Paxton dominant as Mariners blank Tigers

James Paxton struck out nine in seven outstanding innings, and Nelson Cruz and Guillermo Heredia homered to lift the Seattle Mariners to an …

Sam is Wednesday's Child for April 26, 2017 (KOIN)

Wednesday’s Child: Sam

Sam is a 4th-grader who knows his animals. The 9-year-old spent a day at Tryon Creek State Park and met with a park ranger. Sam is Wednesday…

Former quarterbacks and ESPN announcers Trent Dilfer, left, and Steve Young work before an NFL football game between the Tennessee Titans and the New York Jets on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

ESPN laying off 100 on-air employees

Some 100 on-air personalities at ESPN, including former athletes-turned-broadcasters Trent Dilfer, Len Elmore and Danny Kanell, have lost th…

Driver hits trees, dies near Clatskanie

Oregon State Police say the driver was on Highway 30 in Columbia County when they left the roadway and hit several trees. They were pronounc…

In this Jan. 24, 2006 file photo, filmmaker Jonathan Demme appears at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Demme died, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from complications from esophageal cancer in New York. He was 73. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme dies

Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Philadelphia,” and whose Talking Heads documentary “Stop Makin…