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  • TakeCare continues GMH-only push for GovGuam

    TakeCare continues GMH-only push for GovGuam

    Local Health Insurance company TakeCare is urging lawmakers not to pass a bill that provides Government of Guam workers with coverage at both local hospitals. The company said the government simply cannot afford it. The measure by Speaker Tina Muna BarnesMore >>
    Local Health Insurance company TakeCare is urging lawmakers not to pass a bill that provides Government of Guam workers with coverage at both local hospitals. The company said the government simply cannot afford it. The measure by Speaker Tina Muna BarnesMore >>
  • Pair of bills aim to raise penalties for pet killings

    Pair of bills aim to raise penalties for pet killings

    Two senators, two bills—one issue. Sens. Louise Muna and Sabina Perez have introduced a pair of bills that they say will stiffen penalties for pet murderers. The bills come after a February 11 court ruling dismissed felony charges against Yigo residMore >>
    Two senators, two bills—one issue. Sens. Louise Muna and Sabina Perez have introduced a pair of bills that they say will stiffen penalties for pet murderers. The bills come after a February 11 court ruling dismissed felony charges against Yigo residMore >>
  • War claims fix could need a fix

    War claims fix could need a fix

    Could the fix need a fix? A former senior staffer for two Guam Delegates said Congressman Mike San Nicolas took the slow road to fix war claims legislation - and apparently, there's a faster way to get war survivors paid. A fix to fix the fix could be inMore >>
    Could the fix need a fix? A former senior staffer for two Guam Delegates said Congressman Mike San Nicolas took the slow road to fix war claims legislation - and apparently, there's a faster way to get war survivors paid. A fix to fix the fix could be in More >>
  • GPD may have made a mistake in denying FOIA request

    GPD may have made a mistake in denying FOIA request

    Acting Chief of Police Steve Ignacio admits his agency may have erred in denying a Freedom of Information Request sent by attorney Tom Fisher. As we reported the local attorney, who represents former Lt. Gov. Ray Tenorio in last year's alleged gun grabbinMore >>
    Acting Chief of Police Steve Ignacio admits his agency may have erred in denying a Freedom of Information Request sent by attorney Tom Fisher. As we reported the local attorney, who represents former Lt. Gov. Ray Tenorio in last year's alleged gun grabbinMore >>
  • Women tapped to lead Dept. of Agriculture, GEDA appear before senators

    Women tapped to lead Dept. of Agriculture, GEDA appear before senators

    Strong support was on display today at the Guam Congress Building for the women selected to lead two GovGuam agencies. Chelsa Muna-Brecht, appointed to serve as Department of Agriculture director, testified before senators, detailing her plans for the ageMore >>
    Strong support was on display today at the Guam Congress Building for the women selected to lead two GovGuam agencies. Chelsa Muna-Brecht, appointed to serve as Department of Agriculture director, testified before senators, detailing her plans for the ageMore >>
  • Rev & Tax extends Barrigada March hours for Real ID

    Rev & Tax extends Barrigada March hours for Real ID

    Only for the month of March, the Department of Revenue and Taxation will extend its hours of operations for the Driver's License Branch in Barrigada. The addition of Saturdays in March will be added to meet the high demand for the Real ID. On Saturdays, tMore >>
    Only for the month of March, the Department of Revenue and Taxation will extend its hours of operations for the Driver's License Branch in Barrigada. The addition of Saturdays in March will be added to meet the high demand for the Real ID. On Saturdays, tMore >>
  • Measles outbreak in Philippines could bring disease to Guam

    Measles outbreak in Philippines could bring disease to Guam

    Just last week, the Department of Public Health and Social Services warned of a measles outbreak in Washington state. While they continue to monitor the situation due to many traveling to and from the region, Public Health also has an eye on a deadly outbMore >>
    Just last week, the Department of Public Health and Social Services warned of a measles outbreak in Washington state. While they continue to monitor the situation due to many traveling to and from the region, Public Health also has an eye on a deadly outbMore >>
  • Friends and family say goodbye to crash victim

    Friends and family say goodbye to crash victim

    Family and friends said their final goodbyes to the 19-year-old who died in a serious crash in Ordot earlier this month. Services were held at the St. Jude Catholic Church in Sinajana today for Deon Cruz. He died a couple of days after the two-car crash oMore >>
    Family and friends said their final goodbyes to the 19-year-old who died in a serious crash in Ordot earlier this month. Services were held at the St. Jude Catholic Church in Sinajana today for Deon Cruz. He died a couple of days after the two-car crash oMore >>
  • Congressman says emergency declaration could take $750M in Guam buildup funds

    Congressman says emergency declaration could take $750M in Guam buildup funds

    Nearly $750 million in funding for Guam's military buildup may be in jeopardy. In an announcement on his social media page Wednesday, Congressman Michael San Nicolas said President Trump's emergency declaration, which is aimed at building a southern bordeMore >>
    Nearly $750 million in funding for Guam's military buildup may be in jeopardy. In an announcement on his social media page Wednesday, Congressman Michael San Nicolas said President Trump's emergency declaration, which is aimed at building a southern bordeMore >>
  • ICE, marijuana, LSD, among items found during traffic stop

    ICE, marijuana, LSD, among items found during traffic stop

    Police made a major drug find during a traffic stop in Tamuning. During a search of Ramon Miguel Maneses' car, police found a loaded semi-automatic handgun, $3,500 in cash, LSD tabs, MDMA pills, 165 grams of meth, 42 grams of marijuana, a second loaded fiMore >>
    Police made a major drug find during a traffic stop in Tamuning. During a search of Ramon Miguel Maneses' car, police found a loaded semi-automatic handgun, $3,500 in cash, LSD tabs, MDMA pills, 165 grams of meth, 42 grams of marijuana, a second loaded fiMore >>
  • Minors arrested on multiple car break-ins

    Minors arrested on multiple car break-ins

    A call to police of suspicious activity in Dededo leads to four minors being taken into custody. Guam police responded late Monday to the parking lot area of Domino's Pizza in Dededo. That's where they took more than a handful of minors in for questioningMore >>
    A call to police of suspicious activity in Dededo leads to four minors being taken into custody. Guam police responded late Monday to the parking lot area of Domino's Pizza in Dededo. That's where they took more than a handful of minors in for questioningMore >>
  • Autopsy complete on Maite auto-ped victim

    Autopsy complete on Maite auto-ped victim

    An autopsy has been completed on the 50-year-old man hit and killed in Maite over the weekend. Office of the Attorney General Spokesperson Carlina Charfauros confirms Dr. Philip Dauterman, a pathology specialist from Saipan, performed the victim's autopsyMore >>
    An autopsy has been completed on the 50-year-old man hit and killed in Maite over the weekend. Office of the Attorney General Spokesperson Carlina Charfauros confirms Dr. Philip Dauterman, a pathology specialist from Saipan, performed the victim's autopsyMore >>
  • Adelup staffers get $30K in 'pay adjustments'

    Adelup staffers get $30K in 'pay adjustments'

    Four Adelup staffers have received $30,000 in "pay adjustments" and while these salary increases are documented in black and white, Adelup said what you see is not necessarily what you get. It's all right there in black and white--documents KUAM news obtaMore >>
    Four Adelup staffers have received $30,000 in "pay adjustments" and while these salary increases are documented in black and white, Adelup said what you see is not necessarily what you get. It's all right there in black and white--documents KUAM news obtaMore >>
  • San Agustin wants castle doctrine statute expanded

    San Agustin wants castle doctrine statute expanded

    Senator Joe S. San Agustin is proposing to expand the "Stand your Ground" law to allow for "Self Protection" rather than "Home Protection." He says that would mean the so-called Castle Doctrine applies to "everywhere a law-abiding citizen has a right to bMore >>
    Senator Joe S. San Agustin is proposing to expand the "Stand your Ground" law to allow for "Self Protection" rather than "Home Protection." He says that would mean the so-called Castle Doctrine applies to "everywhere a law-abiding citizen has a right to bMore >>
  • Bill would assign Chamoru name references for top leaders

    Bill would assign Chamoru name references for top leaders

    The historic election of Lou Leon Guerrero as Guam's first female governor prompted a new bill, which would update the official gender references for our top leaders. In a public hearing Tuesday, sponsor Sen. Kelly Marsh Taitano said her measure formally More >>
    The historic election of Lou Leon Guerrero as Guam's first female governor prompted a new bill, which would update the official gender references for our top leaders. In a public hearing Tuesday, sponsor Sen. Kelly Marsh Taitano said her measure formally More >>
  • 3 new monuments will commemorate Guam's struggle during the occupation

    3 new monuments will commemorate Guam's struggle during the occupation

    In time for the 75th observance of Liberation Day, three new monuments will be built to commemorate one of the most solemn periods in Guam's history. During the waning days of the Japanese occupation, thousands of Chamorros from all over the island were fMore >>
    In time for the 75th observance of Liberation Day, three new monuments will be built to commemorate one of the most solemn periods in Guam's history. During the waning days of the Japanese occupation, thousands of Chamorros from all over the island were fMore >>
  • NWS watching tropical disturbance

    NWS watching tropical disturbance

    It looks like we can be in for some rather rainy and windy conditions this weekend. The National Weather Service along with Guam Homeland Security Office of Civil Defense are closely monitoring a tropical disturbance forming about 1,200 miles southeast ofMore >>
    It looks like we can be in for some rather rainy and windy conditions this weekend. The National Weather Service along with Guam Homeland Security Office of Civil Defense are closely monitoring a tropical disturbance forming about 1,200 miles southeast ofMore >>
  • Police search for driver involved in fatal auto-ped incident

    Police search for driver involved in fatal auto-ped incident

    The search continues for the person behind the wheel of Sunday's fatal auto-pedestrian incident that occurred Saturday night in Maite. A 50-year-old man was hit by a car while walking along Route 8. He was rushed to Naval Hospital where he was pronouncedMore >>
    The search continues for the person behind the wheel of Sunday's fatal auto-pedestrian incident that occurred Saturday night in Maite. A 50-year-old man was hit by a car while walking along Route 8. He was rushed to Naval Hospital where he was pronounced More >>
  • 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 >>
  • GAIN 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 >>
  • Drunk man forces himself into elderly couple's home twice

    Drunk man forces himself into elderly couple's home twice

    It was a frightening moment for an elderly couple in Harmon after a stranger entered their apartment unit unwelcomed. Responding officers picked up the suspect who was apparently walking in the area and drunk. Mario Lopaz is charged with home invasion, buMore >>
    It was a frightening moment for an elderly couple in Harmon after a stranger entered their apartment unit unwelcomed. Responding officers picked up the suspect who was apparently walking in the area and drunk. Mario Lopaz is charged with home invasion, buMore >>
  • Pair arrested for stealing beer from stores

    Pair arrested for stealing beer from stores

    A pair accused in back to back thefts at local stores are arrested. Kimbert Kastor and Mathison Atiput are charged with aggregated retail theft. Kastor is also charged with possession of an open container and eluding a police officer. Court documents statMore >>
    A pair accused in back to back thefts at local stores are arrested. Kimbert Kastor and Mathison Atiput are charged with aggregated retail theft. Kastor is also charged with possession of an open container and eluding a police officer. Court documents statMore >>
  • Police investigate death of man in Harmon

    Police investigate death of man in Harmon

    A police death investigation is underway after a man is found unresponsive Tuesday morning. Guam Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Paul Tapao said the victim was found in the Harmon area around 7 a.m. He was taken to Guam Regional Medical City where heMore >>
    A police death investigation is underway after a man is found unresponsive Tuesday morning. Guam Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Paul Tapao said the victim was found in the Harmon area around 7 a.m. He was taken to Guam Regional Medical City where he More >>
  • Police searching for man in connection to domestic violence complaints

    Police searching for man in connection to domestic violence complaints

    If you’ve seen this man you are urged to contact the Guam Police Department. Police spokesperson Paul Tapao says 34-year-old Uruk Ludwig is wanted for questioning in connection to domestic violence complaints. Ludwig has a tattoo on the left and rigMore >>
    If you’ve seen this man you are urged to contact the Guam Police Department. Police spokesperson Paul Tapao says 34-year-old Uruk Ludwig is wanted for questioning in connection to domestic violence complaints. Ludwig has a tattoo on the left and rigMore >>
  • DeNorcey ready to lead Public Health

    DeNorcey ready to lead Public Health

    Linda Unpingco DeNorcey says she is committed and ready to serve as the Director of the Department of Public Health and Social Services. DeNorcey appeared before the Legislature’s Committee on Health on Monday morning for her confirmation hearing. S

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    Linda Unpingco DeNorcey says she is committed and ready to serve as the Director of the Department of Public Health and Social Services. DeNorcey appeared before the Legislature’s Committee on Health on Monday morning for her confirmation hearing. S

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  • Johnny Aguon found guilty of sexual abuse

    Johnny Aguon found guilty of sexual abuse

    Johnny Lujan Aguon faces up to life in prison for sexually abusing a female starting at the age of five. Aguon was found guilty on Monday of First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct as a First Degree Felony, Attempted First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct as aMore >>
    Johnny Lujan Aguon faces up to life in prison for sexually abusing a female starting at the age of five. Aguon was found guilty on Monday of First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct as a First Degree Felony, Attempted First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct as aMore >>
  • GPD launching "Be Seen, Be Safe and Be Smart" to deter pedestrian accidents

    GPD launching "Be Seen, Be Safe and Be Smart" to deter pedestrian accidents

    Last year alone there were a total of 14 auto-pedestrian fatalities on Guam, with the latest one along Route 8 in Maite marks the second one for this year. During our recent Facebook Live morning show "Crime Time", the Guam Police Department announced itsMore >>
    Last year alone there were a total of 14 auto-pedestrian fatalities on Guam, with the latest one along Route 8 in Maite marks the second one for this year. During our recent Facebook Live morning show "Crime Time", the Guam Police Department announced itsMore >>
  • Nate Denight proud of GVB's achievements under his watch

    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 agenMore >>
    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 agenMore >>
  • Castro takes aim at enhancing border security

    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 territoryMore >>
    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 territoryMore >>
  • Ken Leon Guerrero's suit against GEC dismissed

    Ken Leon Guerrero's suit against GEC dismissed

    A lawsuit centered on counting portions of spoiled ballots from the Primary Election in 2018 is dismissed due to a technicality. Ken Leon Guerrero of the political action committee Guam Citizens for Public Accountability was suing the Guam Election CommisMore >>
    A lawsuit centered on counting portions of spoiled ballots from the Primary Election in 2018 is dismissed due to a technicality. Ken Leon Guerrero of the political action committee Guam Citizens for Public Accountability was suing the Guam Election CommisMore >>
  • Water tanks placed in case of wildland fires

    Water tanks placed in case of wildland fires

    "Munga Masonnge, Guahan!" (Don't burn, Guam!) Taking pro-active steps to secure public safety this fire season, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Soil Resources Division is temporarily staging a pair of 258-gallon water tanks on Turner Road to sMore >>
    "Munga Masonnge, Guahan!" (Don't burn, Guam!) Taking pro-active steps to secure public safety this fire season, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Soil Resources Division is temporarily staging a pair of 258-gallon water tanks on Turner Road to sMore >>
  • UOG creates journalism scholarship in memory of legendary broadcaster Jon Anderson

    UOG creates journalism scholarship in memory of legendary broadcaster Jon Anderson

    He was a local media legend and is posthumously given the Ancient Order of Chamorri Award. The administration awarding the highest civilian honor to the late Jon Anderson. The crowds gathered at Jeff's Pirates Cove in Ipan on Sunday to share stories and mMore >>
    He was a local media legend and is posthumously given the Ancient Order of Chamorri Award. The administration awarding the highest civilian honor to the late Jon Anderson. The crowds gathered at Jeff's Pirates Cove in Ipan on Sunday to share stories and mMore >>
  • Convicted sex offender from Spain caught in Piti

    Convicted sex offender from Spain caught in Piti

    A man convicted of sexual abuse in Spain is located here in the territory. Documents filed in the District Court of Guam name Dario Gualtieri. Extradition is underway. In June 2015, Gualtieri shared a taxi ride with the victim. The pair had just left the More >>
    A man convicted of sexual abuse in Spain is located here in the territory. Documents filed in the District Court of Guam name Dario Gualtieri. Extradition is underway. In June 2015, Gualtieri shared a taxi ride with the victim. The pair had just left the More >>
  • Rough seas expected through the workweek

    Rough seas expected through the workweek

    It's going to continue to be rather rough seas in our area. The National Weather 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 fMore >>
    It's going to continue to be rather rough seas in our area. The National Weather 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 fMore >>
  • Tamuning game room forced to closed due to missing license

    Tamuning game room forced to closed due to missing license

    Seize all operations - a Tamuning game room that caused public outcry is forced to close its doors for failing to get the proper license to operate. Tamuning Mayor Louise Rivera confirms that Rev & Tax's compliance team looked into the issue. She tells KUMore >>
    Seize all operations - a Tamuning game room that caused public outcry is forced to close its doors for failing to get the proper license to operate. Tamuning Mayor Louise Rivera confirms that Rev & Tax's compliance team looked into the issue. She tells KUMore >>
  • Driver sought after fatal Maite accident

    Driver sought after fatal Maite accident

    Police are searching for the driver who hit and killed a man walking in Maite over the weekend. According to Guam Police Department spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao, preliminary investigation suggests that a 50-year-old man was hit while walking on an eastbound More >>
    Police are searching for the driver who hit and killed a man walking in Maite over the weekend. According to Guam Police Department spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao, preliminary investigation suggests that a 50-year-old man was hit while walking on an eastbound More >>
  • More effort needed to prevent increase in Hepatitis C cases

    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 LeoMore >>
    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 LeoMore >>
  • UOG's new engineering program is milestone for the region

    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,More >>
    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, More >>
  • Hiker hurt in fall at Tarzan Falls

    Hiker hurt in fall at Tarzan Falls

    The Guam Fire Department responded to a call of a distressed hiker call in Tarzan Falls Sunday afternoon. Rescue personnel from GFD responded to the scene just after 1pm. GFD spokesperson Kevin Reilly says the hiker sustained minor injuries from a fall. UMore >>
    The Guam Fire Department responded to a call of a distressed hiker call in Tarzan Falls Sunday afternoon. Rescue personnel from GFD responded to the scene just after 1pm. GFD spokesperson Kevin Reilly says the hiker sustained minor injuries from a fall. UMore >>
  • Man dies after hit-and-run

    Man dies after hit-and-run

    A man walking on the road was killed in a hit-and-run last night in Maite. According to Guam Police Department spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao, preliminary investigation suggests that a 50-year-old man was struck while walking on an eastbound Route 8 laneMore >>
    A man walking on the road was killed in a hit-and-run last night in Maite. According to Guam Police Department spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao, preliminary investigation suggests that a 50-year-old man was struck while walking on an eastbound Route 8 lane More >>
  • Pedestrian suffers serious injuries in crash

    Pedestrian suffers serious injuries in crash

    A man is seriously injured after being hit by a car in Maite. It happened on route 8 in front of Coast 360 around 11:01pm Saturday. First responders had been called to the scene of an auto-pedestrian crash. Medics performed CPR, as they rushed the unidentMore >>
    A man is seriously injured after being hit by a car in Maite. It happened on route 8 in front of Coast 360 around 11:01pm Saturday. First responders had been called to the scene of an auto-pedestrian crash. Medics performed CPR, as they rushed the unidentMore >>
  • Competitive pay hampers medical examiner replacement

    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, whoMore >>
    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, whoMore >>
  • GPD nixes FOIA request by Tenorio's lawyer

    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 PMore >>
    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 PMore >>
  • Agriculture head wants a Guam meat industry

    Agriculture head wants Guam to produce its own meat

    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 offMore >>
    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 offMore >>
  • Repopulating the endangered sihek

    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'sMore >>
    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 More >>
  • Bordallo hopes to communicate veteran needs to feds

    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 administrMore >>
    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 administrMore >>
  • Still no takers for marijuana testing lab

    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 HMore >>
    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 HMore >>
  • Neighbors rally against new Tamuning game room

    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.More >>
    "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.More >>
  • Enrollment increasing for UOG's new engineering school

    Enrollment increasing for UOG's new engineering school

    Next fall, University of Guam students pursuing engineering degrees will be part of a four-year Bachelor of Science program. Currently UOG offers only a two-year pre-engineering track. Shahram Khosrowpanah, the dean of the School of Engineering says enrolMore >>
    Next fall, University of Guam students pursuing engineering degrees will be part of a four-year Bachelor of Science program. Currently UOG offers only a two-year pre-engineering track. Shahram Khosrowpanah, the dean of the School of Engineering says enrolMore >>
  • Interpreter needed for accused murderer Brandy Ngiraibai Stephanus

    Interpreter needed for accused murderer Brandy Ngiraibai Stephanus

    The man accused in the murder in Yigo is going to need a Palauan interpreter for his case to proceed. Brandy Ngiraibai Stephanus, 39, appeared in court this week. He was indicted on charges of murder and aggravated assault in the deadly stabbing of his coMore >>
    The man accused in the murder in Yigo is going to need a Palauan interpreter for his case to proceed. Brandy Ngiraibai Stephanus, 39, appeared in court this week. He was indicted on charges of murder and aggravated assault in the deadly stabbing of his coMore >>
  • Shelton, a former Bordallo staffer, introduces resolution supporting war claims fix

    Shelton, a former Bordallo staffer, introduces resolution supporting war claims fix

    Sen. Amanda Shelton introduced Resolution 36-35 expressing the Guam Legislature's support for Congressman Michael San Nicolas's H.R. 1141 to provide the necessary appropriation language to make war claim payments. The resolution also expresses support forMore >>
    Sen. Amanda Shelton introduced Resolution 36-35 expressing the Guam Legislature's support for Congressman Michael San Nicolas's H.R. 1141 to provide the necessary appropriation language to make war claim payments. The resolution also expresses support forMore >>
  • 2 men to face federal court trial over ICE charges

    2 men to face federal court trial over ICE charges

    Unsealed in the District Court of Guam, two men are indicted on charges of attempted possession of methamphetamine hydrochloride with intent to distribute. Jacob James Quitugua is accused of attempting to distribute more than 50 grams of the drug, ICE, onMore >>
    Unsealed in the District Court of Guam, two men are indicted on charges of attempted possession of methamphetamine hydrochloride with intent to distribute. Jacob James Quitugua is accused of attempting to distribute more than 50 grams of the drug, ICE, onMore >>
  • Thomas Ray Aguon acquitted of rape charges

    Thomas Ray Aguon acquitted of rape charges

    A man accused of raping a woman last October is cleared of the criminal sexual conducted charges. A jury acquitted Thomas Ray Aguon of three counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct charges today. As reported, the suspect was accused of sexually forMore >>
    A man accused of raping a woman last October is cleared of the criminal sexual conducted charges. A jury acquitted Thomas Ray Aguon of three counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct charges today. As reported, the suspect was accused of sexually forMore >>
  • Board confirms Pilar Laguana as GVB president and CEO

    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 asMore >>
    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 asMore >>
  • HUD awards money for Guam housing programs

    HUD awards money for Guam housing programs

    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today awarded $74 million to hundreds of public housing authorities across the country. More than $567,000 is headed to public housing agencies in Hawaii and Guam. Federal officials said this would continMore >>
    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today awarded $74 million to hundreds of public housing authorities across the country. More than $567,000 is headed to public housing agencies in Hawaii and Guam. Federal officials said this would continMore >>
  • Woman dies after shooting incident at firing range

    Woman dies after shooting incident at firing range

    One woman is dead after a shooting incident at a local firing range. It happened Thursday at the Chamorro Shooting gallery in Piti. Medics performed CPR as they rushed the 55-year-old woman to Naval Hospital. Police said she suffered from a single gunshotMore >>
    One woman is dead after a shooting incident at a local firing range. It happened Thursday at the Chamorro Shooting gallery in Piti. Medics performed CPR as they rushed the 55-year-old woman to Naval Hospital. Police said she suffered from a single gunshotMore >>
  • Governor says she won't lease Guma Trankilidat

    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 moMore >>
    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 moMore >>
  • DFS wants airport board transcripts

    DFS wants airport board transcripts

    The latest motion hearing in the long-running legal battle between the airport and DFS took place before Judge Anita Sukola Thursday. DFS is seeking the transcripts from an April 2018 airport board executive session. Basically, DFS argues that the public More >>
    The latest motion hearing in the long-running legal battle between the airport and DFS took place before Judge Anita Sukola Thursday. DFS is seeking the transcripts from an April 2018 airport board executive session. Basically, DFS argues that the public More >>
  • GSWA federal recievership could end soon

    GSWA federal recievership could end soon

    The more than decade-long takeover by a federal receiver of Guam's solid waste system may finally be ending. In a recent court order, Judge Frances Tydingco Gatewood states that she is "looking forward to the end of the receivership," and she's ordered aMore >>
    The more than decade-long takeover by a federal receiver of Guam's solid waste system may finally be ending. In a recent court order, Judge Frances Tydingco Gatewood states that she is "looking forward to the end of the receivership," and she's ordered a More >>
  • Rumors vs. Reality

    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 UrbMore >>
    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 UrbMore >>
  • Shipping delays leave store shelves empty

    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 veggieMore >>
    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 veggieMore >>
  • Transition report outlines productivity measures for all GovGuam agencies

    Transition report outlines productivity measures for all GovGuam agencies

    The Governor’s Transition Advisory committee has submitted its transition report on all government agencies to Governor Leon Guerrero and Speaker Barnes. According to a news release from Adelup, the 215-page document “summarizes the current stMore >>
    The Governor’s Transition Advisory committee has submitted its transition report on all government agencies to Governor Leon Guerrero and Speaker Barnes. According to a news release from Adelup, the 215-page document “summarizes the current stMore >>
  • More than $75K worth of marijuana found on pair who allegedly beat and robbed man

    More than $75K worth of marijuana found on pair who allegedly beat and robbed man

    Two men are accused of forcing their way into a Barrigada Heights home and attacking the homeowner. Arthur Chan and Quincy Taitano are each charged with home invasion, burglary, third degree robbery, two counts of assault and criminal trespass. Court docuMore >>
    Two men are accused of forcing their way into a Barrigada Heights home and attacking the homeowner. Arthur Chan and Quincy Taitano are each charged with home invasion, burglary, third degree robbery, two counts of assault and criminal trespass. Court docuMore >>
  • Posadas: CMS money no longer threatened

    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 aMore >>
    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 More >>
  • Man allegedly inappropriately touches woman outside library

    Man allegedly inappropriately touches woman outside library

    A man was arrested after inappropriately touching a woman outside of the public library in Hagåtña. Hank Flores is charged with fourth degree criminal sexual conduct. Court documents state the suspect approached the victim and he hugged her bMore >>
    A man was arrested after inappropriately touching a woman outside of the public library in Hagåtña. Hank Flores is charged with fourth degree criminal sexual conduct. Court documents state the suspect approached the victim and he hugged her bMore >>
  • Washington measles outbreak puts Guam on alert

    Washington measles outbreak puts Guam on alert

    Since many residents make the trip between Guam and Washington, a measles outbreak in Washington State has Guam's Public Health department on alert. So far, 54 cases of measles have been reported by the Washington State Department of Health. Of those caseMore >>
    Since many residents make the trip between Guam and Washington, a measles outbreak in Washington State has Guam's Public Health department on alert. So far, 54 cases of measles have been reported by the Washington State Department of Health. Of those caseMore >>
  • InstaSpot Partner Program will let businesses and art shine

    InstaSpot Partner Program will let businesses and art shine

    The Guam Visitors Bureau will be launching its new InstaGuam, InstaSpot Partner Program. It will focus on user-generated content while promoting local artwork and attractions around the island. GVB is currently reaching out to local businesses that featurMore >>
    The Guam Visitors Bureau will be launching its new InstaGuam, InstaSpot Partner Program. It will focus on user-generated content while promoting local artwork and attractions around the island. GVB is currently reaching out to local businesses that featurMore >>
  • Archdiocese opposes gambling at the carnival

    Archdiocese opposes gambling at the carnival

    The Catholic Church is expressing its continued opposition to gambling at the Liberation Day Carnival. This as legislation has been introduced to bring back games of chance to the annual event. Archbishop Michael Byrnes stated the archdiocese discouragesMore >>
    The Catholic Church is expressing its continued opposition to gambling at the Liberation Day Carnival. This as legislation has been introduced to bring back games of chance to the annual event. Archbishop Michael Byrnes stated the archdiocese discourages More >>
  • Woman gets a year in prison, forfeits condo and cash for harboring illegal aliens

    Woman gets a year in prison, forfeits condo and cash for harboring illegal aliens

    A 48-year-old woman convicted of harboring illegal aliens is sentenced to serve one year in prison. Sasha Sun was caught by Homeland Security investigators illegally employing three women from Taiwan at the Joy Luck Club in Tumon. Authorities said the aliMore >>
    A 48-year-old woman convicted of harboring illegal aliens is sentenced to serve one year in prison. Sasha Sun was caught by Homeland Security investigators illegally employing three women from Taiwan at the Joy Luck Club in Tumon. Authorities said the aliMore >>
  • Gregorio Blas Cruz Jr. gets reduced sentence for cooperating with feds

    Gregorio Blas Cruz Jr. gets reduced sentence for cooperating with feds

    Confessing to the 314 gross grams of the drug, ICE, found on him, Gregorio Blas Cruz Jr.was sentenced to 70 months in prison in the District Court of Guam. This will run concurrently with the sentence he is currently serving for a separate case. As reportMore >>
    Confessing to the 314 gross grams of the drug, ICE, found on him, Gregorio Blas Cruz Jr.was sentenced to 70 months in prison in the District Court of Guam. This will run concurrently with the sentence he is currently serving for a separate case. As reportMore >>
  • 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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  • TakeCare continues GMH-only push for GovGuam

    TakeCare continues GMH-only push for GovGuam

    Local Health Insurance company TakeCare is urging lawmakers not to pass a bill that provides Government of Guam workers with coverage at both local hospitals. The company said the government simply cannot afford it. The measure by Speaker Tina Muna BarnesMore >>
    Local Health Insurance company TakeCare is urging lawmakers not to pass a bill that provides Government of Guam workers with coverage at both local hospitals. The company said the government simply cannot afford it. The measure by Speaker Tina Muna BarnesMore >>
  • Pair of bills aim to raise penalties for pet killings

    Pair of bills aim to raise penalties for pet killings

    Two senators, two bills—one issue. Sens. Louise Muna and Sabina Perez have introduced a pair of bills that they say will stiffen penalties for pet murderers. The bills come after a February 11 court ruling dismissed felony charges against Yigo residMore >>
    Two senators, two bills—one issue. Sens. Louise Muna and Sabina Perez have introduced a pair of bills that they say will stiffen penalties for pet murderers. The bills come after a February 11 court ruling dismissed felony charges against Yigo residMore >>
  • War claims fix could need a fix

    War claims fix could need a fix

    Could the fix need a fix? A former senior staffer for two Guam Delegates said Congressman Mike San Nicolas took the slow road to fix war claims legislation - and apparently, there's a faster way to get war survivors paid. A fix to fix the fix could be inMore >>
    Could the fix need a fix? A former senior staffer for two Guam Delegates said Congressman Mike San Nicolas took the slow road to fix war claims legislation - and apparently, there's a faster way to get war survivors paid. A fix to fix the fix could be in More >>
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