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…