The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo52° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi72° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo50° Mostly Clear and Breezy then Mostly Clear

Memorial Day

Hi76° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo51° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi81° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo56° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi87° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo61° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi89° Mostly Sunny

U.S. veteran, 85, detained in N. Korea

Send to Kindle
Print This

BEIJING — An 85-year-old tourist from Palo Alto, Calif., was buckled in his seat last month on a plane preparing to depart Pyongyang, North Korea, when a flight attendant pointed him out to two men in uniform. They promptly escorted him off the plane.

The man, Merrill Newman, a retired financial executive and Korean War veteran, has not been heard from since.

View my options or Sign in