Arizona Congressman Trent Franks is expected to introduce another bill aimed at blocking the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a West Valley casino.
Congressional insiders say it may happen this week.
See also: Tohono O'odham Nation Continues Defending Plans for West Valley Casino
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If you've blown through the gardening books on your reading list this winter or are looking for some inspiration this summer, local author and painter Barbara Bayless Lacy's book, Nanise': A Navajo Herbal: One Hundred Plants From the Navajo Reservation is a unique find.
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Ned Norris, chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation The Gila River Indian Community filed suit in federal court against the Tohono O'odham Nation in a bid to prevent it from building a West Valley resort-style casino.The Tohono O'odham bought 135 acres near 91st and Northern avenues ... More >>
The Arizona Corporation Commission will vote today on a possible rate hike for Arizona Power Systems (APS) customers. The proposed increase would raise customers' rates by an average of more than $6 a month. An administrative-law judge has already recommended approval of the rate hike...A judge i ... More >>
Sister Marguerite BartzThe chief prosecutor in the case against a teen suspected of murdering a nun on the Navajo Indian Reservation last week is refusing to turn him over to federal authorities without an extradition request.Tribal police arrested the suspect, 18-year-old Reehahlio Carroll ... More >>
Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr.Joe Shirley Jr., president of the Navajo Nation, was placed on administrative leave today, pending an investigation into ethical, civil, or criminal involvement with two companies with tribal contracts.During a special session of the ... More >>
Growing up in rural Arizona, certain events were anticipated because they were known to be accompanied by a homemade Navajo taco. From Christmas parades to corn festivals, eating a Navajo taco meant sampling Arizona street food at its best. But finding a Navajo taco in the Valley?...not a ... More >>