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St. Croix Marine Areas Featured in National Geographic’s February Issue

Last summer National Geographic explorer and underwater photographer Brian Sperry spent time on and around St. Croix, photographing the island’s tropical marine life for the February issue.

Mapp Nominates Felicia Blyden as Permanent Human Services Commissioner

Gov. Kenneth Mapp nominated acting Human Services Commissioner Felecia Blyden this week to formally fill that post.

Source Manager’s Journal: Sometimes History Does Repeat Itself

As a nation, we are now led by people who have spent their lives giving those who were down a swift kick. And, for them, so much the better if the weak and vulnerable are mostly not white.

V.I. Sailing Association Names Cy Thompson ‘Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year’

The Virgin Islands Sailing Association (VISA) has awarded Cy Thompson, two-time Olympic Laser sailor, the coveted title of ‘Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year’ for 2016.

Virtue of the Week: Justice

Practicing justice is being fair. It is solving problems so everyone wins. You don't prejudge. You see people as individuals. ... Being a champion for justice takes courage. Sometimes when you stand for justice, you stand alone.

It’s Not Only Insurance Coverage that Would Be Lost with ACA Repeal

If President Donald Trump and the GOP Congress have their way and are able to repeal the Affordable Care Act, they should know the direct result would be to refuel this "shocking and inhumane" injustice.

Police ID One of the Polyberg Homicide Victims

The V.I. Police Department has identified one of the two victims from a Monday night shooting as 32-year-old Angel Luis Melendez.

Plaskett Asks Mapp for Open Discussion of V.I. Fiscal Crisis

Delegate Stacey Plaskett has written to the governor that recent closed door meetings held with the Legislature and the business community should have been public and should have included her office.

Looking For Volunteers For Homeless Count

The Department of Human Services is asking for your help to try to find out the number of homeless people in the territory. Its annual Homeless Point-In-Time survey is this Friday, Jan.27, from 6 a.m.m to 12 midnight.

Citizens Organization Calls Meeting Without Police Following Tuesday Rape in Frydenhoj

With several incidents reported Tuesday on St. Thomas, the citizens’ organization that has so far been partnering with local police is calling its own meeting, this time without authorities.