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Nnee Bich’o Nii Apache Transit Services rides again

For nearly five and a half months, the Apache Transit fleet sat dormant, void of passengers due to the State of Emergency ordered by the San Carlos Apache Tribal Council. Apache Transit Drivers continued to perform pre- and post trip routine maintenance of all vehicles during the shutdown.

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9/13/2020

article Nnee Bich’o Nii Apache Transit Services rides again
(Arizona) -- For nearly five and a half months, the Apache Transit fleet sat dormant, void of passengers due to the State of Emergency ordered by the San Carlos Apache...

7/25/2020

article San Carlos Apache Tribe member dies of COVID-19
(Arizona) -- The Graham County Health Department announced a sixth COVID-19-related death Saturday and four more cases of the virus. Greenlee County announced three more...

7/21/2020

article 'Captain Portland': Man famous for being beaten in Oregon protest said his Arizona youth is 'core part of who I am'
(Arizona) -- Christopher David called his parents last weekend with bad news. "Mom, Dad," he said, "I have become famous." That's how Mesa...

7/19/2020

article San Carlos Tribe placing all positive, presumptive positive COVID patients in hotels under strict rules
(Arizona) -- Drastic measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are making some tribal members feel imprisoned in isolation. As part of strict rules put in place since...

6/9/2020

article CHAIRMAN: In Apache, we say ‘Ndąą Diłhił’í bi’idąą da’ilįį’ (Black Lives Matter)
(Indian Country) -- Now that George Floyd has been laid to rest, America must heed his call from heaven. His cry is our cry. We can’t breathe anymore. In Apache,...

5/26/2020

article Southern Arizona tribe aims to better Native American dental care
(Arizona) -- As she looked at the Disney characters decorating the walls of the San Carlos Apache Healthcare Dental Clinic and at the smiling, laughing children watching...

5/14/2020

article San Carlos Apache Tribe allows first COVID-19 patient to return to reservation, a Phoenix resident with 'no other health care options'
(Arizona) -- The San Carlos Apache Tribe announced Thursday it had accepted its first COVID-19 positive patient, a member of the tribe who has been living in Phoenix....

4/30/2020

article San Carlos Apache Tribal Council is taking a cautious approach to possible re-opening
(Arizona) -- Keeping the number of people in the community testing positive for the virus at zero seems to trump letting people out on the roads to run or walk even with...
article Tribe extends measures; Arizona Community Foundation grant apps due May 4
(Arizona) -- The San Carlos Council passed several resolutions and motions this week, including one to extend their stay-at-home measures until May 27. According to a...

4/21/2020

article San Carlos Apache Tribe Chairman tests negative for COVID-19
(Arizona) -- San Carlos Apache Tribal Chairman Terry Rambler posted on his Facebook page Friday morning that his COVID-19 test came back negative. He has almost 200...

4/14/2020

article San Carlos Apache Tribe Enforcing Tougher Restrictions After Coronavirus Scare
(Arizona) -- San Carlos Apache Tribe officials are placing tougher restrictions on members after at least 50 came into contact with a non-member who later tested...

3/13/2020

article Two Individuals on San Carlos Indian Reservation Tested After Experiencing Coronavirus Symptoms
(Arizona) -- Health officials on the San Carlos Indian Reservation, near Globe, Ariz., are awaiting the results of tests on two individuals who have experienced COVID-19...

2/12/2020

article San Carlos Apache Healthcare opens new MRI Unit
(Arizona) -- The San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation (SCAHC) recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of the new MRI Unit. In attendance were...

12/31/2019

article Nnee Bich’o Nii produces another success story
(Arizona) -- When one walks into the San Carlos Tribal Social Services office, one is greeted with a warm, friendly and helpful smile. That smile belongs to Yolanda...

11/28/2019

article Former San Carlos Apache Chairman Walking To Ancestral Land To Protect It From Mine
(Arizona) -- Wendsler Nosie Sr. said the U.S. government won’t protect his holy land, so he’ll have to. Nosie Sr. is the former chairman of the San Carlos...

11/12/2019

article San Carlos Apache Tribe rejects Emery Pipeline compromise
(Arizona) -- In a letter dated Nov. 1, San Carlos Apache Tribal Chairman Terry Rambler said a proposal to use the Emery Pipeline to move Gila River water onto the...

10/7/2019

article Tribal Leaders to Address Hearing on Proposed Arizona Mine
(Arizona) -- Tribal leaders are preparing comments for this week's public hearing on the possible impacts of an underground copper mine proposed for the mountains...

9/11/2019

article Apache Transit scheduled two trips to Apache Sky Casino
(Arizona) -- Nnee Bich’o Nii’s Apache Transit provides public transportation for the people of the San Carlos, Bylas, Globe and Safford communities; giving...

8/24/2019

article Opinion: A water solution can be had if the tribe comes to the table
(Arizona) -- Water is the basic building block of all life in the Gila Valley and southeastern Arizona. But the water we need is at risk. Attorneys for the San Carlos...

8/23/2019

press release San Carlos Apache Reservation Families Receive Aid for Second Time This Year
(Arizona) -- Six service organizations were recognized and gifted donations to further support their work for the San Carlos Apache Reservation and an Aid to Humanity...

7/31/2019

article San Carlos Apache Tribe TANF program is renewing
(Arizona) -- The San Carlos Apache Tribe Nnee Bich’o Nii Program is preparing to renew their Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program. Federal...
article Facebook firestorm erupts after $5,000 bonus awarded to Tribal Council members
(Arizona) -- A facebook firestorm erupted after it became known that the Tribal Council had awarded themselves a $5,000 bonus. Tao Etpison and the council were roundly...

7/15/2019

article New session starts at San Carlos Training Institute
(Arizona) -- The San Carlos Training Institute started a new session Monday, July 8, 2019, and the Nnee Bich’o Nii Transit drivers were on hand to welcome the...

7/3/2019

article Phoenix health facility where San Carlos Apache woman was impregnated faces multiple investigations
(Arizona) -- Hacienda Healthcare, a Phoenix intermediate care facility, is under investigation by the State of Arizona following two high-profile cases in the last six...
article Police reports shed light on rape probe at Phoenix facility
(Arizona) -- Weeks before an employee of a long-term care facility in Phoenix was arrested in the rape of an incapacitated patient, some of his co-workers speculated...

2/18/2019

article Nurse denies raping incapacitated patient
(Arizona) -- A nurse has pleaded not guilty to charges of raping an incapacitated woman who unexpectedly gave birth at a clinic where she was in his care. Nathan...

2/11/2019

article San Carlos Apache government, school buildings locked down for 'credible threat'
(Arizona) -- A credible threat has led to the lockdown of all tribal and school buildings on the San Carlos Apache reservation. A statement posted to the tribe's...

1/23/2019

article A nurse is accused of impregnating a woman in a vegetative state who later gave birth
(Arizona) -- A 36-year-old nurse has been arrested on suspicion of impregnating a woman in a vegetative state who unexpectedly gave birth last month at a Phoenix health...
article Male nurse arrested for allegedly raping and impregnating Native American woman who was in his care
(Arizona) -- In Maricopa County, Arizona, a male nurse has been charged with sexual assault for allegedly raping and impregnating a Phoenix woman who was in his care....

1/19/2019

article Lawyer: Incapacitated woman who gave birth not in coma
(Arizona) -- A lawyer for the family of an incapacitated Arizona woman who gave birth in a long-term care facility said she is not in a coma as previously reported. The...

1/13/2019

article An incapacitated woman is pregnant and no one notices? How does that happen?
(Arizona) -- There is one piece of good news in the stunner of a story of a woman who gave birth last month despite spending the last decade incapacitated at a Phoenix...
article Regulators advised pulling patients from Hacienda HealthCare during 2016 fraud investigation
(Arizona) -- The Phoenix facility where a comatose patient was raped and gave birth faced a criminal investigation two years ago over allegations it billed the state...
article The woman who gave birth in a vegetative state has given a face to an issue that happens with disturbing frequency
(Arizona) -- The story of a 29-year-old woman who gave birth at a care facility in Arizona last month, despite having been in a vegetative state for more than a decade,...

1/9/2019

article San Carlos Apache leader 'horrified' by incapacitated tribal member's pregnancy at facility
(Arizona) -- The chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe in southeastern Arizona says he is horrified and wants justice served for the incapacitated tribal member who...

1/8/2019

article Family of woman in vegetative state outraged after baby born
(Arizona) -- Police served a search warrant Tuesday to get DNA from all male employees at a long-term care facility in Phoenix where a patient who had been in a...

12/16/2018

article San Carlos Apache housing agency in turmoil after federal audit finds major violations
(Arizona) -- The San Carlos Apache Tribe's housing agency has been ordered to return millions of dollars to a federal account and may face other sanctions after a...

12/12/2018

article New Tribal council seated at inaugural event at Apache Gold Casino on Dec. 4
(Arizona) -- In a festive atmosphere featuring traditional drumming and singing, mixed with contemporary music, the new San Carlos Apache Tribal Council was seated on...

12/4/2018

article ‘Per cap’ meetings highlight Tribal council differences
(Arizona) -- A series of public meetings about proposed per capita (per cap) payments have opened up a debate about the best use of Tribal resources and whether there...

11/20/2018

article OP/ED: Who is responsible?
(Arizona) -- The recent revelation of the financial fiasco at the tribal Housing Office has been a shock to San Carlos tribal members and others outside the tribal area...

9/2/2018

article Apaches stave off wildfires with timber industry, active forest management
(Arizona) -- The catastrophic blazes that thrive in eastern Arizona’s thickly forested yet arid landscape have a way of fizzling once they jump from the dense national...

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