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What had been called a “potential weapon-related issue” by Cortez school officials over the weekend has been identified as a juvenile posing in photos with a non-harmful Airsoft gun.

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What’s being called “a potential weapon-related issue” involving a local youth in the Montezuma-Cortez School District was raised over the weekend but reportedly has been addressed.

A bill to combat cyberbullying on the Navajo Nation has been signed into law by President Russell Begaye.

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Eight members of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe have pleaded guilty to financial crimes against the tribal government.

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An incident that had residents in the northeast part of Cortez hunkering in their homes Sunday afternoon and evening ended peacefully early Monday morning.