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Jewelry workshop a hit

Jewelry workshop a hit

EVE BURNS A group of 14 women spent five weeks learning jewelry making, embroidery and general entrepreneurship skills and received their certificates last Friday at the College of the Marshall Islands. The training was a partnership between CMI and the Youth Corps program and was funded and implemented by the Marshall Islands Youth Corps, under […]

Iroojlaplap Mike’s big day

Iroojlaplap Mike’s big day

Numerous Air Marshall Islands flights, ships and boats all have one trajectory this week: Kwajalein Atoll. From top government leadership to residents of remote outer islands in the Ralik Chain, all are aiming to be on Kwajalein Atoll this week — and those that cannot be there in person are sending contributions of many kinds: […]

Kenneth wins first Atjang

Kenneth wins first Atjang

The Marshalls Billfish Club gave out numerous awards and trophies at its banquet at the RRE stage area last Wednesday. The well-attended event saw many anglers recognized for their fishing talents. Long-time local fisherman Kenneth Kramer won his first Atjang Paul Memorial Trophy — given to the fisherman each year who exemplifies sportsmanship. Wally Milne, […]

Miss Majel pageant is back

Miss Majel pageant is back

HILARY HOSIA Brace yourself Marshall Islands, the long-awaited Miss Marshall Islands 2022 Pageant gets underway in September.A press release from the Miss Marshall Islands Pageant 2022 announced the development over the weekend on their social media page following the signing of an agreement between Office of Commerce, Investment and Tourism (OCIT) Chief Executive Officer Carlos […]

Third Island connects

Third Island connects

HILARY HOSIA Various notification sounds went off simultaneously on multiple devices last Thursday as residents of Ennibur Island (Third Island) in Kwajalein were connected to the Internet for the first time. Such was the scene at the College of Marshall Islands’ Distance Learning Center on Third Island at the end of last week as people […]

Brits Too wins MBC title

Brits Too wins MBC title

This year’s July Marshalls Billfish Club tournament featured six marlin caught over the two days of fishing. But not one broke the 200 pound mark, with MEC’s Brits Too taking the marlin title with a 180 pounder. This is the second smallest winning marlin in the 40-year history of MBC July tournaments. The smallest winner […]

Saving lives in Majuro

Saving lives in Majuro

EVE BURNS Many lives at Majuro hospital will be saved as a result of people’s action last Friday showing up to an event outside the Wellness Center. This is not newspaper hyperbole and one of the hospital’s nurses explained why it is true. Nurse Gina Anuntak told the dozens of people gathered for Blood Donor […]

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