Portland News for May 20th 2013

Too early to compare teams at Memorial Cup
Portland Winterhawks' Ty Rattie battles against Austyn Hardie of the Halifax Mooseheads during the 2013 MasterCard Memorial Cup in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Saturday May 18, 2013. Al Charest/Calgary Sun/QMI Agency. Tweet. Change text size for the More…

Portland revisits issue of public fluoridation
PORTLAND, Ore. — While soaking up the rays in what's been an unusually sunny season, Portlanders have broken away from their polite chatter about food, wine and outdoor adventure to fight about whether to fluoridate the water supply. Supporters and More…

Portland's Defense: Take Two
March 2, 2013; Portland, OR, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio (9) is guard by Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) and forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) in the first half at the Rose Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jaime Valdez-USA More…

10000 runners descend on Portland for a rockin' half-marathon
Last year, MacLay ran among 14,000 others in the inaugural year of the Rock 'n' Roll Portland Half Marathon, one of 30 similar events around the world produced by the San Diego company Competitor Group. Disappointed that there weren't more costumes, More…

Portland Veterinary Hospital Offers Free Exams for Oregon Humane Society
PORTLAND, Ore., May 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Peninsula Dog & Cat Clinic in Portland, OR announced that the Portland veterinary hospital gives away free exams for pets that are adopted from the Oregon Humane Society or the Multnomah County More…

Portland Thorns FC vs. Washington Spirit: Final Score 2-0, Alex
The Spirit prevented Portland from scoring for 40 minutes thanks to a great performance by goalkeeper Chantel Jones, but Portland eventually found a breakthrough and scored twice to clinch a win.
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Vancouver Whitecaps vs Portland Timbers Caleb Porter postgame presser
Picasa, or Chrome) to add Andy Wheeler's video to your playlist. Sign in. No statistics available yet. Report. Published on May 18, 2013. Caleb Porter talks to the media after the Portland Timbers' 2-2 draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place. More…

Memorial Cup: Portland loses opener to Halifax
Halifax Mooseheads goaltender Zachary Fucale turns away a shot with the help of defenseman Austyn Hardie as Portland Winterhawks center Brendan Leipsic presses sduring the first period of a junior hockey Memorial Cup game Saturday, May 18, 2013, … More…

NBA Draft 2013: Portland Trailblazers Looking to Move Up to Take
March 10, 2013; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Indiana Hoosiers guard Victor Oladipo (4) dribbles the ball while guarded by Michigan Wolverines guard Tim Hardaway Jr.
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MacKinnon steals show in battle with Portland, Jones – NHL.com
Nathan MacKinnon showed once again why he's the top offensive player available in the 2013 NHL Draft. More…

Portland Infirmary to get Vaz salary cut
Member of Parliament for Western Portland Dayrl Vaz has decided to give the Portland Infirmary the five per cent of his salary which he has decided not to collect. Vaz had written to the Clerk of the House of Parliament last month instructing that five … More…

Growth of Portland bicycle traffic slowed in 2012 | OregonLive.com
The PBOT counts showed significant declines in bicycle commuting in both Northwest and Southwest Portland, as well as fewer bikes on the Steel and Burnside More…

Tooth and Nail: Fluoride Fight Cracks Portland's Left
Sixty years later, the fight over fluoridation has erupted in Portland, where the battle has drawn in the city’s craft-beer brewers, organic-food purveyors and environmentalists. Even some of the city’s famed indie-rock musicians are taking sides. The … More…

2013 Memorial Cup American National Anthem Screw Up – Halifax vs Portland
American National Anthem before the Portland – Halifax game at the 2013 Memorial Cup. Singing from Alexis Normand . Respect for the fans who backed her up. Memorial Cup Memorial Cup Anthem Memorial Cup Anthem Memorial Cup Anthem Memorial More…

Portland Timbers rally again, finish in 2-2 draw at Vancouver
Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps Portland Timbers' Ryan Johnson, left, of Jamaica, reaches for the ball off a pass as Vancouver Whitecaps' Jordan Harvey defends during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia on More…

Postscript: The Little Train that Could
Still no photos from yesterday's match. – Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Spor. The Portland Timbers didn't look sharp against the Vancouver Whitecaps but still pulled off a draw away from home, maintaining their unbeaten streak. ? Share on Facebook More…

Maine Catholic church closing its doors
Austin Taylor of Portland photographs his daughter Rachel Taylor, 16, left, and Meghan Connolly, 15, of Portland next to the statue of Saint Patrick before the final service at St. Patrick Catholic Church Sunday in Portland. The girls attended St … More…

Portland Thorns FC vs. Washington Spirit: Final Score 2-0, Alex Morgan and
The Washington Spirit played well early on in front of their debutant goalkeeper, but Portland's Christine Sinclair and Alex Morgan were ultimately too much for them to handle in the Thorns' 2-0 win. Today's match marked the first NWSL appearance for More…

Bonfe, BMets power past Portland
Portland, ME (WBNG Binghamton) Joe Bonfe pounded out four hits, including a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth inning, to lead the Binghamton Mets past the Portland Sea Dogs, 8-5, on Sunday afternoon at Hadlock Field. The B-Mets matched a More…

Portland Generating to shut down Upper Mount Bethel unit
NRG Energy, which acquired the Portland Generating Station last year in a merger with GenOn, will shut down two coal-fired generating units by June 2014 as part of the settlement with New Jersey and Connecticut, the company said in a statement. More…

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