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2010-03-02 21:11:00

DALLAS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) today announced that a fire was detected at approximately 12:40 PM MST in a new asphalt tank that was under construction at its subsidiary's Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico. The fire was extinguished after approximately 90 minutes by the refinery's fire fighting team. The fire resulted in two confirmed injuries that are believed to be serious, one missing and one likely fatality that is pending confirmation by...

2010-02-18 07:00:00

JERUSALEM/>, February 18, 2010/> /PRNewswire/ -- Navajo Systems announced today that it has been named one of 10 finalists for the coveted "Most Innovative Company at RSA(R) Conference 2010" contest, part of Innovation Sandbox, a half-day interactive event at the Conference devoted to providing security practitioners with an educational environment where they can partner with one another to learn about new technological solutions that will prepare them to tackle IT security issues....

2010-01-13 16:00:00

Eighth Season of Free Native American Performances Exhibits Arizona's Diversity www.ScottsdaleNativeTrails.com SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Take an unforgettable journey through the vivid First Nations of Arizona and North America with the eighth season of Native Trails, presented by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation and produced by the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. The Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau invites travelers to the Scottsdale...

2009-12-01 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging brands will be a key feature of the HBA Global Expo Honest Beauty blog. Every month. Mary Palmieri, the editor of Honest Beauty, will select an up-and-coming beauty product that has unique attributes and efficacy as well as a compelling background story. "Since I started penning Honest Beauty, I've come across so many unique products that aren't being pushed by major marketing and promotional campaigns. These products are authentic and have...

2009-11-10 08:00:00

JERUSALEM, Israel, November 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Israeli venture capital fund, JVP, has made a seed investment in Navajo Systems through JVP Media Studio, its incubator. Navajo Systems develop unique data encryption systems for cloud computing and SaaS applications. Navajo's products will benefit organizations by protecting data privacy and managing regulatory requirements, thereby enabling secure deployment of SaaS solutions and cloud computing environments. Navajo Systems solve...

2009-07-31 10:09:00

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevron Mining Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), today announced the donation of 208 acres of land to the Navajo Code Talkers Association (NCTA) for the future home of a Code Talkers museum and veterans center. The land transfer recognizes the Navajo Code Talkers for their service in creating history's only unbroken battlefield code during the Pacific campaign of World War II. NCTA President Keith Little, a former Navajo...

2009-07-06 09:30:00

Begay, Oneida Indian Nation and San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians join forces to fight obesity and diabetes and promote youth sports and wellness within Native American communities VERONA, N.Y., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Notah Begay III, a four-time PGA TOUR winner, today announced that Tiger Woods, Camilo Villegas, and Mike Weir will play in the second annual Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge (NB3 Foundation Challenge). The four will play in a skins game format on Monday, Aug. 24,...

2009-06-24 01:14:11

A forum in Utah this week celebrated the life and mystery of a young artist who vanished in southern Utah in 1934. Bones found last year were recently confirmed as those of Everett Ruess. The Californian was 20 when he was last seen near Escalante. The forum Monday at the University of Utah attracted a capacity crowd, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. Ruess's nephew and niece were there, as was Denny Bellson of Shiprock, N.M., who found the bones. Bellson, a member of the Navajo Nation, said...

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2009-05-16 14:25:00

Archaeologists are studying how early Navajos used smoke signals to notify others of invaders.The researchers and volunteers have flare guns and will spread across the Four Corners Saturday to test the ancient alarm system.There are 200 pueblitos that the archaeologists think were constructed by Navajos to defend themselves against Spanish explorers and rival tribes."If you hear an enemy approaching, you climb into these things and pull up the ladder, and you can seal yourself in for a...

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2009-05-01 09:42:07

University of Colorado, National Geographic report on forensic, DNA evidence regarding Southwest folk hero The mysterious disappearance of Everett Ruess, a 20-year-old artist, writer and footloose explorer who wandered the Southwest in the early 1930s on a burro and who has become a folk hero to many, has been solved with the help of University of Colorado at Boulder researchers and the National Geographic Society. The short, compelling life of Ruess, who went missing in 1934 after leaving...