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  • Policy approved for GDOE to operate interscholastic sports program

    Policy approved for GDOE to operate interscholastic sports program

    The Guam Education Board approved a policy to take over the operations of the interscholastic sports program which is currently being run by the IIAAG. Guam Education Board Member James Lujan made the motion for the Guam Department of Education to take ovMore >>
    The Guam Education Board approved a policy to take over the operations of the interscholastic sports program which is currently being run by the IIAAG. Guam Education Board Member James Lujan made the motion for the Guam Department of Education to take ovMore >>
  • Phillip Caso sentenced to 18 months for drugs

    Phillip Caso sentenced to 18 months for drugs

    It was an undercover bust by the Mandana Drug Task Force in September that led to a conviction back in March and now Phillip Vincent Caso has been sentenced to a year and a half confined at the Department of Corrections. As we reported in March a jury fouMore >>
    It was an undercover bust by the Mandana Drug Task Force in September that led to a conviction back in March and now Phillip Vincent Caso has been sentenced to a year and a half confined at the Department of Corrections. As we reported in March a jury fouMore >>
  • Vincent Cepeda found guilty of robbery

    Vincent Cepeda found guilty of robbery

    Vincent Rodriguez Cepeda faces anywhere between ten and 36 years in prison. On Tuesday a jury found him guilty of robbery charges. In February he was arrested after jumping into a person’s car in Hagatna. He had a machete in his hand and demanded caMore >>
    Vincent Rodriguez Cepeda faces anywhere between ten and 36 years in prison. On Tuesday a jury found him guilty of robbery charges. In February he was arrested after jumping into a person’s car in Hagatna. He had a machete in his hand and demanded caMore >>
  • Proposed legislation seeks to alter law on signage

    Proposed legislation seeks to alter law on signage

    Call it "a sign of the times." Senators heard testimony today on a bill to revamp signage laws to address new digital technology. The wide-ranging discussion included a number of technical changes to sign regulations that haven't been updated in years. ChMore >>
    Call it "a sign of the times." Senators heard testimony today on a bill to revamp signage laws to address new digital technology. The wide-ranging discussion included a number of technical changes to sign regulations that haven't been updated in years. ChMore >>
  • Manamko' celebrate Senior Citizens Day with lawmakers

    Manamko' celebrate Senior Citizens Day with lawmakers

    The Hyatt Regency Guam's appropriately-named Grand Ballroom was filled with a warm festive feeling as almost 500 of our island's elderly came together for the 35th annual Senior Citizens Day Legislative Reception, hosted by the Guam Legislature and the OfMore >>
    The Hyatt Regency Guam's appropriately-named Grand Ballroom was filled with a warm festive feeling as almost 500 of our island's elderly came together for the 35th annual Senior Citizens Day Legislative Reception, hosted by the Guam Legislature and the OfMore >>
  • Profiles of Hope: Fuetsan Familia

    Profiles of Hope: Fuetsan Familia

    Friday, May 24 is American Cancer Society's annual Relay for Life. This is a community fundraising challenge raising funds for cancer research. Families, friends, and colleagues join forces and create teams to raise funds to honor loved ones who have lostMore >>
    Friday, May 24 is American Cancer Society's annual Relay for Life. This is a community fundraising challenge raising funds for cancer research. Families, friends, and colleagues join forces and create teams to raise funds to honor loved ones who have lostMore >>
  • Man charged with throwing bottles at restaurant, toppling ATM machine

    Man charged with throwing bottles at restaurant, toppling ATM machine

    A 24-year-old man is accused of causing a major ruckus at a local hotel restaurant. Police watched several hotel security videos of Nathaniel Robert Worden drinking and throwing bottles of wine and breaking a window in the restaurant. Worden is also accusMore >>
    A 24-year-old man is accused of causing a major ruckus at a local hotel restaurant. Police watched several hotel security videos of Nathaniel Robert Worden drinking and throwing bottles of wine and breaking a window in the restaurant. Worden is also accusMore >>
  • Governor talks Marine buildup, new hospital on Hawaii trip

    Governor talks Marine buildup, new hospital on Hawaii trip

    Governor Lou Leon Guerrero says she has reassurances from top military brass that the military buildup here remains on track. The governor also says she is seriously considering whether to build a new Guam memorial hospital. Those were two of the top issuMore >>
    Governor Lou Leon Guerrero says she has reassurances from top military brass that the military buildup here remains on track. The governor also says she is seriously considering whether to build a new Guam memorial hospital. Those were two of the top issuMore >>
  • Guam Brewery Tap House takes Hafa Adai Pledge

    Guam Brewery Tap House takes Hafa Adai Pledge

    The Guam Brewery Tap House and the Guam Brewery located in the Blue Lagoon Plaza in Tumon took the Hafa Adai Pledge this morning and made a commitment to infuse the Hafa Adai spirit in its operations, recipes, and hospitality. Since opening its doors in MMore >>
    The Guam Brewery Tap House and the Guam Brewery located in the Blue Lagoon Plaza in Tumon took the Hafa Adai Pledge this morning and made a commitment to infuse the Hafa Adai spirit in its operations, recipes, and hospitality. Since opening its doors in MMore >>
  • Driver allegedly tried to crash car with passenger into concrete pole

    Driver allegedly tried to crash car with passenger into concrete pole

    A man allegedly became so upset that he drove a car into a pile of gravel with a woman sitting in the passenger seat. 26-year -old Alfred Ayuyu Lastimosa is then accused of trying to crash the car into a concrete utility pole. The victim fortunately was aMore >>
    A man allegedly became so upset that he drove a car into a pile of gravel with a woman sitting in the passenger seat. 26-year -old Alfred Ayuyu Lastimosa is then accused of trying to crash the car into a concrete utility pole. The victim fortunately was aMore >>
  • GDOE spent $285M educating FAS students in FY2017, total compact funds was just $13M

    GDOE spent $285M educating FAS students in FY2017, total compact funds was just $13M

    GDOE has come up with a "clean number" for the cost of educating FAS migrants. The figures show that taxpayers have spent more than a half-billion dollars over the last fifteen years, and federal reimbursements have fallen well short of that. But educatioMore >>
    GDOE has come up with a "clean number" for the cost of educating FAS migrants. The figures show that taxpayers have spent more than a half-billion dollars over the last fifteen years, and federal reimbursements have fallen well short of that. But educatioMore >>
  • Pair had baseball bat and gun in Ordot home invasion

    Pair had baseball bat and gun in Ordot home invasion

    A magistrate complaint reveals more details on the arrest of Ronnie Vincent Crisostomo, Jr. He is the second suspect picked up for a home invasion that occurred last week in Ordot in which a 68-year-old woman was forced to watch as Crisostomo and FrancisMore >>
    A magistrate complaint reveals more details on the arrest of Ronnie Vincent Crisostomo, Jr. He is the second suspect picked up for a home invasion that occurred last week in Ordot in which a 68-year-old woman was forced to watch as Crisostomo and Francis More >>
  • Pedophile fugitive caught in PI to appear in district court

    Pedophile fugitive caught in PI to appear in district court

    A pedophile fugitive wanted in the state of Minnesota was picked up in the Philippines and was transported to Guam where he is scheduled to appear in the District Court for a hearing this week. It was in November of last year a federal court in MinnesotaMore >>
    A pedophile fugitive wanted in the state of Minnesota was picked up in the Philippines and was transported to Guam where he is scheduled to appear in the District Court for a hearing this week. It was in November of last year a federal court in Minnesota More >>
  • Won Pat suggests ways to share GDOE Tiyan space

    Won Pat suggests ways to share GDOE Tiyan space

    Former senator and current Guahan Academy Charter School Chief Administrator Judi WonPat wants to work with the Leon Guerrero Administration and the Guam Department of Education on Building E in Tiyan but her proposal has a problem. Julius Santos has moreMore >>
    Former senator and current Guahan Academy Charter School Chief Administrator Judi WonPat wants to work with the Leon Guerrero Administration and the Guam Department of Education on Building E in Tiyan but her proposal has a problem. Julius Santos has moreMore >>
  • Royals win fourth straight soccer title behind MVP Brianne Leon Guerrero

    Royals win fourth straight soccer title behind MVP Brianne Leon Guerrero

    The Notre Dame dynasty was solidified after the Lady Royals beat the Academy Cougars 3-2 in this year's girls high school soccer title game. Academy scored first, Ravyn Benavente and Vanessa Cruz both get a foot on the ball to Mia San Nicolas who gets theMore >>
    The Notre Dame dynasty was solidified after the Lady Royals beat the Academy Cougars 3-2 in this year's girls high school soccer title game. Academy scored first, Ravyn Benavente and Vanessa Cruz both get a foot on the ball to Mia San Nicolas who gets theMore >>
  • GPA scheduled outages for May 22, 23

    GPA scheduled outages for May 22, 23

    The Guam Power Authority advises that a power outage has been scheduled as follows: Date: Wednesday, 22 May Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (4 hours)Affected areas: Yigo--Ghura 505; parts of Guamamela Lane, Mapola Loop and Kamia Court and customers in the surroundMore >>
    The Guam Power Authority advises that a power outage has been scheduled as follows: Date: Wednesday, 22 May Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (4 hours)Affected areas: Yigo--Ghura 505; parts of Guamamela Lane, Mapola Loop and Kamia Court and customers in the surroundMore >>
  • Navy to conduct combat training at Radio Barrigada this weekend

    Navy to conduct combat training at Radio Barrigada this weekend

    The Naval Special Warfare Group 1 will conduct Close Quarters Combat training from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 24-26 at Radio Barrigada, according to a Joint Region Marianas release. According to JRM, residents in surrounding areas should not be alarmed if theyMore >>
    The Naval Special Warfare Group 1 will conduct Close Quarters Combat training from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 24-26 at Radio Barrigada, according to a Joint Region Marianas release. According to JRM, residents in surrounding areas should not be alarmed if they More >>
  • Guam officially headed to FestPac 2020

    Guam officially headed to FestPac 2020

    Guam’s official forms of participation have been submitted for the upcoming Festival of Pacific Arts set for June 2020 in Hawai'i. Known as the 'Olympics of Pacific Island culture,' FestPac is a traveling festival hosted every four years by differenMore >>
    Guam’s official forms of participation have been submitted for the upcoming Festival of Pacific Arts set for June 2020 in Hawai'i. Known as the 'Olympics of Pacific Island culture,' FestPac is a traveling festival hosted every four years by differenMore >>
  • Pair caught on video burglarizing Mangilao sporting goods store

    Pair caught on video burglarizing Mangilao sporting goods store

    Another break-in and a plea for the community to come forward with information. One of the latest videos circulating on social media shows a burglary at Champion Sporting Goods in Mangilao. Two people are seen stealing several items including pellet gunsMore >>
    Another break-in and a plea for the community to come forward with information. One of the latest videos circulating on social media shows a burglary at Champion Sporting Goods in Mangilao. Two people are seen stealing several items including pellet guns More >>
  • Shelton wants ban on public vaping

    Shelton wants ban on public vaping

    Vaping indoors could soon be prohibited. Sen. Amanda Shelton's Bill would include electronic smoking in the current public ban on cigarettes and cigars. It would amend the Natasha Protection Act of 2005, named after 14-year-old Natasha Perez who sufferedMore >>
    Vaping indoors could soon be prohibited. Sen. Amanda Shelton's Bill would include electronic smoking in the current public ban on cigarettes and cigars. It would amend the Natasha Protection Act of 2005, named after 14-year-old Natasha Perez who suffered More >>
  • Mayors council hopes to get $400K out of gaming bids

    Mayors council hopes to get $400K out of gaming bids

    The bids are in for the Games of Chance at the Liberation carnival. Mayors Council of Guam Executive Director Angel Sablan says they received at least the minimum bid for all categories of gaming, except for Beto Beto. The biggest bid coming from the HousMore >>
    The bids are in for the Games of Chance at the Liberation carnival. Mayors Council of Guam Executive Director Angel Sablan says they received at least the minimum bid for all categories of gaming, except for Beto Beto. The biggest bid coming from the HousMore >>
  • Alvendia wants reduced sentence for helping federal drug case

    Alvendia wants reduced sentence for helping federal drug case

    A former customs officer, who played a key role in a federal drug case, is seeking a reduced sentence in a separate corruption case. In 2015 Henry Alvendia along with several other Guam Customs officers and government officials were indicted of acceptingMore >>
    A former customs officer, who played a key role in a federal drug case, is seeking a reduced sentence in a separate corruption case. In 2015 Henry Alvendia along with several other Guam Customs officers and government officials were indicted of accepting More >>
  • Liberation queen candidates vying for the crown

    Liberation queen candidates vying for the crown

    This year's Liberation Queen candidates were introduced in a news conference at Adelup. There are eight candidates vying for the crown, they are: •Kaitlyn Gogue of Chalan Pago Ordot •Victoria Botelho sponsored by the Port Authority •AundraMore >>
    This year's Liberation Queen candidates were introduced in a news conference at Adelup. There are eight candidates vying for the crown, they are: •Kaitlyn Gogue of Chalan Pago Ordot •Victoria Botelho sponsored by the Port Authority •Aundra More >>
  • Trashed Yigo bus stop reveals bigger illegal dumping problem

    Trashed Yigo bus stop reveals bigger illegal dumping problem

    Over the last couple of weeks, we've been reporting on a homeless man living at a bus stop in the Zero Down area of Yigo. While several residents and community organizations have come forward to help him, it's now shedding light on the massive illegal dumMore >>
    Over the last couple of weeks, we've been reporting on a homeless man living at a bus stop in the Zero Down area of Yigo. While several residents and community organizations have come forward to help him, it's now shedding light on the massive illegal dumMore >>
  • Woman takes plea deal in federal drug case

    Woman takes plea deal in federal drug case

    Donna T. Mendiola enters a plea agreement for her role in a federal drug case. In December 2018 she along with Jimmy Law and Fidela Cabrera were indicted by a federal grand jury involving 50 grams of the drug ice. Law pleaded guilty, while certain chargesMore >>
    Donna T. Mendiola enters a plea agreement for her role in a federal drug case. In December 2018 she along with Jimmy Law and Fidela Cabrera were indicted by a federal grand jury involving 50 grams of the drug ice. Law pleaded guilty, while certain chargesMore >>
  • Profiles of Hope: Families for Life

    Profiles of Hope: Families for Life

    Friday, May 24 is American Cancer Society's annual Relay for Life. This is a community fundraising challenge raising funds for cancer research. Families, friends, and colleagues join forces and create teams to raise funds to honor loved ones who have lostMore >>
    Friday, May 24 is American Cancer Society's annual Relay for Life. This is a community fundraising challenge raising funds for cancer research. Families, friends, and colleagues join forces and create teams to raise funds to honor loved ones who have lostMore >>
  • Law Month brings exercise and fun to DYA

    Law Month brings exercise and fun to DYA

    As part of Law Month, the Jump for Justice jump rope competition was held at the Department of Youth Affairs. This year the committee wanted to include children who are experiencing challenging times not just children who are achieving, which led to the pMore >>
    As part of Law Month, the Jump for Justice jump rope competition was held at the Department of Youth Affairs. This year the committee wanted to include children who are experiencing challenging times not just children who are achieving, which led to the pMore >>
  • Second suspect arrested for Ordot home invasion linked to other burglaries

    Second suspect arrested for Ordot home invasion linked to other burglaries

    22-year-old Ronnie Crisostomo has been captured. Police have been searching for him over the past several days in connection to several criminal investigations. An anonymous tip led police to a home in Yona where he was found. Police spokesperson Paul TapMore >>
    22-year-old Ronnie Crisostomo has been captured. Police have been searching for him over the past several days in connection to several criminal investigations. An anonymous tip led police to a home in Yona where he was found. Police spokesperson Paul TapMore >>
  • Another aircraft part discovered in Piti

    Another aircraft part discovered in Piti

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded to another report of an aircraft part located in Piti. U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam Public Affairs Officer Lt. Jonathan Girot says the Command Center received a call from the Port Authority of Guam Police at 9:15am on SundayMore >>
    The U.S. Coast Guard responded to another report of an aircraft part located in Piti. U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam Public Affairs Officer Lt. Jonathan Girot says the Command Center received a call from the Port Authority of Guam Police at 9:15am on SundayMore >>
  • GDOE Receives Clean Opinion from Guam OPA

    GDOE Receives Clean Opinion from Guam OPA

    For the sixth year in a row, the Guam Office of Public Accountability has issued a clean opinion on how the Guam Department of Education handles its finances. Auditors however identified one significant deficiency in internal controls over compliance and More >>
    For the sixth year in a row, the Guam Office of Public Accountability has issued a clean opinion on how the Guam Department of Education handles its finances. Auditors however identified one significant deficiency in internal controls over compliance and More >>
  • Company accuses GACS of Breach of Contract

    Company accuses GACS of Breach of Contract

    Rex International wants the Guahan Academy Charter School to pay up. The company signed a contract with GACS in April 2017 to construct its Tiyan Campus. The company was contracted to install and assemble modular classrooms in the warehouse space, upgradeMore >>
    Rex International wants the Guahan Academy Charter School to pay up. The company signed a contract with GACS in April 2017 to construct its Tiyan Campus. The company was contracted to install and assemble modular classrooms in the warehouse space, upgradeMore >>
  • Joshua Charfauros faced terrorizing, drug possession, firearms charges

    Joshua Charfauros faced terrorizing, drug possession, firearms charges

    He is facing charges in another criminal case and has an oustanding warrant. Police have arrested 27-year-old Joshua Dean Laurel Charfauros accused of commiting another crime. Charfauros is accused of pulling out a gun during an argument with a man over rMore >>
    He is facing charges in another criminal case and has an oustanding warrant. Police have arrested 27-year-old Joshua Dean Laurel Charfauros accused of commiting another crime. Charfauros is accused of pulling out a gun during an argument with a man over rMore >>
  • Drunk man attempts to break into Talofofo home

    Drunk man attempts to break into Talofofo home

    He said he was drunk and couldn’t remember what happened other than he went to a party in Talofofo, fell asleep on the road, and woke up in a GHURA Housing Unit in the village. A woman however reported that 23-year-old James Narruhn tried to break iMore >>
    He said he was drunk and couldn’t remember what happened other than he went to a party in Talofofo, fell asleep on the road, and woke up in a GHURA Housing Unit in the village. A woman however reported that 23-year-old James Narruhn tried to break iMore >>
  • Andres Quenga accused of sexual abuse of 12-year-old girl

    Andres Quenga accused of sexual abuse of 12-year-old girl

    26-year-old Andres Nauta Quenga was charged with First and Second Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct. The alleged incident occurred in Yigo just after midnight on May 16th. Quenga is accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl. The girl kicked him to get hMore >>
    26-year-old Andres Nauta Quenga was charged with First and Second Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct. The alleged incident occurred in Yigo just after midnight on May 16th. Quenga is accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl. The girl kicked him to get hMore >>
  • Drugs discovered on "career criminal" Mariano Quinata

    Drugs discovered on "career criminal" Mariano Quinata

    A police officer who pulled over to help a driver of a car that had his hazards lights on in Piti, found more than what he expected. The police officer noticed 23-year-old Mariano Anthony Salas Quinata was constantly tugging on his shorts pocket, was swayMore >>
    A police officer who pulled over to help a driver of a car that had his hazards lights on in Piti, found more than what he expected. The police officer noticed 23-year-old Mariano Anthony Salas Quinata was constantly tugging on his shorts pocket, was swayMore >>
  • Second suspect remains on the loose after Ordot home invasion

    Second suspect remains on the loose after Ordot home invasion

    A 68-year-old woman was forced to watch as two men broke into her Ordot home and rob her. It was around 7:30 in the morning on May 14th when the victim was sitting at her computer desk when she heard a car engine outside her home. Two men ran into her houMore >>
    A 68-year-old woman was forced to watch as two men broke into her Ordot home and rob her. It was around 7:30 in the morning on May 14th when the victim was sitting at her computer desk when she heard a car engine outside her home. Two men ran into her houMore >>
  • Concerned residents team-up to clean Yigo bus stop, illegal dump site

    Concerned residents team-up to clean Yigo bus stop, illegal dump site

    Pam Duvall was dropping off her daughter’s friend when she noticed a homeless man living in deplorable conditions at a bus stop along Chalan Ramirez in Yigo. She posted a picture on social media and it went viral. KUAM also ran a story on the homeleMore >>
    Pam Duvall was dropping off her daughter’s friend when she noticed a homeless man living in deplorable conditions at a bus stop along Chalan Ramirez in Yigo. She posted a picture on social media and it went viral. KUAM also ran a story on the homeleMore >>
  • GPD's Civilian of the Year and Police Officer of the Year

    GPD's Civilian of the Year and Police Officer of the Year

    Wrapping up Guam Police Week, we're introducing the recipients of the Police Officer of the Year and Civilian of the Year for 2019. Civilian of the Year: Victorino I. Maza Along with the many officers in blue who protect our island, there are others who hMore >>
    Wrapping up Guam Police Week, we're introducing the recipients of the Police Officer of the Year and Civilian of the Year for 2019. Civilian of the Year: Victorino I. Maza Along with the many officers in blue who protect our island, there are others who hMore >>
  • Pope to present Archbishop Byrnes with special vestment

    Pope to present Archbishop Byrnes with special vestment

    For just the third time in the history of Guam's Catholic Church, a new Archbishop will be formally recognized by the Pope.Archbishop Michael Byrnes will concelebrate Mass with the Holy Father and other new Archbishops from across the globe in a special cMore >>
    For just the third time in the history of Guam's Catholic Church, a new Archbishop will be formally recognized by the Pope.Archbishop Michael Byrnes will concelebrate Mass with the Holy Father and other new Archbishops from across the globe in a special cMore >>
  • Terlaje: risk of reoffending assessment needs to happen now

    Terlaje: risk of reoffending assessment needs to happen now

    In the wake of her roundtable on parole, sentencing and risk assessments for criminal sexual conduct offenders, Sen. Therese Terlaje is calling for safeguards that could protect the public to be implemented quickly. There were very sobering takeaways fromMore >>
    In the wake of her roundtable on parole, sentencing and risk assessments for criminal sexual conduct offenders, Sen. Therese Terlaje is calling for safeguards that could protect the public to be implemented quickly. There were very sobering takeaways fromMore >>
  • Decision on latest TakeCare protest against GovGuam contract expected next week

    Latest TakeCare protest against GovGuam contract denied

    A decision is expected next week in TakeCare's protest of the Government of Guam health insurance contract.More >>
    A decision is expected next week in TakeCare's protest of the Government of Guam health insurance contract.More >>
  • Cars Plus presents Teacher of the Year with Hyundai Kona

    Cars Plus presents Teacher of the Year with Hyundai Kona

    This afternoon at Cars Plus in Maite, 2019 Guam Department of Education Teacher of the Year Analyn Palugod was presented a Hyundai Kona by Cars Plus President Joey Crisostomo. Also present were members of the Foundation for Public Education and GDOE SuperMore >>
    This afternoon at Cars Plus in Maite, 2019 Guam Department of Education Teacher of the Year Analyn Palugod was presented a Hyundai Kona by Cars Plus President Joey Crisostomo. Also present were members of the Foundation for Public Education and GDOE SuperMore >>
  • Ignacio says cameras will help short-staffed GPD

    Ignacio says cameras will help short-staffed GPD

    Lawmakers spent most of today's session debating a bill to fund a $200,000 video surveillance system for the police department. Some were concerned whether the purchase was really an emergency that justified bypassing the public hearing process. But ChiefMore >>
    Lawmakers spent most of today's session debating a bill to fund a $200,000 video surveillance system for the police department. Some were concerned whether the purchase was really an emergency that justified bypassing the public hearing process. But ChiefMore >>
  • Mysterious airplane part washes up on Piti shore

    Mysterious airplane part washes up on Piti shore

    It's not something you see every day--a portion of a plane washing ashore, and in this case in the village of Piti. KUAM spoke with FAA Resident Manager on Guam Tim Cornelison who confirms a portion of a leading edge flap came off a Boeing 747. The part wMore >>
    It's not something you see every day--a portion of a plane washing ashore, and in this case in the village of Piti. KUAM spoke with FAA Resident Manager on Guam Tim Cornelison who confirms a portion of a leading edge flap came off a Boeing 747. The part wMore >>
  • GW principal reassigned while GDOE investigates alleged employee misconduct

    GW principal reassigned while GDOE investigates alleged employee misconduct

    The Guam Department of Education has launched investigations--one into allegations of misconduct--the other involving allegations of sexual assault. As KUAM previously reported, GDOE launched an administrative investigation into an allegation of misconducMore >>
    The Guam Department of Education has launched investigations--one into allegations of misconduct--the other involving allegations of sexual assault. As KUAM previously reported, GDOE launched an administrative investigation into an allegation of misconducMore >>
  • UOG working to curb coconut rhino beetle spread

    UOG working to curb coconut rhino beetle spread

    The rhino beetle is one of the most destructive invasive species on Guam. Here's how you can help mitigate the damage. The coconut tree, known also as the "tree of life" is the favorite breeding site and source of food for the rhino beetle. But the insectMore >>
    The rhino beetle is one of the most destructive invasive species on Guam. Here's how you can help mitigate the damage. The coconut tree, known also as the "tree of life" is the favorite breeding site and source of food for the rhino beetle. But the insectMore >>
  • Posadas lists hospital upgrades, concerns at board meeting

    Posadas lists hospital upgrades, concerns at board meeting

    This week marked the very first meeting of the new hospital board. Hospital Administrator Lillian Posadas gave an update on the compliance efforts with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. As we reported, GMH was under threat of possibly losing MedicMore >>
    This week marked the very first meeting of the new hospital board. Hospital Administrator Lillian Posadas gave an update on the compliance efforts with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. As we reported, GMH was under threat of possibly losing MedicMore >>
  • Homeless man living in Yigo bus stop could be heading home

    Homeless man living in Yigo bus stop could be heading home

    Fangonom Ukuk is the gentleman living at a bus stop near the Zero-Down subdivision in Yigo, who simply wants to go back to his home in Chuuk. However without money and a passport, he's left without options. But there is hope for him. Responding to our inqMore >>
    Fangonom Ukuk is the gentleman living at a bus stop near the Zero-Down subdivision in Yigo, who simply wants to go back to his home in Chuuk. However without money and a passport, he's left without options. But there is hope for him. Responding to our inqMore >>
  • Island's top emergency medical services personnel honored

    Island's top emergency medical services personnel honored

    The vast majority of the calls received by the Guam Fire Department are for medical emergencies. In recognition of the critical importance of emergency medical services, the top EMS personnel of the year were recognized in a ceremony today at Adelup. ActiMore >>
    The vast majority of the calls received by the Guam Fire Department are for medical emergencies. In recognition of the critical importance of emergency medical services, the top EMS personnel of the year were recognized in a ceremony today at Adelup. ActiMore >>
  • Over 400 grass fires reported during dry season

    Over 400 grass fires reported during dry season

    It's grassfire season and to date the Guam Fire Department, Department of Agriculture Forestry, Navy and federal firefighters have responded to roughly about 430 fires. According to Forestry Division Chief Joe Mafnas, the data is from E-911. Of the 430 fiMore >>
    It's grass fire season and to date the Guam Fire Department, Department of Agriculture Forestry, Navy and federal firefighters have responded to roughly about 430 fires. According to Forestry Division Chief Joe Mafnas, the data is from E-911. Of the 430 fMore >>
  • UOG's Jones: middle class wages could drive island's growth

    UOG's Jones: middle class wages could drive island's growth

    While the focus of lawmakers and the business community has been on the proposed $1 increase in the minimum wage, a University of Guam economics professor says more attention should be paid to middle class salaries, which could be the real driver of econoMore >>
    While the focus of lawmakers and the business community has been on the proposed $1 increase in the minimum wage, a University of Guam economics professor says more attention should be paid to middle class salaries, which could be the real driver of econoMore >>
  • Public Health confirms case of whooping cough

    Public Health confirms case of whooping cough

    The Department of Public Health and Social Services has confirmed a 7-month-old baby has the case of Pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Lab results turned up positive for the highly contagious bacterial disease of the respiratory tract caused by BorMore >>
    The Department of Public Health and Social Services has confirmed a 7-month-old baby has the case of Pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Lab results turned up positive for the highly contagious bacterial disease of the respiratory tract caused by BorMore >>
  • Manamko' attend Conference on Aging

    Manamko' attend Conference on Aging

    May is Senior Citizens Month and the Department of Mental Health and Social Services, Division of Senior Citizens of the Department of Public Health and Social Services, and the Mayors Council of Guam held the 45th Annual Governor's Guam Conference on AgiMore >>
    May is Senior Citizens Month and the Department of Mental Health and Social Services, Division of Senior Citizens of the Department of Public Health and Social Services, and the Mayors Council of Guam held the 45th Annual Governor's Guam Conference on AgiMore >>
  • Guam-born architect starts scholarship

    Guam-born architect starts scholarship

    An architect with Guam roots has started a scholarship in honor of the very individual who has inspired him to get into such a profession--his grandfather, who just happened to be the architect behind the Agana Cathedral. Marc Dimalanta was born and raiseMore >>
    An architect with Guam roots has started a scholarship in honor of the very individual who has inspired him to get into such a profession--his grandfather, who just happened to be the architect behind the Agana Cathedral. Marc Dimalanta was born and raiseMore >>
  • Ronnie Vincent Crisostomo wanted for questioning

    Ronnie Vincent Crisostomo wanted for questioning

    The Guam Police Department is asking the public’s help in their search for 22-year-old Ronnie Vincent Crisostomo who is wanted for questioning in connection to several ongoing criminal investigations. Crisostomo’s last known address was listedMore >>
    The Guam Police Department is asking the public’s help in their search for 22-year-old Ronnie Vincent Crisostomo who is wanted for questioning in connection to several ongoing criminal investigations. Crisostomo’s last known address was listedMore >>
  • Legislative session considers plan to finance new Layon cell

    Legislative session considers plan to finance new Layon cell

    The Government of Guam is getting set to borrow another $30 million. Senators dissolved into the Committee of the Whole during the afternoon session to discuss the plan to float a bond, backed by the General Fund, to pay for the construction of a new cellMore >>
    The Government of Guam is getting set to borrow another $30 million. Senators dissolved into the Committee of the Whole during the afternoon session to discuss the plan to float a bond, backed by the General Fund, to pay for the construction of a new cellMore >>
  • Superintendent of Catholic schools steps down from position

    Superintendent of Catholic schools steps down from position

    The Archdiocese of Agana has begun a search for a new superintendent of Catholic schools after Richard Alvia submitted his resignation. Alvia is stepping down from the position to focus on his fifth year of a doctorate program in Catholic education. WhileMore >>
    The Archdiocese of Agana has begun a search for a new superintendent of Catholic schools after Richard Alvia submitted his resignation. Alvia is stepping down from the position to focus on his fifth year of a doctorate program in Catholic education. WhileMore >>
  • UOG economics professor talks impact of minimum wage

    UOG economics professor talks impact of minimum wage

    The University of Guam is weighing in on the minimum wage increase debate. UOG will host a seminar next week on the impact of the proposed hike in Guam. Economics professor Dr. Roseann Jones will be the featured speaker at the seminar. She is also one ofMore >>
    The University of Guam is weighing in on the minimum wage increase debate. UOG will host a seminar next week on the impact of the proposed hike in Guam. Economics professor Dr. Roseann Jones will be the featured speaker at the seminar. She is also one of More >>
  • Latest batch of tax refunds totals more than $4M

    Latest batch of tax refunds totals more than $4M

    It's a question we get asked daily, and today the Governor's Office announced that the Department of Administration and the Department of Revenue & Taxation will be placing checks in the mail in the next two business days. The checks are for those who filMore >>
    It's a question we get asked daily, and today the Governor's Office announced that the Department of Administration and the Department of Revenue & Taxation will be placing checks in the mail in the next two business days. The checks are for those who filMore >>
  • Tenorio weighs arguments over proper use of GDOE building

    Tenorio weighs arguments over proper use of GDOE building

    In the latest turn of events with the ongoing disagreement between the Guam Department of Education and the Guahan Academy Charter School related to the use of Building E, GDOE announced last week the building was going to be used for a CHamoru language rMore >>
    In the latest turn of events with the ongoing disagreement between the Guam Department of Education and the Guahan Academy Charter School related to the use of Building E, GDOE announced last week the building was going to be used for a CHamoru language rMore >>
  • Broken canopies being repaired at LBJ Elementary

    Broken canopies being repaired at LBJ Elementary

    When LBJ Elementary School students return after the summer break, they won't have to worry about getting wet when they walk from classroom to classroom at their Tamuning campus. Ground was broken today on their long-awaited canopy repair project. The $50More >>
    When LBJ Elementary School students return after the summer break, they won't have to worry about getting wet when they walk from classroom to classroom at their Tamuning campus. Ground was broken today on their long-awaited canopy repair project. The $50More >>
  • Airport disagrees with court's order to release transcripts

    Airport disagrees with court's order to release transcripts

    The Guam International Airport Authority says it "respectfully disagrees" with a Superior Court order yesterday to release transcripts of an April 26, 2018 Board executive session. Plaintiff DFS is seeking the information in connection with a longstandingMore >>
    The Guam International Airport Authority says it "respectfully disagrees" with a Superior Court order yesterday to release transcripts of an April 26, 2018 Board executive session. Plaintiff DFS is seeking the information in connection with a longstandingMore >>
  • GEC presents 2018 election comparative analysis draft to board

    GEC presents 2018 election comparative analysis draft to board

    The Guam Election Commission met today with its Board of Directors to present its draft of the comparative analysis on the 2018 elections. According to GEC Executive Director Maria Pangelinan the report includes historical data from preceding elections anMore >>
    The Guam Election Commission met today with its Board of Directors to present its draft of the comparative analysis on the 2018 elections. According to GEC Executive Director Maria Pangelinan the report includes historical data from preceding elections anMore >>
  • JJ Ambrose defeats Art Hernandez in World Fighting Championships

    JJ Ambrose defeats Art Hernandez in World Fighting Championships

    Congratulations to JJ Ambrose on his 3rd consecutive win in the cage this year His most recent win was over Art Hernandez in the World Fighting Championships via first round guillotine choke. JJ also received his BJJ black belt in the cage after the fightMore >>
    Congratulations to JJ Ambrose on his 3rd consecutive win in the cage this year His most recent win was over Art Hernandez in the World Fighting Championships via first round guillotine choke. JJ also received his BJJ black belt in the cage after the fightMore >>
  • FD's firepower secures volleyball title over tough Harvest defense

    FD's firepower secures volleyball title over tough Harvest defense

    The Harvest Eagles and Father Duenas Friars met up at the UOG Calvo Field House for this year's boy's high school championship game. FD beat the Okkodo Bulldogs to advance while Harvest got by Tiyan High to play in the final game of the season. Friars bacMore >>
    The Harvest Eagles and Father Duenas Friars met up at the UOG Calvo Field House for this year's boy's high school championship game. FD beat the Okkodo Bulldogs to advance while Harvest got by Tiyan High to play in the final game of the season. Friars bacMore >>
  • Moylan: chemical castration bill meant to reduce recidivism rates

    Moylan: chemical castration bill meant to reduce recidivism rates

    One local lawmaker is hoping to take Guam's Chemical Castration law one step further despite the fact it hasn't even been implemented in the past four years. Sen. James Moylan on Tuesday introduced Bill 137-35 to update the Chemical Castration for Sex OffMore >>
    One local lawmaker is hoping to take Guam's Chemical Castration law one step further despite the fact it hasn't even been implemented in the past four years. Sen. James Moylan on Tuesday introduced Bill 137-35 to update the Chemical Castration for Sex OffMore >>
  • GovGuam working to resolve Manenggon monument land dispute

    GovGuam working to resolve Manenggon monument land dispute

    The fate of the annual Manenggon Memorial ceremony still remains up in the air. Every year hundreds of people including survivors of the Japanese Occupation of Guam during World War II, gather in Manenggon to honor the lives lost at the concentration campMore >>
    The fate of the annual Manenggon Memorial ceremony still remains up in the air. Every year hundreds of people including survivors of the Japanese Occupation of Guam during World War II, gather in Manenggon to honor the lives lost at the concentration campMore >>
  • One of two suspects arrested for Ordot home invasion

    One of two suspects arrested for Chalan Pago home invasion

    Police arrested Francis Jerome Taisacan, 24, one of two suspects accused of forcing their way into a woman's home and robbing her. On May 15, the Taisacan and another suspect allegedly entered the home in Ordot, stealing numerous items belonging to the viMore >>
    Police arrested Francis Jerome Taisacan, 24, one of two suspects accused of forcing their way into a woman's home and robbing her. On May 15, the Taisacan and another suspect allegedly entered the home in Ordot, stealing numerous items belonging to the viMore >>
  • Gumamon vandals come forward

    Gumamon vandals come forward

    We have an update on the Gumamon statue in Tumon. According to Operations Manager Jenelyn Abinales, the individuals responsible came forward and offered to pay for the damages. As we reported, it was during a daily check of Gumamon when they noticed a finMore >>
    We have an update on the Gumamon statue in Tumon. According to Operations Manager Jenelyn Abinales, the individuals responsible came forward and offered to pay for the damages. As we reported, it was during a daily check of Gumamon when they noticed a finMore >>
  • Guam's FAS migrant population up 9% from 2013

    Guam's FAS migrant population up 9% from 2013

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2018 Estimates of Compact of Free Association Migrants, Guam had 18,874 freely associated state migrants, an increase of 9% from 2013. That total was used to help determine the Fiscal Year 2019 Compact Impact funds diMore >>
    According to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2018 Estimates of Compact of Free Association Migrants, Guam had 18,874 freely associated state migrants, an increase of 9% from 2013. That total was used to help determine the Fiscal Year 2019 Compact Impact funds diMore >>
  • Gumamon statue in Tumon damaged

    Gumamon statue in Tumon damaged

    If you've driven or strolled in Tumon, chances are you've probably seen the adorable Gumamon in front of the Sandcastle. The fiberglass and cement statue, stationed in Tumon since 2016, was recently damaged. One of the creature's fins was broken off, alonMore >>
    If you've driven or strolled in Tumon, chances are you've probably seen the adorable Gumamon in front of the Sandcastle. The fiberglass and cement statue, stationed in Tumon since 2016, was recently damaged. One of the creature's fins was broken off, alonMore >>
  • NASA producing 3D maps of Guam's reefs

    NASA producing 3D maps of Guam's reefs

    NASA research scientists are here to map out Guam's coral reefs, to an unprecedented high degree of technology, using state of the art technology. The project is meant to help conserve and protect the corals that are a critical part of our ecoculture. UpMore >>
    NASA research scientists are here to map out Guam's coral reefs, to an unprecedented high degree of technology, using state of the art technology. The project is meant to help conserve and protect the corals that are a critical part of our ecoculture. Up More >>
  • Victim in Tamuning taxi crash dies, 2 pedestrians injured

    Tamuning roads closed after taxi crash

    If you are traveling in the Tamuning area, specifically near the intersection of Gov. Carlos Camacho Road and Farenholt Avenue extending to Route 1, you are advised to take an alternate route. Guam Police Department spokesperson Paul Tapao says the road hMore >>
    If you are traveling in the Tamuning area, specifically near the intersection of Gov. Carlos Camacho Road and Farenholt Avenue extending to Route 1, you are advised to take an alternate route. Guam Police Department spokesperson Paul Tapao says the road hMore >>
  • Sanchez says utility executives deserved raises

    Sanchez says utility executives deserved raises

    The CCU has now rescinded all of the raises and bonuses Approved in a November executive session, which the attorney general says violated the open government law. The increases for several assistant general managers were also canceled Tuesday night, despMore >>
    The CCU has now rescinded all of the raises and bonuses Approved in a November executive session, which the attorney general says violated the open government law. The increases for several assistant general managers were also canceled Tuesday night, despMore >>
  • Accreditation team visiting GDOE all this week

    Accreditation team visiting GDOE all this week

    The Guam Department of Education is under review by a visiting team from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The visit is part of a mid-cycle review of GDOE's district-level accreditation, which was first granted four years ago. SuperintendenMore >>
    The Guam Department of Education is under review by a visiting team from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The visit is part of a mid-cycle review of GDOE's district-level accreditation, which was first granted four years ago. SuperintendenMore >>
  • Rev & Tax still on fire watch

    Rev & Tax still on fire watch

    The Department of Revenue & Taxation in Barrigada Heights remains on fire watch status. Two months the Guam Fire Department put the agency on notice because its fire protection system was not working and hadn't been for an unspecified amount of time. DRTMore >>
    The Department of Revenue & Taxation in Barrigada Heights remains on fire watch status. Two months the Guam Fire Department put the agency on notice because its fire protection system was not working and hadn't been for an unspecified amount of time. DRT More >>
  • Peace Officers Memorial Day honors those who paid the ultimate sacrifice

    Peace Officers Memorial Day honors those who paid the ultimate sacrifice

    In commemoration of "Peace Officers Memorial Day" the Guam Police Department held its annual memorial service at the Hagatna Precinct to honor its fallen heroes. "This is the annual event that police week centers around this key event today," Police ChiefMore >>
    In commemoration of "Peace Officers Memorial Day" the Guam Police Department held its annual memorial service at the Hagatna Precinct to honor its fallen heroes. "This is the annual event that police week centers around this key event today," Police ChiefMore >>
  • Self-proclaimed 'El Chapo of Opioids' is former Guam resident

    Self-proclaimed 'El Chapo of Opioids' is former Guam resident

    A former Guam resident and Class of 1992 Valedictorian of Simon Sanchez High School was busted in New Jersey. Our affiliate NBC4 in New York reports that 45-year-old Robert Delagente faces federal charges for allegedly distributing opioids such as oxycodoMore >>
    A former Guam resident and Class of 1992 Valedictorian of Simon Sanchez High School was busted in New Jersey. Our affiliate NBC4 in New York reports that 45-year-old Robert Delagente faces federal charges for allegedly distributing opioids such as oxycodoMore >>
  • Man caught on camera dragging woman while trying to steal her purse

    Man caught on camera dragging woman while trying to steal her purse

    He needed money to buy drugs so he tried to grab a woman's purse as she was leaving a grocery store in Tamuning. Roger Towai, 23, is accused of approaching a woman from behind and grabbing her black purse. The victim, however, refused to let go and fell tMore >>
    He needed money to buy drugs so he tried to grab a woman's purse as she was leaving a grocery store in Tamuning. Roger Towai, 23, is accused of approaching a woman from behind and grabbing her black purse. The victim, however, refused to let go and fell tMore >>
  • 5 Deeps Expedition makes it to the bottom of the Marianas Trench

    5 Deeps Expedition makes it to the bottom of the Marianas Trench

    Mission accomplished. The 5 Deeps expedition has successfully hit rock bottom in the Marianas Trench. Years of planning, hundreds of millions of dollars and the drive to visit the five deepest points in each of the world's oceans - expedition was on GuamMore >>
    Mission accomplished. The 5 Deeps expedition has successfully hit rock bottom in the Marianas Trench. Years of planning, hundreds of millions of dollars and the drive to visit the five deepest points in each of the world's oceans - expedition was on Guam More >>
  • GDOE investigating complaint against GW employee

    GDOE investigating complaint against GW employee

    A tip given to KUAM News alleges a George Washington High School JROTC teacher was having a “sexual relationship with multiple students.” GDOE spokeswoman Isa Baza confirms a GW employee is currently the subject of an investigation by the depaMore >>
    A tip given to KUAM News alleges a George Washington High School JROTC teacher was having a “sexual relationship with multiple students.” GDOE spokeswoman Isa Baza confirms a GW employee is currently the subject of an investigation by the depaMore >>
  • Get all your election news online & interactively from KUAM

    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 2More >>
    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 2More >>
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  • Policy approved for GDOE to operate interscholastic sports program

    Policy approved for GDOE to operate interscholastic sports program

    The Guam Education Board approved a policy to take over the operations of the interscholastic sports program which is currently being run by the IIAAG. Guam Education Board Member James Lujan made the motion for the Guam Department of Education to take ovMore >>
    The Guam Education Board approved a policy to take over the operations of the interscholastic sports program which is currently being run by the IIAAG. Guam Education Board Member James Lujan made the motion for the Guam Department of Education to take ovMore >>
  • Phillip Caso sentenced to 18 months for drugs

    Phillip Caso sentenced to 18 months for drugs

    It was an undercover bust by the Mandana Drug Task Force in September that led to a conviction back in March and now Phillip Vincent Caso has been sentenced to a year and a half confined at the Department of Corrections. As we reported in March a jury fouMore >>
    It was an undercover bust by the Mandana Drug Task Force in September that led to a conviction back in March and now Phillip Vincent Caso has been sentenced to a year and a half confined at the Department of Corrections. As we reported in March a jury fouMore >>
  • Vincent Cepeda found guilty of robbery

    Vincent Cepeda found guilty of robbery

    Vincent Rodriguez Cepeda faces anywhere between ten and 36 years in prison. On Tuesday a jury found him guilty of robbery charges. In February he was arrested after jumping into a person’s car in Hagatna. He had a machete in his hand and demanded caMore >>
    Vincent Rodriguez Cepeda faces anywhere between ten and 36 years in prison. On Tuesday a jury found him guilty of robbery charges. In February he was arrested after jumping into a person’s car in Hagatna. He had a machete in his hand and demanded caMore >>
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