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Gov. Ducey orders flags at half-staff following death of White Mountain Apache Police officer

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has ordered flags at all state buildings lowered to half-staff in honor of a White Mountain Apache Police officer who was killed while on duty.

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3/28/2020

article White Mountain Apache Tribe
(Arizona) -- In a post on social media on March 27, 2020, Chairwoman Gwendena Lee-Gatewood of the White Mountain Apache Tribe announced the first death of one of its...

3/21/2020

article Tribe orders casino to close
(Arizona) -- The White Mountain Apache Tribal Council announced last night that they would "cease gaming operations" at Hon-Dah casino. The casino closed at 1:...

3/20/2020

article Tribe orders casino to close
(Arizona) -- The White Mountain Apache Tribal Council announced last night that they would "cease gaming operations" at Hon-Dah casino. The casino closed at 1:...

2/29/2020

article 'A hero was taken': Funeral for White Mountain Officer David Kellywood held in Whiteriver
(Arizona) -- Inside a packed gym, fallen White Mountain Apache police Officer David Kellywood was honored by family, friends and fellow officers during his funeral...
article Funeral for fallen White Mountain police Officer David Kellywood held in Whiteriver
(Arizona) -- Fallen White Mountain Apache police Officer David Kellywood will be remembered by loved ones and the community on Saturday at the Chief Alchesay Activity...

2/28/2020

article Flags at half-staff for Saturday funeral of slain White Mtn Apache officer
(Arizona) -- Flags will be flown at half-staff across Arizona on Saturday to mark the funeral of a White Mountain Apache police officer killed in the line of duty...

2/25/2020

article Vigil honors fallen White Mountain Apache Police Officer David Kellywood
(Arizona) -- Dozens gathered on a cold Tuesday night in Whiteriver for a vigil to honor fallen White Mountain Apache Police Officer David Kellywood. Kellywood, 26, was...

2/21/2020

article Community mourns the loss of a "protector"
(Arizona) -- The body of slain White Mountain Apache Police Officer David Wesley Kellywood came home Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 18. A long, long, line of police vehicles...

2/19/2020

article 'He was always smiling': White Mountain Apache community mourns officer killed on duty
(Arizona) -- Two memorials full of flowers and flags were set up on Tuesday to honor fallen White Mountain Apache Police Officer David Kellywood: one in front of the...

2/18/2020

article Arizona Tribal Officer Killed in Confrontation Near Hon-Dah Casino
(Arizona) -- An Arizona police officer and a violent armed suspect were both killed early Monday during gunfire near the Hon-Dah Resort Casino in Pinetop, Navajo County...
article Arizona tribal police officer killed while responding to reports of ‘shots fired’ near casino, sheriff says
(Arizona) -- A tribal police officer in Arizona was shot and killed while responding to reports of “shots fired” near a casino early Monday, authorities said.
article Body of slain Navajo County officer arrives at Pima County Medical Examiner
(Arizona) -- The body of a tribal law enforcement officer from Navajo County is arriving at the Pima County Medical Examiner's Office Tuesday morning. White Mountain...
article Procession held for fallen White Mountain Apache Police Officer David Kellywood
(Arizona) -- A procession was held for a White Mountain Apache Police Department officer who was killed early Monday morning. White Mountain Apache Police officer David...
article White Mountain Apache Tribe mourn police officer’s death
(Arizona) -- The White Mountain Apache Tribe is mourning the death of a tribal police officer. Officer David Kellywood was killed early Monday morning after responding...

2/17/2020

article Gov. Ducey orders flags at half-staff following death of White Mountain Apache Police officer
(Arizona) -- Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has ordered flags at all state buildings lowered to half-staff in honor of a White Mountain Apache Police officer who was killed...
article RIP Officer David Kellywood, and thank you, sir
(Arizona) -- White Mountain Apache Tribe Officer David Kellywood was killed early this morning when he responded to a call of gunshots near the Hon-Dah Resort and Casino...
article UPDATE: WMAT officer killed responding to call
(Arizona) -- A young White Mountain Apache Tribal Police officer was killed just before 1 a.m. Monday morning while reportedly responding to a domestic dispute. The...
article White Mountain Apache police officer fatally shot near casino south of Pinetop
(Arizona) -- A White Mountain Apache Tribe officer was killed in the line of duty Monday morning near the Hon-Dah Resort Casino, south of Pinetop, according to a...

12/20/2019

article Extension of White Mountain Apache Tribe’s water rights settlement among priorities Sinema secures in end-of-year appropriations bills
(Arizona) -- Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema today secured a number of Arizona priorities in the end-of-year appropriations bills that passed the Senate, including...

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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