Some of the new police vehicles are on display yesterday at the Department of Public Safety headquarters in Susupe. Four of the vehicles will be given to Tinian and Rota. (KIMBERLY BAUTISTA)

 

HEADLINES

‘Vote on or before Monday’

With early voting slow but smooth on all three islands, the Commonwealth Election Commission reminded voters yesterday that the last day to cast early votes will be on Monday. CEC executive director Julita A. Villagomez noted that voters from Tinian, Rota, and the Northern Islands who are currently on Saipan should vote on or before Monday. If these voters fail to vote by Monday, Villagomez said they will have to go back to their respective islands just to vote. She said that polling sites...

Featured Stories

DPS unveils 30 new police cars

The Department of Public Safety unveiled 30 new police vehicles yesterday that were obtained through a combination of funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Four of the vehicles will be given to Tinian and Rota....

Browne: Over 700 unlawful gaming machines on Saipan

Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC chief executive officer Donald Browne said yesterday that regulators and lawmakers should stop worrying about “minor issues” and instead focus on stomping out all the “unregulated and unlawful” gaming machines on Saipan that he estimates...

CHCC takes over reins of ACS

The long-awaited Alternate Care Site at the Kanoa Resort in Susupe was officially unveiled to the public last Wednesday, with the administration of Gov. Ralph DLG Torres turning over its keys to the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. Taking up the entire left side of the hotel lobby...

Other Local News

DPS responds to distressed vessel off Saipan waters

On Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, at about 5pm, the CNMI Department of Public Safety received a call regarding one overdue fisherman who left the Fishing Base marina at 5am that morning and was due to return at 1:30pm. The Emergency Operations Center was then immediately notified. At...

Sports

MRA eyes better raceway

The Marianas Racing Association is looking to build a better raceway at the Marianas Motocross Park after getting back the land that used to host its races. MRA president Steve Sablan said there’s a lot of work needed after they signed a memorandum of...

Business

Get your Halloween Sushi Platter

Garapan Restaurant Café & Grill located along Coral St. in Garapan gets into the Halloween mood this month as it transforms some of their dishes into Halloween treats. According to general manager & director Gracia Yoo, they think of their...
Posted On Oct 30 2020

Opinion

Report to the People: Part II

Editor’s Note: This is being published in two parts due to its length. First of two parts In the first part of this Report to the People, I highlighted the legislative activities I have been involved in during this term in the 21st House of...

Letters to the Editor

‘The difference in our lives will depend on the candidates you vote for’

I write this letter voluntarily and willingly in my personal capacity. Years ago, when I turned 18, I listened to my grandmother’s advice on who to vote for. It was no secret that Nang was a diehard Republican. I remember some pocket meetings at her house...