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  • New locking mechanisms being installed at DOC's Mangilao compound

    Reports of inmates opening up their locked jail cells on their own. That's one of many issues the Department of Corrections has dealt with for years. But, that could soon change, now that the prison is finally getting new locks installed.

  • Keeping your power bill low through the holidays

    Many of us are putting up decorations and lights this holiday season. But, there are some things you need to know if you want to keep those electricity costs down.

  • Tag along with Public Health during restaurant inspections

    From roach and rat infestation to adequate temperatures and proper food storage, Public Health in recent months has been cracking down on local food establishments. Many have been shut down for not making the grade. KUAM News went on a walk-through with health inspectors, and here's what we found. 

  • Calvo: buildup requires skilled local workforce

    The Calvo administration is taking a new tact in resolving the H-2b Labor crisis.  Guam governor Eddie Calvo says if the federal government wants him to comply with all of the environmental requirements related to the Marine relocation, it will need to ensure Guam has enough skilled workers to build the necessary infrastructure.  

  • Inmate Shawn Johnson sentenced to 71 months

    He's already on the path of a career criminal. Only 30 years old, Shawn Johnson has been in and out of jail since he was 18. While his most recent arrests stem from his connection in an alleged conspiracy to smuggle in prison contraband, it was his two-year-old federal case also involving drugs that was heard in court today. Defense asked for leniency in light of Johnson's ADHD.

  • Foreign labor issue has its day in court

    Arguments were heard today in a case with huge implications for Guam.  Local contractors are suing the federal government to reverse course on the H2B foreign worker program.  Officials warn that a growing labor shortage will cripple the local construction industry, and could ripple through the rest of the economy. 

  • Senators hold roundtable over Sanchez

    Will the legislation be enough to stop the delay and finally start the rebuild of Simon Sanchez High School? Senators met with the OPA and DPW at a roundtable Monday morning to get some answers.

  • Trial won't proceed as planned for prison contraband issue

    It's one of the biggest stories of the year. The prison's crackdown on contraband has resulted in over a dozen arrests to date. Though one of the groups accused of conspiring to bring in the illegal items was set to face a jury next week, trial won't go on as planned.

  • Guam locations being scouted for new emergency sirens

    Having the capability to alert the entire island, Guam Homeland Security is going village to village trying to determine where to put up new sirens. It's used to do more than just warn the Guam community of a tsunami heading our way.

  • Julia Quidachay devotes her time to volunteering for southern seniors

    For Julie Quidachay, the Yona Talofofo Senior Center is her home away from home. It has been for the past four years. "It's like a full time job," she explained. "I come here every day."

  • Guam leaders apparently not close to delinking from tax reform

    The Republican majority in Congress is working hard to pass the first major tax reform legislation in decades by the end of the year.  But on Guam, it appears leaders are not any closer to delinking from the federal system despite years of opportunity. 

  • GFD has tips to keep your holidays safe & secure

    It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. And while it's easy to get wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of the season, we sit down with the Guam Fire Department for some quick tips to keep our homes, and most especially our families, safe.

  • Junior Achievement entrepreneurs mean business

    Just in time for the holidays, new companies premiered their products at GPO last week. Students from local high schools set up shop at their last Junior Achievement's Trade Fair for the year.

  • Dededo mayor recalls Supertyphoon Pongsona, 15 years later

    It was recorded to be one of the worst typhoons to ever strike the island. Supertyphoon Pongsona made land on this day 15 years ago, with the storm leaving behind more than $700 million in damages. And today, KUAM News spoke with one village mayor about her experience and what she's done to prepare her community for the next big one.

  • Island faithful celebrate Blessed Mother

    It's one of the most celebrated days for the island's religious. Thousands of devote members of the Catholic faithful gathered in the streets around the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica for mass and the annual procession in honor of the island's patron saint, Santa Marian Kamalen.

  • Looking back at December 8, 1941

    It's been 76 years since December 8, 1941. The fateful day were just hours after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese Imperial planes flew over Guam. This day marked the beginning of three years of occupation, where thousands lost their lives, many today claiming they deserve more.

  • Transgender rights advocate chides senators

    A transgender rights advocate is pushing back against senators who voted to send an anti-discrimination bill back to committee, instead of taking a vote.  The woman says she feels deceived by lawmakers, and is calling on them to make good on their pledge to support LGBT rights. 

  • Feral pigs caught by community to be used in cookout event

    What happens on land can also have a negative impact in the waters around us That message coming out of the Guam Hunter education program and the Department of Agriculture.

  • Charter schools fight for just one spot

    The Guam Charter School Council met this morning to take a vote on two new charter schools. Both schools were ready to be given the green light, as council members were set to decide between Science Is Fun and Awesome Academy Charter School or Career Tech Academy Charter School.

  • Rodman hopes to broker peace between US, North Korea

    Retired NBA great Dennis Rodman believes his good friend, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has no plans to launch missiles against Guam.  Rodman arrived Thursday for a first-ever visit, and spoke with local media about Kim and his former reality TV boss, President Donald Trump.  

  • 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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    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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  • Guam women's soccer falls to Singapore

    Guam women's soccer falls to Singapore

    Our Women's National Soccer Team, the Masakada lost 3-0 to Singapore in an international friendly match played at the Jalan Besar Stadium. Belinda Wilson, Guam's head coach of the team says We are all obviously disappointed in the result, but I'm still proud of what the players have gained through the match in such a short time they've been together," The average age of Guam's team was just about 17 years old and they played against a team with players on average about five yea...More >>
    Our Women's National Soccer Team, the Masakada lost 3-0 to Singapore in an international friendly match played at the Jalan Besar Stadium. Belinda Wilson, Guam's head coach of the team says We are all obviously disappointed in the result, but I'm still proud of what the players have gained through the match in such a short time they've been together," The average age of Guam's team was just about 17 years old and they played against a team with players on average about five yea...More >>
  • Wrestling meet held at Phoenix Center

    Wrestling meet held at Phoenix Center

    High school wrestlers hit the mat for their last regular season meet at the FD Phoenix Center. The Friars and Sharks getting in some time before the all-island meet. In the 102-pound division undefeated Tatianna Annanich from Sanchez faced 1st year wrestler Cleeara Perez who also entered the match unbeaten. Perez led 5-0 on the scoreboard controlling the fight. Perez picked up the upset win via points, handing Annanich her first loss of the year. Lauren Lujan and Jaenna Leon Guerrero...More >>
    High school wrestlers hit the mat for their last regular season meet at the FD Phoenix Center. The Friars and Sharks getting in some time before the all-island meet. In the 102-pound division undefeated Tatianna Annanich from Sanchez faced 1st year wrestler Cleeara Perez who also entered the match unbeaten. Perez led 5-0 on the scoreboard controlling the fight. Perez picked up the upset win via points, handing Annanich her first loss of the year. Lauren Lujan and Jaenna Leon Guerrero...More >>
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  • Pre-K approved for expansion

    Pre-K approved for expansion

    Expect new Pre-Ks in the new year. The Guam Education Board approved the expansion of the pilot Pre-K Program that would add five additional schools next fall. Increasing the student they serve from 72 to 162. Superintendent Jon Fernandez said, "You have a management team who is really eager to see the expansion of a Pre-K program, I think the promise of the Pre-K program, is that if we're able to do enough and look where head start is we can look at the overall offerings to our...More >>
    Expect new Pre-Ks in the new year. The Guam Education Board approved the expansion of the pilot Pre-K Program that would add five additional schools next fall. Increasing the student they serve from 72 to 162. Superintendent Jon Fernandez said, "You have a management team who is really eager to see the expansion of a Pre-K program, I think the promise of the Pre-K program, is that if we're able to do enough and look where head start is we can look at the overall offerings to our...More >>
  • PE teachers oppose ROTC class instead of gym

    PE teachers oppose ROTC class instead of gym

    Physical education teachers are against student credit for ROTC. At Tuesday's GEB Board meeting, PE teachers from local high schools spoke out against expanding programs that are allowing students to opt-out of PE classes. Although not on the official agenda for the meeting, GEB members said a work session is scheduled for later this month.More >>
    Physical education teachers are against student credit for ROTC. At Tuesday's GEB Board meeting, PE teachers from local high schools spoke out against expanding programs that are allowing students to opt-out of PE classes. Although not on the official agenda for the meeting, GEB members said a work session is scheduled for later this month.More >>
  • Board supports bill for Sanchez procurement

    Board supports bill for Sanchez procurement

    DOE is ready to rebuild Simon Sanchez High School. During last night's GEB Board Meeting members voiced support for Bill 204 that would make DOE the sole leader in the procurement process. Many present during the last public hearing say the students voices need to be heard. GEB member Mark Mendiola supports the decision, saying, "I want a Mercedes Benz and I want the top of the line for our students, I mean what is our student's education worth.  I'm supportive of DPW takin...More >>
    DOE is ready to rebuild Simon Sanchez High School. During last night's GEB Board Meeting members voiced support for Bill 204 that would make DOE the sole leader in the procurement process. Many present during the last public hearing say the students voices need to be heard. GEB member Mark Mendiola supports the decision, saying, "I want a Mercedes Benz and I want the top of the line for our students, I mean what is our student's education worth.  I'm supportive of DPW takin...More >>
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