Marianas Variety

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40 senior citizens take part in annual retreat

FORTY senior citizens participated in the annual manamko’ retreat at Laolao Bay Golf and Resort last week.

AG’s office asks court to allow witness in ‘ice’ case to testify via Skype

THE prosecution has filed a motion to call a witness through electronic videoconferencing or Skype in the case of Rui Wei Huang who was charged with illegal possession of methamphetamine or “ice.”

BECQ maintains it position on Saipan water issue

TO resolve the issue of an adequate water supply, the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. should focus on the leaks in its system, Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality Administrator Frank Rabauliman said.

Red flags on Saipan, Managaha, Tinian

(BECQ) — The Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality analyzed water samples collected this week from Tinian’s recreational beaches and storm drainages as well as those from Saipan’s east and south recreational beaches and Managaha’s recreational beaches.

Archaeologist talks about WWII maritime heritage trail

JAMES Pruitt, an archaeologist with the CNMI Historical Preservation Office, spoke about the WWII Maritime Heritage Trail: Battle of Saipan with the Rotary Club Saipan on Tuesday at the Hyatt.

Aldan unaware of military participation in Pagan trip

NORTHERN Islands Mayor Jerome Aldan said he had not been aware of the military’s participation in the scheduled visit today, Friday, to Pagan.

Culture is about family, student says

FOR Marianas High School junior Jeszerre Seman, one of the participants in the recently held cultural heritage symposium, culture is about families getting together.

Fran Houk, James Manglona, MINA rangers receive awards

COASTAL Resources Management Director Fran Castro Houk, forester James Manglona and the Tasi Watch Rangers of the Micronesia Islands Nature Alliance were honored last week for their “outstanding contributions to coral reef conservation.”