NEW STUCO OFFICERS AT DMS: Dandan Middle School opened its school year 2017-2018 with a PTSA election, a full-year project lineup and voting for the year’s student council. This school year’s student council officers are, standing front, from left to right, Sommer Gomez as president; Maria Sablan and Juliet Inocencio as vice presidents; Tiara Cepeda as treasurer; Jovic Tuquero as secretary; Lars Anthony Wolf as historian; Jonathan Wolf as public relations officer; and Franklin Pangelinan as sergeant-at-arms. (Contributed Photo)

HEADLINES

Decomposed body found

The decomposing body of a 37-year-old man was found on the ground outside his home on Mt. Tapochau on Capital Hill last Friday afternoon. Department of Public Safety’s acting spokesman Lt. Jason Tarkong said yesterday that the victim’s body was brought to the Commonwealth Health Center’s morgue for further investigative and preservative purposes. “This case is pending further investigation,” said Tarkong. He did not release the victim’s name. Saipan Tribune sources identified the victim as...

Featured Stories

CCC questions IPR completion

With just 581 workers that are working right now on the third floor of a 14-floor structure, the Aug. 31, 2018, deadline of Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC to complete the casino resort appears difficult to meet. Unless it brings in a new contractor with lots of...

‘50-pct. chance CNMI will get strong storm’

With three more months before the year ends, there is still a 50-percent chance the CNMI could get a strong tropical storm—one that has winds of 50 to 73 miles per hour, according to a meteorologist with the U.S. National Weather Service. On the other hand, the CNMI has a...

Torres: Fiber optic cable competition is essential

Gov. Ralph DLG Torres reiterated the importance of fiber optic cable redundancy after a construction contractor damaged IT&E’s fiber optic cable last Thursday, crippling the internet connectivity and some cellular services in the CNMI. In an IT&E press release last week,...

Other Local News

Weatherization Assistance Program heads to Rota

Personnel from the Weatherization Assistance Program will be available at the Rota Mayor’s Office for two days this week to help qualified residents avail of assistance. In an announcement from the CNMI Department of Public Works, Division of Energy Office last Thursday, it said...

Sports

Sofa Kings reign in softball tourney

Sofa Kings etched their name in a perpetual trophy as they were declared inaugural champions of the 2017 Commonwealth Preparedness Month Softball Championship-Family Fun Day held last Saturday at the Capital Hill Softball Field. The Kings, who had to earn...
Posted On Sep 25 2017

Business

Bank of Guam’s to consolidate Santa Cruz, Hagatna branches

HAGATNA, Guam—Bank of Guam management has announced the consolidation of its Santa Cruz branch with the Hagatna branch effective Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, 45 years to the day that Bank of Guam opened its doors to the temporary modular facility adjacent to...

Opinion

Whatever

It’s time for another installment about my attempts to learn Mandarin Chinese. This is a never-ending series. That’s because it’s a never-ending quest. I’m an “intermediate” student. I was an intermediate student four years ago. I’ll be an intermediate...

Letters to the Editor

Running out of time

The following is premised on two things: that the CW program terminates in 2019 and that the U.S. retains indefinite control over our immigration. The scheduled termination of the CW program will last a period of 12 months from January through December...