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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A female probationer was arrested and taken into police custody last week. Caroline Purcell made her initial appearance before District Court Judge Pro Tem Gwen Tauiliili-Langkilde and bond has been set at $5,000 She is charged with one count of unlawful possession of a...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Sen. Satele Galu Satele Sr. has called for a thorough written report on the health of Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga — who has been off island for medical reasons since early this year — to determine whether Lolo is healthy and fit to continue as the territorial government...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In preparation for the 2020 American Samoa Census of Population and Housing, Mr. Meleisea Vaitoelau Filiga is appointed as the Census Area Manager (CAM) under the leadership and direction of the Department of Commerce (DOC) Director. The appointment of the Census Area...
ASCC BUILD EXITO career mentors Derek Helsham (far left) and Tala Ropeti-Leo (far right) joined the five ASCC students
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In late June, five students from the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) returned from Portland, Oregon, where they had attended an orientation for new scholars in the BUILD EXITO Program at Portland State University (PSU). BUILD EXITO is an undergraduate research-...
Pacific Horizons students with parents and teachers at Junior Solar Sprint Competition
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Team American Samoa — represented by students of Pacific Horizons School — placed an impressive 7th place in the national Junior Solar Sprint Competition — out of more than 100 middle school teams from across the United States. American Samoa’s Pacific Navigators are:...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tri Marine International’s operation in American Samoa is not included in the company’s sale of its global tuna supply business to longtime partner, Bolton Group — one of the main players in the international consumer goods market product sector. In a press release last...
Police Commissioner Le’i Sonny Thompson
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — As of yesterday afternoon, police were still searching for escaped convict, Thomas Siaumau, who walked out of the TCF last Wednesday night. A swarm of cops was spotted at the Tafuna International Airport during flight night last Thursday and also last night. Police have...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A young woman who was a passenger inside a rental car in which detectives discovered a huge quantity of drugs last November, was arrested last week and now faces drug charges for an incident that occurred less than two weeks ago. Julie Uiese made her initial appearance...
American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority’s chief executive officer, Lewis Wolman with ASPA acting executive director, Wallon Young
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority (ASTCA) “finances continue to operate in the red” while increments were provided to more than half of ASTCA’s workforce following a company-wide review. This is according to ASTCA’s fiscal year 2019 second quarter performance...
Jonathan Fanene
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — While the legal process in court moves forward, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has advised Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga to rescind the termination letter for former director of the Department of Youth and Women’s Affairs (DYWA), Jonathan Fanene. This is according to...

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