The late Saito Paulo of Fagaitua with his wife and son seen here in a Facebook photo. Paulo passed away yesterday after being in a coma since Saturday after an electrocution incident that also claimed the life of fellow worker, Iosefa Elia. Two of the six involved in the incident remain hospitalized, with one in a coma in ICU, while the other is being treated in the Surgical Ward. [courtesy photo]
The JPS Paradise Football Classic II “Impact Player Award” was awarded to American Samoa’s Blessman Ta’ala from Faga’itua High School – Blessman finished the game with Sacks, Couple Tackles, & a force fumble in their match against Hawai’i West. Raemos Fano, American Samoa’s quarterback was also named Impact Player of the Game after their match against Norcal. See tomorrows Samoa News issue for Story – Players reflect on their trip. [photo: TG]
Thousands of Pacific Telecommunications Conference attendees gather this week for workshops, meetings, negotiations and libations (above at the Tapa Bar) at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki, Hawaii.  Representatives from both Samoas, and neighboring Pacific Islands and associated cable/satellite entities are participating in the event. [Photo: Barry Markowitz]
Since the year 2000, the American Samoa Small Business Development Center (SBDC), hosted by the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) has been providing small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in American Samoa the practical assistance they need to grow and prosper in today's economy. An advocate for small businesses that delivers services in counseling, training, and technical...

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Since the year 2000, the American Samoa Small Business Development Center (SBDC), hosted by the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) has been providing small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in American Samoa the practical assistance they need to grow and prosper in today's economy. An...
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  • January 19, 2017
    Dear Editor,Regrettably, your January 16 edition carried a very misleading headline on a story about the Committee of the Whole of the U.S. House of Representatives. The House did not...
  • January 14, 2017
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  • January 6, 2017
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  • January 19, 2017
    This past Monday night, our American Samoa All-Star teams that represented the territory in the Junior Prep Sports (JPS) Paradise Football Classic II this past week in the State of Hawai’i...
  • January 18, 2017
    This month will be a busy one for 17-year-old Ralph Manuma Taufaasau. Having recently returned to the territory this past Monday night after representing American Samoa in the JPS Classic in the...
  • January 17, 2017
    Austrailia took the gold while Guam's 12-and under baseball team finished with the silver medal in the 12U Oceania Tournament held at Guerrero Field.Guam started the tournament off with a loss to...
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