Back In The Day

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 […]

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. […]

Brenson on postal $ hike

Brenson on postal $ hike

Journal 11/16/2982 P1 Water cut back again Water hours have been reduced to 6:30-8:30am and 4:30-7:30pm, according to the Department of Public Works. There are only 5.5 million gallons of water in the reservoir. Journal 11/18/1994 P3 Religious review team An interdenominational group is working to revise the Marshallese language versions of the Old and […]

Tobolar cuts copra price

Tobolar cuts copra price

Journal 11/8/1982 P4 US sets up military space command After a quarter century of mostly peaceful exploration of spec, the United States has begun a vast expansion of its military operations there. In the next five years, the Reagan administration plans to increase spending on military operations in space even faster than the rest of […]

Marshallese be like in ’05

Marshallese be like in ’05

Journal 10/26/1982 P1 KAC says good news from Washington “We are very pleased to be home,” said Kwajalein Atoll Corporation  Chairman Ataji Balos and KAC President Imada Kabua in a statement. “The news we bring with us, we believe, is good. For the past three weeks we have been in Washington, DC in meetings with […]

Chess: Pedro beats Reiher

Chess: Pedro beats Reiher

Journal 10/21/1982 P1 Kwajalein agreements reached in Washington President Kabua successfully concluded negotiations with the United States regarding use of Kwajalein Missile Range for an interim period of up to three years prior to the effective date of the Compact. President Kabua was also successful in reducing the term of the US use rights under […]

Fishing goals to be realized

Fishing goals to be realized

Journal 10/14/1982 P1 Weather station technicians get computer Majuro weather service meteorological technicians have a new helper, an Apple computer, which relieves them of an hour of tedious calculation and checking of data from weather balloon flights. Future improvements will include a hard disk for increased storage and speed. P2 Fishing fees only 3% “The […]

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