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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. discussed upgrading the Visitor’s Center at Salt River National Park during a meeting at Government House today with Assistant Secretary of Insular Affairs Douglas Domenech and National Park Service Deputy Director Dan Smith. Bryan said he is reviewing an agreement between the Government

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The National Park Service awarded the territory at least $10 million dollars in supplemental funding to the Virgin Islands State Historic Preservation Office (VISHPO). The NPS funds are primarily intended to replace the “historic and archaeological resources” in the U.S. Virgin Islands that were “impacted” by Hurricanes

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ADRIAN L. FOSTER OF MIAMI CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Florida woman admitted in federal court that she lied about construction contracts she was given in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Adrian L. Foster, 50, of Miami, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court before Judge Curtis Gomez, to one

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man wielding a golf club at an historic fort who tried to avoid detention by a park ranger by jumping into the Caribbean Sea was given three months in prison by a federal magistrate today. Uriah “Kunta” Gaston, 36, of Estate

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested for threatening to kill National Park Service rangers, trying to avoid capture by swimming to a sailboat, and clinging to its dinghy while the owner rowed to officers waiting on shore, according to an affidavit filed in

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) started salvage operations for vessels displaced by the recent hurricanes in the areas of Salt River Bay and Long Reef on St. Croix on Thursday. “DPNR prioritized these areas because the displaced vessels and hazardous materials aboard are

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy it put in place six years ago to allow national parks like the Buck Island National Monument on St. Croix to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter. The National Parks

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — The National Park Service and its supporters will be presenting a talk about historic archaeology at Estate Bethlehem Old Works this week. The lecture will be given by Steve Lenik on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Christiansted National Historic Site. It is

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Buck Island Reef National Monument said that it is pleased to announce the beginning of partnership research project with two universities. Throughout July and August, biologists from California Polytechnic State University, in partnership with the University of the Virgin Islands, will be studying grazing scars on live

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LOST AND FOUND: Natalie Domchenko [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Reported as Missing by her family, Natalie Domchenko, age 54, was last seen on Sunday, February 05, 2017 in the vicinity of Red Hook Ferry Dock, at roughly 8:00 p.m. Domchenko last spoke to her sister on Saturday, February 4,

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