Oleai Elementary School’s Roselle I. Carreon, a 4th grade teacher, poses with her family members, OES staff members, Public School System Commissioner Glenn Muna, Board of Education members Herman Atalig, Herman Guerrero, Janice Tenorio, and BOE chair Marylou Ada yesterday. (Contributed Photo)

HEADLINES

Roselle I. Carreon is Teacher of the Year

An Oleai Elementary School teacher who has been with the Public School System for over 10 years was recognized yesterday as the 2019 State Teacher of the Year. Roselle I. Carreon, a fourth-grade teacher at Oleai Elementary School, was named yesterday the 2019 CNMI PSS State Teacher of the Year, while Hopwood Middle School’s Michael Berbes was named 2019 CNMI Instructor of the Year and Garapan Elementary school’s Grace Belyea and Hopwood Middle School’s Salote Kesol tied as 2019 CNMI Teacher...

Featured Stories

SBA loan approval reaches over $40M

As of Monday, the U.S. Small Business Administration has already approved a combined total of 721 disaster loans—for both homes and businesses—amounting to $43,632,400. Of that amount, loans arising from Super Typhoon Yutu total $41,895,400, while Typhoon Mangkhut approvals...

King-Hinds is new CPA board chair

The Commonwealth Ports Authority board of directors elected Kimberlyn King-Hinds yesterday as its new board chairperson, replacing longtime chair Jose R. Lifoifoi. This puts two board chairmanship under King-Hinds’ belt. She used to chair the Board of Regents of the Northern...

CPA board OKs office space for Skymark

The Commonwealth Ports Authority board of directors approved yesterday CPA’s proposed agreement with Skymark Airlines Inc. for the company’s three-year lease of an office space at the Francisco C. Ada/Saipan International Airport. At the same CPA board meeting, the CPA board...

Other Local News

‘Many shelterees have no home to return to; some have medical needs’

The remaining shelterees at the Kagman Emergency Shelter simply have nowhere else to go because of the severity of the damage their homes sustained from Super Typhoon Yutu, according to Department of Community and Cultural Affairs Secretary Robert Hunter yesterday. “They simply...

Sports

GCA wins season opener

Grace Christian Academy’s boys team finally debuted in the 2018-2019 Commonwealth Coalition of Private Schools Association High School Volleyball League and survived Mt. Carmel School in an extended match yesterday at the Eagles court. The Eagles, who had...

Business

Tribe Marianas turns 3

Rob Travilla was going through the 8-to-5 daily work grind when he took the plunge in 2015 to make his dream a reality, leaving behind his federal job to create his own business. That gave birth to Tribe Marianas, which he now co-owns with T.J. DLC...
Posted On Dec 17 2018

Opinion

Ma`tut Pinayon-ta

I taya` kandet fuetsau ha tulaika todu modun pinayonta, diariamente. Kulan hit pa`gu i manug ni debi tafañgahulu` gi troñku antes de homhum. Oran deskansog-hu kase `las onse dispues de manaitai pettinenti asuntu `sino mañgge-yu` attikulun gaseta. Pa`gu,...

Letters to the Editor

Trailers in Saipan’s beaches?

A recent Saipan local law authored and sponsored by Rep. John Paul Sablan seeks to amend the Saipan zoning law to authorize placing mobile homes and container houses along Beach Road in Garapan and all along the beaches on the western side of Saipan. Yes,...