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MALGov helps Rongrong school

MALGov helps Rongrong school

Majuro Atoll Local Government Mayor Ladie Jack took his administration on a boat tour recently to deliver food and sports equipment to Marshalls Christian High School, which is located in the western portion of Majuro Atoll on Rongrong Island. The Rongrong students welcomed the officials with a musical feast, dancing with council members. Sports equipment […]

Local police get Red Cross training

Local police get Red Cross training

ISAAC MARTY Knowing how to respond to distressing situations such as saving a person from choking or knowing how to deal with someone who is unconscious is the goal for Majuro Atoll Local Government (MALGov). A group of 25 MALGov police officers were certified with first aid recognition from the Marshall Islands Red Cross Society […]

Indian stealth frigate visits Majuro

Indian stealth frigate visits Majuro

ISAAC MARTY The first Indian Navy vessel to visit the Marshall Islands, INS Satpura, was here August 13-15 on a goodwill tour. A welcoming ceremony was held Saturday at the Delap Dock. Minister in Assistance Mattlan Zackhras headed the ceremony and tour of the P-17 Class stealth frigate. “The visit signifies the importance of strengthening […]

Quick response to Zika

Quick response to Zika

HILARY HOSIA The Ministry of Health moved into emergency action mode after confirmation last Thursday that Majuro has its first case of the Zika virus. After verifying Zika confirmation with the Hawaii laboratory Thursday, in less than two hours a team was set up and dispatched to inspect the home and surrounding area where the […]

Making shorelines resilient

Making shorelines resilient

“It works!” This is the word from Riem Simon, project manager for Coastal Island Protection Service, a hands-on, get the job done program of improving shoreline barriers against encroaching ocean levels and general erosion. Simon was referring to Bikirin Island on the north shore of Majuro Atoll, where over a year ago, rocks enclosed in […]

Mayor Jack seeks RO machines

Mayor Jack seeks RO machines

The drought, after teasing Majuro and Ebeye with a bit of rain in December, has put its cards on the table, and it’s a winner — if you like being thirsty and not taking showers. Reservoir levels dropped dramatically during the first three weeks of January, down by about 10 million gallons compared to mid-December. […]

Ladie plans new era for MALGov

Ladie plans new era for MALGov

GIFF JOHNSON New Majuro Mayor Ladie Jack took up the reins of government at MALGov headquarters this week, following a swearing in with his executive council members by Chief Justice Carl Ingram at the High Court Tuesday. Jack said a formal inauguration and swearing in ceremony for the entire council will be held late the […]

Youth push for Nitijela

Youth push for Nitijela

Monday’s smoothly conducted national election moved into the grind of the ongoing hand count in Majuro and Ebeye early Tuesday morning, where ongoing tabulation meant complete results for all “regular” and “absentee” votes in the Majuro electorate would likely not be available until Friday. In addition to early results showing incumbents being shocked by challengers, […]