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Police still searching for Louis Julian San Nicolas wanted for questioning
Police still searching for Louis Julian San Nicolas wanted for questioning

Three of the four people wanted for questioning relative to several ongoing investigations have been located by the Guam Police Department. As we reported on Friday, GPD's criminal investigation division sought the public's assistance in tracking down: Ne

Fernandez's last day on the job at GDOE will be this Friday
Fernandez's last day on the job at GDOE will be this Friday

It appears Jon Fernandez's last day on the job as superintendent for the Guam Department of Education is this Friday.

Isaiah Aguon
GDOE hopes to hire more nurses, 4 currently on staff for summer school
GDOE hopes to hire more nurses, 4 currently on staff for summer school

The Guam Department of Education hopes to hire more nurses for it's summer school program, after it came to light that four nurses are attending to some 5,000 students at 40 schools. There isn't a nursing shortage for the Guam Department of Education's su

Isaiah Aguon
Motion for mistrial made in suruhanu's rape trial
Motion for mistrial made in suruhanu's rape trial

By Hannah D'Avanzo KUAM News Kobe Onedera For KUAM News Could there be grounds for a mistrial? It’s only day 3 of Frank James San Nicolas's trial in Superior Court and a motion for mistrial was filed by the defense. As KUAM News Reported San Nicolas

Safety is top priority for Guam's public schools
Safety is top priority for Guam's public schools

by Kate Balser for KUAM News The Guam Department of Education is holding their annual School Safety Conference at Tiyan High School. The three-day event includes over 30 sessions to ensure teachers and staff are always prepared to protect their students.

Hearing held for bill to cap profits for fuel companies
Hearing held for bill to cap profits for fuel companies

Gas companies were a no-show today at a hearing on a Senator Clynt Ridgell's bill to put a 20 percent cap on their profits. The policymaker says he introduced the measure after learning through national reports that while consumers are weighed down by rec

Nestor Licanto
House Speaker Pelosi shares message on Guam's War Survivor's Remembrance Day
House Speaker Pelosi shares message on Guam's War Survivor's Remembrance Day

This year's War Survivors Remembrance Day was launched with a flag-raising ceremony Tuesday morning at the legislature. The event commemorates those who suffered atrocities by Japanese forces during the World War II occupation of Guam from Dec. 11, 1941 t

Nestor Licanto
Solemn ceremony held for War Survivors Remembrance Day
Solemn ceremony held for War Survivors Remembrance Day

This year's War Survivors Remembrance Day was launched with a flag raising ceremony Tuesday morning at the legislature. The event commemorates those who suffered atrocities by Japanese forces during the World War II occupation of Guam from December 11, 19

Nestor Licanto
Chamber of Commerce survey profiles crime against island businesses
Chamber of Commerce survey profiles crime against island businesses

94 out of 105 businesses who took part in a flash survey by the Guam Chamber of Commerce said they are concerned about crime at or around their sites. The results were discussed during a presentation today at the organization's monthly meeting. Former FBI

Nestor Licanto
Couches, paint, plumbing items among trash found at cemetery illegal dump site
Couches, paint, plumbing items among trash found at cemetery illegal dump site

It was an event to clean up one of the island’s oldest cemeteries, and according to the Department of Parks and Recreation, it went well. On June 11, the Guam Coral Reef Initiative partnered with the the agency to clean up the illegal trash and othe

Daniel Perez
CNMI now offering COVID vaccine to children 6 months and older
CNMI now offering COVID vaccine to children 6 months and older

The CNMI recorded a 35th COVID-19-related death Tuesday night. The last death was on April 4. This week, pediatric vaccines rolled out, expanding access to vaccines to virtually everyone. "The Pfizer is available for 6 months to 4 years old," CNMI Immuniz

Thomas Manglona
Chris 'Malafunkshun' Barnett, Therese Terlaje among last day filers
Chris 'Malafunkshun' Barnett, Therese Terlaje among last day filers

On the day of the deadline to file bid for Decision 2022, the Guam Election Commission received more packets from public office hopefuls Tuesday morning. According to the GEC website, five additional filers are now official candidates for the 37th Guam Le

Isaiah Aguon
151 new COVID cases reported, 18 hospitalized with the virus
151 new COVID cases reported, 18 hospitalized with the virus

The Joint Information Center reports 151 new COVID-19 cases from 1,173 specimens collected on June 27. Twenty-four of the cases today were reported by the Department of Defense. Eighteen island residents are now hospitalized due to COVID, with one receivi

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Dededo will have fewer polling sites this year
Dededo will have fewer polling sites this year

In Decision 2022 news, Dededo, the island's most populated village, will have less polling sites this election season. The norther municipality usually has three polling sites during elections, but due to safety concerns, Guam Election Commission executiv

Isaiah Aguon
San Nicolas won't step down despite U.S. House Ethics findings; legal team offers explanations for his questionable actions
San Nicolas won't step down despite U.S. House Ethics findings; legal team offers explanations for his questionable actions

Congressman Michael San Nicolas denied all allegations by the House Ethics committee. Flanked by his two attorneys, he held a lengthy news conference today to refute a recently released report by an investigative subcommittee about an illegal campaign con

Nestor Licanto
Salas Matanane sticking with San Nicolas
Salas Matanane sticking with San Nicolas

Will she stay or will she go? That’s the question many have asked about the candidate for lieutenant governor Sabrina Salas Matanane after the U.S. House Ethics Committee released a watershed report on her running mate for governor Del. Michael San

Thomas Manglona
Team Guam soccer completes training
Team Guam soccer completes training

Guam’s U14 Boys National Soccer Team along with coaches Ralph Awa and Noah Bamba completed a weekend-long training camp in Saipan. Guam’s team has been training together three times a week since February following selection from tryout session

Dave Delgado
UOG hosting 3-on-3 basketball tourney
UOG hosting 3-on-3 basketball tourney

The University of Guam will host a college 3X3 Basketball Tournament on July 5th from 6:30pm to 10pm in the UOG Calvo Field House. The tournament is part of Triton Athletics and Field House membership in the FISU Oceania organization with the winner of th

Dave Delgado
Saipan dive company offers $5,000 to catch turtle poacher
Saipan dive company offers $5,000 to catch turtle poacher

Over on Saipan, a local dive company is offering a big bounty that leads to the conviction of a turtle poacher in the CNMI. It’s a small price to pay for endangered species. Axe Murderer Tours is offering a $5,000 bounty for any information that lea

Thomas Manglona
Guam Plaza hosting mid-week job fair
Guam Plaza hosting mid-week job fair

by Noah Maravilla for KUAM News Are you searching for a job? Do you value talent and dedication? If so, the Guam Plaza Resort and Spa is hosting a Job Fair on June 29th of this year where they are searching for a wide range of talents and skills. The even

Attorneys differ on Roe v. Wade ruling's effect on Guam
Attorneys differ on Roe v. Wade ruling's effect on Guam

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court overturned the 50-year-old Roe v. Wade ruling and returned back to the states and territories the power to decide whether abortion should be legal in their jurisdictions. But there are differing opinions about the

Nestor Licanto
203 new cases reported over the weekend, hospitalizations jump to 21
203 new cases reported over the weekend, hospitalizations jump to 21

Two hundred and three new COVID-19 cases were reported today from 3,217 specimens analyzed from tests administered from June 24 – 26, according to the Joint Information Center. Of the new cases, 28 were reported by the Department of Defense. A stagg

Daniel Perez
Leon Guerrero-Tenorio file a day before deadline
Leon Guerrero-Tenorio file a day before deadline

In Decision 2022 news here on the island, Incumbent Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero, and Lt. Gov. Joshua Tenorio are officially in the race for seats at Adelup. Leon Guerrero and Tenorio filed their packet for governor and lieutenant governor of Guam Monday aftern

Isaiah Aguon
Underwood: Congressman shouldn't underestimate House Ethics Committee's decision
Underwood: Congressman shouldn't underestimate House Ethics Committee's decision

KUAM News spoke with former Guam Del. Robert Underwood about the potential political fall-out of the damning report released by the House Ethics Committee on Congressman Michael San Nicolas. He said a unanimous decision by a bipartisan congressional commi

Nestor Licanto
United offering direct flights between CNMI and Narita
United offering direct flights between CNMI and Narita

In the CNMI, United Airlines will now offer direct flights between Saipan and Narita, Japan starting in September. The news comes amid the Northern Marianas government’s determination to revive the Japan market after a major blow to the tourism indu

Thomas Manglona
GDOE submits P-EBT report to Public Health in anticipation of another round of SNAP benefits
GDOE submits P-EBT report to Public Health in anticipation of another round of SNAP benefits

The Guam Department of Education submitted its report on student P-EBT to the Department of Public Health and Social Services on Friday. According to GDOE Public Information Officer Michelle Franquez, as of Friday morning, Frank Cruz, the acting state dir

Isaiah Aguon