Polls show close divide over impeachment and removal

Americans are following impeachment proceedings closely — and are slightly more likely to approve than disapprove of the inquiry itself. But the public is more closely split over whether President Donald Trump should be removed from office.

Defying impeachment inquiry, Trump makes charge more certain

The combative White House letter vowing to defy the “illegitimate” impeachment inquiry has actually put President Donald Trump on a more certain path to charges. His refusal to honor subpoenas or allow testimony would likely play into a formal accusation against him.

US nuclear, uranium mining industries hope for Trump bailout

A plea from uranium mining companies and nuclear power plant operators for tax breaks and other federal financial boosts is going before President Donald Trump, as his administration studies reviving the U.S. uranium industry in the name of national security.

Their time to shine

Marlina Vea, visiting from Fort Worth, Texas, was glad she came to help make Chinese pretzels on Tuesday at the Kekaha Neighborhood Center.

KIUC seeks input on water diversions

LIHUE — Kauai Island Utility Cooperative’s draft environmental assessment regarding the Waiahi hydropower plants has been published, and the public has until Nov. 7 to comment on it.

Births for Wednesday, October 9, 2019

• Tiye Austin Ka Lamaku Aloha I Ka Hoaka Kanani Pahola O Kalani Waialeale Ishibashi • Kalea Linda Connor Schenk • Ryno Kupa‘a Herman Haneberg • La‘akea Kanawai Kaimina‘auao • Royal ‘A‘ali’ioumikalaninui Ragsac-Victor • Love Siorsce-Reyn Corr-Rita • Mason Kaimana Cariaga • Harlow Rae Nohealani Atmospera • Selina Wailana Caberto