Members of the Junior Golfer’s Association and the Tina Drabble Junior Golfer’s Foundation after they donated a check of $3,000, golf bags and miscellaneous supplies for the junior golfers to use in their training and games. This donation is in time for a delegation of 5 junior golfers and two coaches to compete in the Galaxy World Junior Golfer’s Program San Diego, California during this summer. Story in sports. [photo: LAF]
Toa o Samoa, Pvt Shaleen Maiava of Utulei [far left] with friends, at Fort Meade, Maryland. Pvt. Maiava passed away due to an illness on Tuesday morning at Fort Meade, her mother told Samoa News. Her family says they are waiting to meet with a US Army representative later this week to officially be notified of Maiava’s passing.  [photo: courtesy MAIAVA FAMILY]
Some of the beautiful nurses of American Samoa during a special ‘social night’ held in their honor at DDW Beach Cafe earlier this month, as part of Nurses Week. Pictured are some of the longest serving caregivers in the territory. Malo lava le tautua! [photo: BC]
The ASPA executive director Utu Abe Malae at yesterday’s dedication of the new Satala power plant said the new plant is the replacement to the one destroyed in the 2009 tsunami, only it’s located on higher ground and has new design features.  “For example, it is quieter and so less of a nuisance to our neighbors. There is a horizontal portcullis to protect the engine room from flooding,” he said...

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The ASPA executive director Utu Abe Malae at yesterday’s dedication of the new Satala power plant said the new plant is the replacement to the one destroyed in the 2009 tsunami, only it’s located on higher ground and has new design features.  “For example, it is quieter and so less of a nuisance to...
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