2017, August 18


The police in this town prevented a cargo van filled with live chicken from delivering its goods in a checkpoint at about 4:30 am of the said day, the van passed by the checkpoint containing about 2,000 heads of chickens to be delivered in Batac City.

2017, August 18


As this municipality celebrates its quadricentennial anniversary as an independent town, the municipal government declared “lanuti” as its municipal tree. Lanuti is a tree with pink and white flowers and good wood to make furniture. With the declaration, he said it will the mayor’s office through the municipal environment and natural resources officer and the

2017, August 17


The city government here, led by mayor Albert D. Chua and vice mayor Jeffrey Jubal Nalupta, distributed 14,818 bags of fertilizers to the city’s farmers. Mr. Chua said they gave farmers 2 bags each of urea and complete fertilizers. He added that this is in line with the city’s full agricultural development in the countryside

2017, August 15


Gov. Imee R. Marcos inducts the newly elected officers and board of diretors, including new members of the PCCI Ilocos Norte-Laoag City Chapter at her office in the Provincial Capitol.

2017, August 8


The city government and the city of Telavi in Georgia formalized their ties after signing the sisterhood relationship agreement (SRA) at the Laoag City Hall Conference Room. Laoag mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas, vice mayor Michael V. Fariñas and the members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod represented the city government. Georgian consul general Thelmo Luis “Buddy” Cunanan

2017, August 8


An unknown assailant gunned the former Laoag City police chief at Brgy. San Manuel in this municipality on the evening. Retired P/Sr. Supt. Jeffrey Gorospe, 55 years old, married and a resident of Brgy. San Antonio here, was with four other companions when the unknown assailant shot him. Mr. Gorospe sustained gunshot wounds in his

2017, August 2


The local government unit of Solsona received PHP1 million as a reward for being most outstanding rice achiever municipality in the country. Solsona mayor Alexander Calucag received the cash award from the Treasurer of the Philippines for the account of Agriculture Training Institute. The award also comes with a plaque of recognition signed by Department

2017, August


The Laoag police arrested a known drug personality who earlier surrendered in the ongoing “war on drugs”; and her partner in a buy-bust operation. Identified as Arnel Reyes, 40 years old, married, cellphone technician, and a resident of Brgy. 50 (Buttong) this city, the police nabbed the suspect at Brgy. 2 (San Andres) in Bacarra,

2017, July 25


Provincial Capitol employees and residents who were watching the live telecast of a House hearing on the alleged misuse of tobacco funds in Ilocos Norte were elated as the House committee finally released their six co-employees. office’s Bids and Awards Committee and head of the provincial and planning development office; Josephine Calajate, provincial treasurer; Eden

2017, July 23


Men “riding in tandem” shot dead a drug personality in Badoc. The victim has surrendered to the police during the ongoing “drug war” of the Duterte administration. Police Chief Insp. Dexter Diovic Corpuz, Provincial Public Information Officer of the Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Office identified the victim as Arnold Quibuyen, 56; resident of Brgy. Mabusag