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White Mountain Apache Tribe remembers former Chairman Ronnie Lupe

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 the age of 89.

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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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