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  • Stray dogs cause escalating problem for island community

    A recent count of the island's 25,000 stray dog population roaming Guam's streets shows scores of canines without a place to call home. An even harsher reality is that these strays are multiplying and creating a bigger problem for the community.

  • Nina Project helps teens dress for a proper prom

    It's a night to remember, and the Guam Women's Chamber of Commerce wants to help students on a rather tight budget get to prom in style.

  • Public needs to understand impacts of invasive species

    The brown tree snake, the coconut rhinoceros beetle, the little fire ant...to name a few. Most are creepy and crawly, but more importantly, they're wreaking havoc on Guam's ecosystem. With Invasive Species Week set for the end up the month, we caught up with the Department of Agriculture on events to get the public in the know.

  • Public Health wants to keep Guam clear of PI's measles outbreak

    The Philippines is a travel destination and home to many residents on Guam. A recent number of measles cases reported just this January in the PI, has Public Health on heightened awareness to prevent a measles outbreak from hopping a plane to territory.

  • Guam planners finalize Catastrophic Typhoon Plan

    Guam has had its share of typhoons and although nature has been good to us in recent years, it's always best to have a plan in place. That being said, the Catastrophic Typhoon Plan has been finalized.

  • $17M budget surplus forecasted by Adelup

    The Calvo Administration is projecting a budget surplus of about $17 million for the past fiscal year. But while it reduces the government's paper deficit, it won't lessen the drastic revenue drop from the Trump tax reforms.  

  • Seven guards face disciplinary action for prisoner's death

    Seven prisoners were charged for the murder of a detainee. And now that DOC's internal affairs investigation is done seven guards face disciplinary action. 

  • Defamation lawsuit against suspended archbishop partially dismissed

    There's been no official word on a verdict from Rome, but some progress to report when it comes to one of his cases here at home. In a decision and order from the local court, a defamation lawsuit against Guam's suspended Archbishop Anthony Apuron has been in part, dismissed.

  • GACS students will likely finish the school year

    It has been a week of uncertainty after Guahan Academy Charter School received a notice of eviction. But today saw some relief, as landowner representative of Nan Chul Shin Trust, Dongman Chang, confirms they've finally negotiated.

  • Making sure cops stay ready

    At least 17 killed and others injured after a teen opens fire on a high school in South Florida. The chaos bringing a large response from law enforcement. Though the shooting happened thousands of miles away it now has police departments across the country and right here at home making sure their officers are always ready for the unexpected.

  • Is off-roading dangerous to Guam's ecosystem?

    Jeeps, Trucks, ATVs are essentials for any off-roading enthusiast. And while wheeling around in the dirt and mud can be fun, experts say it also poses a danger to the environment.

  • Calma sisters can hold their weight

    The Calma sisters are here to show you girls are strong, too. Dayamaya and Dayalani Calma are Olympic style weightlifters. Both attend JFK and both will rep Guam at this year's Micro Games in Yap.

  • Religious leader: Guam's gay community "miserable"

    Members of Guam's gay community are miserable and in need of being saved by Jesus Christ. That's according to the controversial leader of Christian Fellowship Ministries Wayman Mitchell.

  • Does GACS have to pack up and move out?

    Pay the landowner, Nan Chul Shin Trust, part of the $245,000 owed, negotiate to give them more time, or do double-session. That's some of the suggestions in the action plan for Guahan Academy Charter School. Today is the day GACS was told they'd have to pack up and move out. Parents though still concerned that no letter was sent home and there's no communication on the GACs website.

  • Just how secure is the Hagatna lockup?

    Will any of the corrections officers be held accountable? It was last week we learned the details of the murder at the Hagatna lockup from last December. Detainee Edrite "Manson" Isar was beaten back-to-back by multiple prisoners.

  • Calling all couples: keep the romance alive with Spark!

    If you want to go beyond chocolates and flowers this Valentine's holiday, enrich your relationship without breaking the bank.

  • GovGuam leaders impressed with Calvo's speech

    In his eighth and final major speech as island's chief executive, Governor Eddie Calvo delivered his State of the Island Address Tuesday night.

  • Senators on the clock to act on superintendent's lawsuit against GEB

    The Legislature must act quick. They are coming up on the 45-day deadline to give statutory approval on a settlement agreement in Guam DOE superintendent Jon Fernandez's lawsuit against the Guam Education Board in their individual capacity.

  • No better time to get an air conditioner

    There's nothing like a great sale, especially if you're shopping for the right air conditioner for your home.

  • Rebuild of Sanchez High reaches impasse

    Seven years and at least seven bills later, the rebuilding of Simon Sanchez High School remains at a standstill. Senators held a hearing Wednesday on the latest measure to resolve the long delayed project.

  • Governor Calvo delivers his final State of the Island Address

    We, here today, are blessed with a legacy of patience, perseverance and strength. The people of Guam have struggled through colonization that threatened our very existence and then fought for our very lives in the anguish of World War II.

  • What happens with Guahan Academy Charter School's 300+ students?

    The notice of eviction states Wednesday would be the day: Guahan Academy Charter School middle and high school would be evicted. The Guam Charter School Council and stakeholders scrambled to find a solution, however, in a continuation of an emergency council meeting the Chairwoman Fey Valencia-Ovalles wasn't present due to a "business meeting". Board treasurer Victor Perez says tomorrow is just another school day.

  • Van de Veld believes CSC should hear Bernadette Meno case

    The lawyer for the central figure in the mass firing of seven Port Authority of Guam employees back in 2012 will likely seek a court order to force the Civil Service Commission to hear his case. Attorney Curtis Van de Veld argues that a recent high court ruling supports his contention that the Port missed the legal deadline to terminate client Bernadette Meno.

  • Boat that ran aground remains at Agat Marina

    How bad is the damage to the reef after a boat crashed off the Agat Marina? We brought you the story last week after a boat ran aground with four passengers on board plus the incredible footage by Dr. Michael Orr, an eyewitness who came to their rescue.  It happened one week ago, and today the boat continues to sit out on the waters, causing some concern.

  • Trial for former GPD colonel Mark Charfauros pushed back

    It seems trial for the former colonel of the Guam Police Department won't be happening this month as scheduled. Defense counsel now searching for an expert witness to detail the police body camera footage, and how he contends his client did nothing wrong.

  • GovGuam's shortfall projected to balloon to $67M

    The news gets worse for the government's looming fiscal freefall. New estimates indicate the shortfall will balloon to $67 million from the previously predicted $48 million based on new withholding tax computations. Members of the Special Economic Service discussed a range of options for "revenue enhancement," that's political speak for tax and fee increases.

  • GMH physicians deny any coercion or corruption

    Doctors at the Guam Memorial Hospital deny any coercion or corruption, saying Senator Dennis Rodriguez, Jr.'s inquiry for a Special Investigation is uncalled for. Dr. Larry Lizama says he would be sworn under oath and be questioned, because there's no problem with the hiring process.

  • Guahan Academy Charter School gets eviction notice

    They didn't pay their rent, so they found an eviction letter at their school door. More than 300 students at Guahan Academy Charter School will be affected if the eviction goes through as early as Wednesday. Parents and Stakeholders raise concerns at an emergency Charter School Council Meeting on Monday.

  • Motorcyclists pay tribute to Brian Johnson

    What started as a dream became reality when four United Airlines pilot began their motorcycle tour around the world.  Their mission was to spread the word about Guam, a place each of them hold dearly. Sadly the dream became a tragedy when one of the riders, Brian Johnson, lost his life. But now, his fellow riders, are paying tribute in honor of their late friend.

  • New record for Guam tourism

    Guam has set another new record for tourism arrivals. We welcomed more than 1.54 Million visitors in 2017, this despite what the Governor says was a challenging year of global events and changes in the visitor markets.

  • GHURA chief's case could be dismissed

    Working sessions or secret board meetings? On Monday, one of seven defendants charged with violating the Open Government Law enters a deferred plea. If all goes well, GHURA Executive Director Michael Duenas will have his case dismissed and expunged. His testimony could prove invaluable to the government's case.

  • Good news for Guam victims

    Still no verdict from Rome on Archbishop Anthony Apuron's canonical trial. But, some good news for victims from a court here at home. Deny defense's motion to dismiss the clergy sexual abuse lawsuits against Archbishop Anthony Apuron. 

  • Coldstone Creamery Birthday Club

    Watch KUAM News or listen to I94FM or Isla 63 AM where we'll announce the special celebrants of the day every weekday. And Every Friday, one lucky person will win a birthday cake compliments of Coldstone Creamery! 

  • DOE HQ left in the dark due to unpaid power bill

    The hum of a generator could be heard outside DOE's headquarters - the consequence of a delinquent bill that left employees in the dark.
  • Community outraged at savage beating of dogs

    Broken legs, a fractured skull, and damaged kidneys - just some of the injuries dogs Rex and Lucky sustained as a result of a brutal beating.
  • Short-term pain, long-term gain for CNMI consumers & businesses?

    DOCOMO Pacific announced plans for a new fiber optic cable between Guam and Saipan, citing increased connectivity and lower cost bandwidth.
  • Signup for Expresscare's weekly newsletter

    Watch "Healthy Living with Dr. Jitka Lom" every Tuesday on KUAM News Extra and signup for the ExpressCare weekly newsletter on Facebook for extended tips about living a healthy island lifestyle!
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  • KUAM Digital Digest delivers the biggest Guam news headlines to your inbox

    KUAM Digital Digest delivers the biggest Guam news headlines to your inbox

    We're proud to roll out a new service that keeps you in-step with what's going on around Guam, our new e-mail newsletter, the KUAM Digital Digest! Each week, we shoot out a fun and informative mailer straight to your inbox that lets you see what happened, what people are talking about and what links to click so you get the full story.

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    We're proud to roll out a new service that keeps you in-step with what's going on around Guam, our new e-mail newsletter, the KUAM Digital Digest! Each week, we shoot out a fun and informative mailer straight to your inbox that lets you see what happened, what people are talking about and what links to click so you get the full story.

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    Nominate someone for the Good Neighbor Award

    The acts of good neighbors in our community often go unnoticed. The Good Neighbor Award is a monthly feature highlighting the everyday acts of selflessness among everyday people!  

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    The acts of good neighbors in our community often go unnoticed. The Good Neighbor Award is a monthly feature highlighting the everyday acts of selflessness among everyday people!  

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  • Miss Earth Guam Emma Mae Sheedy holds book drive

    Miss Earth Guam Emma Mae Sheedy holds book drive

    She did it all For the love of books. Miss Earth Guam 2018 Emma Mae Sheedy held a book drive at UPI Elementary this week. For over one month, she collected more than 13 hundred lightly used books to help teach children the importance of reading and reusing. Emma also posting about her time with the youngsters on social media, stating, "The smiles on the students faces were unforgettable and remind me why I love being Miss Earth."More >>
    She did it all For the love of books. Miss Earth Guam 2018 Emma Mae Sheedy held a book drive at UPI Elementary this week. For over one month, she collected more than 13 hundred lightly used books to help teach children the importance of reading and reusing. Emma also posting about her time with the youngsters on social media, stating, "The smiles on the students faces were unforgettable and remind me why I love being Miss Earth."More >>
  • Utilities leaders detail increase to power rate

    Utilities leaders detail increase to power rate

    Valentine's Day may have just passed, but you're probably not loving your power bill. In an informational briefing today, GPA General Manager John Benavente and CCU Chair Joey Duenas appeared before Senators Telena Nelson and Regine Biscoe Lee to discuss current GPA concerns - one of them being power rate increases. As of this month, the fuel surcharge known as LEAC was raised to 14.7 cents per kilowatt, adding about $30 to the average power bill. And starting May 1, residents can an...More >>
    Valentine's Day may have just passed, but you're probably not loving your power bill. In an informational briefing today, GPA General Manager John Benavente and CCU Chair Joey Duenas appeared before Senators Telena Nelson and Regine Biscoe Lee to discuss current GPA concerns - one of them being power rate increases. As of this month, the fuel surcharge known as LEAC was raised to 14.7 cents per kilowatt, adding about $30 to the average power bill. And starting May 1, residents can an...More >>
  • Reprioritization authority main component of Aguon bill

    Reprioritization authority main component of Aguon bill

    Facing tough decisions after looming budget cuts, one lawmaker introduced a measure that would give GovGuam authority to reprioritize. Senator Frank Aguon Jr. introduced Bill 247 known as the Government Priorities Act of 2018. If signed into law, it would put Education, Health, and Public Safety as top priorities and group other agencies that can possibly be merged or even abolished. The Act would allow the Governor to take those necessary measures by means of an executive order. Yo...More >>
    Facing tough decisions after looming budget cuts, one lawmaker introduced a measure that would give GovGuam authority to reprioritize. Senator Frank Aguon Jr. introduced Bill 247 known as the Government Priorities Act of 2018. If signed into law, it would put Education, Health, and Public Safety as top priorities and group other agencies that can possibly be merged or even abolished. The Act would allow the Governor to take those necessary measures by means of an executive order. Yo...More >>
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