A young boy squares up against the only local female that showed up for the first session of the free wrestling clinics conducted by PRIMAL executive Alex Ramirez, in collaboration with the American Samoa Wrestling Association, and the Dept. of Youth and Women's Affairs. The clinics, which started yesterday and conclude tomorrow, are free of charge and open to the public. See story in sports for full details. [photo: Blue Chen-Fruean]
American Samoa's young football stars, the AYFS Matais, have arrived safely in San Diego, CA where they will be spending the next few weeks playing against other teams of their peers. Go get 'em boys. [photo: courtesy]
The ocean came oozing out of the ground last Friday after workers from ASPA starting digging at the proposed site of the new Fono building. Samoa News understands that Gov. Lolo - along with Senate members - have requested that ASPA and Public Works assist with carrying out a geotechnical investigation of the site. This testing is to determine if the ground is strong enough to hold the weight of the proposed structure.  [Photo: AF]
Villages helping Villages is the motto of the American Samoa Illegal Dumping Task Force, a group established last year to combat the problem of illegal dumping. The Office of Samoan Affairs, the National Park of American Samoa, other local agencies and many villages make up this group. With the support of villages they identify and clean up illegal dump sites, install “No Dumping” signs and...

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Villages helping Villages is the motto of the American Samoa Illegal Dumping Task Force, a group established last year to combat the problem of illegal dumping. The Office of Samoan Affairs, the National Park of American Samoa, other local agencies and many villages make up this group. With the...
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