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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man accused of assaulting his wife appeared in District Court last week. He is charged with third degree assault and private peace disturbance. The government alleges that around 6:30 p.m on a Wednesday night in Malaeimi, a woman called police regarding her sister, who...
[l-r]: candidate for lieutenant governor Tapaau Dr. Dan Mageo Aga, and candidate for governor, I’aulualo Fa’afetai Talia; candidate for governor Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga and candidate for lieutenant governor Talauega Eleasalo Va’alele Ale; and candidate for lieutenant governor Tapumanaia Galu Satele Jr. with candidate for governor Sen. Nuanuaolefeagaiga Saoluaga T. Nua.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Establishing laws to address cyber bullying was one of the more than 10 questions asked of candidates during the second gubernatorial forum hosted by the American Samoa Bar Association on Wednesday night, Oct. 7, at the American Samoa Community College Multipurpose...
Aliitama Sotoa (right) and Petti Matila (left) with two Army Reservists in uniform in the background.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The two Army Reserve soldiers who appeared in uniform during the American Samoa delegations’ presentation at the Democratic National Convention in August, will not be disciplined for appearing in uniform, but their supervisor will, according to a Marine Corps Times...
 (l-r) attorney and president of the American Samoa Bar Association Lornalei Meredith, community members So’onafai Seloti and Alvina Savali, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker Adney Reid
The Cyber-Bullying/Suicide Forum hosted by the Student Government Association last week at ASCC included (l-r) attorney and president of the American Samoa Bar Association Lornalei Meredith, community members So’onafai Seloti and Alvina Savali, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker Adney Reid. This...
Tafuna High School sign
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — “The Parents and Teacher Association will continue to fight for the return of lower campus property to Tafuna High School,” declared PTA president William E. Spitzenberg, as the government moves forward with plans to construct on the site the centralized local Education...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Just over 16,300 electors are on the voter’s roller for the Nov. 3rd general election after voter registration closed at 4:30p.m on Monday this week, says Chief Election Officer Dr. Lealofi Uiagalelei. This year, electors cast ballots in the gubernatorial, congressional...
Attorney General, Mitzie Jessop-Taase
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The sponsors of a couple from Samoa, who were supposed to depart the territory after their sponsorship was terminated, have stated in a letter to the Attorney General that they are offended with the AG’s “misrepresentation of the law” that “has added confusion to this...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Three men arrested by police last week during a traffic stop appeared in District Court this week for their initial appearances, after drugs were found on two of the men, while the driver of the vehicle faces a traffic violation for driving a vehicle without current...
Coral reef at Ofu.
Pago Pago, AMERIAN SAMOA — Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed notification of three grants affecting American Samoa from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), including one directly for American Samoa. NOAA is announcing their Coral Reef Conservation funding for...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a memo issued yesterday Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga ordered that all cabinet members, who are “actively criticizing the work of the Administration” submit their resignations or, he will act accordingly. And the governor is demanding “loyalty, faithfulness, [and]...

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