Dial 988 if you're feeling the holiday blues

Dial 988 if you're feeling the holiday blues

For those feeling the holiday blues this christmas season, help is just three numbers away. Last christmas and every year before that this time of year, the holiday hotline number was 10 digits, now the number to remember -- 988. Guam Behavioral Health's

17-year-old's body recovered from Mangilao waters

17-year-old's body recovered from Mangilao waters

The body of a 17-year-old girl was recovered from Guam waters today. Rescue units responded to a drowning reported at Gregorio Perez Park in Mangilao. The 911 call comes in just after 3 this afternoon. By 4 p.m., rescue swimmers recovered the body of a 17

Crowds show up in person for Black Friday savings

Crowds show up in person for Black Friday savings

Dozens of shoppers are going in and out of their favorite stores. Signs were all around reading Black Friday sale - up to 50-70% off. The crowds were walking around the mall with purchases scored. This is the scene at the Micronesia Mall. Shoppers here ta

Santa greets happy kids at KUAM!

Santa greets happy kids at KUAM!

Santa is getting ready to spread cheer to all boys and girls this holiday season, and he paid a visit to our station here at KUAM this morning. Santa taking photos with kids who showed up and donations for Salvation Army Guam and Catholic Social Services

Guam Visitors Bureau re-establishes ties with Kashiwa City

Guam Visitors Bureau re-establishes ties with Kashiwa City

The Guam Visitors Bureau re-established ties with Kashiwa City in the Chiba prefecture of Japan as part of its ongoing tourism recovery efforts. A GVB delegation led by president & CEO Carl Gutierrez attended the Kashiwa De International Exchange Festa th

Towers for Tots sees Lincoln Logs-based structures head skyward at Micronesia Mall

Towers for Tots sees Lincoln Logs-based structures head skyward at Micronesia Mall

The Aydlett Brothers – twins Brandon and Landon – began their Towers for Tots project today in earnest at the Micronesia Mall. The construction happening in front of the Men's Macy's Store. It includes three high-rise Lincoln Log towers that w

CNMI's gubernatorial runoff election will soon be decided

CNMI's gubernatorial runoff election will soon be decided

Over in the CNMI, Decision 2022 is coming to a close as runoff election day ends and polls close tonight at 7pm. Gubernatorial runoff election day has finally arrived, and supporters for the Independents Palacios-Apatang and Republicans Torres-Sablan are

16 Days of Activism works to end gender-based violence

16 Days of Activism works to end gender-based violence

Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. And for the first time, our island community is taking part in an annual international campaign to end gender-based violence. Today marks the start of the 16 days of activism campai

More tax refunds coming to filers

More tax refunds coming to filers

Just in time for Christmas shopping, the Department of Rev & Tax has processed 204 tax refunds for Tax Year 2021 and prior error-free returns filed on or before November 14, 2022. The refunds, mailed out by the Department of Administration, totaled a litt

Man dies in accident at Port

Man dies in accident at Port

A man is dead following an accident at the Port Authority of Guam midday today. First responders with the Guam Fire Department were called to the scene at 11:53 this morning to a report of an injured person. The man, we are told, worked for an unnamed pri

Governor questions the lack of public hearing for landowner compensation

Governor questions the lack of public hearing for landowner compensation

Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero wants to know if her proposal to compensate original landowners who can’t get their ancestral property back will have a public hearing. The Land Bank Reform Act of 2022 is not included on the December session agenda. This mean

Pair facing federal drug charges in unsealed indictment

Pair facing federal drug charges in unsealed indictment

Two men are facing federal drug charges. The indictment handed down against the two was recently unsealed in the District Court of Guam. Francisco Herrera Salas and Joseph Mesa Babauta are each charged with attempted possession with intent to distribute 5

Ex-customs lieutenant Alvendia picked up on warrant

Ex-customs lieutenant Alvendia picked up on warrant

Ex-Guam customs lieutenant henry alvendia is back in prison. Prison records show he was picked up on a warrant today in connection to his illegal drugs and gun case he has against him in superior court. Details of the warrant have not yet been made public

Moylan ready to retake AG seat

Moylan ready to retake AG seat

Guam will have a new attorney general in the new year. A new ag but not an unfamiliar face to the office. Guam’s first ever elected ag douglas moylan beating incumbent leevin camacho by only 39 votes following this week’s recount. It was a rac

Japanese Autumn Festival was huge success

Japanese Autumn Festival was huge success

Were you at the Japanese Autumn Festival last Saturday? Then no doubt you had a good time enjoying what the Japanese culture had to offer. KUAM News caught up with the event planners who shared their thanks to everyone who came to celebrate. The return of

CNMI independent & democrat gubernatorial teams vote side-by-side

CNMI independent & democrat gubernatorial teams vote side-by-side

The Independent gubernatorial ticket voted alongside the former Democrat candidates in a show of unity on this Thanksgiving day, which is also the last day of early voting before Friday's runoff. Lt. Gov. Arnold Palacios, running for the CNMI's governor,

Ballot recount confirms Lujan as 15th senator; Moylan as AG by just 39 votes

Ballot recount confirms Lujan as 15th senator; Moylan as AG by just 39 votes

The results from the general election, held about two-and-a-half weeks' prior, have been confirmed. And while the final legislative seat and the Guam's elected attorney general were in question due the narrow margins of victory in either race, a recount o

GMH doctor, nurses share what they're grateful for

GMH doctor, nurses share what they're grateful for

It's a time to be thankful. So in the spirit of giving back, KUAM News spoke with a doctor and nurses at the Guam Memorial Hospital to hear what our front liners are most grateful for this Thanksgiving holiday. The pandemic may be winding down but the wor

Talofofo Elementary School could be renamed in honor of past educators

Talofofo Elementary School could be renamed in honor of past educators

A proposal has been made to rename Talofofo Elementary School after two former educators of the southern campus - Joaquina Mendiola Cruz Roberto and Rosa Garrido Roberto Carter. A public hearing will take be held Wednesday, November 30 at the school&rsquo

Final session agenda for 2022 set

Final session agenda for 2022 set

A bill to protect victims of abuse and another for capital improvements at the Port Authority of Guam made it onto the final session agenda of the year. The 36th Guam Legislature set to hold their last session before the 37th is sworn in next year. The Co

Vanreick Gumabon indicted for sexual abuse of young girl

Vanreick Gumabon indicted for sexual abuse of young girl

A man accused of sexually abusing a little girl has been indicted by a grand jury in the Superior Court of Guam. 36-year-old Vanreick Gumabon was set to answer to the charges in court this week. The hearing, however, was delayed until next month after his

Early release denied for convicted sex offender Athen Barbosa

Early release denied for convicted sex offender Athen Barbosa

A man who is serving a decade in prison after admitting to sexually abusing a young girl known to him is denied his request for early release. 25-year-old Athen Trickson Barbosa was sentenced to 10 years last december after he pleaded guilty to second-deg

'Block Friday' happening at Micronesia Mall

'Block Friday' happening at Micronesia Mall

Many will be out shopping this Black Friday, but, if you are at the Micronesia Mall then you can check out ‘Block Friday’ happening in the atrium outside of the Men’s Macy’s store. Brothers Brandon and Landon Aydlett will spend the

Joey Terlaje free of all charges

Joey Terlaje free of all charges

Former Department of Corrections deputy director Joey Terlaje is officially free of all charges filed against him in superior court. Judge Alberto Tolentino signing the order late Wednesday dismissing Terlaje’s case with prejudice. This means prosec

Investigation clears corrections officer for inmate stabbing incident

Investigation clears corrections officer for inmate stabbing incident

A correctional officer assigned to the unit where a convicted murderer was found stabbed to death is cleared. Here's more on the investigation that took nearly four months to complete. One officer guarding multiple inmates at the Department of Corrections

Salvation Army Guam delivers holiday meals - and hope - to island homeless

Salvation Army Guam delivers holiday meals - and hope - to island homeless

Keeping with their grander them of "Love Beyond Hunger" teams of volunteers from the Salvation Army Guam Chapter rolled-out from their Tiyan HQ this morning bright and early, equipped with hot holiday meals for those in our community who are most in need

CNMI issues $300 utilities stimulus checks

CNMI issues $300 utilities stimulus checks

It's an early Christmas present if you're living in the Northern Marianas. Governor Ralph Torres issues $300 in stimulus credits for utilities in November and December. The credit will be applied to Commonwealth Utilities Corporation active residential el

Janus Tabbada faces murder charges

Janus Tabbada faces murder charges

‘He threatened my life’. That’s what Janus Tabbada allegedly told a witness when asked why he shot and killed Edward Bamba outside of a Yigo home earlier this month. Tabbada officially facing murder charges in local court. He's being kep

Man allegedly rammed his truck into car with pregnant woman inside

Man allegedly rammed his truck into car with pregnant woman inside

Thirty-nine-year-old Benster Hainrick Etse was arrested and was charged with two counts each of Aggravated Assault and Family Violence as well as Assault of an Unborn Child. According to a magistrate's complaint, the incident began before midnight on Nov.

James Mata charged with unlawful restraint, family violence

James Mata charged with unlawful restraint, family violence

Fifty-four-year-old James Quinata Mata was arrested and charged with Unlawful Restraint and Family Violence. Mata is accused of assaulting a woman on Nov. 22. According to court documents, the woman tried to flee from him when he appeared at her place of

A.K. Kiko, 24, arrested for stabbing at Anigua apartments

A.K. Kiko, 24, arrested for stabbing at Anigua apartments

A man has been arrested following a stabbing reported in Anigua. 24-year-old A.K. Kiko was charged with aggravated assault along with a special allegation for possession or use of a deadly weapon in the commission of a felony. Officers responded to a repo

Oceanview staff, parents concerned students moving to another problem-plagued school

Oceanview staff, parents concerned students moving to another problem-plagued school

It seems like students are just being moved from one bad place to the next. That's the issue brought up by the dozens of staff from Oceanview middle school during Tuesday's Guam Education Board Meeting. Beckie Merrill is a sixth-grade teacher at the Hagat

Legislative candidates say recount likely won't change outcome

Legislative candidates say recount likely won't change outcome

The recount will soon be underway. It starts at 5:30 this evening at the election return center at the Westin Resort Guam in Tumon. But not all races are being recounted. The big ticket being watched is a tight race for Guam's attorney general. Former att

Atalig, Castro subpoenaed over CNMI's BOOST program

Atalig, Castro subpoenaed over CNMI's BOOST program

Over in the CNMI, Secretary of Finance David Atalig and the governor's chief of staff former Guam Sen. Wil Castro received their subpoenas issued by a joint legislative committee seeking detailed information about the BOOST program. The program, funded by

Community remains divided over Mandatory Medical Malpractice Arbitration Act

Community remains divided over Mandatory Medical Malpractice Arbitration Act

A second round of public hearings were held on Tuesday to hear the concerns of both those for and against Bill 112. The measure seeks to change the controversial mandatory medical malpractice law, which has the community divided. It’s a bitter battl

NMI culinary students prepare holiday meal for shelter

NMI culinary students prepare holiday meal for shelter

Culinary students from the CNMI’s training school woke up early to put together a Thanksgiving meal for the women’s and children shelter on Saipan. It’s a timely reminder amid the holiday rush. Ben Babauta, Marketing Director, NMTech, sa

President extends student loan repayment pause to next June

President extends student loan repayment pause to next June

While we wait for updates on the pending debt relief plan currently in litigation, President Joe Biden announced that his secretary of education cleared yet another pause on student loan payments. The White House released the video where Biden said the re

It’s payday for general election precinct officials

It’s payday for general election precinct officials

The Guam Election Commission announced today that the pay checks for those precinct officials who worked during the general election are now available to be picked up. GEC Executive Director Maria Pangelinan said about 327 people worked as precinct offici

Healthcare professionals protest medical arbitration bill ahead of public hearings

Healthcare professionals protest medical arbitration bill ahead of public hearings

Outside of the Guam Congress Building late this afternoon, several doctors showed up expressing just how much they oppose a bill by Speaker Therese Terlaje. The measure - Bill 112 - would amend the controversial mandatory medical malpractice arbitration a

Guam to receive part of $3.1B Walmart opioid settlement

Guam to receive part of $3.1B Walmart opioid settlement

Guam is expected to receive part of a $3.1 billion settlement with Walmart, according to Attorney General Leevin Taitano Camacho. The company allegedly contributed to the opioid addiction crisis by failing to appropriately oversee the dispensing of opioid

Woman caught allegedly smuggling meth into prison

Woman caught allegedly smuggling meth into prison

She was delivering items to an inmate at the prison and ended up staying the night after being caught smuggling drugs. Twenty-eight-year-old Lanielynn Arriola is charged with Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver and Prom

Accused killer allegedly stabbed, beat woman while on the run from police

Accused killer allegedly stabbed, beat woman while on the run from police

The search for a killer is over. Thirty-year-old Janus Tabbada was arrested on suspicion of aggravated murder and illegal weapons possession in connection to the Nov. 12 shooting that claimed the life of 37-year-old Edward Bamba. During a press conference

Subpoenas issued for CNMI's BOOST program

Subpoenas issued for CNMI's BOOST program

Over in the CNMI, House lawmakers issuing two sets of subpoenas for those involved in the islands' "BOOST" program meant to assist local businesses and non-profits. But some say its boost to campaigns ahead of the runoff election Friday. Rep. Tina Sablan

Powerhouse Aussies too much for Team Guam basketball

Powerhouse Aussies too much for Team Guam basketball

Guam’s U15 national basketball team faced Elite competition in their opening game of the FIBA U15 Oceania Championship. Our boy’s are in Group A and have been drawn with powerhouse country Australia, New Zealand and Samoa. Australia’s me

Education board to discuss possible relocation of students, staff

Education board to discuss possible relocation of students, staff

The campus shuffle to come for four public schools could bring substantial changes for parents and students, so here's what those at the affected schools need to know. The Guam Education Board is scheduled to meet this evening to discuss the move of stude

Quality Distributors makes sizable holiday donation for 21st straight year

Quality Distributors makes sizable holiday donation for 21st straight year

It's a family tradition that continues strong to this day. For 21 consecutive years, Quality Distributors has marked the start of the holiday season with a large donation to the Salvation Army Guam's food pantry program. The program relies solely on the d

Meet Santa at KUAM on Black Friday

Meet Santa at KUAM on Black Friday

We want to tell you how you can meet Santa Claus on Black Friday! Santa needs your help filling up his trusty sleigh for those in need before Giving Tuesday comes around. Between 10am-noon on Friday, November 25, stop by the KUAM Studios in Harmon and dro

Prosecution shows security footage alleging AJ Toves robbed Harmon business

Prosecution shows security footage alleging AJ Toves robbed Harmon business

Police may have found his wallet left at the crime scene, but his defense claims that does not mean he robbed a Harmon business. Trial is underway for defendant AJ Muna Toves in the Superior Court of Guam. He stands accused in a robbery reported over the

Convicted drug smuggler Jeffrey Baldanado sentenced to two and half years in prison

Convicted drug smuggler Jeffrey Baldanado sentenced to two and half years in prison

Before a federal judge, convicted drug smuggler Jeffrey Baldanado spoke on his relationship with meth. "It keeps the sadness away. It numbs the depression," he said. Today, Baldanado was sentenced to two and a half years in the bureau of prisons. He along

Recount Wednesday for 15th legislative seat and AG race

Recount Wednesday for 15th legislative seat and AG race

Up for grabs-- the 15th seat in the 37th Guam Legislature. Results for both races not including the provisional ballots were too close to call. For the legislature, Jesse Lujan got 11,995 votes and Kelly Marsh-Taitano received 11,620 votes. And in the rac

Angel Camacho-Paulino awarded Guam's SBDC 2022 State Star

Angel Camacho-Paulino awarded Guam's SBDC 2022 State Star

Angel Camacho-Paulino, an advocate for small businesses at the University of Guam’s Pacific Islands Small Business Development Center Network, is one of the nation’s SBDC State Stars in 2022. The 2022 State Stars, who were chosen by their SBDC

Dededo shooter captured; arrested in Monday stabbing

Dededo shooter captured; arrested in Monday stabbing

The man who investigators believe is responsible in the deadly shooting of 37-year-old Edward Bamba in Dededo is captured. Janus Galanote Tabbada was taken into custody by detectives with the Guam Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division

Guam's LGBTQ community offers support, solidarity in wake of Colorado Springs shooting

Guam's LGBTQ community offers support, solidarity in wake of Colorado Springs shooting

Five people were gunned down and at least two dozen more hurt after a shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs. Thought the tragedy unfolding thousands of miles away, Guam’s LGBTQ community speaking out and showing solidarity to those invo

Adult Day Care celebrates first Thanksgiving together since the pandemic

Adult Day Care celebrates first Thanksgiving together since the pandemic

It's almost thanksgiving! Our manamko are feeling the holiday spirit already, gathering for a thanksgiving luncheon this morning. Matsuki hirayama has more. PKG Our elders getting a headstart on this holiday season. Music and conversation fill the air dur

70-year-old man's death linked to COVID

70-year-old man's death linked to COVID

The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 407th COVID-19-related fatality waspronounced dead at the Guam Regional Medical City on November 14, 2022. The patient was a70-year-old male, vaccinated with one booster, with underlying health c

Cop testifies he was told to re-investigate Jerry Kitchen crash

Cop testifies he was told to re-investigate Jerry Kitchen crash

Day two in the trial against Nakita Aguon who stands accused in last year's crash at Jerry's Kitchen in Tamuning. The high-profile drunk driving case again before Superior Court Judge Alberto Tolentino. Today, defense attorney David Lujan cross-examined g

2 convicted in separate killings appealing their cases

2 convicted in separate killings appealing their cases

Two men convicted in separate killings are appealing their cases in the Supreme Court of Guam. The cases going before the justices today. The first is Joshua Palacios who was found guilty of murder. He is serving life in prison for the July 2019 deadly sh

Healthcare outreach event held to connect Guam's FSM community with Medicaid

Healthcare outreach event held to connect Guam's FSM community with Medicaid

Application assistance for Medicaid was the focus of a medical outreach held over the weekend for residents of the FSM community. Good healthcare is important to everyone, especially here on Guam where multiple health problems are rampant. Over the weeken

CNMI's GOP gubernatorial candidates vote early

CNMI's GOP gubernatorial candidates vote early

Over in the CNMI, the next governor and Lt. governor will be known on Nov. 25 -- runoff election day. The Republican team met with KUAM News after they voted early. The Republican party standing proud and loud behind their gubernatorial ticket as candidat

Guam seeing uptick in RSV cases right alongside COVID and the flu

Guam seeing uptick in RSV cases right alongside COVID and the flu

Guam is seeing a sharp rise in respiratory illnesses. And while we’ve begrudgingly accepted the truth that COVID is here to stay and we're all on the lookout for the swirling effects of the flu, the local Department of Public Health has noted an upt

Outreach helps FSM community navigate through healthcare benefits

Outreach helps FSM community navigate through healthcare benefits

Good healthcare is important to everyone, especially here on Guam where multiple health problems are rampant. Over the weekend at the Dededo Senior Center, a health outreach took place, focusing on our brothers and sisters in the FSM community. The outrea

'Water protectors' support call for Marine firing range pause for lens aquifer assessment

'Water protectors' support call for Marine firing range pause for lens aquifer assessment

Holding signs that read "Birds Not Bullets" and "Save What is Sacred," several island residents deemed " water protectors" filled the Guam Congress building to testify in support of a resolution proposed by Sen. Clynt Ridgell. Res. 464-36 requests Secreta

Alleged drunk driver found unconscious at green light

Alleged drunk driver found unconscious at green light

He was allegedly found behind the wheel of a car, unconscious while at a green light. Now, 49-year-old Alvin Baylon is facing a charge of Driving While Impaired as a misdemeanor. According to court documents, at about 3:50 a.m., Nov. 19, police discovered

Security guard allegedly admits to stealing from charter school

Security guard allegedly admits to stealing from charter school

A man contracted to safeguard a local charter school is arrested after being accused of stealing hundreds of dollars in cash and equipment from the campus. Twenty-seven-year-old Jason Troy Toves is charged with theft of property. Court documents state the

Search efforts called off at Port

Search efforts called off at Port

Search efforts underway at Port Authority Rescue officials are searching the waters and land around the Port Authority of Guam after units were called to a report of an unattended dive buoy. The Guam Fire Department responded to the scene at 10 a.m., acco

Stabbing investigation forces GMH to suspend visitation hours

Stabbing investigation forces GMH to suspend visitation hours

An apparent stabbing investigation has forced a local hospital to suspend visitation hours. Sources tell KUAM a woman, who had been stabbed, showed up to the Dededo Precinct Command Monday morning before she was taken to the Guam Memorial Hospital. The wo

Temp sanitary permit needed at special events

Temp sanitary permit needed at special events

A temporary food service establishment sanitary permit is still needed to serve food and beverages at any special event. reminding event coordinators and food vendors to apply for this sanitary permit ahead of time to receive it prior to each event. Envir

Jeffrey Baldonado face sentencing for drugs next week

Jeffrey Baldonado face sentencing for drugs next week

A drug smuggler will find out this week how long he would spend in federal prison. Jeffrey Baldonado is set to be sentenced in the District Court of Guam on Tuesday. He along with Jame Damaso were convicted for their part in dealing more than a half-milli

One of 3 defendents in Messier killing takes plea deal

One of 3 defendents in Messier killing takes plea deal

One of the men accused in the disappearance and killing of Adam Messier was given a plea deal. Defendant Brandon James Flaherty received an agreement from the Office of the Attorney General ahead of appearing before presiding judge Alberto Lamorena today.

Bill for renewable energy program that would help lower utility bills garners support

Bill for renewable energy program that would help lower utility bills garners support

Anchor Vo 23 secs hearing In other news... A bill that proposes to create a virtual power plant program for Guam went up for a public hearing today at the Guam congress building. Bill 351 was introduced by senator clynt Ridgell. The measure hopes to offer

Guam's Rain Valdez featured in Friday's 'Law & Order: SVU' episode

Guam's Rain Valdez featured in Friday's 'Law & Order: SVU' episode

Make sure you tune in to tonight's episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit on NBC TV8 at 8 p.m. The episode entitled "A Better Person" features Guam's Rain Valdez. The episode has the SVU team hunting a serial predator who is targeting transgender pe

Crowds vote early in CNMI gubernatorial runoff

Crowds vote early in CNMI gubernatorial runoff

Over in the CNMI its round two for early voting and day one for residents to cast their ballots for the gubernatorial runoff election. Regional correspondent Thomas Manglona reports. PKG Early voters are crowding the polling site on Saipan on day one of b

Globe, Fiesta both approved for name change

Globe, Fiesta both approved for name change

No more Globe Disco Lounge. The place was among those that ceased operations during the pandemic. The Sandcastle recently got approval from the Guam Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to give the nightclub a new name. ABC board members discussed how Sandcas

Woman in alleged sham marriage takes plea deal

Woman in alleged sham marriage takes plea deal

A woman who tried to scam the federal government in a fake marriage has agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors. Ana Liza Montanez Pelayo was indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit marriage fraud, according to the plea agreement. She faces up to five

GTA launches speedy 5G service

GTA launches speedy 5G service

If you’re on a GTA postpaid plan, you may have noticed faster internet speed the past two days. GTA Chief Operating Officer Andrew Gayle made the special announcement this morning. "So today GTA is proud to announce that we’re launching the ne

Independent gubernatorial team can't submit roster of poll workers in CNMI

Independent gubernatorial team can't submit roster of poll workers in CNMI

In regional politics, the Independent Palacios-Apatang gubernatorial ticket will not be allowed to submit their own list of poll workers for the runoff election. The Commonwealth Election Commission notified the Independent team of the board's decision, c

$752K in tax refunds sent out

$752K in tax refunds sent out

The Department of Revenue & Taxation processed and the Department of Administration mailed checks or paid by direct deposit 177 Individual Tax refunds totaling $752,124.78 for TAX YEAR 2021 and prior error-free returns filed on or before November 4, 2022.

Man accused of stealing from store 4 times this month

Man accused of stealing from store 4 times this month

He allegedly stole about three grand in power tools and other items from the Home Depot. Thirty-five-year-old Noel Taisacan Alano was charged with theft. Court documents state Taisacan stole the items on at least four separate occasions this month. Video

Child molester's sentencing pushed to January

Child molester's sentencing pushed to January

A convicted child molester will have to wait until the new year to find out how long he will spend in prison. Joseph Marc Castro Jr. appeared before presiding Judge Alberto Lamorena in Superior Court today for sentencing. However, the hearing was delayed

Small craft advisory in effect until 6 p.m., Thursday

Small craft advisory in effect until 6 p.m., Thursday

The National Weather Service Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a small craft advisory for the coastal waters of Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan, in effect until 6 p.m. this evening. East winds of 15 to 25 knots and seas of 7 to 9 feet are expected along

Accrediting commission recommends 'exemplary' status for GCC's culinary program

Accrediting commission recommends 'exemplary' status for GCC's culinary program

The Guam Community College's Culinary Arts Program is hoping for full accreditation later this week but so far, it's getting good marks. The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation's visiting evaluation team has recommended the program for Exemp

Navy water line break on Nimitz Hills sends water gushing

Navy water line break on Nimitz Hills sends water gushing

A water line on Nimitz Hill bursted sending gallons of water shooting up into the air and flowing down the street. Guam Waterworks Authority General Manager Miguel Bordallo told KUAM it is a navy line, adding they coordinated their response with the milit

Man accused of punching teen and grandmother walking to bus stop

Man accused of punching teen and grandmother walking to bus stop

Forty-nine-year-old Dominic Desoto is facing two counts of assault after allegedly punching a teen and a woman in Yigo. A magistrate's complaint states the woman was walking her granddaughter to a bus stop yesterday when a man, identified as Desoto starte

Source of odor at Civil Defense remains a mystery

Source of odor at Civil Defense remains a mystery

What was the foul smell that forced the entire Guam Homeland Security-Office of Civil Defense to evacuate late Tuesday? hazmat teams with Guam Fire Department and the Guam National Guard Civil Support Team spent hours today trying to find the source, but

Edith Deleon Guerrero will seek CNMI Senate presidency

Edith Deleon Guerrero will seek CNMI Senate presidency

There will be a battle for the CNMI Senate presidency. KUAM News has confirmed that Sen. Edith Deleon Guerrero will be seeking that seat while fellow Democrat Senator-Elect Celina Babauta has also expressed her interest in the role. Independents and Democ

Guam U-15 basketball team preparing for FIBA competition

Guam U-15 basketball team preparing for FIBA competition

Guam’s 15U girl’s national basketball team is preparing for the FIBA U15 Oceania Championship. The girl’s have been training since June. Leading the team will be Jia Peters. Guam will play the NMI in their opener November 22nd 4:45 pm at

Give to Micronesian Resource Center One-Stop Shop, GCC student Thanksgiving Donation Drive through Friday

Give to Micronesian Resource Center One-Stop Shop, GCC student Thanksgiving Donation Drive through Friday

It is the season of giving and the Micronesian Resource Center One-Stop Shop and students from the Guam Community College are calling on the community to help with their Thanksgiving Donation Drive. From now until Friday, Nov. 18, they will be collecting

Math Day at UOG Saturday reveals the numbers behind the movies

Math Day at UOG Saturday reveals the numbers behind the movies

Fans of popular movies “Star Wars,” “Avatar,” “The Avengers,” and “Frozen” probably aren’t aware that these movies required the use of mathematics to bring them to life. The Division of Mathematics and

Jack in the Box on Guam, Hawaii bought-out by Seattle company

Jack in the Box on Guam, Hawaii bought-out by Seattle company

Jack in the Box in Guam and Hawaii markets have been bought out by Pars Group, LLC. The Seattle-based Jack in the Box franchise operator acquiring it from Blue Pacific Management, marking Pars Group’s expansion into the Pacific markets. The company

Foul odor prompts evacuation of Guam Homeland Security

Foul odor prompts evacuation of Guam Homeland Security

Employees at Guam Homeland Security in Agana Heights were evacuated from the building and one person was rushed to the hospital following a report of a foul odor Tuesday afternoon. Guam Fire Department E-911 staff first reported the smell in the emergency

Man dies in accident at Port

17-year-old's body recovered from Mangilao waters

CNMI's gubernatorial runoff election will soon be decided

Ex-customs lieutenant Alvendia picked up on warrant

Pair facing federal drug charges in unsealed indictment

Crowds show up in person for Black Friday savings