Marianas Variety

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Perezes recount ‘surreal’ Sakman rites

THE Sakman greeting ceremony which served as the central performance attraction during the 36th Annual Flame Tree Arts Festival on Sunday was a truly momentous occasion. It signified the first time in 300 years that a traditional flying proa canoe, or sakman, sailed the open ocean directly from Guamto Saipan.

CUC official: PSS eyes net metering, solar power

THE Public School System wants to avail itself of the Commonwealth Utilities Corp.’s net metering program and is planning to implement an 80-kilowatt solar system at Marianas High School, CUC Executive Director Gary Camacho told the CUC board last week.

Guam customs to host Oceania conference

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Guam will host the 19th Oceania Customs Organization Annual Conference from May 2 to 5.

NMI birds ‘trans-located’ to Northern Islands

DUE to the threat of the brown tree snake, the CNMI’s endemic or native bird species are being “trans-located” to the Northern Islands, according to Peter Luscomb, director of the Pacific Bird Conservation.

Red flag at 2 Saipan sites

(BECQ) — The Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality analyzes water samples collected from Saipan’s recreational beaches and storm drainages every Tuesday.

KHS graduate completes Marine boot camp training

A KAGMAN High School graduate completed boot camp training at the San Diego Marine Recruit Depot early this month.

Autism awareness on Tinian

THE Autism Society of the CNMI or ASCNMI had Quiz Nite 1 Tinian or QN1T for the first time ever on Tinian!

Ninth Circuit denies Bert Montgomery’s petition for writ of mandamus

THE U.S. States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has denied the petition of Bert Douglas Montgomery for a writ of mandamus.