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  1. Navajo, Hopi tribes get funding to ease coal plant shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    The federal government is awarding nearly $420,000 to the Navajo and Hopi tribes to prepare for the closure of a coal-fired power plant and mine. The Navajo Generating Station in Page and the Kayenta Mine will shut down in 2019 unless a new owner for the power plant is found.

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  2. Navajo, Hopi tribes get funding to ease coal plant shutdownRead the original story

    Friday Oct 13 | The Navajo Times

    The Navajo Generating Station in Page and the Kayenta Mine will shut down in 2019 unless a new owner for the power plant is found. The Hopi Tribe will receive about $265,000 to develop a business incubator program and to study economic development that's not tied to coal mining.

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  3. U.S. Dept. of Commerce to Assist America's Coal CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Sonoran News

    ... development of a business incubator program to mitigate the adverse effects of the pending closure of a coal mine in Kayenta. , to support the preparation of an economic assessment and recovery strategy for a region impacted by the imminent closure ...

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  4. Sunday deadline for interest in Navajo coal plant approachesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 29 | The Navajo Times

    ... Hopi Tribe want a new owner, too, because their budgets rely heavily on the vast reserves of coal mined from near Kayenta. Environmentalists who have fought the power plant on health and environmental grounds say the tribes instead should focus on ...

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  5. Sunday deadline for interest in Navajo coal plant approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | Yuma Sun

    ... Hopi Tribe want a new owner, too, because their budgets rely heavily on the vast reserves of coal mined from near Kayenta. Environmentalists who have fought the power plant on health and environmental grounds say the tribes instead should focus on ...

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  6. Sunday deadline approaches for buyer interest in Navajo Generating Station coal plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | The Arizona Republic

    ... Station near Page. Salt River Project spokesman George Hardeen talks about the train that transports coal from Kayenta Mine to the Navajo Generating Station. Mark Henle/azcentral.com Salt River Project spokesman Scott Harelson talks about the future ... 1 comment

  7. Arizona coal plant's electric train rolling toward uncertain futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | The Arizona Republic

    ... http://azc.cc/2euOMVI Salt River Project spokesman George Hardeen talks about the train that transports coal from Kayenta Mine to the Navajo Generating Station. Mark Henle/azcentral.com Salt River Project spokesman Scott Harelson talks about the ...

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  8. Navajo solar plant breaks new groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    Solar panels near famed sandstone buttes along the Arizona-Utah border on the Navajo Nation. The Kayenta Solar Facility is the first utility-scale solar project on the reservation, producing enough electricity to power about 13,000 Navajo homes. The ...

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  9. Navajo Nations first solar project now producing enough electricity for about 13,000 homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | The Arizona Republic

    ... President shows solar panels near famed sandstone buttes along the Arizona-Utah border on the Navajo Nation. The Kayenta Solar Facility is the first utility-scale solar project on the reservation, producing enough electricity to power about 13,000 ...

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  10. 2 environment Navajo solar plant breaks new groundBy the associated press 17m agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    This Aug. 24, 2017 photo provided by Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President shows solar panels near famed sandstone buttes along the Arizona-Utah border on the Navajo Nation. The Kayenta Solar Facility is the first utility-scale solar project on the reservation, producing enough electricity to power about 13,000 Navajo homes.

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  11. Navajo solar plant breaks new groundRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2017 | The Navajo Times

    The Kayenta Solar Facility is the first utility-scale solar project to go operational on the Navajo Nation, producing enough electricity to power about 13,000 Navajo homes. The countdown has begun for the December 2019 closure of the coal-fired Navajo Generating Station, which will leave a site that both tribal and private entities say is rife with potential for renewable energy development.

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  12. Northern Arizona solar facility breaks new ground on Navajo NationRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2017 | World News Report

    In May of this year, in the shadows of sandstone towers near Monument Valley, an array of 120,000 photovoltaic solar panels fired up for the first time. In doing so, the Kayenta Solar Facility became the first utility-scale solar project to go operational on the Navajo Nation, producing enough electricity to power about 13,000 Navajo homes.

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  13. Senior officer with Kayenta police dies in car accidentRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Navajo Times

    They say he worked in collaboration with the Kayenta Unified School District to provide security, prevent crime and create a safe environment for the tribe's schoolchildren.

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  14. San Juan County hosts funeral for Navajo Nation policeman killed in off-duty accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Navajo Nation officials say a senior officer with the police department in Kayenta, Arizona, has died in an off-duty car accident. Martin had been with the police department since 2002, officials said.

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  15. Here's How to Watch the Solar Eclipse in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Phoenix New Times

    ... more you'll see. Down in Yuma, for instance, the eclipse will cover 66 percent of the sun. Meanwhile, in places like Kayenta, Monument Valley, or the Four Corners area in the northwestern part of the state, the eclipse will reach 82 percent ...

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  16. Man accused of attacking victim outside Farmington hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Farmington Daily Times

    ... FARMINGTON - A Kayenta, Ariz., man is accused of attacking another man outside a Farmington hotel and fleeing the scene in a vehicle while driving under the influence of alcohol. Alias Curley, 29, was arrested by Farmington police on July 28 and ...

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  17. Navajo Nation entity starts solar farm amid station closingRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | The Navajo Times

    The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority recently started operating the 27.3-megawatt Kayenta Solar Project near Kayenta, Arizona, The Daily Times of Farmington, New Mexico, reports . Solar farm project manager Glenn Steiger said the closing of the Navajo Generating Station is leaving a hole in power generation in the region.

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  18. Navajo Nation Entity Starts Solar Farm Amid NGS ClosingRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | World News Report

    A Navajo Nation entity has taken its first step to generating electricity by starting a solar farm. The Daily Times of Farmington, New Mexico, reports the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority recently started operating the 27.3-megawatt Kayenta Solar Project on 200 acres near Kayenta, Arizona.

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  19. NTUA opens first large-scale solar farm in KayentaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | Farmington Daily Times

    Navajo Tribal Utility Authority opens first large-scale solar farm The Kayenta Solar Project is the first large-scale solar energy facility on the reservation. Check out this story on Daily-Times.com: Glenn Steiger, project manager for the Kayenta Solar Project leads a tour of a solar farm that is up, running and selling power just over a year after the project broke ground in 2016.

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  20. Riding in the Shadow of Giants: Monument Valley by MotorcycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | RiderMagazine.com

    ... it's not just about "getting there." That's exactly why, instead of riding straight through the reservation town of Kayenta, Arizona, I would be taking a northern turn into the Monument Valley region. It was a road I had never ridden, leading into a ...

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