Road to Mauga-o-Alii
This Samoa News photo taken Wednesday afternoon shows the construction crew continuing their work on expanding and improving the road goings up to the national historical site, the Governor’s Mansion on Mauga-o-Alii. [photo: FS]
Tafuna High School’s powerback is gang-tackled by three Samoana defenders
Tafuna High School’s powerback is gang-tackled by three Samoana defenders at mid field while still refusing to go down during the second quarter of their varsity match up last Saturday morning at the Veterans Memorial Stadium – Tafuna won 36 - 34. More football photos in slideshows. Coverage of ASHSAA Football is proudly sponsored and brought to you by Congresswoman Uifa’atali Aumua Amata. [photo: Tony Gasu]  
Vietnamese Community gathering at the court building
Some members of the Vietnamese Community appeared at the District Court building early yesterday morning wanting to enter the court building to witness the initial appearance of the 19-year-old suspect, who was arrested in connection with the case where the body of a Vietnamese man was found dead at an abandoned house in Vaitogi last week. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, their request was denied by the Marshal.  Read more in report in this issue. [photo by AF]
LJ Solo and his assistants in their ‘Tackle Cancer’ uniforms
Leone Lions offensive coordinator LJ Solo and his assistants in their ‘Tackle Cancer’ uniforms in honor of National Cancer Awareness Month, which is commerated annually in the month of October. Leone won in their varsity match up against the Faga’itua Vikings after a 53 - 33 victory. See Wednesday's Samoa News for more ASHSAA Football Coverage which is proudly sponsored and brought to you by Congresswoman Uifa’atali Aumua Amata. [photo: Tony Gasu]  

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Washington, D.C. — In a letter to Senator Zed Seselja, Australia’s Minister for International Development and the Pacific, following a recent video conference call with members of the Congressional Pacific Islands Caucus, Congresswoman Uifa'atali Amata called American Samoa one of the three anchors of the new AUKUS Indo-Pacific security pact pledging the three signatories, Australia, the United...

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Little girl in her White Sunday finery
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Local businesses — especially clothing shops and grocery stores — are hoping for an uptick in customers this White Sunday, shopping for White Sunday outfits for the children and food for the Sunday feast.  (See today’s Samoa News edition for businesses advertising their...
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  • October 12, 2021
    Dear Editor,  I am not opposed to renewable energy. I just feel that the wrong site has been chosen for the wind farm.Besides the damage to the forest and wildlife the project will cause at this...
  • October 5, 2021
    In September and October, Congress has been working on perhaps the most new federal funding that has ever been considered at one time, $4.7 trillion in two major bills. As you might imagine, that...
  • October 1, 2021
    Dear Editor,  Is it true that a windmill farm consisting of 10 giant windmills (each over 300 feet tall) is going to be built in the primary rain forest behind Aoloau, Leone, Asili, and...

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