Good morning & buenas dihas!
In the news today are stories on the life of the late-Monte Mafnas, the solid waste authority’s fight for Guam, increased confidence in GovGuam’s finances from taxpayers, and good news in tourism and for the economy. ALSO: ladies’ football, interscholastic soccer, kids’ surfing, and more in sports today.
Click on any of the blue links below to go directly to that news site’s story.
Sad news for administration: Monte Mafnas dies
MV article – DLM director Monte Mafnas dies of cancer – by MV
PDN article – Director Monte Mafnas dies – by Jerick Sablan
KUAM story – Land Management director Monte Mafnas dead at 62 – by Sabrina Salas Matanane
PNC story – Family, friends and colleagues mourn the passing of Land Management director Monte Mafnas – by Kevin Kerrigan
Guam agency stands up for Guam
KUAM story – Solid Waste Authority makes case for more autonomy – by Sabrina Salas Matanane
Tourism arrivals looking up
MV article – GVB sees growth in Korea arrivals – by Mar-Vic Cagurangan
New ship repair facility opens
PDN article – Navy marks opening of new ship repair facility – by MIchelle Conerly
Residents have more confidence in refunds; GovGuam management of finances
PNC story – Long lines at Rev & Tax on ‘Tax Day,’ but not as long as last year – by Betsy Brown
KUAM story – Some Guamanians filed taxes early because of refunds – by Sabrina Salas Matanane
More efficient zoning
PNC story – Yamashita bill aims to make small scale rezoning more efficient – by news release
GSPN – Islanders keep winning streak going – by Niko Bulaon
GSPN – Sam Vincent wraps up basketball clinic – by Robert Balajadia
KUAM – Guam Int’l Marathon features over 2,500 runners – by Dave Delgado
PNC – Steelblazers defeat Raiders 16-0, remain undefeated – by Frankie Perez
PNC – Lotus Surf Kids Comp results – by Frankie Perez
MV – Guam ‘groms’ tear it up in Talofofo – by Matt Weiss
MV – Gecko girls’ soccer team beats JFK to get first win – by David Macaluso
MV – Naval Base Guam beats Warriors in women’s basketball – by David Macaluso
PDN – Warriors earn win in two sets – by Grant Wieman
PDN – Nangauta is ultimate team player – by Ralph Rivera
UPCOMING SPORTING EVENTS: basketball, rugby, softball, tennis, running, MMA, soccer, football, baseball, jiujitsu, paddling, cycling, bowling, golf, wrestling, etc.
Stay tuned to the news throughout the day. The Governor’s Office also sends out news releases. Otherwise, news is posted on:
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***Not all newsrooms post rolling news updates throughout the day.
Have a great day!