September 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

U.S. unprepared for rise of ISIS

The emergence of ISIS, a brutal terrorist group, has forced the U.S. to gear up for a new phase in the war on terror.  It has led the formation of a new coalition to combat ISIS (also called ISIL or the Islamic State). More...

Obituaries

Sally Coulter Brooks

ORR’S ISLAND — Sally Coulter Brooks, of Orr’s Island, Maine, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at Parkview Adventist Medical Center in Brunswick, Maine, after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. More...

World

Ukraine, Russian rebel forces exchange 67 prisoners in peace deal

DONETSK, Ukraine   In the dead of night, Ukrainian troops and Russian backed rebel forces today exchanged 67 prisoners who had been captured during fighting in eastern Ukraine, part of a cease-fire deal that has struggled to succeed.  The t More...

Nation/World

Nevada gov. enacts Tesla tax break package

CARSON CITY, NEV.   Calling it one of the most important pieces of legislation in Nevada history, Gov. More...