Wreaths are seen at the site of the deadly electrocution incident that happened last Saturday. The tragedy has seen the death of two of the six injured workers, while a third is still in ICU battling for his life, as of press time. [Photo: THA]
The late Saito Paulo of Fagaitua with his wife and son seen here in a Facebook photo. Paulo passed away yesterday after being in a coma since Saturday after an electrocution incident that also claimed the life of fellow worker, Iosefa Elia. Two of the six involved in the incident remain hospitalized, with one in a coma in ICU, while the other is being treated in the Surgical Ward. [courtesy photo]
The JPS Paradise Football Classic II “Impact Player Award” was awarded to American Samoa’s Blessman Ta’ala from Faga’itua High School – Blessman finished the game with Sacks, Couple Tackles, & a force fumble in their match against Hawai’i West. Raemos Fano, American Samoa’s quarterback was also named Impact Player of the Game after their match against Norcal. See tomorrows Samoa News issue for Story – Players reflect on their trip. [photo: TG]
The cheerful and helpful atmosphere — a trademark of service in Manu’a’s Stores — has been replaced with a somber one, as staff and management mourn the loss of co-workers, friends and family members electrocuted last week Saturday at Manu’a’s Store location in the Tafuna industrial park. According to one employee when asked, it’s been really hard to come to terms with something so sudden and...

Latest News

The cheerful and helpful atmosphere — a trademark of service in Manu’a’s Stores — has been replaced with a somber one, as staff and management mourn the loss of co-workers, friends and family members electrocuted last week Saturday at Manu’a’s Store location in the Tafuna industrial park. According...
January 20, 2017

More Headlines

Opinions

  • January 19, 2017
    Dear Editor,Regrettably, your January 16 edition carried a very misleading headline on a story about the Committee of the Whole of the U.S. House of Representatives. The House did not...
  • January 14, 2017
    THIS week, 20 states began implementing minimum wage increases that were passed during 2016. As the country waits to see how these increased wages this will affect the economy, the U.S. territories...
  • January 6, 2017
    My first gong of 2017 — is short & simple — the election of Trump is dangerous and scary… GONG!We will need all the prayers we can get for the coming storm.My New Year’s...

Sports

  • January 20, 2017
    Whether or not you are a fan of sports, the Special Olympics is one of the modern era’s most inspiring events, and in American Samoa a group of dedicated parents, athletes and other community...
  • January 19, 2017
    This past Monday night, our American Samoa All-Star teams that represented the territory in the Junior Prep Sports (JPS) Paradise Football Classic II this past week in the State of Hawai’i...
  • January 18, 2017
    This month will be a busy one for 17-year-old Ralph Manuma Taufaasau. Having recently returned to the territory this past Monday night after representing American Samoa in the JPS Classic in the...
Comment Here