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Latest FEMA News about Saipan (released May 28)

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) Critical supplies delivered:25,029 N95 respirators,74,430 gloves,8,272 face shields,55,948 surgical masks and25 ventilators. As of May 28, FEMA has…

Saipan This Week Weather June 1st Forecast

Detailed forecast for SAIPAN Today Partly cloudy with isolated light showers. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Highs around 89. Tonight Through Wednesday Partly cloudy…

Forecast for Saipan Coastal Waters June 1st

Marine Zone Forecast Synopsis: PMZ150-010900- 408 AM ChST Mon Jun 1 2020 .Synopsis for Marianas Waters…Moderate trade winds are expected to become gentle Tuesday, then…

Godfather’s Open for Carry-out

We have all been dying for a good pizza on Saipan. This isn’t taking away from Pizza Hut or American Pizza, but really they don’t…

MVA Takes from Peter to give to Paul

“A s of April this year MVA payables to its offshore partners and local vendors had reached $940,000 as of April this year,” according to…

Saipan Weather Today, March 19, 2020

Tuesday Mostly sunny with isolated showers. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Highs around 89. Tuesday Night Partly cloudy with isolated showers. East winds 10…

Dr. Doyle Goes Into Private Practice

Dr. John Doyle III is now in full-time private practice . Doyle worked at the Commonwealth Health Center until recently. “He has been working at…

CNMI Has No Plans to Get Back to Normal

According to an article published by the Marianas Variety the CMNI government has no intentions of retyurning civil liberties to its residents. THE Governor’s Economic…

DPS Fixes Glitch on Drivers License Exp Dates

The CNMI Department of Public Safety (DPS) Bureau of Motor Vehicle (BMV) noticed an error during the printing process of some recently issued driver’s licenses.…

Bruce Bateman Passes Away

Former Marianas Visitors Authority marketing manager and CNMI Zoning board member Bruce Bateman passed away last Thursday due to cancer at the St. Luke’s Medical…

Star Marianas to Fly Passengers Again

On April 3, 2020 Star Marianas Air applied for Air Carrier Workers Support under the US Federal Government CARES Program. We recently received a favorable…

It’s Getting Near Typhoon Season

The typhoon season is near. This season’s first suspect area (INVEST 95W) in the Northern Hemisphere is currently located near Palau. Fortunately it is far…

Boating Forecast for this Weekend

MARIANAS COASTAL WATERS-441 AM ChST Fri May 8 2020 .TODAY…East wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. East swell 3to 5…

Unemployment for the CNMI Self-employed

On March 2 2020, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and EconomicSecurity (CARES) Act of 2020, which includes the Relief for Workers…

Delays In Unemployment Payments Explained

The CNMI Department of Labor (DOL) continues to work with the US Department of Labor in launching the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program and the…

Hopwood Middle School to be Rebuilt

The Public School System said rather than just renovate Hopwood Middle School, it would demolish the remaining classrooms and build a new campus using $US23…

Covid -19 Task Force Hotline Established

Contact the number 287-0046For general information and non-medical inquiries about the CNMI COVID-19 response, please contact the Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force Hotline at (670) 287-0046.…

Update On CHC Curbside Medication Pick Up

Now accepting cash and/or card payments at the drive-thru area outside of the CHCC Dental Clinic (public health building). CHCC OUTPATIENT PHARMACY CURBSIDE/DRIVE-THRU AREA FOR…

All Boat Ramps and Docks Are Reopened

Governor Ralph DLG. Torres has announced that effective immediately all boat ramps and docks are reopened. As always, vessel owners and operators must take personal…
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