DOA unable to find a veterinarian

“We have not given up,” says Director of Agriculture Filifaatali Mike Fuiava about hiring a new veterinarian for his department. He says they began advertising in November and only two applications were received. One was […]

USCG Sequoia here to fix navigational aides

Even though they’re not getting paid the US  Coast Guard continues their mission. The US Coast Guard Cutter arrived in port yesterday to do maintenance work to the navigational aids in the territory, Lt Commander […]

Travel, medical appointments & ownership of VA Center

Cancelled off island medical appointments, changing travel arrangements, and ownership of the VA Memorial Center were some of the issues that veterans raised at a town hall meeting hosted by Congresswoman Aumua Amata yesterday . […]

Samoa awards bid for first EOC

Samoa is a step closer to having its first National Emergency Operations Center. The government has awarded a $ST6.40 million contract to Zheng Construction Co. Ltd to build the facility. The contrat was approved last […]

Lots of concerns raised in the House

Lack of offices for House members, unsafe rock clearing on the eastern side of the island, lack of a covered shelter to await caskets at Pago Pago International Airport, delays in road repair projects which […]

Customs finds box filled with cash on longliner

A routine inspection by customs of a locally based fishing boat that was returning from a trip to Apia yesterday has sparked off a joint investigation by customs and police. Deputy Treasurer Keith Gebauer confirmed […]

Man held for shooting a woman in Samoa

One of Samoa’s biggest commercial taro farmers, Peter Tulaga Eliesa, is in police custody facing an attempted murder charge in connection with the shooting of a woman who’s in Tupua Tamasese Meaole hospital with a […]

No net, WIC Clinic in Tafuna closed

A sign posted at the WIC office in Tafuna reads: “Due to the net and the office phones being down since last Thursday, Tafuna Clinic will be closed. “But we are serving Tafuna clients in […]