'Sound of Music' actress dead at 68

LOS ANGELES — Canadian actress Heather Menzies-Urich, who played one of the singing von Trapp children in the hit 1965 film, The Sound of Music, has died.Her son, actor Ryan Urich, told Variety that his mother died late Sunday in Frankford, Ont.

Fayette pond water level problem nears solution

The water level in Fayette’s David Pond should be a little more consistent in the coming year.Now a group working on the water level problem is closer to resolving what should happen with a rock pile impoundment.

Snow-related collisions number in the dozens on Peninsula

Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News Greg Shield shoveled snow Christmas morning from the sidewalk in front of his house at Cedar and West Seventh streets in Port Angeles.There were 47 “accident-vehicle” reports on the Clallam County Sheriff’s call-for-service log that is made available to the Peninsula Daily News.

Home of the Week - Portland Press Herald

The property enjoys a private setting in North Yarmouth’s Granite Falls area of fine homes.The splendid beach is a short stroll away from the updated vintage home.

'Real Housewives' star says she's sorry after Florida arrest

Arts & Entertainment

Posted 5:20 PM

Updated at 5:23 PM

increase font size

Luann de Lesseps is committed to a 'transformative and hopeful 2018.— A star of the reality TV series “The Real Housewives of New York City” apologized Sunday after she was arrested in Florida.

Plenty of holiday high school hoops at the Expo

The Red Claws Christmas Showcase will offer plenty of varsity basketball at the Portland Expo over holiday week.The schedule runs Tuesday through Friday, with seven games a day for the first three days and an abbreviated schedule Friday.

Russian officials bar Navalny from running for president

MOSCOW — Russian election officials on Monday formally barred Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running for president, prompting calls from him for a boycott of next year’s vote.The Central Election Commission decided unanimously that the anti-corruption crusader isn’t eligible to run.