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Air Force, Navy exercise Dynamic Force employment in Indo-Pacific

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Colonia, Yap-- Fake news is a term that has gained popularity since Donald Trump began shouting the phrase at news reporters who attended his rallies during the lead up to the 2016 election.  The reason?  Major news outlets were reporting negative stories about him tha...

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Colonia, Yap —  Some artists use canvas and paint, others turn to marble or clay, wood or fabric or any of the other myriad materials for their creations. As a young child, Leo Pugram’s choice was what was near at hand – a #2 pencil, ink and paper. Over time his drawin...

Monday, September 2, 2019

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Colonia, Yap—   All public schools on the main island and neighboring islands of Yap have been ordered to close from Sept. 3 to Oct. 4 due to outbreaks of dengue, leptospirosis, hand-foot and mouth disease and amoebiasis.

A Health Crisis Task Force was fo...

Thursday, August 15, 2019

 Santus Bugomal and Richard Pekalur  hold their diplomas as they are joined by Yap officials and UOG representatives for a group photo after the graduation ceremony at Yap High School on Aug. 5. Photo by Joyce McClure

Colonia, Yap —  “Perseverance” was the word of...

Saturday, June 1, 2019

                                John Rulmal conducts fish data collection workshop on Saliap island. Photo by Scott Davis

Colonia, Yap--  It all began with the green sea turtles. Home to one of the gi...

Thursday, May 23, 2019

North Carolina students explore island environment, culture

Colonia, Yap— Imagine having an international study experience built into your college tuition rather an as an expensive option. Imagine knowing from your first day on campus that you will be traveling to some...

Saturday, May 11, 2019


Colonia, Yap David Panuelo of Pohnpei is the new president of the Federated States of Micronesia, replacing Peter Christian.

The now-open at-large congressional seats in Pohnpei and Kosrae will be filled by special elections. 

Yosiwo George of Kosrae was re-elected vi...

Friday, March 22, 2019

Colonia, Yap-- Five members of the Journalism Club at Yap Catholic High School entered the first Pacific Island Times Journalism Competition and two walked away with the top prize of having their articles published by the Guam-based newspaper. Freelance writer, Joyce M...

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Colonia, Yap-- It started off as a typical ceremony to hand over a check for a grant from the Japanese government, but it ended with the audience of Yap Catholic High School students and Yap State officials leaping to their feet and whooping and applauding for more. No...

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Colonia, Yap-- Most Yapese believe that sharks are dangerous to humans and should be killed due to the plethora of popular horror movies about killer sharks, according to Yap High School principal, John Tamngin.  So it was a surprise to Tamngin and ten top, hand-picked...

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