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Last updateSat, 19 Aug 2017 12am







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NMI students attend National Transportation Summer Institute

(Office of the Governor) — Students from the CNMI attended a three-week program at the National Transportation Summer Institute at Kentucky State University and at the National Flight Academy in Pensacola, Florida to learn more about transportation and engineering and how they impact our society.

Interior, Census launch 2018 enumeration of Compact migrants

WASHINGTON, D.C. (U.S. Department of the Interior) — Interior Acting Assistant Secretary Nikolao Pula has signed a Statement of Work with the U.S. Census Bureau to carry out the next 5-year enumeration of migrants from the Freely Associated States in Hawaii, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa, as required by the Compact of Free Association Amendments Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-188). 

Green flag on Saipan

(BECQ) — The Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality analyzes water samples collected from Saipan’s east and south recreational beaches this week as part of the regularly scheduled sampling.

Guam schools open; officials remain on alert

HAGÅTÑA — About 30,000 Guam students went back to their classrooms on Thursday after the end of a summer marred by North Korea’s threats to fire missiles toward the island.

Freedom Air plane sighted, but not in the air

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — One of the aircraft owned by Freedom Air — once a key player in air travel between the Mariana Islands for almost four decades — was seen Wednesday, but not in the air.

Discover Saipan Tour donates $300 to animal shelter

DISCOVER Saipan Tour donated $300 to the Saipan mayor’s dog-control program.

Former Guam officer involved in drug bust allowed to resign

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — A settlement agreement has been officially adopted allowing former police officer Manuel Perez to resign from the Guam Police Department rather than be demoted and terminated.

Saipan to host Lunar New Year party in Feb. 2018

SAIPAN will host a Lunar New Year party in February next year, and it will be organized by a committee the members of which include Saipan Chinese News publisher Betty Bai and Catherine Perry Harris of Integrity Communications.