Monument Valley / Oljato

by David Boyle News Director Members of the San Juan County Commission got an update on the Goulding’s Lodge sale, approved a continued lease for communication infrastructure on BLM lands and discussed a possible renewable energy project area at their latest meeting. While the county was unsure how...
Members of the Navajo Nation Hospitality Enterprise Board, 25th Navajo Nation Council, Navajo Nation President Dr. Buu Nygren, and the Navajo Land Department stood together at the grand opening of the Goulding’s Lodge. Photo Courtesy 25th Navajo Nation Council
by David Boyle News Director Navajo Nation officials celebrated the tribe’s purchase of Goulding’s Monument Valley Lodge and Tours with a grand opening on June 14. The purchase comes as the property celebrates 100 years in business. Members of the 25th Navajo Nation Council approved a $59.5 million...
Two peopole were killed on March 25 when the Ford Ranger they were in was struck by an oncoming Chevrolet Silverado. The Silverado driver is charged with four felony counts. The crash occurred at around 8:30 p.m. on State Road 163, nine miles north of the Arizona border between Douglas Mesa turnoff...
The pallets are loaded and crews are ready at the new Utah Food Bank headquarters in Blanding.  The facility is setfor ribbon-cutting ceremnoies on February 7 and opening to patrons on February 8.  Courtesy photo
by Sally Jack Contributing writer Utah Food Bank announces the opening of its new Southeastern Distribution Center and Food Pantry in Blanding. Construction on the 18,000 square foot facility began more than a year ago under general contractor Tri-Hurst Construction of Blanding, with subcontractors...
The 25th Navajo Nation Council voted 17-0 to approve $500,000 from the Navajo Nation’s Síhasin Fund to help Utah State University (USU) construct a new higher education facility in Monument Valley, Utah.  According to the legislation sponsor, Council Delegate Herman Daniels, Jr. (Shonto, Naa’tsis’...
Foggy Mittens by Harry Nez, one of several photographs displayed at the Community Center in Monument Valley through February 17.  Courtesy photo
A unique photography program on the Navajo Nation is providing professional equipment and in-depth instruction to help transform how participants preserve and communicate their cultural values and customs. The program will close its first session with a public exhibit at the Tsé Bii’ Ndzisgaii...
by David Boyle News Director The Utah Navajo Commission met on October 17 in Denehotso. Members of the Navajo Utah Commission appointed Council Delegate Curtis Yanito as the chairperson, with Teec Nos Pos Chapter President Kenny Victor as the vice chair. After accepting the appointment, Yanito...
by David Boyle News Director The nearly 100-year-old iconic Goulding properties in Monument Valley are moving closer to changing ownership to the Navajo Nation. Members of the Navajo Nation Council approved legislation on October 17 to approve the purchase of Goulding’s Monument Valley Lodge for $...
by David Boyle News Director Tribal, federal and state agencies are working through the next steps to bring water infrastructure to the Navajo Utah strip. Federal and state representatives outlined the next steps at recent meetings in Montezuma Creek and Monument Valley (see SJR July 19, 2023) More...
by David Boyle News Director Federal and state agencies are working through the next steps to bring water infrastructure to the Navajo Utah strip. At a recent meeting representatives from those entities outlined their work which, when completed, will prepare the way for the Navajo Nation to plan...

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