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  1. New Mexico's trading posts not what they used to beRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 15 | KOB-TV

    A sight like Farmington's Hogback Trading Post with its dilapidated appearance and rustic, Wild West personality might fascinate some. It's history, somewhat still standing.


  2. Parents of late Navajo girl continue Amber Alert pushRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | KOB-TV

    The parents of an 11-year-old girl abducted and killed in a remote part of the Navajo Nation are continuing their push for a tribal Amber Alert system. The Daily Times of Farmington, New Mexico, reports the parents of Ashlynne Mike recently spoke at an event to mark the anniversary of their daughter's death and called on the adoption of a Navajo Nation Amber Alert system.


  3. Church teams with police to fight substance abuse, domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | KOB-TV

    "There are a lot of these monsters, we call them here in the Navajo Nation that we are battling," said Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez. "Modern-day monsters, which are violence, domestic violence, sexual violence, then we have health issues, diabetes, heart disease, then we have substance abuse, meth, alcoholism and drug addiction," he said.


  4. Four Corners Blessing Boxes provide food for those in needRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2017 | KOB-TV

    An old fridge, a new paint job, and a blessing for those in need -- it's an idea from a Four Corners woman for people who might need some food. On the outside, it is iconic New Mexico with Shiprock, the Zia symbol and hot air balloons.


  5. UNM studies effectiveness of Indigenous Language Immersion schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | KOB-TV

    The University of New Mexico is taking part in a study that looks into how Indigenous Language Immersion schools can lead to better outcomes for Native American students. Eva B. Stokely Elementary School in Shiprock, N.M. is teaching its students in the Navajo language.


  6. Shiprock's Begay wins Game Day Player of the WeekRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    There were a lot of candidates for March 14 New Mexico Game Day Player of the Week, but KOB decided to hand it out to a state champ who rallied from being down double digits to win. Shiprock's Tanisha Begay helped carry her team to a state title.


  7. State Basketball Tournament ScoresRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Goddard 35, Los Lunas 30 Shiprock 47, Hope Christian 42 Tohatchi 57, Eunice 50 Tatum 43, Escalante 30 Elida 49, Melrose 38 Portales 59, Silver 39 Hope Christian 66, Robertson 42


  8. Millions missing, misspent or unused to build Navajo housingRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | KOB-TV

    Clara and Chee Begaye built their Shiprock home in 1969 from timber they harvested in nearby mountains. They raised their children in that home and are now living out their senior years in the dwelling.


  9. More snow hits Four Corners regionRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    On and off snow in the Four Corners forced the closure of school districts in San Juan County Tuesday. Farmington, Aztec, Bloomfield, Central Consolidated and Shiprock Schools were all canceled.


  10. Navajo farmer's fields lay fallow with no compensation coming from the EPARead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | KOB-TV

    The federal government has announced that they will not pay claims for money lost in connection with the Gold King Mine Spill, farmers are understandably frustrated. "August the 5th [2015], to this day, which was me, January the 13th, 2017.


  11. Navajo Nation lawmakers proposes funding for Amber AlertRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | KOB-TV

    Navajo Nation lawmakers are proposing tribal legislation to fund an emergency 911 system and expand efforts for a rural addressing system on the vast reservation. About $850,000 of the multi-million appropriation in the bill would go toward developing an Amber Alert system - a move that comes in response to a kidnapping this year that raised concerns over the fact that the United States' largest American Indian reservation does not have its own system to issue child abduction alerts.


  12. State office helping Navajos obtain birth certificatesRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | KOB-TV

    Like Joe, many Navajos over the age of 50 were born at home and never received a birth certificate. But with a few trips to Shiprock, the New Mexico Office of Vital Records is helping those people out.


  13. Trump Jr. campaigns for father in FarmingtonRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    FARMINGTON, N.M. The final stretch in the race to the White House is here. Donald Trump Jr. was in Farmington and Shiprock Friday to campaign for his father, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.


  14. Walkers advocate for Amber Alert system on Navajo NationRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2016 | KOB-TV

    The sound of an Amber Alert is jarring, even heartbreaking. What's worse is the part of the state that doesn't get those alerts because there is no working system set up.


  15. New movie uses New Mexico as key backdropsRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2016 | KOB-TV

    Coming soon to a big screen is a film with scenes shot in New Mexico. The movie called "Voyage of Time" comes out Friday.


  16. Farmers still feeling effects from Gold King Mine spillRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    More than a year after the Gold King Mine Spill, there are still wide-reaching effects being felt, specifically to farmers who had water cut off before the crops could mature and who are still afraid to use the water. "I didn't harvest anything, as you saw, my corn got so small, that was as big as it got I never got any full corn , no melon, no squash, I lost everything last year," said Earl Yazzie, who has farmed about 11 acres in Shiprock most of his life.


  17. Navajo Nation approves funds for fire stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The Daily Times of Farmington reports that delegates have voted in favor of transferring more than $417,000 from the tribe's Department of Fire and Rescue Services' personnel and fringe benefits account to the department's operations account to help pay for fire and rescue services in Shiprock, Newcomb and Ojo Amarillo. San Juan County will operate the stations in July, August and September.


  18. Outcry for death penalty collides with Navajo Nation beliefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | KOB-TV

    The Navajo Nation's opposition to capital punishment is in the spotlight following recent outcry for New Mexico to reinstate it in cases of child killings. The mother of an 11-year-old Navajo girl abducted and killed in Shiprock has started an online petition demanding the tribe allow the death penalty.


  19. Navajo Nation stands with North Dakota tribe in pipeline protestRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2016 | KOB-TV

    The Navajo Nation is lending their support for a battle taking place more than a thousand miles away. They are backing the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North Dakota protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.


  20. Martinez presses lawmakers to bring back death penaltyRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is pressing lawmakers to bring back the death penalty, saying said it's time our state responds to horrific crimes with a hard stance. Citing the recent killing of Hatch Police Officer Jose Chavez, and the sexual assault and murder of 11-year-old Ashlynn Mike in Shiprock, Martinez says the penalty death is a suitable punishment for those who are convicted of horrendous crimes.


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