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Sports Betting

article Cashing out: Legalized sports gambling raises concerns about addiction
(7/15/2018)
(Arizona) -- Another football game hadn’t gone Joe Schiller’s way, and the thousands of dollars of debt he had accumulated from betting was about to bury him...
article Cashing out: Legalized sports gambling raises addiction concerns
(7/12/2018)
(Arizona) -- Another football game hadn’t gone Joe Schiller’s way, and the thousands of dollars of debt he had accumulated from betting was about to bury him.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Havasupai Tribe

article Flooding cancels hundreds of trips to coveted waterfalls
(7/14/2018)
(Arizona) -- Hundreds of tourists who booked coveted overnight trips on tribal land deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon will have to reschedule after heavy flooding...
article Havasupai Flood: Firsthand videos, photos and quotes
(7/14/2018)
(Arizona) -- On Wednesday evening and early Thursday morning, heavy precipitation over the Havasupai reservation deep in the Grand Canyon caused massive flash flooding....
article In the Grand Canyon, Havasupai parents want to regain control over failing school
(7/10/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Havasupai wanted their school back. Sixteen years had passed since the tribe handed control of Havasupai Elementary School to the federal government....
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Volunteers care for Navajo wild horses during drought, despite overpopulation concerns
(7/14/2018)
(Arizona) -- Nearly 200 free-roaming horses died this spring in a stock pond near Gray Mountain on the western side of the Navajo Reservation. Relentless drought had...
article Navajo Nation Negotiating Sale of West’s Largest Coal Plant
(7/13/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Nation on July 12 said it has identified a potential buyer for the 2,250-MW Navajo Generating Station (NGS) in Arizona, the largest coal-fired...
article Navajo Nation & Hopi Tribe Reaffirm Their Support of the Navajo Generating Station
(7/13/2018)
(Arizona) -- On Thursday, leaders of the Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe reaffirmed their support for the continuation of the Navajo Generating Station for the benefit...
article Begaye promotes Navajo owned and operated Managed Care Organization
(7/10/2018)
(Arizona) -- Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye told the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that a Navajo owned and operated Managed Care...
article Navajo Nation company buys stake in Four Corners Power Plant
(7/10/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Transitional Energy Co. has acquired a 7 percent stake in units 4 and 5 of the Four Corners Power Plant in a purchase from 4C Acquisition LLC, an...
article Navajo Nation company buys stake in Four Corners Power Plant
(7/10/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Transitional Energy Co. has acquired a 7 percent stake in units 4 and 5 of the Four Corners Power Plant in a purchase from 4C Acquisition LLC, an...
article “Horse Heroes” Work to Save Wild Horses on Parched Navajo Nation
(7/9/2018)
(Arizona) -- Glenda Seweingyawma plucked quarters from a giant pickle jar and dropped them into the water-station vending machine to fill up a large plastic barrel. It...
article Navajo Nation company buys partial ownership in power plant
(7/9/2018)
(Arizona) -- Navajo Transitional Energy Company has acquired a 7 percent ownership interest in units 4 and 5 of the Four Corners Power Plant. NTEC purchased the partial...
article Navajo community still wary after gang members arrested
(7/7/2018)
(Arizona) -- Down the road from Hank Blair’s trading post in the tiny community of Lukachukai on the Navajo Nation, a sign occasionally would pop up in a corn...
article Community on Navajo Nation terrorized by 'Red Skin Kingz' gang
(7/6/2018)
(Arizona) -- A small community on the Navajo Nation was terrorized by the "Red Skin Kingz," a violent gang whose leaders were finally brought to justice after...
article Navajo community still uneasy after gang members arrested
(7/5/2018)
(Arizona) -- Down the road from Hank Blair's trading post in the tiny community of Lukachukai on the Navajo Nation, a sign occasionally would pop up in a corn field...
article Sushi on the rez?
(7/3/2018)
(Arizona) -- Carlos Deal, a Native entrepreneur, says yes. Deal now offers veggie sushi out of a food truck located by Chevron on Highway 64 in Tuba City. He calls his...
article Navajo Nation cracks down on non-emergency medical transportation services companies
(7/3/2018)
(Arizona) -- During a Health, Education, and Human Services Committee meeting back in June, committee members considered Legislation No. 0157-18, which seeks to...
article Interior Department's land buy-back program set to return
(7/2/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations managed by the U.S. Department of the Interior is set to return next year to the Navajo Nation. The intent of...
article Grassroots group works to save wild horses on parched Navajo Reservation
(6/30/2018)
(Arizona) -- Glenda Seweingyawma plucked quarters from a giant pickle jar and dropped them into the water-station vending machine to fill up a large plastic barrel. It...
article When Gambling Was Outlawed
(6/29/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Navajo men in this photograph taken in the 1920s are burning their gambling [playing] cards as the hand-written title suggests. The men appear to be...
16 Total Articles on this Issue

Arizona Gaming

article Casino Del Sol's newest hotel will feature a water slide, pool bar and an arcade
(7/12/2018)
(Arizona) -- Work officially got underway Thursday morning on Casino Del Sol's newest hotel. The 151-room hotel, expected to be completed by the end of 2019, will...
article New hospitality projects on the Pascua Yaqui reservation
(7/12/2018)
(Arizona) -- A series of hospitality projects are in the works on the Pascua Yaqui reservation. Tribe members along with Casino del Sol staff broke ground on a new...
article Pascua Yaqui Tribe Breaks Ground on Next Phase of Hospitality and Entertainment Offerings in Tucson
(7/12/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Casino Del Sol took shovel to dirt on July 12 and officially broke ground on an extensive hospitality project, which includes a...
article Pascua Yaqui Tribe inaugurates new hospitality project
(7/12/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Casino del Sol inaugurated their hospitality expansion project on Thursday.
article N4T Investigates: Gambling on Arizona
(7/4/2018)
(Arizona) -- Delaware passed it, New Jersey is already taking bets and now sports betting experts say Arizona is inching closer to legalizing sports betting. "I...
article Arizona tribe breaks ground on $120M casino project
(7/2/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation has broken ground on a new casino in the Phoenix area. Tribal officials and other dignitaries attended Friday’s...
article Arizona tribe breaks ground on $120 million casino project
(6/30/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation has broken ground on a new casino in the Phoenix area. Tribal officials and other dignitaries attended Friday's...
article Ground breaks on new Fort McDowell casino
(6/29/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation welcomed hundreds of visitors Friday morning, June 29, for the groundbreaking event for the new 166,341-square-foot casino...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Tohono O’odham

article Tribal Politics: Indivisible Tohono Advocates for Native American Issues
(7/12/2018)
(Arizona) -- When President Trump was elected almost two years ago, a wave of uncertainty overcame the Tohono O'odham Nation. The president's push to build a...
article Glendale City Council sells Tohono O’odham Nation 11 acres for $3.1M
(7/9/2018)
(Arizona) -- In Arizona, a June 26 meeting of the Glendale City Council saw the unanimous approval of the purchase of a nearly 11-acre parcel of land located near the...
article Tohono O'odham Nation acquires land next to casino but won't use it for gaming
(7/7/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Tohono O'odham Nation is expanding the footprint around its once controversial casino in Arizona. The tribe just acquired an 11-acre parcel adjacent...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Code Talkers

article Navajo Code Talkers created an unbreakable code. It helped win World War II
(7/11/2018)
(Arizona) -- In 1942, 29 Navajo men joined the U.S. Marines and developed an unbreakable code that would be used across the Pacific during World War II. They were the...
1 Article on this Issue

Water Issues

article Gilbert Seeks Tribal Water To Secure Its Future
(7/11/2018)
(Arizona) -- Gilbert is one step closer to securing a new water supply for the town. Town Council last month approved a 100-year water lease with the San Carlos Apache...
article San Carlos Apache eye diversion project, worry over water levels
(7/9/2018)
(Arizona) -- Even fewer people attended Saturday’s scoping meeting in San Carlos, Ariz., for the proposed New Mexico Unit diversions of the Gila and San Francisco...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Glendale Casino

article Controversy over Glendale councilmen taking gifts from gaming tribe
(7/9/2018)
(Arizona) -- A pair of Glendale councilmen said they did nothing wrong by voting to cut a land deal with a casino owner that gave them high-priced game tickets. Last...
article Glendale lawmakers took game tickets from casino owner, other pricey gifts
(7/9/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Glendale City Council last month gave the Tohono O'odham Nation the final approval the tribe needed to see through its development vision that...
article Lawmakers accepted tickets from casino owner, pricey gifts
(7/9/2018)
(Arizona) -- Lawmakers in Glendale acknowledged they accepted game tickets from a casino owner and pricey gifts from others. Glendale councilmembers Jamie Aldama and Ian...
article City sells 11 acres to Tohono O’odham for $3.1M
(7/4/2018)
(Arizona) -- Nearly 10 years after announcing its plan to build a casino bordering Glendale, the Tohono O’odham Nation’s purchase of nearly 11 acres owned by...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Colorado River Indian Tribes

article Patch returned as CRIT Chairman
(7/8/2018)
(Arizona) -- After being recalled in April, Dennis Patch has been returned as Chairman of the Colorado River Indian Tribes. In a special election held July 7, Patch was...
article CRIT at the table as Arizona talks drought contingencies
(7/5/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) was one of many Arizona entities and stakeholders who met to discuss contingency plans to deal with the worsening...
article CRIT Special Election set for July 7
(7/3/2018)
(Arizona) -- Members of the Colorado River Indian Tribes are reminded to vote in the special election this Saturday, July 7. The Tribal Chairmanship and a seat on the...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Land Issues

article Two ADOT construction projects on US 70 on San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation
(7/4/2018)
(Arizona) -- Arizona Department of Transportation crews are continuing work on one construction project and will soon begin another to enhance safety along U.S. Highway...
1 Article on this Issue

Navajo Casino

article Cyber Security Robot Patrols Twin Arrows Casino
(7/3/2018)
(Arizona) -- Brian Parrish, Interim CEO of The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (Navajo Gaming), is pleased to announce Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort will be the first...
article Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort launches first security robot in Arizona
(7/3/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (Navajo Gaming) announced June 27 that Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort is the first location in the state of Arizona...
article RoboCop: Arizona Casino Adds Robotic Officer to Security Team
(7/1/2018)
(Arizona) -- An Arizona casino is adding a robot to its security detail. The robot officially began its 24/7 shift on June 29 at the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort,...
article Twin Arrows has first robot security guard in state
(7/1/2018)
(Arizona) -- The newest security guard at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort never needs a coffee break. Looking something like a badass version of R2D2, this real-life...
article Twin Arrows Casino Resort launches first security robot in state
(6/29/2018)
(Arizona) -- Twin Arrows Casino Resort guests can expect to catch a new electronic force watching over their safety following the launch of its security robot Saturday....
5 Total Articles on this Issue

BIA

article Navajo Nation Opposes BIA Plan
(6/29/2018)
(Arizona) -- President Donald Trump wants to reorganize the Department of the Interior – including the Bureau of Indian Affairs. However many tribes –...
1 Article on this Issue

Hopi Tribe

article Hopi tribe get Arizona class three licence
(6/28/2018)
(Arizona) -- After years of debate, petitioning and hard work the Hopi Tribe of Arizona has officially entered the market with its class three gaming license finally...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Pascua Yaqui Tribe breaks ground on major expansion at Tucson property
(7/16/2018)
(Arizona) -- In Arizona, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe officially broke ground on a major hospitality project at its Casino Del Sol in Tucson on July 12, that will see the...
article Flooding Cancels Hundreds Of Trips To Coveted Waterfalls
(7/16/2018)
(Arizona) -- Hundreds of tourists who booked coveted overnight trips on tribal land, deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon, will have to reschedule after heavy flooding...
article Tourists rescued from flooding near Grand Canyon
(7/14/2018)
(Arizona) -- Benji Xie stood beside a trail in an Arizona canyon, his camera fixed on a waterfall cascading into a blue-green pool where people swam beneath a double...
article Casino Del Sol breaks ground on new project: New hotel with pool, arcade and more
(7/13/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Casino Del Sol broke ground on Thursday, July 12 on a hospitality project which includes a new, 151-room hotel, a new 90-space RV...
article Local Communities to Benefit from the New Lok’aah Ni Teel Shopping Center
(7/12/2018)
(Arizona) -- On Wednesday, members of the 23rdNavajo Nation Council had the honor of joining local residents as the community of Ganado celebrated the grand opening of...
article 50 Years Ago: DNA takes aim at Chinle schools
(7/12/2018)
(Arizona) -- Officials for DNA-People’s Legal Services squared off this week with Jody Matthews, superintendent of the Chinle Public School District, over the...
article Cashing out: Legalized sports gambling raises concerns about addiction
(7/12/2018)
(Arizona) -- Another football game hadn’t gone Joe Schiller’s way, and the thousands of dollars of debt he had accumulated from betting was about to bury him. With his...
article Arizona man sentenced to 8 years in death of teen girlfriend
(7/12/2018)
(Arizona) -- Katherine “Kat” Tortice’s body was found in a shallow grave on an American Indian reservation in Arizona more than a decade ago, and now the man responsible...
article Basketball camp helping Native student-athletes, on and off the court
(7/11/2018)
(Arizona) -- Every year, hundreds of kids travel to the Valley for the NABI Basketball Tournament. It's a free training camp with some friendly competition that...
article Diné college student receives academic achievement award
(7/10/2018)
(Arizona) -- Tatyanna Begay has always been an intelligent, friendly and hard- working student. That was the consensus at a Student Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony...
article In the Grand Canyon, Havasupai parents want to regain control over failing school
(7/10/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Havasupai wanted their school back. Sixteen years had passed since the tribe handed control of Havasupai Elementary School to the federal government....
article Women are Sacred conference promotes indigenous traditional knowledge
(7/10/2018)
(Arizona) -- On June 28, Council Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty provided a plenary address entitled “We Carry Our Medicine” at the annual Women Are Sacred...
article Women are Sacred conference promotes indigenous traditional knowledge
(7/10/2018)
(Arizona) -- On June 28, Council Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty provided a plenary address entitled “We Carry Our Medicine” at the annual Women Are Sacred...
article Native artifacts offer clues about the Methow’s human history
(7/5/2018)
(Arizona) -- A variety of Native American artifacts — from projectile points to stone tools — are helping shed light on the Methow Valley’s earliest inhabitants through...
article 7 Secrets About The Grand Canyon You Need To Know Before Your Trip
(7/4/2018)
(Arizona) -- This summer, you're setting all of your sights on adventure. You're leaving behind the games of volleyball at the beach, and trading your flip flops for a...
article Photos: Fireworks show at Tucson's Casino del Sol
(7/4/2018)
(Arizona) -- Several bursts of aerial explosions over the Sewailo Golf Course for the 24th Anniversary Celebration Fireworks Extravaganza at Casino del Sol, 2018, Tucson...
article Flagstaff woman faces attempted murder charge in Bucky's Casino shooting
(7/3/2018)
(Arizona) -- A 40-year-old Flagstaff woman was arrested outside of Bucky’s Casino in Prescott Friday night, June 29, 2018, at about 10:40 p.m. after she allegedly...
article CDA helps Native American students afford Catholic education
(7/2/2018)
(Arizona) -- At St. Peter Indian Mission School in Bapchule, Patricia Brown spends many hours each year helping families fill out scholarship forms to cover the school...
article Rumors of shooting outside of Bucky's Casino unconfirmed
(6/30/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Daily Courier has been receiving news tips regarding a man getting shot Friday night, June 29, outside of Bucky's Casino; however, this remains...
article New ASU program gives Native American youth a taste of college
(6/28/2018)
(Arizona) -- Sally Kewayosh uses the short break in filming while students reposition their cameras to explain the of cinematography, then instructs one of them to come...

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