By Portland Radio Project
December 10, 2013 10:25 a.m.
LONGVIEW — Coroners say the cold weather killed a Longview woman last week. Eighty-eight-year-old Norma Jeannette Sheldon was found dead in an inner courtyard at the Canterbury Gardens retirement home last Thursday morning. She suffered from dementia and wandered outside, where she died of hypothermia according to the autopsy released yesterday.
By Molly Harbarger, The Oregonian
December 10, 2013 6 a.m.
PORTLAND — Cindy Yuille’s family — and 4-year-old dog, Jack — will hold a funeral soon for her, about a year after she was killed. She told her family she wanted to be buried in the backyard of their Portland home, but instead her husband, daughter and son have been spreading her ashes all over the world — the Bahamas, Florida, Canada’s Lake Louise.
KALISPELL, Mont. — An increase in freight traffic and hundreds of millions of dollars in improvements on BNSF Railway tracks across North Dakota and Montana combined to make Amtrak travel less than reliable in recent months, BNSF officials said.