September 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Good economic news can turn out badly

Are things getting better? That’s difficult to know, because good news often turns out to be bad news.  Here’s an example. More...

Obituaries

Sue Milliken

AUBURN — Sue Milliken, of Auburn, passed away peacefully on Sept. 10, 2014, with her family at her side after a brief illness. She was born on Sept. 29, 1943, in Hopewell, Va. She was the daughter of Sadie and Paul Smith. More...

World

Scots reject independence in historic vote

EDINBURGH, Scotland   Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.  More...

Maine

An Elephant Never Forgets

Old friends trumpet arrival of Rosie, Opal in Oklahoma, says shelter director

HOPE   A week after Hope Elephants co-founder Jim Laurita’s sudden, tragic death in his elephant pen, the two Asian elephants he always called “his girls” are settling in at the Endangered Ark Foundation in Hugo, Oklahoma.  More...