A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit brought by a local activist against former Senate president Russell Pearce. Immigrant rights advocate Sal Reza sued Pearce four years ago for banning him from the state senate building.
The chemical spill into Colorado’s Animas River has made its way downstream and is now affecting the Navajo Nation. The Navajo Farming Authority has shut off public water intakes and irrigation canals. And that leaves hundreds of Navajo farmers driving long distances to water their crops.