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Potential New Coal Plant Operator Offers Few New Details

The Chicago-based company said it would run the plant at 44 percent of capacity to make it more economical.

Tribe That Owns Grand Canyon Skywalk to Improve Airport

The Hualapai Tribe received five grants for airport fixes at its tourism venture.

Gun Maker Bid Provides Insight Into Navajo Nation's Aspirations

Remington turned down the tribe's offer of $475M to $525 million.

Navajo Nation Begins Negotiations With Possible New Coal Plant Owner

President Russell Begaye said Monday that an agreement with New York-based Avenue Capital could be in front of lawmakers by October.

Navajo Community Still Uneasy After Gang Members Arrested

For 15 years, the Red Skin Kingz gang terrorized one remote section of the reservation.

University Group Launches Water Purification Project for Native American Community

A local chapter of Engineers Without Borders is building a filtration system to provide clean irrigation water for the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation.

Tohono O'odham Leaders See Chance for Improved Ties With Federal Law Enforcement

The tribe's land spans both Arizona and Mexico, adding complexity to its relationship with the political border.

Navajo Code Talker Samuel Tom Holiday Dies at Age 94

Holiday will be buried on the Navajo Reservation in Kayenta.

O'odham Governor: Cartels Pushing Out Nation's Members in Mexico

Some communities on the Mexican side of the border no longer have Tohono O'odham, says Jose Garcia.

Firm Seeks to Buy Arizona's Navajo Generating Station

Middle River Power is the only potential buyer to emerge since the utilities that own the plant announced they would close it.

Hundreds Rally in Phoenix to Save Navajo Coal Plant

More than 300 people gathered to ask for more time to arrange the purchase of the Navajo Generating Station.

Cicadas Tune Up for Long, Hot Summer

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How teens & seniors are working together to navigate the perils of the internet; Chris Dashiell looks back at a classic Arizona western called "Broken Arrow"; and why "shape note singing" has a loyal following.

Hopi Tribe Asks Governments for Help in Land Exchange Efforts

The tribe is looking for support as it works to finalize the transfer set out in a 1996 agreement.

Campaign Season Opens for Navajo Nation Presidency

Economic development will be a key issue, as the tribe relies on a power plant that is expected to close.

Sports Betting Ruling Has Ripples for US Tribes With Casinos

The Supreme Court decision is being welcomed by tribes wanting to bring sports betting to their casinos.

Federal Documents: Wall Likely to Adversely Impact Endangered Species

A FOIA request resulted in documents that appear to substantiate concerns of environmentalists and border communities.

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