Man identified in Tuesday’s fatal crash

A man who died Tuesday morning after his motorcycle collided with a small SUV at the intersection of Highway 11 and the entrance to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has been identified as 21-year-old Hawaii Island resident Seth White.

Commentary: Cut Pentagon spending, save the planet

According to the latest U.N. climate report, the world is on track to reach catastrophic levels of warming — more than double the 1.5 degrees Celsius target set by the Paris Agreement. U.N. Secretary General António Guterres called it “a file of shame.”

Obituaries: April 21, 2022

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Gas tax cut stalls at council

The final measure of a tax-trimming trifecta — a move to cut the gas tax by 10 cents a gallon — stalled Wednesday in the County Council.

Most people in US want masks for travelers: AP-NORC poll

FARGO, N.D. — A majority of people in the United States continue to support a mask requirement for people traveling on airplanes and other shared transportation, a poll finds. A ruling by a federal judge has put the government’s transportation mask mandate on hold.