The territory awoke yesterday morning, August 21, 2017 — to full live coverage of the Great American Eclipse (Total Solar Eclipse). The total phase of this total solar eclipse was visible from a narrow path spanning all across the USA from the West Coast to the East Coast. The last one happened on June 18, 1918, the next one is in 2024. Samoa News special photo correspondent, retired US National Parks’ Tom Fake, captured USA’s northern eclipse in Oregon. [Photo: Copyright Tom Fake, 8/21/17] 
Front & Side view) The black Jeep Cherokee — alleged to have contained illegal drugs — that was held by Customs and is now parked in front of the DPS central station in Fagatogo, was shipped to American Samoa earlier this year and linked to House Speaker Savali Talavou Ale. Last month, Samoa News reported that Savali said the vehicle belonged to his son-in-law and that he had already provided a statement to the police. [Courtesy photos]
DHSS's very own Ms. Losa, smiling for the Samoa News camera while pulling weeds and picking up trash last Thursday, during a clean up of Pava'ia'i Elementary School, under the governor's Adopt-a-School initiative. DHSS and the Dept. of Public Safety are responsible for Pava'ia'i Elementary. [photo: BC]
American Samoa's name is being flown high in the sky, thanks to the dedicated work of a Leone High School graduate who is proudly serving in the United States Marine Corps (USMC). Earlier this year, SSGT Louis H. Uhrle became one of America's elite, a member of the F-35B stealth fighter squadron that was sent to Iwakuni, Japan, as part of the first operational overseas deployment for the...

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  • August 21, 2017
    Dear Editor:I for one have heard enough of the governments "REVENUE TASK FORCE" and their attempts to con, bully, and push the Fono into ramming several unneeded tax increases down our...
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