Murdered Samoan Writer’s Death Sends Shockwaves Through Pacific Literary Community

Apia, Samoa – A tragic incident in Samoa has shocked the Pacific literary community, as a well-known author, Papalii Sia Figiel, has been charged with the murder of Caroline Sinavaiana-Gabbard, a prominent writer and the aunt of former U.S. congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, following an argument at Figiel’s home in Apia. The two women, both significant … Read more

NTSB Findings Reveal Cause of Pacific Ocean Plane Crash Near Half Moon Bay

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. – The National Transportation Safety Board revealed the cause of the devastating plane crash into the Pacific Ocean near Half Moon Bay last May that claimed the lives of a pilot and passenger. The Viking Air DHC-6-400, headed for Honolulu, Hawaii, crashed into the ocean, and unfortunately, the bodies of the … Read more

Record-Shattering Heat Wave Claims At Least Two Lives in Pacific Northwest

PORTLAND, Oregon – This week, the Pacific Northwest experienced a record-shattering heat wave that may have led to the deaths of at least two individuals, officials announced. The Multnomah County Medical Examiner in Portland, Oregon reported that they are investigating the deaths of two people that may have been caused by extreme heat. In addition, … Read more