BACK AT NMC-Both staff and students of the Northern Marianas College celebrate their return to the As Terlaje campus yesterday with some barbecue, burgers, and hotdogs. (Erwin Encinares)

HEADLINES

4 schools resume full-day classes; 4 still at half-day

With the Admiral Herbert G. Hopwood Middle School moving yesterday to a new temporary campus across Koblerville Elementary School, a total of four Public School System campuses have now reverted to regular full-day sessions. That leaves the William S. Reyes Elementary School in San Antonio, Oleai Elementary School, San Vicente Elementary School, and Francisco M. Sablan Middle School in San Antonio as the only four schools that are still on half-day schedules. Education Commissioner Glen...

Featured Stories

Torres offers possible solutions

Gov. Ralph DLG Torres has offered Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan possible solutions to fix the current predicament the CNMI is experiencing regarding the H-2B visa eligibility of skilled workers from the Philippines. In that spirit, he invited Sablan in a letter last week to...

Storm still en route to pass Marianas

The tropical disturbance that has been developing off the coast of Kosrae over the weekend is still en route to pass near the Marianas this weekend. According to the National Weather Services in Tiyan, Guam, the disturbance is expected to turn west-northwest or northwest and pass...

Life under diverse immigration statuses

Ever since the CNMI opened its doors to foreign workers and business people, the islands have become a refuge for newcomers, carrying with them renewed hopes, dreams, and energy. Most of them found what they came here for and, for others, the circumstances exceeded expectations....

Other Local News

Arrivals in the Marianas continue to recover in Jan.

According to the Marianas Visitors Authority, arrivals to the islands of Saipan, Tinian, and Rota continued to recover in January 2019 following Super Typhoon Yutu, which hit the destination in October 2018. While December 2018 arrivals were about half as many as the previous...

Sports

3 pull off upset victories

Helen Kim, Daniel Kang, and Hoo Wang stunned their higher-ranked opponents to win the championships in their respective singles events in the 2019 White Coconut Tennis Classic last Monday at the American Memorial Park courts. Wang recorded the biggest...

Business

Pelkey joins Bank of Guam subsidiary

HAGATNA, Guam—Maree Pelkey has joined BankGuam Holding Co.’s subsidiary, BG Investment Services, Inc., as vice president, investment advisor representative. Pelkey is an Academy of Our Lady of Guam alumna and received her bachelor’s degree in Business...

Opinion

Maribahan Fondu

Guaha otden malagnus na umaribaha todu gastun gobietnu dies pot sientu pot a`anog na menus i rinikohen aduana (tax) pa`gu na sakan. Gi primet kuattru mesis tinahuñg $7 miyon pesus. Poresu i otden na ensegidas u guaha rinibaha! Seriosu na asuntu ni debi...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for nothing!

I would like to thank a particular female doctor at the CHCC’s Family Care Clinic for sending my younger brother into a state of depression as a result of not clearing him to be referred to an eye specialist performing surgery in Guam. This eye specialist...