Kili

Kili goes dark for a week

Kili goes dark for a week

Kili has gone seven days without electricity since early last week when the power plant ran out of fuel. Kili has been experiencing electricity rationing since January due to depletion of the Bikini Resettlement Trust Fund, which has funded local government operations at Kili for decades. Bikini Mayor Anderson Jibas said fuel finally reached Kili […]

Urantha, 67, a great grad

Urantha, 67, a great grad

Determination has no limits and Urantha Jibas is proof.The 67-year-old graduated this week from the Adult Basic Education (ABE) program, formerly known as GED, under the College of Marshall Islands. Urantha was one of 12 graduates from the CMI Distant Learning Center in Kili Island.The group held their ceremony this past Tuesday. Dean of Workforce, […]

Kili airport ready for use

Kili airport ready for use

Journal 9/11/1981 P1 President proposes atolls for nuclear waste Pacific islanders, apparently joined by Japanese officials, remained opposed to what at first looked like an amicable compromise to their dispute over Japanese plans to dump low-level nuclear wastes in the ocean. During a session of the third annual conference of the Association of Chief Executives […]

Friendly Nitijela hearing on KBE

Friendly Nitijela hearing on KBE

Despite expectation that the Kili-Bikini-Ejit session with the Nitijela Public Accounts Committee would offer some drama — fueled by repeated rescheduling from Public Accounts to allow KBE more time to go through its audit reports — the dialogue went smoothly compared to a majority of the PAC hearings. The hearing, in short, can be described […]

Bikinian radiation survey

Bikinian radiation survey

Journal 7/23/1976 P1 The Mink coat Strong charges of racial discrimination were leveled at the US Army command at its top-secret Kwajalein Missile Range as Marshall Islanders testified before a US Congressional subcommittee on Ebeye July 14. Congress of Micronesia Representative Ataji Balos told the US House Subcommittee chaired by Rep. Patsy Mink (Hawaii) that […]