Front & Side view) The black Jeep Cherokee — alleged to have contained illegal drugs — that was held by Customs and is now parked in front of the DPS central station in Fagatogo, was shipped to American Samoa earlier this year and linked to House Speaker Savali Talavou Ale. Last month, Samoa News reported that Savali said the vehicle belonged to his son-in-law and that he had already provided a statement to the police. [Courtesy photos]
DHSS's very own Ms. Losa, smiling for the Samoa News camera while pulling weeds and picking up trash last Thursday, during a clean up of Pava'ia'i Elementary School, under the governor's Adopt-a-School initiative. DHSS and the Dept. of Public Safety are responsible for Pava'ia'i Elementary. [photo: BC]
4-H STEM Camp participants measuring the circumference of a Norfolk pine tree during the 4-H STEM Camp held at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) - Agriculture, Community and Natural Resources (ACNR) Division. Through this activity, participants learned how mathematics is integrated into forestry. [Photo: D. Helsham]
US Army officials both local and off-island gathered at the Konelio Pele US Army Reserve Center in Tafuna last Friday afternoon, to honor and pay tribute to their fallen comrade, SFC Albert H. Chung, the army recruiter who drowned at Alega Beach on August 6. Others who were in attendance included local army reservists and retired soldiers like Lt. Lemanu Peleti Mauga and Tauapa’i Laupola. Owners...

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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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  • August 21, 2017
    Dear Editor:I for one have heard enough of the governments "REVENUE TASK FORCE" and their attempts to con, bully, and push the Fono into ramming several unneeded tax increases down our...
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    Welcome back to the Conversation! The article last time ended a bit abruptly, due to the fact that it's a two-part column. As a continuation of The Conversation this week, several factors...
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    Dear Editor, A fundamental reality of the revenue proposals being proposed by the Lolo administration is that they are DESIGNED and INTENDED to raise an extra, additional $25 million for ASG in...

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