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MIHS honors 23 students

MIHS honors 23 students

Journal 6/10/1974 P1 Convention delegate election ho hum Election Day June 4 for the upcoming Constittuion Convention of all six districts of Micronesia. In most districts it was an election day like any other, with a fair representation of voters taking place. In the Marshalls, however, where the question of voting or not voting was […]

Amata buys Saab planes

Amata buys Saab planes

Journal 6/6/1975 P2 ‘The negotiations have failed’ “We have arrived at a dead end. The negotiations have failed,” Senator Wilfred Kendall told the UN concerning Micronesia’s future status negotiations last week. Senator Kendall, a special advisor to the US delegation at the 42nd UN Trusteeship Council, said Micronesia’s objectives of “free association” with the US […]

RMI loses $4.7m funding

RMI loses $4.7m funding

Journal 5/30/1975 P1 Micronesia may get 200-mile rights from LoS conference Micronesia represented itself at the United Nations Law of the Sea Conference recently in Geneva, Switzerland. The Micronesian delegation was headed by Marshalls Rep. Charles Domnick. Also at the meeting were Special Consultant Frederick Wyle, Special Advisor Andon Amaraich and Truk Senator Nick Bossy. […]

1,000 youth wants work

1,000 youth wants work

Journal May 23, 1975 P7 Claim to fame endangered Majuro’s mild claim to fame, the existence of three Checker Limousines was rocked this past week in a local court action resulting in the sidelining of the vehicles under force of a temporary restraining order issued by district judge Kabua Kabua. The order was issued against […]

Kwaj-RMI basketball series

Kwaj-RMI basketball series

Journal 5/7/1976 P11 The Nite Life by Stoney Talking with my Australian buddy Geoff Clark who just came back from Australia, he was saying about the service on Air Nauru is really excellent, and they really using their motto, “We’ll fly you across the Pacific and give you the best service you ever come across.” […]

Marose makes history

Marose makes history

Journal 5/2/1974 P1 Will Tinian have a choice? With a plebiscite scheduled for June 17, and the choices being whether to forever become an American commonwealth or remain part of the Trust Territory, many islanders on Tinian feel they will be “forced” by voters on other islands in the Marianas to carry the military burden. […]

24/hr laundry saved bacon

24/hr laundry saved bacon

Journal 4/23/1976 P8 The Nite Life, Ain’t no good life, but it’s my life Friday last week I met a friend, he was here 5 years ago, he is Charley Lanzillotta, he was a Peace Corps Volunteer here in the Marshall District. One thing that really surprise me, was the zorries he was wearing. They […]

Jerre in control at MIHS

Jerre in control at MIHS

Journal 4/16/1976 P2 The Nite Life, ain’t no good life, but it’s my life By Stoney My friend Jim Duffy was really drunk last night when he came to the Reef, there’s one thing with Duffy, when he’s drunk you can’t understand what he talk about, like when he’s talking to you about fishing, and […]

BOMI’s best year ever

BOMI’s best year ever

Journal 4/11/1975 P13 Ponape Legislature approves salaries Ponape District Legislature passed a bill last week setting salaries for the lawmakers annually at $6,000 and $7,000 for the speaker. While legislature observers feel the bill has a good chance of being accepted by Distad Leo Falcam, Falcam’s number two man Bermin Weilbacher said the chances of […]