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Small hole found in hull of MV Sili

A small hole the size of a dime in the hull of the MV Sili was how the vessel took on water last Saturday while docked at the service wharf in Fagatogo. The Sili will […]

Rep. Aumua maintains support of border security

Congresswoman Aumua Amata maintans her support of President Trump’s insistence on improving border protection for the US. Last Friday after signing a funding measure to avert another federal government shutdown, Trump issued a national emergency […]

Judge Patea:pass bar, go to doctor

Judge Elvis Patea offered some free advise to Jared Kupu who was appearing on a charge of disturbing the peace last Friday. “Next time you’re stressed, don’t go to the nearest bar or store for […]

Efforts to revive fisherman were unsuccessful

The drowning victim on the President’s Day holiday at Fatu ma Futi has been identified as 57 year old Simeona Taivao. He was a  citizen of Samoa and resided in Pavaiai with his family.  According […]

ASPA sends water samples for testing off island

The American Samoa Power Authority is sending samples of the brownish reddish water being pumped from water wells at Tafuna which have been shut down, for testing off island. The samples are from two high […]

Pig head thrower faces immigration charge

The man who threw a pig’s head at Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi in Brisbane last year is now facing charges in the Samoa courts. But according to Samoa Observer, the charges are not related […]

Talavalu does well at Marist Sevens

It was a last minute invitation but the Talavalu rugby sevens team of American Samoa did themselves proud at the recent Marist International Sevens tournament in Apia. According to the Samoa Observer, Talavalu Manager Annielyse […]

Man drowns while fishing off Fatu ma Futi

The President’s Day holiday ended in tragedy for the family of a  man who drowned yesterday while fishing off Fatu ma Futi. The man was reported to be fishing with his son near the reef […]