‘WE ARE THE NORTH’ Northern Island residents line up to board the M/V Super Emerald that will take them to the Northern Islands. The boat left the Port of Saipan at noon Sunday and was scheduled to arrive Alamagan early Monday. (Bea Cabrera)
NMBAC AT ROTARY MEETING Northern Marianas Business Alliance Corp. chair Alex Sablan speaks about what the NMI Workforce Act would mean for longterm workers in the CNMI during the weekly Rotary Club meeting last Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency Saipan. (Kimberly A. Bautista)
SHEFA MEETING Saipan Higher Education Financial Assistance chair Oscar M. Babauta, vice chair Juan K. Tenerio, secretary/treasurer Francisco D. Cabrera, SHEFA administrator Marissa S. Rasa, and board members Ursula Alden and Raymond Muna discuss the office’s financial flexibility during Wednesday’s SHEFA board meeting at the Saipan Mayor’s Office. (Fahim Uddin)
PLAYTIME-Some of the children that completed the Healthy Outcomes for Maternal and Early Childhood Visiting Program enjoy an activity before the start of last Friday’s graduation at the Pacific Island Club Saipan’s Charley’s Cabaret. (Jon Perez)
FARMERS AND RANCHERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT- Lt. Gov. Victor B. Hocog, center, who is currently the acting governor, joins island farmers, ranchers, and other guests yesterday for a group photo after signing the proclamation declaring Aug. 4 as Saipan Agricultural Fair Day and Aug. 5 to 11 as Farmers and Ranchers Week at the Juan A. Sablan Memorial Building on Capital Hill. Among the guests were Saipan Mayor David M. Apatang, Labor Secretary Vicky Benavente, and Public Lands Secretary Marianne Teregeyo. (Jon Perez)
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