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Governor approves firing of DOA vet

Governor Lolo Moliga has approved a recommendation by Attorney General Talauega Eleasalo Ale to terminate the services of Department of Agriculture veterinarian Dr. Ken Lameta. A confidential memorandum dated October 8 from the AG to […]

LBJ Hospital conducts first knee replacement surgery

After much planning, retrofitting and search for qualified licensed specialists, LBJ Tropical Medical Center proudly announces that it is conducting its first knee replacement surgery tomorrow. This is made possible by the close collaboration between […]

Will November be our palolo month?

It was a bust for palolo hunters on Tutuila, both those who went out on boats and those who awaited the seaworm’s arrival on the beach Friday, Saturday and even last night. Popular palolo fishing […]

DOH steps up screening of travelers from Samoa

Local health authorities are not leaving anything to chance with the current measles epidemic in Samoa. Since Thursday of last week, Department of Health nurses wearing masks and gloves, have been stationed at Tafuna Airport […]

Bills benefitting veterans pass US House

Two bills which Congresswoman Aumua Amata cosponsored passed the House last week. The Homeless Veteran Families Act, introduced by Rep. Julia Browley, increases the per diem rate for entities providing services that a homeless Veteran […]

Public invited to Fishers Forum tomorrow

A Fishers Forum to promote fishing and get local residents involved in the fishing industry is a side activity  of the 180th meeting of the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council. The Council meeting opens […]

Mother of abandoned baby in court

A 22 year old woman has been charged in relation to a new born baby dumped at Mulifanua interisland ferry. The young woman did not have a lawyer when she appeared before Justice Leiataualesa Daryl […]