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TWO INMATES WHO ESCAPED FROM JAIL ENTER PLEAS Two inmates who escaped on separate dates in April this year from the Territorial Correctional Facility have each entered not guilty pleas and their next court appearances are set for the second week of next month. Both inmates, Joeita Fa’aaliga and Joe...
44 POLLING STATIONS FOR 2016 ELECTION Chief election officer Uiagalelei Dr. Lealaofi Uiagalelei has released the official list of the forty-four polling stations territory-wide for the Nov. 8th general election. The chief election officer is required by law to designate and announce polling...
The Samoan Gospel Homecoming Singers last performed at the 20th AOG World Fellowship held in Samoa three months ago.   [Courtesy photo: Ana Harget)
Peseta UTA —Since it is election year, The Samoan Gospel Homecoming Singers have invited all gubernatorial teams, congressional hopefuls, and would-be faipules — as well as all incumbents — to join them on Wednesday, November 2 at the Lee Auditorium for a pre-Thanksgiving celebration. Incumbent...
Defendants in the Large Vessel Protect Area (LVPA) lawsuit have countered claims by plaintiff the Territory of American Samoa — that changes to the LVPA made this year are inconsistent with the Deeds of Cession (1900 Deed for Tutuila and Aunu’u and 1904 Deed for Manu’a), which is applicable law....
A Samoa Tuna Processors official has attributed “no truth” to a Samoa News story about a businessman from Samoa and two men from the US who toured the STP facility last week Thursday; and, also says the same of four other interested buyers. Samoa News reported yesterday that some STP employees told...
Compensating Zoning Board members and the obligation of a sitting administration to fill the vacancy for ASG boards and commissions were two separate questions raised during the recent American Samoa Bar Association gubernatorial forum for candidates for governor. The two questions come at a time...
A look at some of the participants, both local and off island, during Friday’s opening of the two-day Medical Symposium at the Gov. Rex Lee Auditorium.  [photo: AF]
Speaking at Friday’s opening of the two-day Medical Symposium, LBJ Medical Center chief executive officer Taufete’e John Faumuina outlined the many medical challenges faced by American Samoa while Lt. Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga told the gathering the government will provide resources to help fight...
Residents of Swains Island will be selecting their delegate to the local House of Representatives during an open meeting this coming weekend at the Election Office in Tafuna. Swains Island is currently represented by Rep. Su’a Alexander Eli Jennings who was first selected to hold office following...
Dr. Unasa Felise Va’a (left) , pictured in a 2012 Pacific Manuscripts Bureau (PAMBU) newsletter along with Kylie Moloney and Avologo Togi Tunupopo, head librarian, at the National University of Samoa Library. He is the keynote speaker of the first Tatau Forum to be held at the ASCC Lecture Hall on Thursday, October 27, from 9:00 to 2:30 P.M.  [photo: National Library of NZ website]
Alega, A.S. — The fun filled weekend we have been waiting for is almost here. The sweet fragrance of Moso’oi flowers are in full bloom, Palolo season is here, and Tisa’s Tattoo Festival leads the way for festivities of fa’afiafiaga season for Motu o Fiafiaga in October 27- 30, 2016. Are you ready?...
Velega Savali passed away on Oct. 15 2016, he was 72.  [SN file photo]
Velega Savali Savali Jr. was known for his bravery and outspokenness — speaking with “few words” when criticizing government leaders head on — out front. Former Senator, Treasurer, Chief Election Office, Vietnam Veteran and High Talking Chief, Velega passed away Friday October 15, 2016, he was 73....

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