For the rest of this month, before the new school year for DOE begins on Sept. 5, employees of government departments and agencies will be busy on the campuses of schools they are designated to clean up, under the governor's Adopt-a-School initiative. Pictured are some DPS and DHSS workers yesterday doing their best to prepare the campus of Pava'ia'i Elementary.  [photo: BC]
School Lunch Program cooks hard at work, packing breakfast and lunch items for the schools that have already started the new school year. Tomorrow is the last day for the week long food safety training for all SLP cooks and food handlers, a first for the territory. [photo: courtesy] 
Congresswoman Aumua Amata met with members of Alaska’s Samoan community in Alaska on Monday. Hosted by the Polynesian Association of Alaska, and Congressman Don Young (R-Alaska), Amata discussed a variety of issues, which included healthcare, immigration, visas, etc. [Courtesy photo]
Thirty-one future soldiers took the Oath of Enlistment for the US Army during a brief ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Stadium in Tafuna on Wednesday afternoon, in the presence of proud parents, families and friends. They are part of the 80 Delayed Entry Program enlistees — the largest single DEP recruitment in US Army history. (See story Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017) Maj. Ulisses Tymes administered...

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American Samoa's local fire crew is playing a crucial role in fighting fires in the US, working alongside their peers from the mainland, since they departed the territory earlier this month. Recently, the local fire crew was involved in efforts to contain the Modoc July Complex Wildfire, which...
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