A man stands on a damaged portion of Sugar Dock as he tries his luck with fishing. Rep. John Paul Sablan (R-Saipan) is pushing for the rehabilitation of Sugar Dock. (Jon Perez)

HEADLINES

Sugar Dock to be rebuilt

The Sugar Dock pier in Chalan Kanoa is set to be rebuilt, per the recommendation of a Guam historical architect. In a stakeholder committee meeting yesterday, Guam historical architect Michael Laguana suggested the project to both House Speaker Rafael Demapan (R-Saipan) and Rep. John Paul Sablan (R-Saipan). The next course of action is, according to Sablan, to rebuild the pier. Discussions with Laguana, according to Sablan, arose at the recommendation of the Historical Preservation Office,...

Featured Stories

New police academy has no cadets from Tinian, Rota

The 23rd CNMI Police Academy kicked off on Saipan on Monday with 34 cadets, including two Judiciary court marshals. Notably, there was no cadet from Tinian and Rota. It is also the first time in CNMI police cycle history that there are court marshals mixed into the academy,...

Police hunt man for assaulting GF

Police are hunting down a 32-year-old man who is wanted for assaulting his girlfriend with a plastic chair and a cassette radio at her house in Chalan Kanoa last Sunday. Department of Public Safety spokesperson Jacqueline Rae Shepard said yesterday that police are looking for...

Next Top Model pageant this weekend

The wait for the CNMI’s next top model ends this Sunday at the Fiesta Resort & Spa Saipan, with the 16 contestants showcasing their outfits, talents, and wit this Sunday at the Hibiscus Hall. The highlight of the pageant will be the Trash-to-Class segment where the...

Other Local News

Homeless coalition meeting set

The CNMI Homeless Coalition will be having its general membership meeting on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 9am at the DYS Main Office in Chalan Piao. The coalition would like to invite its partners, organizations, agencies and individuals providing direct or indirect services to...

Sports

Surprising finish for NMI jr. golfers

Surprising was the first word that came out from coach Joe “Kamikaze” Camacho when asked to describe how did CNMI junior golfers Edward Lee and Sebastian Camacho fare in a recent tournament in the Philippines. Lee and Sebastian Camacho saw action in last...
Posted On Apr 20 2018

Business

Limtiaco promoted to head BoG’s info security

Bank of Guam announced yesterday the promotion of Matthew E. Limtiaco to vice president/information security manager. Limtiaco, who has been with the bank since 2015, was with IBM Corp. from 2009-2015, serving as an expert on security and risk compliance....

Opinion

MCS celebrates MMB legacy with poetry

Mount Carmel School is joining the continuing celebration of the 90th Anniversary of the arrival of the Merdedarian Missionaries of Berriz, or the MMB sisters, on Saipan. The school recently held a series of contests that invited students to reflect on...

Letters to the Editor

All for Peter and nothing for Paul politics

Many have heard the phrase “robbing Peter to pay Paul,” which is what is happening to Rota in the recent decision to give Saipan and Tinian $13 million but not a penny for Rota. I submit that Rota’s decline in the number of citizens was the prime factor...