Marianas Variety

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Northern Islands Mayor Jerome Aldan, 43

THE commonwealth is mourning the death of Northern Islands Mayor Jerome K. Aldan who passed away on Saturday. He was 43.

Tourism council’s continuing outreach highlights sailing at Garapan school

(MTEC) — Marianas Tourism Education Council turned student attention to the indigenous Chamorro and Carolinian tradition of sailing during their presentation at Garapan Elementary on Wednesday, Feb. 15.

First Hawaiian Bank promotes Parm Sachdej

(Press Release) — First Hawaiian Bank Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Harrison has announced the promotion of Parminder Sachdej to vice president.

Saipan Hash House Harriers make donation to Karidat

(Press Release) — The Saipan Hash House Harriers donated $866 to Karidat following their Red Dress/Lingerie Run on Feb. 11, 2017.

SDA students support Beautify Marianas program

SOME students from the Saipan Seventh-day Adventist School conducted a cleanup on Beach Road, Friday morning.

Woman caught trying to smuggle drugs into Guam prison

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Department of Corrections officers foiled another attempt to bring crystal methamphetamine into the prison, resulting in the arrest of a 44-year-old woman.

Guam lifeguard arrested for meth possession appeals termination

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — A Department of Parks and Recreation lifeguard who was fired for his failure to report criminal charges and for violating the government of Guam’s drug-free-workplace program is appealing what he considers his wrongful termination in an adverse-action appeal filed with the Civil Service Commission.

Woodruff withdraws as counsel in immigration case

ATTORNEY Stephen Woodruff said he was “shocked and surprised” to learn that his client, Amalia Abo Guanlao, refused to sign a declaration to the court that stated that she was aware that he could not practice law before the commonwealth courts, the Department of Homeland Security, or the Executive Office for Immigration Review, and/or immigration courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals.

CUC reviewing hazardous-pay proposal

COMMONWEALTH Utilities Corp. acting executive director Gary Camacho on Friday said management is now reviewing the cost of the benefits, including hazardous pay, that will either be “incorporated” or “embedded” in the salaries of power and waste water personnel.

Da Bao Auto donates wheelchairs to medical referral office

DA BAO Auto & Tire Shop manager Yu Jian Chun donated two wheelchairs to the CNMI medical referral services office on Guam.