Ukraine sees openings as Russia fixed on besieged Mariupol

KYIV, Ukraine — Residents of Ukraine’s besieged southeastern coast awaited possible evacuation Sunday as the country’s president said Russia’s obsession with capturing a key port city had left it weakened and created opportunities for his military.

Obituaries for April 3

Iwaloa Florence Loebl Chilson, 48, of Hilo died Feb. 21 in California. Born in Hilo, she was a clerk for the county Department of Finance, member of Church of the Holy Apostles, volunteer for Toys for Tots, American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life and American Heart Association. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday (April 9) at Church of the Holy Apostles. Celebration of life at 11 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by husband, Ryan Chilson of Hilo; son, Sean Chilson of Hilo; daughter, Arianna Chilson of Hilo; hanai son, Mason Chilson of Hilo; parents, Robert “Bob” &Lola “Linda” Loebl of Hilo; sister, Stacia Burton of Hilo; a niece. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Tribes seek more inclusion, action from US officials

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It was a quick trip for U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland with stops to hike through desert scrub near the U.S.-Mexico border and to marvel at the jagged Organ Mountains before soaking in what life was like in one of the oldest settlements along a historic trade route.

Russian space chief: Sanctions could imperil space station

MOSCOW (AP) — The head of Russia’s space program said Saturday that the future of the International Space Station hangs in the balance after the United States, the European Union, and Canadian space agencies missed a deadline to meet Russian demands for lifting sanctions on Russian enterprises and hardware.

Volcano Watch: The 2018 eruption of Kilauea was big on a global scale

The 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano had devastating effects on the lower Puna district, destroying hundreds of homes, burying subdivisions, and permanently affecting the lives of thousands of residents. The voluminous lava flow had a major impact on the Island of Hawaii, but how does it compare to other lava flow eruptions on Earth in recent history?