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Navajo Nation

‘Outmanned & outgunned:’ Tribal police officers face dangerous challenges

The shooting death of 27-year-old Navajo Nation Police Officer Houston James Largo, who was responding to a routine domestic violence call in the remote community of Prewitt, N.M. on Sunday, highlights the unique challenges his agency faces in fighting crime. Tribal officers often patrol vast, desolate areas – sometimes 1,000 miles at a time –

Navajo Nation vows to fight EPA for toxic mine spill

Navajo Nation officials say they are outraged the Environmental Protection Agency is refusing to pay millions of dollars in claims filed against it following the devastating Colorado Gold Mine spill. The federal agency has accepted responsibility for the August 2015 disaster, which devastated farm and grazing lands in southern Colorado and northwest New Mexico. But

Obama names Utah, Nevada monuments despite opposition

President Barack Obama expanded his environmental legacy in the final days of his presidency with national monument designations on lands in Utah and Nevada that have become flashpoints over use of public land in the U.S. West. The Bears Ears National Monument in Utah will cover 1.35 million acres in the Four Corners region, the

Michelle Malkin: Tale of Two Tribes: ‘Climate Refugees’ vs. EPA Victims

The left has concocted a lucrative category of politically correct victims: “climate refugees.” It’s the new Green racket. U.S. taxpayers will now be forking over untold billions to ease the pain allegedly inflicted on “carbon’s casualties” by industrial activity. By contrast, those who have suffered as a direct result of government incompetence by federal environmental