Tribal members settle abuse cases against Mormon church

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Four Native Americans who claimed they were sexually abused while enrolled in a now-defunct Mormon church foster program decades ago filed paperwork to dismiss their cases afte...

Less snow prompts push to lengthen Grand Canyon visit season

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — With snowfall dwindling at the Grand Canyon's North Rim, tourism promoters see an opportunity to stretch out the visiting season at the less popular side of the canyon so more ...

McCain had complicated relationship with Indian Country

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The late Sen. John McCain helped usher through Congress some of the most pivotal legislation affecting Indian Country. That included the right for tribes to o...

Arizona canyon famed for waterfalls to reopen after flooding

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona canyon that's world famous for its blue-green waterfalls is reopening Saturday, weeks after flooding closed it to tourism. The Havasupai reservatio...

Navajos advance 2 seasoned politicians vying for presidency

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Voters on the country's largest American Indian reservation have advanced two seasoned politicians vying for the presidency to the general election. Current t...

'Sister Wives' family makes home in inclusive Arizona city

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Polygamous family members from TV's "Sister Wives" say they've moved to northern Arizona after seven years in Las Vegas because they still feel hostility toward plural families...

3 Republicans vie for competitive Arizona US House seat

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Three candidates are vying to become the Republican nominee in Arizona's vast 1st Congressional District. The district takes in the state's high country, low ...

Park Service nixes rafting proposal after backlash over fees

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The National Park Service has canceled a contract proposal to run commercial river trips in the Grand Canyon after backlash over higher franchise fees. About ...

Auto group accused of deceptive practices to sell to Navajos

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission is accusing an auto group in the Southwest of using deceptive and unlawful practices to sell vehicles to Navajos. The complaint a...

Navajo community still uneasy after gang members arrested

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo Nation community where authorities say they dismantled a violent gang that trafficked drugs and frightened residents wants law enforcement to remain vigilant about cri...

Land-trust case raises red flags across Indian Country

MASHPEE, Mass. (AP) — A modest courthouse and a fledgling police force, a housing development for American Indian families and a school where students are taught exclusively in the tribe's ancestral l...

Ex-wife of man who killed 6 in Arizona relieved he's dead

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Connie Jones' life wasn't routine. She switched up her commute to work, went to different grocery stores, constantly looked over her shoulder, and took firearms training and de...

No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Dry pine needles and dead wood snapped under fire prevention officer Matt Engbring's boots as he hiked a half-mile into the woods in search of a makeshift campsite that had ser...

Tribes welcome opportunity to add sports book to casinos

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — American Indian tribes are welcoming an opportunity to offer sports betting in potentially hundreds of casinos across the country after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way f...

Dozens of wild horses found dead amid Southwest drought

CAMERON, Ariz. (AP) — Off the highway surrounded by northern Arizona's Painted Desert lies one of the starkest examples of drought's grip on the American Southwest: Dozens of dead horses surrounded by...