “replace the failing and terminal groundwater well...

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