Ads by Google Ads by Google

Local News

Audrey Rose Sevaaetasi
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — On March 17, 2021, the American Samoa Council on Arts, Culture & Humanities (ASCACH) hosted a state/ territory level competition, where Ms. Audrey Rose Sevaaetasi, an 11th grader from Samoana High School, prevailed as the winner. Due to COVID-19 border closures,...
Crime Report logo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man who is on probation for a stealing conviction is now back in custody on the allegation that he attempted to molest a 12-year-old while she was walking home to Aua. The defendant, Lino Penitito made his initial appearance in District Court last month. Penitito is...
Amata and firefighters
Washington, D.C. — On Tuesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata highlighted Firefighter Appreciation Day, also known as International Firefighters’ Day:  “On Firefighter Appreciation Day, I want to say thank you to our firefighters for their readiness and responses. They help educate us to prevent...
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights logo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) is looking at establishing advisory committees in all five US territories and are soliciting comments and recommendations as well as seeking nominations to the panels. Established by federal law the USCCR is an independent,...
Court Report banner
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 29-year-old male convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) two months ago was ordered by the court not to operate any moving vehicle in the territory for the 6 months of his probation. Talimalo Laulala, who has never applied for a driver’s license...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Three men are now charged with violating local drug laws after Illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia were allegedly discovered when armed detectives of the DPS Vice and Narcotic Unit, along with the help of many other police officers executed a search warrant on an...
DHR director Lynn Pulou-Alaimalo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Former Human Resources Department chief of personnel, Irene L. Uhrle-Anipale, has filed a new appeal with Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) after she was reassigned by DHR director Lynn Pulou-Alaimalo to a different ASG department and has also filed a complaint with the...
Phone poll on the ground
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Government along with current and former ASG officials — inducing Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga and former Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga — as well as American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA) - and two of its top officials, plus ASPA board members...
FCC logo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority and Bluesky Communications “have elected  to participate” in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB Program), a new initiative by the US Federal Communications Commission, according to FCC public records. Samoa News...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A father of four accused of physically abusing his 13-year-old son before he turned around and allegedly assaulted a female neighbor who reported the child abuse incident to police is now in custody, after he was arrested two months ago. During his arrest, police...

Pages