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. […]

Chinilla Peter named Act Early Ambassador

Chinilla Peter named Act Early Ambassador

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced this week that Chinilla Pedro Peter has been named “Act Early Ambassador” for the Marshall Islands. This program is developing a network of state-level experts to improve early identification practices. The critical importance of this network has intensified with recognition of the prenatal damage that is caused by […]

Zika declaration lapses

Zika declaration lapses

Despite ongoing concern about spread of the Zika virus, the initial emergency declaration by President Heine was allowed to expire and authorities were attempting to get it extended late last week. The expiration of the President’s declaration was noted as a problem area for ongoing Zika prevention work, said weekly Zika update reports issued by […]

Arkansas team meets leaders

Arkansas team meets leaders

HILARY HOSIA Here is more proof basketball is king in the Marshall Islands: when the Arkansas dream team paid a courtesy visit to the President’s Office last week, they were greeted by Acting President Mattlan Zackhras and Ministers Brenson Wase, Alfred Alfred, Jr, Thomas Heine and Kalani Kaneko — former basketball players in their younger […]

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 […]

Ebeye’s low-hanging fruit

Ebeye’s low-hanging fruit

GIFF JOHNSON Kwajalein’s development agency is focused on delivering action on four projects over the next few months, while it plans for bigger, more costly projects going forward. “These are the low-hanging fruit we are going after immediately,” said Kwajalein Senator David Paul, who doubles as chairman of the board of the Kwajalein Atoll Development […]

El Niño water struggles

El Niño water struggles

“One of the strongest El Niño events in recorded history remains entrenched across the equatorial Pacific Ocean,” said Guam-based weather officials in their latest drought update. The report said “all locations across the Marshall Islands are in a severe or extreme drought.” They also predict that there will likely be “severe damage to food crops […]

Arkansas Dream Team in Majuro

The long-awaited Constitution Day basketball dream team from Arkansas arrived in Majuro Tuesday morning. The group was serenaded with leis and hugs from the ladies from the Majuro Atoll Local Government’s Health, Education and Social Affairs Division. V7AB Radio deejay and voice of the islands William Ring broadcasted live as the team made their way into […]