Local News

The American Samoa National Olympic Committee is pressing ahead with preparations to make a formal bid to host the 2025 Pacific Mini Games. ASNOC first expressed interest at last month's 2017 Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu. In a letter to affiliated sports federations, Secretary General Ethan Lake...
As has been the norm in past years, the American Samoa Historic Preservation Office (ASHPO) is distributing free calendars. All you have to do is stop by their Nuuuli office and pick up your copy. According to Historic Preservation Officer, David Herdrich, of the total of 3,000 calendars printed, "...
The Senate on Thursday approved in final reading two Administration tax bills, which were part of a larger piece of legislation submitted last year, but vetoed by the governor after several changes by the Fono. The two bills — changing the way the beer tax is calculated, and hiking the 5%...
Samoa, along with two other countries, have been removed from the list of countries, whose nationals were authorized by the US Department of Homeland Security to participate in two nonimmigrant workers visa programs. The reason, according to a USDHS document published yesterday in the federal...
An incident report by the pilot of a Talofa Airways plane that endured a landing gear problem at the Pago Pago International Airport last Thursday — a problem that occurred after the plane landed safely — was presented yesterday to senators and read in part in Samoan by Port Administration director...
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced on Thursday, nominations of fourteen students for consideration by the service academies. These select nominations were based on the students’ academic records, essays and letters of recommendation from their teachers, church leaders and local...
After 15 long years, the Pala Lagoon Swimming Center at Lions Park — across the street from ANZ Bank — will officially be dedicated today at 9 a.m. The facilities will be open to the public at 1 p.m. and will remain open until 6 p.m. A $5 fee is required for everyone who uses the facilities, no...
If a federal government shutdown commences at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20th, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has issued an ASG Shutdown Order, outlining procedures to take and exempted services since a federal shutdown will have a direct impact on ASG finances. Congress passed late last year a partial...
A jury trial for Gerhard Otto Haleck, who is facing one count of unlawful possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), in connection with a drug bust at the Post Office on Jan. 03, 2017, is ongoing this week at the High Court. The offense is punishable by between five to ten years in jail, a...
Surrounded by church ministers of the Assemblies of God is the lace-covered coffin of the late Rev. Elder Siaosi Ietitaia Mageo, with a bouquet of flowers, at the start of his Memorial Service at the Assemblies of God Hall at Tafuna yesterday. His final memorial service is scheduled for tomorrow,...

Pages

Comment Here