• Mom praises men killed defending daughter in Portland attack May 29, 2017
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mother of one of the girls who was the target of a hate-filled rant against Muslims on a Portland train has said she is overwhelmed with gratitude and sadness for the strangers who were stabbed…
    By MARTHA BELLISLE and GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press
  • Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington May 29, 2017
    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump expressed his nation's "boundless and undying" gratitude Monday to Americans who have fallen in battle and to the families they left behind, hailing as heroes the hundreds of thousands buried at Arlington National…
    By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press
  • To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning May 29, 2017
    ANNVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached — a cheerful "Happy Memorial Day!" from oblivious well-wishers.
    By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press
  • Carbon cap rule in Washington state faces legal challenge May 28, 2017
    SEATTLE (AP) — Even as the Trump administration seeks to roll back Obama-era rules to curb greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants, Washington state is forging ahead with its own rules to cap carbon pollution from big industrial facilities.
    By PHUONG LE Associated Press
  • Who was 'Rosie the Riveter'? May 28, 2017
    It’s one of the most famous images from World War II: a woman with a red, polka-dot bandanna flexing her bicep underneath the words “We Can Do It!” The image — now plastered on magnets, coffee mugs and socks —…
    Marissa Luck mluck@tdn.com
  • Myths about 'Rosie the Riveter' May 28, 2017
    The identity of the woman in the “We Can Do It” poster isn’t the only thing history got wrong. Researchers have debunked many popular assumptions about the poster’s purpose and origins during the war. Here some of them:
    Marissa Luck mluck@tdn.com
  • Standout grad: Sonny Chhim, Kelso High School May 28, 2017
    Editor’s note: Today we start our annual series about standout graduates from area high schools. It will run Wednesday through Sunday until June 11.
    Madelyn Reese mreese@tdn.com
  • Red Canoe Credit Union celebrates 80 years May 28, 2017
    Red canoe Credit Union celebrated 80 years on May 26 with donations of 80 items to locations across the Northwest.
    Rose Lundy rose.lundy@tdn.com
  • Kelso to have design workshop, ice cream social May 28, 2017
    The City of Kelso will hold a design workshop and ice cream social on June 7 at the Senior Center.
    Rose Lundy rose.lundy@tdn.com
  • Sturgeon retention opener mulled for lower Columbia May 27, 2017
    Washington and Oregon unveiled on Friday a controversial proposal to resume limited sturgeon retention in the lower Columbia River beginning with an eight-day estuary fishery in June.
    Al Thomas The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. (TNS)