Portland News for May 13th 2013

Portland Winterhawks dominate Edmonton Oil Kings to win Western Hockey
EDMONTON – The Portland Winterhawks were too close for too long, almost too overdue. With a 5-1 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings in Game 6 of the Western Hockey League final on Sunday, they’re finally champions. Airdrie’s Ty Rattie scored a pair of … More…

Recap: Portland vs. Chivas USA
The Portland Timbers' excellent run of form continued on Sunday as the club posted a 3-0 victory over Western Conference rivals Chivas USA at JELD-WEN Field. Rodney Wallace, Diego Valeri and Will Johnson found the net to ensure three points for the More…

Chicago Red Stars vs. Portland Thorns FC: Final Score 0-2, first-half goals
The Portland Thorns beat the Chicago Red Stars 2-0 thanks to an early blitz which saw first-half goals from Alex Morgan and Allie Long. The visitors were the better side and could easily have scored more: only Chicago's defense prevented the scoreline More…

7 things not to miss in Portland, Ore.
The 21-mile paved path ??? Oregon’s first linear state park ??? connects rural towns west of Portland. Sights include year-round color, 13 bridges (two spanning 80-foot-high railroad trestles), waterfalls, trees draped with phosphorescent moss, and … More…

Portland Winterhawks clinch WHL championship with win over Edmonton Oil Kings
After reaching the final three years in a row, the Winterhawks finally won the Ed Chynoweth Cup with a 5-1 victory over the defending champion Edmonton Oil Kings in Game 6 on Sunday. Last season the Winterhawks lost out to the Oil Kings in a 4-3 series More…

Dalai Lama tells crowd to care for planet
“This is our home; we have to take care of it,” the Buddhist monk known as His Holiness said in a panel discussion before 10,000 people at Portland's Memorial Coliseum. The Dalai Lama was joined by Gov. John Kitzhaber, broadcaster and environmental More…

The Dalai Lama in Portland: Last public words on compassion
Portland Trail Blazer's president Chris McGowan presented the Dalai Lama with a basketball jersey and a Blazer's cap to a vigorous round of applause. Accepting both, the man born Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th reincarnation of the bodhisattva of compassion More…

Portland Trail Blazers: What Brandon Roy Meant to the Blazers and Their Fanbase
For five seasons, Brandon Roy dazzled and awed Portland Trail Blazers fans with his late-game heroics that turned him into a bona fide NBA superstar. Now it looks like one of the once-promising rising stars will see his career come to an unfortunate end. More…

Carjacking suspect subdued behind SE Portland Elmer's | kgw.com
A group of people held down a suspected carjacker behind an Elmer's restaurant in Southeast Portland Sunday morning. More…

Pair arrested after Southeast Portland shooting leaves 2 wounded
Two people sustained non-life-threatening injuries and another pair were arrested when gunfire broke out in front of a Southeast Portland 7-Eleven convenience store Saturday, police say. One of the male victims, identified by family members as a 17 More…

Portland Winterhawks dominate Edmonton Oil Kings to win Western Hockey
EDMONTON – After Ty Rattie’s hat trick led the way to a 5-1 win, after Western Hockey League commissioner Ron Robison handed Rattie the Ed Chynoweth Cup, and after all of the Portland Winterhawks took turns hoisting the trophy with their censor-riffic … More…

Portland park rangers build bridges to the homeless
PORTLAND — When you hear the term Park Ranger, you probably think of someone patrolling trails and keeping an eye on campfires. But there are also rangers right in the city– Portland Park Rangers like Katie Gribbons. Some people think Katie's job is More…

Man stabbed in chest in downtown Portland | kgw.com Portland
A man was stabbed in the chest in downtown Portland early Sunday morning, police said. More…

Portland Thorns remain undefeated with a 2-0 win at Chicago
A goal by Allie Long in the first half added to the final tally, and Portland capped a three-game sweep of their road trip with a 2-0 victory at the Benedictine Sports Complex. "It's pretty key, on the road, to get off to a good start," said forward More…

Snowe presses for bipartisanship in new book
This photograph taken on Saturday, May 11, 2103, in Portland, Maine, shows the cover of former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe’s new book, which is being released Tuesday. Snowe’s book is a call to action to end what she calls excessive partisanship in … More…

Kansas City, Portland win in MLS
At Portland, Oregon, Rodney Wallace, Diego Valeri and Will Johnson each scored as the Portland Timbers extended their unbeaten streak to nine matches with a 3-0 victory over Chivas USA. Houston's loss ended its record 36-game home unbeaten streak, More…

Portland just one point away from title
Second-placed Wincanton did all they could to keep alive their slim chances of ousting Portland from top spot with a 6-0 rout of Merley Cobham Sports. But with Wincanton’s fixtures now finished, they would need the Blues to lose their three remaining … More…

2013 | Portland Timbers
KeyBank Scouting Report: Portland Timbers vs. Chivas USA. El Chelis leads Portland Thorns FC at Benedictine Sports Complex. Thorns return to Chicago for More…

Portland Trail Blazers Front Office Presents Dalai Lama with Fresh Blazers Gear
Portland Trail Blazers executives Neil Olshey and Chris McGowan welcomed the Dalai Lama to Portland in style on Saturday, bestowing upon him a personalized jersey and team hat. The Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, was in Portland to give an “Inspiration for … More…

Portland man dies in motorcycle crash
Police say the accident occurred early Sunday on Ocean Avenue when the motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway. The operator of the motorcycle was a 27-year-old Portland man, whose name is being withheld pending notification of his More…

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