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Interior provides $635,885 for natural and cultural resources protection in Micronesia

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Press Release) — Interior Acting Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Nikolao Pula has made available $635,885 for natural and cultural resource protection for all U.S. island jurisdictions in the Micronesia region.

40 children participate in underwater-explorer summer camp

FORTY children are participating in the Junior Ranger Underwater Explorer Summer Program at American Memorial Park.  

Parents and underage drinking

UNDERAGE drinking in the islands has become a major concern and has resulted in a host of community problems.

CHCC seminar discusses climate change impact on public health

THE Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation-Public Health and Hospital Emergency Preparedness Program on Monday at the Pacific Islands Club held a one-day seminar on prevention and emergency preparedness for climate-related health threats.

Yap to celebrate traditions with canoe festival

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Celebrating the rich heritage of traditional seafaring in Micronesia, the Yap Visitors Bureau, in partnership with the Yap Traditional Navigation Society, has announced the 8th annual Yap Canoe Festival.

Ways and Means to finalize draft budget bill

THE House Committee on Ways and Means, which has been deliberating on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2018, will finalize a draft bill today, Wednesday, as it resumes its deliberations.

ADA marks 27 years but there’s more work to be done

HAGÅTÑA — July 26 marks the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a landmark law that paved the way and opened the doors to opportunities and protection for people with disabilities.

Guam AG staffer’s double- bonus pay scrutinized

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — A scathing letter from Speaker Benjamin Cruz questioned why the attorney general “waited six months to follow the law” that forbids the local government from giving double-bonus pay to certain professionals.