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Tuba City Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Sexual Abuse of Children

Last week, Ralph Yellow, 78, of Tuba City, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Diane J. Humetewa to 20 years in prison, followed by lifetime supervised release. Yellow previously pleaded guilty to one count of Abusive Sexual Contact with a Child. Yellow admitted that in 2012 or 2013, he...
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Arizona man sentenced to 20 years in prison for child sex abuse

PHOENIX — An Arizona man was sentenced last week to 20 years behind bars after pleading guilty to sexual abuse of children, authorities said. Ralph Yellow, 78, of Tuba City, admitted that he engaged in sexual contact with a six-year-old child in 2012 or 2013, the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona said in a press release on Tuesday.
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WEATHER ALERT: Flood Advisory in effect

Just south-southwest of Gray Mountain in Coconino County, including portions of Highway 89. …FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON…. WHAT…Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected. WHERE…Just south-southwest of Gray Mountain in Coconino County, including portions of Highway 89. WHEN…Until 200 PM MST.
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Navajo Nation president meets with residents affected by fires

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — On June 15, Navajo Nation administration officials and Coconino Board of Supervisors Lena Fowler and Judy Begay met with Navajo residents affected by the Pipeline and Haywire fires located north of Flagstaff. While the Navajo Nation does not currently have any communities under evacuation, health officials...
FLAGSTAFF, AZ
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Most Pipeline Fire evacuations lifted as first containment reported

The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, as of 4 p.m. Wednesday, has lifted all evacuation orders in the Timberline area. Residents and businesses evacuated Sunday because of the Pipeline Fire have now been allowed to return but will stay in Set pre-evacuation status and should be ready to leave at a moment’s notice if conditions change. Some areas, however, will remain in Go evacuation status including Highway 89 north of Wupatki Trails to Sacred Mountain Trading Post, Moon Crater and Alpine Ranchos.
COCONINO COUNTY, AZ
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Navajo doctor receives elite national award

TUBA CITY – On May 7, Dr. Jennifer Whitehair received the prestigious American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Outstanding American Indian/Alaska Native Women’s Healthcare Clinician Award in San Diego, Calif. Dr. Whitehair is a board-certified Navajo Obstetrician and Gynecologist at Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp. where she has worked for the past 16 years.
TUBA CITY, AZ
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Navajo Leaders Proud of Judge Sykes

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer congratulated Judge Sunshine Suzanne Sykes, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation from Tuba City, for being confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 18, to serve as the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Sykes is...
TUBA CITY, AZ
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Navajo doctor at Tuba City Regional recognized for outstanding OB/GYN services

TUBA CITY, Ariz. — Dr. Jennifer Whitehair, a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist for Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp., received a national award May 7 in San Diego, California. Whitehair received the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Outstanding American Indian/Alaska Native Women’s Healthcare Clinician Award. Shas worked for...
TUBA CITY, AZ
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Tuba City High School returns to in person graduation ceremonies

With mild temperatures and a partially cloudy sky, Tuba City High School proceeded with its 2022 outdoor graduation May 21. Returning to an in-person graduation was a welcome sight for many graduating students and their families after experiencing drive-thru ceremonies the past two years because of the pandemic.. “It is...
TUBA CITY, AZ
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Navajo Nation President commends historic confirmation of Diné judge to U.S. District Court in California

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez is commending the historic confirmation of a Diné woman to serve as a U.S. District Court Judge in California. Sunshine Suzanne Sykes, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation from Tuba City, Arizona, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate Wednesday to serve as the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
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Tuba City Elementary School honors Navajo language students

Tuba City Elementary School honored Navajo language students May 12. Right: Navajo language students of the month. Above: Mr Royd R. Lee directs Miss Tuba City Elementary School Princess Nia Balcerek to the podium, Miss Little Kindergarten Princess holds her September Student of the Month award and fifth grader Peyton Hatahlie sings the National Anthem in Navjao.
TUBA CITY, AZ
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Two bills in Congress aim to expand water access on tribal lands

Two pieces of legislation that would expand access to drinking water on tribal lands are under consideration in Congress. It’s estimated that about a third of households on the Navajo Nation lack indoor plumbing. One bill in the U.S. House would waive or reduce cost-share requirements for drought and...
CAMERON, AZ
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Inspired by “Contagion,” student earns public health degree

Kandice Tanner’s life turned upside-down at the age of 9 when her mother died. She and her dad were forced to move from their home in Phoenix to Tuba City. Life on the Navajo Nation was tough—they struggled to find a place to live and were often without running water and electricity. But Tanner was surrounded by amazing friends and a father with whom she had grown so close. He was her best friend.
FLAGSTAFF, AZ
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Several offenders sentenced to prison for violent crimes in northern Arizona

PHOENIX — Several people were sentenced last month to multiple years in prison for violent crimes committed in northern Arizona cities, authorities said on Tuesday. Each of the offenders are enrolled members of the Navajo Nation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona said in a press release, with investigation of the cases being conducted by the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety and the FBI.
PHOENIX, AZ
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