Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Wed, 26 Jul 2017 01:39:08 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Leepan: Homes for NMDs instead of homestead lots http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97188-donald-leepan-homes-for-nmds-instead-of-homestead-lots-barcinas http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97188-donald-leepan-homes-for-nmds-instead-of-homestead-lots-barcinas

REPRESENTATIVE Joseph Leepan T. Guerrero said the government should provide qualified persons of Northern Marianas descent with housing units ready for occupancy instead of homestead lots.

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rick.brien@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Judge modifies bail imposed on police cadet http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97193-judge-modifies-bail-imposed-on-police-cadet http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97193-judge-modifies-bail-imposed-on-police-cadet

SUPERIOR Court Judge Joseph Camacho on Tuesday granted a defense motion for bail modification and approved as third-party custodian the father-in-law of a police cadet charged with assault, theft, theft of service, and disturbing the peace.

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rick.brien@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000
CNMI Drug Court has 22 active cases http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97195-cnmi-drug-court-has-22-active-cases http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97195-cnmi-drug-court-has-22-active-cases

THE local Drug Court has 22 active cases, according to its coordinator, TaAnn T. Kabua.

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rick.brien@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Saipan mayor’s office: Municipal council does not have power to pass ordinances http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97196-saipan-mayor-s-office-municipal-council-does-not-have-power-to-pass-ordinances http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97196-saipan-mayor-s-office-municipal-council-does-not-have-power-to-pass-ordinances

ALTHOUGH it supports the “intent” of the ordinance, the Saipan mayor’s office opposes the landing-permit proposal of the Saipan and Northern Islands Municipal Council.

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rick.brien@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000
US House passes GI Bill legislation http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97197-us-house-passes-gi-bill-legislation http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97197-us-house-passes-gi-bill-legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Office of the CNMI Congressional Delegate) — The U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, a bill to improve and extend G.I. Bill benefits granted to veterans, their surviving spouses, and dependents.

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rick.brien@mvariety.com (mvariety) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000
MVA board approves $35K for interpretive signs http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97198-mva-board-approves-35k-for-interpretive-signs http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97198-mva-board-approves-35k-for-interpretive-signs

THE Marianas Visitors Authority board has approved an appropriation of $35,000 to fund the installation of interpretive signs in Garapan.

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rick.brien@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Revised anti-littering law workable, says Rabauliman http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97199-revised-anti-littering-law-workable-says-rabauliman http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97199-revised-anti-littering-law-workable-says-rabauliman

THE revised anti-littering law is workable and is now being implemented, Bureau of Environmental Coast Quality Administrator Frank Rabauliman told the Saipan Rotary Club on Tuesday.

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rick.brien@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Zoning Board approves para-gliding in Marpi http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97200-zoning-board-approves-para-gliding-in-marpi http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97200-zoning-board-approves-para-gliding-in-marpi

THE Zoning Board on Thursday approved the conditional-use-permit application of Fortune Pacific Corp. which wants to operate a para-gliding business in Marpi.

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rick.brien@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000
CHCC nurses work more than 100 hours every 2 weeks http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97201-chcc-nurses-work-more-than-100-hours-every-2-weeks http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/97201-chcc-nurses-work-more-than-100-hours-every-2-weeks

NURSES at the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. are now working more than 100 hours every two weeks to be able to maintain the standard staffing numbers at the CNMI’s only hospital.

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rick.brien@mvariety.com (By Lori Lyn C. Lirio - lyn@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1000