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  • Island mayors not folding their position on carnival casino

    Imagine the Liberation Carnival happening only three days a week - only happening during the weekends. Island mayors today going over their options should they lose what they keep saying is a key source of funding for the Liberation events. 

  • Pepper spray used in Sanchez High riot

    The Guam Department of Education is reviewing the use of pepper spray on students following a riot at a local high school this week.

  • Power rate hike could take effect in August

    A nearly $13 increase in the average residential monthly power bill was approved by the Consolidated Commission on Utilities.  The hike will go into effect in August if the Public Utilities commission concurs.

  • Former corrections officer appealing termination

    A former corrections officer is now fighting for his job after he was let go from the department just last Friday. His termination all surrounds the investigation into the brutal beating of detainee Justin Meno in the prison's Post 6- max unit.

  • Brown widow spider nesting ground discovered

    They're scary, deadly, and likely here to stay.  "They're not really encountered very frequently," said Dr. Ross Miller, "unless you actually put your hand in an area where they are, or if you actually touch them you can get bitten."

  • Done deal: raises will be rolled back

    After years of heated debate it's now a done deal as raises for your senators, governor and lt. governor will be rolled back with the override of the Governor's veto of Bill 4 authored by Sen. Frank Aguon, Jr.

  • Pago Bay high-rise resort back up for GLUC's discussion

    The back and forth over a proposed high rise resort in Pago Bay is back on the table. And the future of the project will depend on a Guam Land Use Commission meeting this week.

  • GPS data may have been edited by government in drug case

    Docomo Pacific Chief I.T. Architect Somchay Teddy Estrellado who testified most of today in support of the defense's motion to suppress evidence. Estrellado's suspicions were raised from seven gaps in the logs, which indicate missing information.

  • All bets down: session to determine fate of Liberation Carnival casino

    Despite major pushback from many in the community, efforts to make the casino happen at the Liberation carnival moved ahead. The casino - it's the first sign that the Liberation carnival is just around the corner.

  • Previously-abandoned towers in Oka now ready for tenants

    previously-abandoned towers in oka now ready for tenants

    It's been years in the making. The once-abandoned towers at Oka in Tamuning are finally ready for renters to move in. A luxury high rise along the cliff, as Juno Eun, President and CEO of Core Tech Development, said, "This meant a lot because we did not start this project."

  • Concerns grow for Guam solar energy industry

    Micronesia Renewable Energy has commissioned an independent study to possibly counter a recent report by GPA consultant Black & Veatch which concluded that regular power customers are subsidizing solar users by more than $2 million a year. 

  • Graduating Tritons challenged to make their mark on society

    Let your voice be heard. Wise words shared by the commencement speaker during this year's University of Guam's graduation ceremony held over the weekend.

  • Work to make medicinal marijuana reality facing roadblocks

    "I've made it known to people, I think this law is the most ridiculously illogical thing I've ever read," said Department of Public Health and Social Services director James Gillan.

  • Actions taken against four DOC officers - including one termination

    52 days since Department of Corrections detainee Justin Meno was nearly beaten to death inside the Post 6 yard area. Prison leaders say four of their own are being disciplined for failing to follow protocol the day of the attack. 

  • Raising the stakes on the Liberation Carnival casino

    The Committee Chair on Finance and Taxation just raised the stakes. Senator Joe San Agustin has forwarded a committee report on legislation that would kill the casino at the Liberation Carnival. This now sets the stage for the bill to be added to next week's session agenda.

  • Staying ready for when disaster strikes

    It only takes one to cause a catastrophe. And while Guam has been lucky recently, the Western Pacific region experiences an average of 25 to 30 typhoons every year.

  • Commission proposes reducing fitness requirements for Guam law enforcers

    Three hours of testimony later and the results are in - it's not looking good for public safety on island if lawmakers don't step in to make a modifications to a Guam law that mandates a physical fitness standard for all peace officers.

  • Another batch of clergy sex abuse cases heard...some defendants no-show

    This week marks one year since the first victim of clergy sex abuse surfaced.

  • Are taxpayers getting the raw end of a quarter-billion dollar deal?

    A sweetheart deal turned sour - that's what Speaker BJ Cruz calls a deal forged between Governor Eddie Calvo and CoreTech International back in 2014. The deal costs taxpayers over $10 million annually and could cost $250 million over the life of the contract.

  • Conservation officers are island's oft-forgotten resource

    During an informational hearing at the Guam Congress Building this morning it leaves you wondering how they could possibly be able to do with their jobs with the obstacles they're confronted with on a daily basis.

  • Power bills going up...again

    Expect your power bills to go up again.  GPA says rising fuel oil prices may mean the average residential power bill will increase by another $12.70 a month.

  • KUAM wins 8th Murrow Award by Radio Television Digital News Association

    KUAM has received the prestigious Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for “Excellence in Social Media” marking a record 8th time the company has gotten the nod for its work in online content creation, digital distribution and news reporting. 

  • 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! 

  • Our new baby: KUAM rolls out Apple TV app for living room streaming

    We're welcoming a new addition to our family of digital applications, giving you yet another avenue to access to our content anytime, anywhere you are, on any device.

  • 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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