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PRECINCT 2 Republican House candidate Keith William C. Ada has filed a complaint with the Commonwealth Election Commission regarding the validity of the candidacies of two independent candidates, one of whom is his former wife, Marissa Flores of Precinct 3.

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VICENTE "Ben" Sablan Basa, 71, cried while he played the guitar and sang his favorite Elvis Presley song, “Are You Lonesome Tonight?,” at the Manamko' Center on Monday.

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, Donald Trump’s fiercest Republican adversary in Congress, was defeated in a GOP primary Tuesday, falling to a rival backed by the former president in a contest that reinforced his grip on the party’s base.

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SENATE President Jude U. Hofschneider on Monday said it has always been the objective of lawmakers, especially the Senate leadership, to fully fund the retirees’ 75% benefits as mandated by the settlement agreement, and the 25% allocated by the administration.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed into law a $430 billion bill that is seen as the biggest climate package in U.S. history, designed to cut domestic greenhouse gas emissions as well as lower prescription drug prices and high inflation.

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(Reuters) — Rudy Giuliani, former President Donald Trump's personal lawyer who helped lead challenges to the 2020 election results, said on Monday that he is a target in a criminal probe in Georgia examining attempts by Trump and his allies to overturn the election.

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TAIPEI (Office of the American Samoa Congressional Delegate) — U.S. Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata of American Samoa, as part of a bipartisan congressional delegation in Taiwan, emphasized the importance of the partnership between the United States and Taiwan, and the mutual interests of pea…

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(Reuters) — Rudy Giuliani, former President Donald Trump's personal lawyer who helped lead challenges to the 2020 election results, said on Monday that he is a target in a criminal probe in Georgia examining attempts by Trump and his allies to overturn the election.

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THE Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality analyzes water samples collected from Saipan's west coast recreational beaches and storm drainages every week.

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THE man who fled the scene after crashing a pickup truck he was driving and left behind three injured minors was charged with, among others, homicide by vehicle.

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NORTHERN Marianas College welcomed close to 1,300 students to its Fall 2022 semester which began Monday, Aug. 15, 2022.

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DEPARTMENT of Finance Secretary David DLG Atalig said on Friday that the CNMI is expected to receive roughly $16 million in reimbursements from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency for Covid-19 expenditures.

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CHIEF Judge Ramona V. Manglona of the District Court for the NMI granted the parties’ stipulation to issue a preliminary injunction in the lawsuit of Customs Director Jose C. Mafnas against David DLG Atalig in his personal capacity and in his official capacity as secretary of Finance, Willia…

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DEMOCRATIC gubernatorial candidate Christina “Tina” Sablan and her running mate Leila Fleming Staffler challenged their electoral opponents to a debate.

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FELLOW veterans and independent candidates running on the slate of gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Arnold I. Palacios and his running mate, Saipan Mayor David M. Apatang, on Friday showed their support for military veteran and retired police officer Edward Castro Barcinas who is vying for R…

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GOVERNOR Ralph DLG Torres on Wednesday signed into law House Local Bill 22-36 to appropriate $250,000 in casino fees for the Tinian Casino Gaming Control Commission and Tinian Mayor's Office.

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MANILA (Reuters) — The Philippines is looking to buy heavy-lift Chinook helicopters from the United States, after scrapping a deal with Russia worth 12.7 billion pesos ($227.35 million) in order to avoid sanctions, Manila's ambassador to Washington said on Monday.

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PAGO PAGO (RNZ Pacific/Pacnews) — Following a swarm of earthquakes detected at the Manu'a Island Group in American Samoa, the U.S. Geological Survey has dispatched a team to Pago Pago to assess and set up equipment to monitor seismic activities in the island group.

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(Rotary Club of Saipan) — Just in time for the start of the new school year, the Interact Club of Saipan Southern High School adopted a bus shelter, located in Dandan. Club members spent the past three weekends of their summer break removing graffiti, picking up trash, and painting the bus s…

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DEDEDO, Guam (Press Release) — Guam Regional Medical City or GRMC recently received certification from The Joint Commission as an “Advanced Primary Stroke Center.”  However, the good news does not end there because GRMC was also selected by U.S. News and World Report as one of the nation’s “…

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(Commonwealth Utilities Corp.) — There will be a scheduled water service interruption on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, from 8  a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for customers in Fina Sisu (Joeten Subdivision, Gafo Place, Tun Joaquin Doi Road, Ghoot Lane to Bayak Drive).  Customers in the affected areas will expe…

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(SCS) — Saipan Community School is hosting its annual open house and parent orientation night on Aug. 18, 2022 at 6 p.m. Parents and students are encouraged to attend as well as members of the community interested in learning more about our school.