Ronnie Reimers

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, […]

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 […]

Ronnie’s marlin wins All-Mike

Ronnie’s marlin wins All-Mike

Plenty of fish, but no seriously large ones, highlighted the 29th Annual All Micronesia Fishing Tournament in Majuro hosted by the Marshalls Billfish Club last weekend. Team Kirtake Captain Ronnie Reimers won the marlin contest and $4,000 with a 194lb marlin. Interestingly, two categories of fish had anglers tied for the top prizes, while Team […]

Captains Tom, Ronnie win MBC

Captains Tom, Ronnie win MBC

Captain Tom Jack, fishing on Mon Ujoj, caught the biggest marlin of the 39th annual Marshalls Billfish Club tournament last weekend, a sizable 308 pounder.Quite a few other marlin were caught, but they were all relatively small.Captain Ronnie Reimers fishing on Kirtake won the total pounds title with 485 pounds for his four marlin, the […]

MBC team stars in Kona

MBC team stars in Kona

Journal 9/23/1983 P1 Ebeye receives new phones Ebeye will soon have 150 new telephones installed. Minister of Transportation and Communications Atjang Paul said the telephones and drop line has arrived from Saipan and will soon be installed by staff from the Majuro ComSat. P5 Four hired Cabinet today hired three new teachers for Marshall Islands […]

Registry puts on weight

Registry puts on weight

Journal 8/2/1983 P1 Nitijela opens Nearly 50 years under the Trusteeship system is a long time, President Amata Kabua said in his brief remarks this morning at Nitijela’s opening day for the final session for the year. President Kabua noted also that during this session things are going to be a little different from previous […]

Ronnie gets his revenge

Ronnie gets his revenge

Journal 7/12/1983 P2 US seeks dismissal of suits The United States has filed briefs in the US Claims Court seeking dismissal of the claims of citizens of the Marshall Islands for half a billion dollars in damages. The Marshall Islanders claim that the government’s nuclear testing program in the islands between 1946 and 1958 caused […]

Bwiji, Ronnie vie for Cup

Bwiji, Ronnie vie for Cup

Journal 7/5/1983 P1 Are you registered to vote? Voter registration is now open for the 7 September plebiscite on the Compact of Free Association and the November Nitijela elections. Chief Electoral Officer Shiro Riklon said there are about 12,000 voters presently registered. He estimates there are 2,000 to 3,000 eligible voters who are not registered. […]

Randy wins MBC tourney

Randy wins MBC tourney

Nine qualifying marlin and a batch of tuna were caught by anglers competing in the May 9 Marshalls Billfish Club’s NTA-sponsored tournament. Captain Randy Jack, fishing on Nita, won the first place $450 NTA-provided prize by reeling in a hefty 295 pound marlin. Captain Ronnie Reimers on Kirtake caught three marlin, including a 145 pound […]

Big goals for Nauru Hotel

Big goals for Nauru Hotel

Journal 4/29/1983 P1 Army wants to get along better with Marshallese The Army is moving to normalize relations with the Marshallese community on Kwajalein within the framework of self-sufficiency, according to two Army civil affairs officers sent out to make recommendations. Lieutenants Milo Manley and James Molini from a civil affairs battalion at Ft. Bragg […]