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Public Health: Two restaurants shutdown after failing inspection
Public Health: Two restaurants shutdown after failing inspection

Two local restaurants had their sanitary permits suspended following a recent inspection by the Department of Public Health Division of Environmental Health. LA Tofu & Galbi in Tamuning was inspected on April 11 following a complaint. Inspectors found pre

Atkins Kroll donates 2024 Toyota Tacoma to American Red Cross Guam
Atkins Kroll donates 2024 Toyota Tacoma to American Red Cross Guam

Mobility is more than just moving from point A to point B. For the American Red Cross Guam chapter, a vehicle is a lifeline. From helping families who lost everything to a house fire to sheltering and feeding the island after Typhoon Mawar, help simply ca

Destiny Cruz
Candidate David Lotz exits delegate race
Candidate David Lotz exits delegate race

There are now only five candidates for Guam delegate. David Lotz confirms with KUAM he is ending his quest to be the island's representative in the nation's capital due to personal reasons. He said, “I’m thankful to those who have offered supp

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Saipan casino files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Saipan casino files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Imperial Pacific International in the CNMI recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in NMI District Court. KUAM learned that the Saipan Casino, which has been out of operation and has been fighting to keep its exclusive gaming license, owes at least $165-

Thomas Manglona
80th Liberation theme announced, “Todu i Tiempo i Pås Para Hita” - Peace For Us Always
80th Liberation theme announced, “Todu i Tiempo i Pås Para Hita” - Peace For Us Always

The Office of the Governor of Guam, along with the Mayors’ Council of Guam and the Guam Visitors Bureau, announce the theme for the 80th commemoration of Guam's Liberation: “Todu i Tiempo i Pås Para Hita.” These words, which transl

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CNMI Governor shares recovery journey at re-entry program ceremony
CNMI Governor shares recovery journey at re-entry program ceremony

Northern Mariana Islands Governor Arnold Palacios shared his recovery journey at the soft opening of the Community Outreach Partnership Program Office under the Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Rehabilitation Program in Chalan Kanoa on Saipan. “I use

Thomas Manglona
Guam Power Authority confirms March 2024 Energy Credit applied
Guam Power Authority confirms March 2024 Energy Credit applied

The Guam Power Authority announced that all active GPA accounts have been credited with $100 as part of the extended Prugråman Ayuda Para I Taotao-ta Energy Credit program. The March 2024 credit represents the third and last $100 energy credit in th

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Governor and Judicial Council declare Law Month
Governor and Judicial Council declare Law Month

In recognition of the Judiciary’s commitment to the rule of law, Governor Lou Leon Guerrero, in collaboration with the Judiciary of Guam, the U.S. District Court of Guam, and the Guam Bar Association, proclaimed May 1 as Law Day and designated April

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Governor Leon Guerrero and FEMA announce National Level Exercise 2024
Governor Leon Guerrero and FEMA announce National Level Exercise 2024

The National Exercise Program is gearing up for its flagship event, the National Level Exercise 2024, slated to take place on April 24, 2024 at the RIHGA Royal Laguna Guam Resort. This exercise, organized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is a c

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Guam Guard meets with CNMI Governor
Guam Guard meets with CNMI Governor

U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Mike Cruz and members of the Guam National Guard met with Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ Governor Arnold Palacios in Saipan. The leaders discussed an array of topics including reaffirming disaster response procedu

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No immediate threat to Marianas assessed from reported North Korea launch
No immediate threat to Marianas assessed from reported North Korea launch

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense, and alongside the Mariana Regional Fusion Center, federal, and military partners, continue to monitor events surrounding the region including reports of the recent launch of an unidentified projecti

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UPDATE: Prison escapee captured near Barrigada post office
UPDATE: Prison escapee captured near Barrigada post office

A three-hour long manhunt for a detainee who escaped from the Department of Corrections prison in Mangilao ended with his capture. Eldon Cruz Aflleje, 25, was tracked down by authorities along Route 16 Army Drive in Barrigada. Officers with the Guam Polic

Nick Delgado
Manhunt underway for prison escapee
Manhunt underway for prison escapee

A search is underway after a prisoner who escaped from the Department of Corrections facility early Tuesday morning. Eldon Cruz Aflleje, 25, escaped from the Post 25 dome units at the Mangilao compound around 6:37 am, according to DepCor spokesperson Maj.

Nick Delgado
Dr. Nine to work in an acting capacity while search for CME replacement begins
Dr. Nine to work in an acting capacity while search for CME replacement begins

The meeting of the Commission on the Post-Mortem Examinations started off with the selection of its Chairman. Attorney General Douglas Moylan and Vice-Chairman and Chief of Police Stephen Ignacio were present and immediately got down to important matters.

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Universal garbage collection plan debated on session floor
Universal garbage collection plan debated on session floor

It was literal trash talk on the legislative session floor when senators debated Bill-165 this afternoon. The measure would establish the Guam Solid Waste Authority’s Universal Garbage Collection plan. The bill hopes to curb illegal dumping and main

Nick Delgado
First look inside Village of Donki Guam during soft opening
First look inside Village of Donki Guam during soft opening

Inside Don Don Donki Guam, there are three floors of affordable produce, snacks, beauty products, wholesale items and much much more await. Donki Spokesperson Misaki Toves said, “You can look forward to our exclusive line. We also have fresh produce

Matsuki Hirayama
Artists showcase work at Saipan’s Flame Tree Arts Festival
Artists showcase work at Saipan’s Flame Tree Arts Festival

Mathew Masga is a long-time carver from Tinian. He’s one of many artists who displayed and sold their work over the weekend at the Flame Tree Arts Festival on Saipan. He said, “I've been displaying the Chamorro necklace, which are called spond

Thomas Manglona
Pair arrested in multiple thefts
Pair arrested in multiple thefts

A pair of serial thieves are captured after being accused of stealing nearly $4,000 worth equipment and trailers from multiple areas. Thirty-nine-year-old Patrick Espinosa and 18-year-old Dylan Rosario are each charged with multiple counts of theft of pro

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Complaint: Pregnant woman attacked with metal pipe
Complaint: Pregnant woman attacked with metal pipe

A woman allegedly attacked an expectant mother with a metal pipe. Fifty-seven-year-old Katherine Nick is charged with aggravated assault and assault of an unborn child. On Sunday, officers learned Nick allegedly pulled the victim to the ground by her hair

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CNMI Chief Parole Officer’s bench trial begins
CNMI Chief Parole Officer’s bench trial begins

CNMI Chief Parole Officer Nick Reyes appeared in Superior Court on Saipan. Reyes, who is facing allegations of misconduct in public office and forgery, had his day in court as his bench trial began on Saipan Monday. In a February hearing, Reyes asserted h

Thomas Manglona
Car fire in Dededo, red flag warning in effect
Car fire in Dededo, red flag warning in effect

A viewer-submitted video captured in Dededo today showed units with the Guam Fire Department putting out the flames of a burning car. The footage was sent to KUAM around 11:30 this morning. Firefighters as you can see were able to quickly put it out. No i

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U.S. Senate confirms CNMI Chief Judge Manglona for second term
U.S. Senate confirms CNMI Chief Judge Manglona for second term

CNMI District Court Chief Judge Ramona V. Manglona was confirmed by the U.S. Senate by a vote of 97-2 last week. She will serve a second 10-year term on the bench. In November, Manglona appeared before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington D.C

Thomas Manglona
Eighth Harmon junkyard fire extinguished hours later with 1 firefighter treated for exhaustion
Eighth Harmon junkyard fire extinguished hours later with 1 firefighter treated for exhaustion

A follow up now to the Harmon junkyard fire that took place on Thursday afternoon. The fire, which is the eighth one at the same spot, remains under investigation with Guam Fire Department. GFD Spokesperson Lt. Nick Garrido confirmed the Bureau of Alcohol

Joan Aguon Charfauros
Coasties discuss recent rescue at Pikelot Atoll
Coasties discuss recent rescue at Pikelot Atoll

On March 31, three mariners from Polowat Atoll in Chuuk went fishing toward Pikelot when their boat ran into the reef. The men were stranded for the next nine days on the uninhabited island. Culinary Specialist 1st Class Joshua Pablo and Lt. Ray Cerrato w

Nick Delgado
Lieutenant Governors visit Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz
Lieutenant Governors visit Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz

The discussion on cultural and natural resource protection was among the issues brought up during a visit Friday to Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz with the Lt. Governor's of Guam and the CNMI. CNMI Lt. Governor David Apatang joined Guam's Lt. Governor Joshua

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University of Guam Scam Alert: Beware of social media scams offering online courses
University of Guam Scam Alert: Beware of social media scams offering online courses

A scam alert out of the University of Guam is being made to the public and they are being warned of a bogus social media ad and posts impersonating the UOG Facebook and Instagram accounts. The ads are being sent out from an account under the name “l

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