Governor says handling of artifacts comes down to programmatic agreement
Governor says handling of artifacts comes down to programmatic agreement

While a majority of senators are urging Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero to take a stronger stance on the military firing range construction, the maga'haga gives her take on the military's handling of artifacts found in ancestral sites on buildup construction proje

Rev & Tax adds 2 collections officers to chip away at $200M
Rev & Tax adds 2 collections officers to chip away at $200M

Maga'haga Lou Leon Guerrero promised to make uncollected taxes a priority during her run for Adelup, which was said to have been approximately $200M at the time. The Department of Revenue and Taxation has faced challenges over the years in carrying out th

Julius Santos
Dennis Lane allegedly struck officer with rock after high-speed chase
Dennis Lane allegedly struck officer with rock after high-speed chase

On Friday, police tried to pull over Dennis Reyes Lane driving a Toyota Corolla in Agat. Instead, the man with eight open criminal investigations led the officer on a high-speed chase. Court documents state Lane sped through stop signs and traffic lights

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Pacific Islands Environment Conference: Greening Growth in the Pacific
Pacific Islands Environment Conference: Greening Growth in the Pacific

The 30th Pacific Islands Environment Conference kicks off this week at the Hyatt Regency and it's already breaking records. Conference coordinator Conchita Taitano says there are over 500 registered participants from across the globe. The three-day confer

Thomas Manglona
Household Income Expenditure Survey will help gauge consumer pricing, salary levels
Household Income Expenditure Survey will help gauge consumer pricing, salary levels

There may be someone knocking at your door as a part of the University of Guam's Household Income Expenditure Survey. They plan to reach over 2,000 homes in the next four months as a part of UOG's Cooperative Extension and Outreach program. "When an enume

Thomas Manglona
Thieves steal keyboard, safe from Maite church
Thieves steal keyboard, safe from Maite church

A church was burglarized not once but twice this past week. Members of the Nama Congregational Church are hoping the persons responsible are caught. Lesleen Inek said it was on Tuesday evening when they realized the church had been broken into. "I guess t

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Pacific Games preview: Team Guam weightlifting
Pacific Games preview: Team Guam weightlifting

Guam's Olympic Weightlifting Federation has been around since 2015. Coach Ed Molinos is the current Interim President of the federation. In 2017 Guam brought home 3 silvers and a bronze medal from the Hidilyn Diaz Weightlifting Open Championship held in t

Dave Delgado
Coronation ceremony held for Liberation queen and her royal court
Coronation ceremony held for Liberation queen and her royal court

Sunday night at the Hotel Nikko Guam, the 75th Liberation Queen's Coronation Ball was held. Crowned as the 75th Liberation Queen was Regina Gloria Mendiola Duenas of Santa Rita. The 20-year old is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Yolanda Mendiola Du

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Bill could finally get Guam, CNMI radiation exposure compensation
Bill could finally get Guam, CNMI radiation exposure compensation

Once again Guam is included in a bill to amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act. The measure by New Mexico Congressman Ben Ray Lujan allows those who may have suffered exposure to file claims of up to $150,000. It also includes for the first time t

Nestor Licanto
United flight makes emergency return
United flight makes emergency return

A United Airlines flight bound for Chuuk made an emergency return to the Guam airport this morning. The airport confirms that its flight control tower received a call at 9:20 a.m., about an hour after Flight 155 departed. The pilot advised that a "Stall i

Nestor Licanto
Armed men rob San Jose Mart in Maite
Armed men rob San Jose Mart in Maite

The Guam Police Department is searching for the suspects involved in an early morning armed robbery that occurred at the San Jose Mart in Maite. Police spokesperson Paul Tapao says just before five o’clock Sunday morning two men, one armed with a ma

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Kids engaging in culture, island awareness at DYA summer camp
Kids engaging in culture, island awareness at DYA summer camp

While school's out, about 165 kids from kindergarten through 12th grade are taking part in the Department of Youth Affairs summer camp. Since around 2007, children registered for school with the Guam Department of Education have been able to take part in

Joan Aguon Charfauros
GFD working with GWA on Fire hydrant maintenance
GFD working with GWA on Fire hydrant maintenance

With fire hydrants being an essential component in fire protection systems, the Guam Waterworks Authority is working together to ensure hydrants are replaced and operational. The island currently has 3,800 fire hydrants. "Fire hydrants are important in th

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Activist groups want former SHPO reinstated
Activist groups want former SHPO reinstated

It's day three since the controversial firing of State Historic Preservation Officer Lynda Aguon. As uncertainty swells about who will fill Aguon's shoes, an appeal of her termination has been filed with the Civil Service Commission and direct action envi

Chris Barnett
Will the military agree to pause the firing range construction?
Will the military agree to pause the firing range construction?

The call has been answered. After weeks of pushing the governor to call for a halt on construction of the live fire training range at Machanao, activists, community groups and senators finally got what they asked for. "I have agreed to do that, yes," she

Chris Barnett
GPA has winning bidder for future power plant
GPA has winning bidder for future power plant

The Guam Power Authority announced it has selected the winning bidder for the new Power Plant in Dededo. However, it did not disclose the company pending a mandatory protest period. GPA says the plant, to be built across from the Micronesia Mall, will be

Nestor Licanto
1,300 tax returns to be mailed Monday
1,300 tax returns to be mailed Monday

Another batch of checks will be placed in the mail on Monday. Specifically, more than 1,300 hundred tax refund checks totaling $4.3 million. This includes refunds that were garnished to repay government debts for error-free returns filed on or before Feb.

KUAM News
Soldier rescues 3 from dangerous current
Soldier rescues 3 from dangerous current

Serviceman was just doing his part to fulfill the pledge to help others in need. It turned into instant bravery. "It's a day that sometimes jolts me awake at night," Michelle Ernst said. "It's a day that changed forever who I am and it's a date that could

Sabrina Salas Matanane
Katherine Tenorio allegedly wielded knife to hold up store
Katherine Tenorio allegedly wielded knife to hold up store

A woman who walked into the Grab and Go in Tamuning wielding a knife has been arrested after spending the past couple days in the hospital. The video of the standoff was circulating on social media. On June 18, 34-year-old Katherine Tenorio walked into th

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Gai' Animas expands emergency services for abuse victims
Gai' Animas expands emergency services for abuse victims

The island's network of social services for survivors of domestic, dating, and sexual violence is expanding. Gai' Animas, or "have courage" is the message Catholic Social Services and its partners hope to encourage with the new Coordinated Entry System. I

Thomas Manglona
Guam Museum exhibit examines the experience of liberation
Guam Museum exhibit examines the experience of liberation

A grand opening was held Thursday evening for the "In Hahasso ha': Nina'en Pas Yan Inagofli'e'" which translates to "We Still Remember: A Legacy of Peace and Friendship" exhibition at the Guam Museum. The exhibition commemorates the 75th anniversary of th

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Students explore science at STEM & Sustainability Expo
Students explore science at STEM & Sustainability Expo

From watching watersheds to saving sea turtles, Guam's future scientists are hard at work. Funded by the National Science Foundation, high school students at the STEM & Sustainability Expo are getting excited about science. High school student Morcy Gilny

Thomas Manglona
GFD budget hearing talks doubling of ambulance rates
GFD budget hearing talks doubling of ambulance rates

The cost of an ambulance ride could literally double next fiscal year.That was one of the more concerning issues raised during a budget hearing for the Guam Fire Department today. The agency was in the budget hot seat, as Chief Daniel Stone and his team f

Nestor Licanto
Bill could require Treasury to reimburse some of GovGuam's EITC costs
Bill could require Treasury to reimburse some of GovGuam's EITC costs

Federal legislation that could help ease the estimated $57 million annual Earned Income Tax hit on the Government of Guam's budget is advancing in Congress. The measure cleared a markup meeting today by the House ways and means committee. Basically, the b

Nestor Licanto
SPONSORED: How to Smartly Splash That Cash With No Backlash: Financial Tips for Millennials and Gen-Zers
SPONSORED: How to Smartly Splash That Cash With No Backlash: Financial Tips for Millennials and Gen-Zers

As a generation that works to live it up, keeping track of our personal finances can sometimes ruin the carpe diem vibes we stand by. We’ve rounded up tips and tricks to keep the fun times going without any pre-payday heart attacks or mid-vacation a

Ancestral Lands director moving forward with tight operations
Ancestral Lands director moving forward with tight operations

Guam Ancestral Lands Commission Director John Angoco says his agency is dedicated to fulfilling the mandates put forth in the law that created ancestral lands. "I don't have a secretary, I don't have a program coordinator, management analyst, not even a s

Chris Barnett