MEC completes generator overhaul

MEC completes generator overhaul

The Marshalls Energy Company began long-awaited testing of engine seven at the Majuro power plant late last week. The engine, one of two six-megawatt capacity generators, has been undergoing major rehabilitation for the past two years. Engineers from Australian manufacturing companies arrived over the past few days to check the newly rebuilt engine. MEC officials […]

Food delivered to dry islands

Food delivered to dry islands

Distribution of drought emergency supplemental food to the outer islands starts this week, with the MV Kwajalein being loaded at Uliga Dock for a Thursday departure to 10 atolls and two single islands. A total of 4,747 people living on remote islands will receive supplemental food supplies paid for by the US Agency for International […]

Kyle looks to win Prez Cup

Kyle looks to win Prez Cup

Thousands of dollars in prize money and fishing gear, and most importantly bragging rights, are on the line as the Marshalls Billfish Club’s 34th annual July fishing competition kicks off this Friday and continues Saturday. This weekend, which starts with Friday’s national Fisherman’s Day holiday, will see plenty of fishing, thanks to MBC’s many anglers […]

Upgrade for the ECC gym

Upgrade for the ECC gym

Journal 6/25/1976 P1 Decorated by Iroij Mo Shopping in Majuro may not be all that exciting in terms of exotic things to buy — but one store here certainly creates an exotic atmosphere in which to buy our staple items. The MR Store is located on the main road in Utirik Kan and has the […]

Red Cross helps soldiers

Red Cross helps soldiers

GIFF JOHNSON A little known service offered by the Marshall Islands Red Cross Society provides valuable help to members of the US Armed Forces when immediate family members die or are critically ill. This is among a range of services that the establishment of a Red Cross Society in the Marshalls offers to people living […]

Gerald sworn in for DC duty

Gerald sworn in for DC duty

Ambassador-designate Gerald Zackios was officially sworn-in Monday as RMI’s ambassador to the United States. The oath of office, administered by Chief Justice Carl Ingram, took place following the recent acceptance of Ambassador-designate’s Agrément by the United States. The nomination of Zackios was approved by the Nitijela during its first Constitutional Regular Session this year. Witnessing […]

Bomb goes off in a Mili-second

Bomb goes off in a Mili-second

ISAAC MARTY Two Japanese sea mines, unexploded ordnance (UXO) dating from World War II, were detonated at Mili Atoll by visiting Golden West Humanitarian Foundation team late last month. RMI Historical Preservation Office (HPO) Grant Manager and Field Technician Steve Titiml said liquid explosives were used to destroy the Japanese sea mines that were found […]

Nursing Leaders descend on Majuro

Nursing Leaders descend on Majuro

ISAAC MARTY Nurses from Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, CNMI, Hawaii, the US Mainland, American Samoa, Japan, and RMI flocked to the International Conference Center in Delap starting Monday for the 38th Annual American Pacific Nursing Leaders Council (APNLC). The week-long conference is hosted by the Marshall Islands Nursing Association and was officially opened […]

CMI is now accredited

CMI is now accredited

Journal 6/18/1976 P1 A new post office for Majuro With final touches being applied, Robert Reimers Enterprises recent expansion to a post office/office complex prepares for its grand opening. Constructed by Island Construction Company, the new facility offers first class office space on the second level. P2 Coleman off to Marshalls Trust Territory Acting High […]

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