A Searchlight investigation finds that in spite of federal and state stays, evictions continued in the state.
CYFD employees say they were sidelined or fired for voicing concerns about a ‘sacred cow’ software contract.
High-level officials accuse the CYFD of retaliation against complaints about Signal and other concerns.
After suffering one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the country, this New Mexico town on the edge of Navajo Nation is reaching a breaking point as the federal eviction moratorium is set to expire.
Records show CYFD destroyed communications on COVID response, other official documents. Employees who complained were fired.
In the state department charged with child welfare, leadership and staff avoid a paper trail with encrypted messaging.
COVID is pushing thousands of Chinese immigrant workers into the marijuana business—sometimes leading to exploitation and labor trafficking
A police raid near Shiprock has all but ended an illicit cannabis-growing operation
A massive marijuana bust in Farmington represents just a sliver of an ongoing operation on Navajo lands that has now drawn federal investigators
A massive hemp empire is accused of growing illegal marijuana and sowing violence on the Navajo Nation