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  • GAIN, pet owner upset over alleged dog killer's dismissed charges

    Still feeling the loss of his beloved pet dog Pugua, Nathan Mapson responded to the recent decision to dismiss all felony charges against Gerald Wayne Cruz II. "If this isn't animal abuse, what is," he questioned. As reported Cruz was arrested in connecti
  • Ray Tenorio's lawyer could take GPD to court over FOIA rejections

    Last week, the Guam Police Department denied a Freedom of Information Request submitted by a local attorney. Today, attorney Tom Fisher is adamant that if GPD continues to reject his request he will take the agency to court. "It's disappointing the admini
  • Details few on unresponsive man found at construction storage site

    The Guam Police Department launches a death investigation after receiving a report of a man lying unconscious in the Harmon area. "Currently we have our investigators from GPD's Criminal Investigation Division on the scene to include all our crime scene i
  • Nate Denight proud of GVB's achievements under his watch

    A new week brings a new head of the Guam Visitors Bureau. Work for Pilar Laguana as the agency's new President and CEO began on Friday, after Nate Denight formally submitted his resignation to the board. The change-out in leadership also followed the agen
  • Castro takes aim at enhancing border security

    Border security meetings are set to begin this week with elected officials. KUAM News sat down with the Republican minority leader, who recently accepted the role to oversee specific issues with this committee. Enhancing border protection in the territory
  • More effort needed to prevent increase in Hepatitis C cases

    A number of Hepatitis C concerns at the local prison has many on edge. But is it or is it not an epidemic? According to the governor it is - and more must be done to prevent Hepatitis C cases from increasing in the community. According to Governor Lou Leo
  • UOG's new engineering program is milestone for the region

    It's another big milestone for the University of Guam. Starting this fall, the school will offer a four-year degree in civil engineering after nearly a decade of trying to get the program approved. For UOG civil engineering professor Sharam Khosrowpanah,
  • Competitive pay hampers medical examiner replacement

    Guam still doesn't have a full-time medical examiner to investigate suspicious or unusual deaths. The attorney general said there had been only two applicants since they began the search to replace longtime Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Aurelio Espinola, who
  • GPD nixes FOIA request by Tenorio's lawyer

    The Guam Police Department has shot down a Freedom of Information Request sent by Attorney Tom Fisher on February 11. Fisher, you may recall, is former lieutenant governor Ray Tenorio's attorney in last year's gun grabbing incident at the Guam BBQ Block P
  • Agriculture head wants a Guam meat industry

    Guam should grow and sell its livestock. Putting local meat on your dinner table is one idea Chelsa Muña-Brecht the acting director of the Guam Department of Agriculture wants to bring to fruition. Speaking to Rotarians, after nearly a month in off
  • Repopulating the endangered sihek

    Efforts to repopulate the Micronesian kingfisher on Guam are underway. The Department of Agriculture held a conference with visiting field experts. The sihek last seen in the wild on Guam way back in 1989. Dr. Axel Moehrenschlager heads the Calgary Zoo's
  • Bordallo hopes to communicate veteran needs to feds

    The Guam Veteran's Affairs office announced beginning Feb. 15 and every third Friday it will be clearing vets cemetery grave sites of flowers and decorative items. It's in keeping with federal regulations regarding uniformity. Meanwhile, the new administr
  • Still no takers for marijuana testing lab

    Since the passing of the Homegrown Cultivation Bill, the number of patients registered for medicinal marijuana has reached a high. But still, no one has applied to build the lab, needed to test the product. So far, 73 patients are registered with Public H
  • Neighbors rally against new Tamuning game room

    "No game rooms in our village!" A group of concerned Tamuning residents are voicing their opposition to a game room they say opened up shop and unannounced in the neighborhood.
  • Board confirms Pilar Laguana as GVB president and CEO

    The new president and CEO of the Guam Visitor's Bureau has officially started her new role. The GVB Board of Directors unanimously voted Pilar Laguana as the new head of the agency. Board members also confirmed her nomination for Bobby Alvarez to serve as
  • Governor says she won't lease Guma Trankilidat

    The door was slammed shut on the head of the Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority's plans to potentially lease Guma Trankilidat to a hotel developer. Gov.Lou Leon Guerrero called it "rumors," despite her Executive Director clearly looking at making mo
  • Rumors vs. Reality

    Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero held a press conference this morning at Guma Trankilidat to address what she called “rumors” about the elderly public housing being on the table for potentially being sold to generate revenue for the Guam Housing and Urb
  • Shipping delays leave store shelves empty

    You may have noticed some empty shelves in your grocery store's aisles. KUAM News receiving messages and calls about store shelf shortages. Pay-Less Supermarket's Mike Benito said a week-long shipping delay led to a shortage of perishable goods and veggie
  • Posadas: CMS money no longer threatened

    The Guam Memorial Hospital is making "great strides" to address citations from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. But there's still more that needs fixing. That's according to hospital appointed Director Lillian Posadas who met senators for a
  • Governor says billing at Public Health could create revenue

    When Teresa Budano woke up to take her 14-year-old son Rogelio Lapido for a checkup at Public Health, she was expecting a visit with doctors from Shriners Hospital in Honolulu. However, she had no idea she'd also be running into the island's top leaders.
  • Audi Taitano pays homage to Only On Guam creator

    It was several years back when 37-year old Audi Taitano along with a couple of business partners began a venture blending the concept of a guidebook and magazine. "We were thinking to ourselves how can we come up with a name that's pretty catchy, of cours
  • Survivors still waiting for war reparations, feds withhold $6.4M

    Some $6.4 million is what Congressman Mike San Nicolas said the U.S. Treasury has withheld as of Sept. 2018. The money is part of Section 30 funds owed to cover war claims. We told you about the legislation introduced that would finally get the longstandi
  • GovGuam leaders urged to be transparent

    A more open and responsive government--that was one of the campaign pledges of the Leon Guerrero-Tenorio administration. And so the Attorney General's office held a training session today for government agency heads in an important step toward that goal.
  • Manamko' over money: existing law bars sale of Guma Trankilidat

    The administration's plans to leverage the Guma Trankilidat GHURA property may have a hit a snag. The reason - the law currently in place is designed to make sure the Tumon property stays in GovGuam's hands. By now, it's pretty clear Leon Guerrero-Tenorio
  • Attorney for Mark Charfauros wants case thrown out on double jeopardy

    Back in court looking to have his case completely thrown out, Mark Charfauros could be in the clear depending on what a Superior Court judge decides. That will happen once the defense files a motion to dismiss his case. The reason-double jeopardy. Charfau
  • Administration talks officer retention with Customs

    A visit to the men and women at the Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency led to a discussion on the need to provide better incentives to retain officers. A reevaluation of the jobs at the agency is what the new administration just might have to consider if
  • Port board meeting gets tense over YTK litigation

    Tensions were high during public comments given by Port Authority of Guam general manager Rory Respicio over the high-profile YTK litigation. The YTK case involves a now-$17 million arbitration award the company won from the Port over the lease of Hotel W
  • Begging for mercy: Guma Trankilidat residents want to remain in Tumon

    Guma Trankilidat - a home for the disabled and elderly, or a potential gold mine for GovGuam? Residents of the Tumon Bay facility are begging GHURA and the Leon Guerrero administration for mercy. 93-year-old Guma Trankilidat resident Rosario Sison saw our
  • Get all your election news online & interactively from KUAM

    The big news heading into this fall is the election, and so our digital team has put together a series of helpful and fun products to help you make an informed decision when you head to the polls. We're all over the map with our coverage of the Decision 2
  • 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.
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    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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  • NWS Issues Special Weather Statement; Tropical Disturbance Expected to Pass Near the Marianas

    NWS Issues Special Weather Statement; Tropical Disturbance Expected to Pass Near the Marianas

    The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a special weather statement for Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan. A tropical disturbance is now about 4 degrees north latitude, 160 degrees east longitude, and about 1210 miles southeastMore >>
    The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a special weather statement for Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan. A tropical disturbance is now about 4 degrees north latitude, 160 degrees east longitude, and about 1210 miles southeastMore >>
  • Tropical Disturbance Develops in Eastern Micronesia

    Tropical Disturbance Develops in Eastern Micronesia

    The National Weather Service (NWS) - Guam Weather Forecast Office continue to monitor a tropical disturbance southeast of Kosrae. Early this morning the disturbance was located about 310 miles southeast of Kosrae and is expected to gradually develop over More >>
    The National Weather Service (NWS) - Guam Weather Forecast Office continue to monitor a tropical disturbance southeast of Kosrae. Early this morning the disturbance was located about 310 miles southeast of Kosrae and is expected to gradually develop over More >>
  • High Risk of Rip Currents Remains for the Marianas

    High Risk of Rip Currents Remains for the Marianas

    The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office advised a trade-wind swell will continue for the Marianas. A high risk of rip currents is in effect for Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan through Friday night. Surf of 7 to 10 feet along east fMore >>
    The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office advised a trade-wind swell will continue for the Marianas. A high risk of rip currents is in effect for Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan through Friday night. Surf of 7 to 10 feet along east fMore >>
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  • Coldstone Creamery Birthday Club

    Coldstone Creamery Birthday Club

    Thursday, May 7 2015 7:33 PM EDT2015-05-07 23:33:30 GMT

    Your loved ones' birthday is cause for celebration and the stations of KUAM and Coldstone Creamery want to make it extra special for them! Beginning April 1, KUAM News and Radio are launching the Birthday

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  • Nominate someone for the Good Neighbor Award

    Nominate someone for the Good Neighbor Award

    Tuesday, June 21 2016 2:19 AM EDT2016-06-21 06:19:37 GMT

    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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  • GAIN, pet owner upset over alleged dog killer's dismissed charges

    GAIN, pet owner upset over alleged dog killer's dismissed charges

    Still feeling the loss of his beloved pet dog Pugua, Nathan Mapson responded to the recent decision to dismiss all felony charges against Gerald Wayne Cruz II. "If this isn't animal abuse, what is," he questioned. As reported Cruz was arrested in connectiMore >>
    Still feeling the loss of his beloved pet dog Pugua, Nathan Mapson responded to the recent decision to dismiss all felony charges against Gerald Wayne Cruz II. "If this isn't animal abuse, what is," he questioned. As reported Cruz was arrested in connectiMore >>
  • Ray Tenorio's lawyer could take GPD to court over FOIA rejections

    Ray Tenorio's lawyer could take GPD to court over FOIA rejections

    Last week, the Guam Police Department denied a Freedom of Information Request submitted by a local attorney. Today, attorney Tom Fisher is adamant that if GPD continues to reject his request he will take the agency to court. "It's disappointing the adminiMore >>
    Last week, the Guam Police Department denied a Freedom of Information Request submitted by a local attorney. Today, attorney Tom Fisher is adamant that if GPD continues to reject his request he will take the agency to court. "It's disappointing the adminiMore >>
  • Details few on unresponsive man found at construction storage site

    Details few on unresponsive man found at construction storage site

    The Guam Police Department launches a death investigation after receiving a report of a man lying unconscious in the Harmon area. "Currently we have our investigators from GPD's Criminal Investigation Division on the scene to include all our crime scene iMore >>
    The Guam Police Department launches a death investigation after receiving a report of a man lying unconscious in the Harmon area. "Currently we have our investigators from GPD's Criminal Investigation Division on the scene to include all our crime scene iMore >>
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