Volunteers in RMI at risk?

Volunteers in RMI at risk?

Journal 10/21/1983 P2 Among other things by Akio Heine Good news (depending, actually, on whether you are dog-haters or dog-eaters (lovers?): the government is now cracking down on stray dogs. But no matter which side you’re on, you can’t deny the fact that there are too many loose canine out there already. In fact, if […]

MIHS celebrates

MIHS celebrates

Marshall Islands High School (MIHS) students had a great Friday last week. There were no classes held and they got to enjoy the outside air and get a lot of exercise. The reason? A celebration of World Food Day, a field day and teacher appreciation were all wrapped up in one big day of events […]

Dexter gets stamp of approval

Dexter gets stamp of approval

EVE BURNS Dexter Jikit was named the new RMI Postmaster General this week by the board of the RMI Postal Services Authority. Jikit started working in the post office in 2015 and worked his way up the ladder from handling mail to his new role as Postmaster General. He replaces Ainrik George who is now […]

Japan funds bus for school

Japan funds bus for school

Japan Ambassador Norio Saito participated in the handover ceremony of a new school bus that Japan government funding purchased for Long Island Elementary School last week. The $81,985 project was funded through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP). Top level Public School System officials joined the event, including PSS Commissioner Kanchi Hosia […]

Women show fishing talent

Women show fishing talent

Last weekend’s Eighth Annual Breast Cancer Urok (bottom fishing) Tournament generated strong participation, particularly from women fishers who turned out in force. The bottom fishing competition run by the Majuro Urok Club brought out 36 teams involving an estimated 180 participants — most of them women — including male boat operators this past Saturday. Team […]

RRE builds clam facility

RRE builds clam facility

Journal 10/14/1983 P3 Centers for elderly open on Arno, Mejit Two centers for the elderly are scheduled to open this week on Arno and Mejit, according to the Social Services office. The centers will provide a balanced diet to senior citizens in these two areas. P4 Among other things by Akio Heine The Bikini delegation […]

Tribute to music icon

Tribute to music icon

GIFF JOHNSON Eddie Enos was described as a “genius artist” who not only inspired dozens of Marshallese musicians but resonated with everyone from babies to old folks. “Eddie was a big inspiration to me,” said Yasta “Yastamon” Bolkeim, Power 103.5FM’s anchor disk jockey and well known singer. “It’s why I wanted to be a musician. […]

$ ‘gap’ puts short hold on lunch

$ ‘gap’ puts short hold on lunch

Despite Nitijela tripling funding for the school lunch program in the national budget approved late last month, the Public School System lunch program ground to a halt September 30 with the expiration of the last fiscal year. There was no lunch program for the first nine days of October, which included the first quarter exam […]

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