HYATT USHERS IN THE HOLIDAY SEASON-Joined by members of the Glushko Girls Ballet, 500 Sails, Boonie Babies Saipan, and hotel guests and visitors, Hyatt Regency Saipan employees led by general manager Guillaume Delemarle celebrate their traditional lighting of the Christmas Tree yesterday at the hotel’s main lobby in Garapan. The event coincided with the celebration of Hyatt’s 42 years of being on Saipan. (CHRYSTAL MARINO)

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Four injured in car collision

A collision between a sedan and a sports utility vehicle along Route 30 in Chalan Kanoa sent four individuals to the Commonwealth Health Center’s emergency room yesterday morning and blocked the highway on both sides, causing major traffic in the area. According to Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services spokesperson Robert Mojica, a woman called 911 at around 9:40am and reported a motor vehicle collision in front of Great Harvest Bakery in Chalan Kanoa. Due to the nature of the...

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2 accused of illegal Guam entry plead guilty

Two of the 16 Chinese nationals who are accused of illegally entering Guam on a boat to evade immigration processing have pleaded guilty to the charges and are now awaiting sentencing. The U.S. District Court for the NMI has accepted the guilty pleas of Zeng Guosheng and Sun...

Probable cause found vs man accused of entering a woman’s home while she slept

The Superior Court has found probable cause to try a man accused of breaking into a woman’s home while she was asleep and removing her blanket. During a preliminary hearing, Superior Court associate judge Joseph Camacho found probable cause to charge Tyneth S. Mariur with...

MVA introduces a Mini Christmas Village that will light up Garapan Fishing Base

Christmas in the Marianas is one of the Marianas Visitors Authority’s most popular annual signature events, second only to the Taste of the Marianas during Tourism Month in May. It’s also a great way for our community to share our cultural Christmas traditions. Honoring our...

Other Local News

Guam LDS Church donates clothing to Chuuk members

Relief Society sisters in the Barrigada Guam Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently organized a clothing donation for church members in the islands in Chuuk. Members throughout the Barrigada Guam Stake participated in donating clothes to help these...

Sports

NMI to host 2 Paris Olympic qualifiers

Badminton Oceania and Northern Marianas Badminton Association are delighted to announce the addition of two new International Challenge tournaments to the BWF Calendar in 2023, taking place back-to-back in June. First up is the Northern Marianas Open...

Business

Christmas performances every Friday at Hyatt

The Christmas season is here and every Friday at 5:30pm for the month of December, Hyatt Regency Saipan’s lobby will turn into a stage to showcase local talents from different schools in Saipan and bring in the yuletide cheer to in-house guests and the...

Opinion

Public is invited to Family Fun Day on Dec. 3 at Tanapag Youth Center

Every December, the United Nations observes and celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, or IDPWD. The purpose of IDPWD is to increase awareness of disability issues and gather support for the rights, dignity, and general welfare of...
Posted On Dec 02 2022

Letters to the Editor

The pulpit bully

Robert Hunter, you have used your podium in the Governor’s Office to troll and bully citizens of the CNMI for too long and we are glad that you are gone! You have some nerve to try and insinuate that Tina is bad for the CNMI when you and your Gov. Ralph...