Journal 12/27/1985 P4 Guinness Record from Marshall Islands Everyone has faced a pressing deadline before, and around a newspaper deadlines are a fact of life — although when the certainty of a power outage is hanging over you, it tends to make the blood pressure rise faster as the minute stick off a countdown to […]
GIFF JOHNSON One of Majuro’s oldest and best-known local businesses was hit by a major fire, destroying its retail store, warehouse, beauty salon, seamstress shop, business office, Israel consulate office, and second-floor apartments in the early morning hours of October 8.
Journal 12/14/1973 P1 Blowing our horn Micronitor died this week, the victim of an apparent suicide. She wasn’t old as newspapers go, would have been four years old exactly come February. Friends of the bygone forerunner of Micronesian journalism have expressed legitimate concern for the passing of what many readers claimed was always a lively […]
Journal 9/10/1973 P1 Hiatus achieved at Roi Namur Negotiations between the US Army and the people of Roi Namur are at a hiatus — the apparent result of an unannounced departure by one of the Army’s chief negotiators, Ron Markon, Land Acquisition lawyer for the Department of the Navy. At the meetings last month, the […]