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Happy Hour Beer only 60¢

Happy Hour Beer only 60¢

Journal 1/23/1981 P1 Airport water catchment completed The $3.3 million expansion and improvement of the Majuro water system — catchments and reservoirs at the airport — was officially completed January 22. Secretary of Public Works Charles Domnick accepted the project for the government. P6 Mili dispensary has drug shortages With a population of just under […]

Time abusers at work

Time abusers at work

Journal 12/23/1977 P4 Nauru housewarming in Saipan The local government announced the opening date of the new Nauru Building which is near completion on Saipan. The seven-story air conditioned structure, complete with escalators, four elevators and a revolving restaurant on top, will be ready for occupancy by the end of next month. P6 Time abusers […]

Chris, Katzuo tied in vote

Chris, Katzuo tied in vote

Journal 12/21/1973 P1 The lawyers… Lawyers for the people of Roi Namur in Kwajalein Atoll have filed a suit in the Trust Territory High Court in Majuro which charges that Marshalls District Attorney Russell Walker and Trust Territory Attorney General Richard Miyamoto are withholding certain documents, files and information which defendant Walker compiled during the […]

Suicide at Micronitor?

Suicide at Micronitor?

Journal 12/14/1973 P1 Blowing our horn Micronitor died this week, the victim of an apparent suicide. She wasn’t old as newspapers go, would have been four years old exactly come February. Friends of the bygone forerunner of Micronesian journalism have expressed legitimate concern for the passing of what many readers claimed was always a lively […]

UFOs land on Bikini

UFOs land on Bikini

Journal 12/3/1976 P10 Marshalls Status Commission moves to include opposition Marshall Islands District Administrator Oscar deBrum named Congressman Ekpap Silk to a vacancy on the Marshall Islands Political Status Commission created by the resignation last week of Marshalls Education Director Kinja Andrike. The appointment of Congressman Silk, a veteran political status negotiator who had been […]