Power plant switched on

Power plant switched on

Journal 12/15/1982 P1 KMR-RepMar relations soured The landowner occupation of the Kwajalein Missile Range has been over for two months but relations between KMR and RepMar appear to be deteriorating. The seriousness of the current state of affairs was shown by KMR’s decision that the Kwaj Lodge was full when Chief Secretary Oscar deBrum and […]

Nidel honored with state funeral

Nidel honored with state funeral

Flags flew at half-mast this week for six-term Arno Senator and Minister Nidel Lorak, who died recently at Majuro hospital. The government held a state funeral at Nitijela Wednesday this week. He served in Nitijela from 1992 to 2016, and was minister of four different ministries. After graduating with a BA from the University of […]

Residents line up for shots

Residents line up for shots

EVE BURNS MALGov and Ministry of Health joined forces last Saturday and opened two stations to give vaccines to people of Laura and Woja villages. Both stations generated a good turnout of residents, as hundreds of people showed up to get immunization for the flu and measles. Jeirok Councilman Jina David and the nurses worked […]

Carmen gets Sgt. stripes

Carmen gets Sgt. stripes

HILARY HOSIA Guess who made sergeant in the United States Army? Majuro native Carmen Kobaia. Carmen has been serving as a Transportation Coordinator (88N) for three years and four months and is currently stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington. Carmen initially served overseas in South Korea before transferring to the JBLM. The 21-year old […]

Police tarhet gov’t vehicles

Police tarhet gov’t vehicles

Journal 12/8/1982 P1 High spirits The Rongelap airfield was opened Monday by an Airline of the Marshall Islands flight. Rongelap people prepared a welcome including dancing. P1 Power soon Testing on the new power plant is continuing December 8. The number one generator should produce power this week, according to one of the construction managers. […]

Majuro block party gears up

Majuro block party gears up

HILARY HOSIA The 2020 New Year’s Block Party Committee will be sending one lucky winner on a round trip to Hawaii following what is anticipated to be the “mother of all parties” kicking off New Year’s Eve in downtown Uliga — all for the price of a dollar-raffle ticket. In addition, Power 103.5FM will be […]

Batkan man electrocuted in ‘ma’ tree

Batkan man electrocuted in ‘ma’ tree

HILARY HOSIA Three breadfruits. These were the last gifts Mark Antakbon provided his family before his untimely death Monday morning from what health officials say was an electrocution accident at Batkan. His wife Jumita witnessed Mark’s final moments: from where she was standing inside her house, Jumita saw Mark making his way down from the […]

Big waves drive ocean flooding

Big waves drive ocean flooding

GIFF JOHNSON Over 200 people evacuated their homes in the capital of the Marshall Islands as big waves caused ocean inundation around the atoll November 27. The ocean flooding was caused by high waves that combined with an otherwise unremarkable high tide twice Wednesday, with ongoing, but smaller inundations Thursday and Friday before the tides […]

Electoral issues final unofficial results

Electoral issues final unofficial results

These are the final, unofficial election results for Nitijela and mayor contests provided by the RMI Electoral Administration. The final unofficial results were issued November 30, triggering a two-week period for candidates to call for recounts or contest results. They will become final results on December 15, 2019. (Note: all Nitijela races are single seats […]

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