Portland News for May 25th 2013

Peachy Portland is fertile ground for nesting gay couples
Portland, Oregon, famous for its coffee houses, indie music, microbreweries and bookshops, is now gaining recognition – particularly among gay couples – for a lesser-known attraction: reproductive medicine. Gays and lesbians who want babies are More…

Top 10 restaurants in Portland, Oregon
In Portland’s Lower Burnside you can hop from brewpub to strip club to wine bar to gallery to live music venue to Le Pigeon ??? one of Portland’s most talked about restaurants ??? all within minutes and a couple blocks. It’s a fun, close-to-downtown area … More…

Great Portland Estates's Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital (GPOR)
Great Portland Estates (LON: GPOR) traded up 0.97% on Wednesday, hitting GBX 571.50. Great Portland Estates has a 1-year low of GBX 363.495 and a 1-year high of GBX 601.505. The stock's 50-day moving average is currently GBX 450.. The company's More…

Portland's fluoride debate: Is adding fluoride to drinking water dangerous?
On Wednesday, the city of Portland, Ore., overwhelmingly voted down a proposal to add fluoride to the city's drinking water – making it the largest city in the United States without fluoride in its water supply or any plans to add it. In what turned More…

The Infuriating, Selfish Logic of Portland's Anti-Fluoride Vote
Bad news, Portland: You will not be benefiting from the sweet (well, tasteless) tooth-protecting power of fluoridated water in the near future. For the fourth time since 1956, Portland overwhelmingly voted down a measure to fluoridate its water like More…

Portland Timbers reveal secret to reversal of fortunes in road matches during
BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Portland Timbers are in the midst of a brutal stretch of games away from JELD-WEN Field. Saturday's date with at D.C. United (7 pm ET, Univision Deportes, MLS Live) will mark their second of three consecutive league road games. More…

NWSL sees mixed results in startup season
FILE – In this April 21, 2013, file photo, Portland Thorns goalie Karina LeBlanc, right, celebrates with teammates and fans after their 2-0 win over the Seattle Reign in a National Women’s Soccer League match in Portland, Ore. The Thorns’ season couldn … More…

Portland, DCU bring respective streaks to RFK
Washington, D.C. – The Portland Timbers and D.C. United are two teams at complete opposite ends of the spectrum. The two sides will meet at RFK Stadium on Saturday, and while Portland will hope to extend its unbeaten run to 11 games, D.C. will be out More…

Portland forced to ring the changes
PORTLAND Red Triangle captain Simon Barrett has had to ring the changes for tomorrow’s visit of Ferndown Wayfarers Seconds to Reforne (1pm). Fourth hosts third in Dorset League Division Three with the home side aiming to preserve their unbeaten … More…

Portland Trail Blazers 2013 NBA Draft: What the Experts Are Saying
Portland needs help at center so it makes sense to see 7'1", 255 pound Maryland big man Alex Len appearing on multiple draft boards. Len, like Cody Zeller or even Rudy Gobert, could provide a nice compliment to LaMarcus Aldridge in the front court. More…

Family, friends gather in North Portland to remember Ivy Harris following her
About 100 people gathered in North Portland's Peninsula Park for a candlelight vigil in memory of Ivanice Harris Thursday. The 29-year-old was found dead in Hawaii on Monday, but the circumstances are still under investigation. Family and friends are More…

Portland Winterhawks deny London Knights in semifinal
The Portland Winterhawks sniper said a Memorial Cup highlight for his dad, Rob, was the London Knights coach saying hello to him this week. Well now there's one more. His boy Ty roofed his tournament-leading fifth goal over London goalie Jake Patterson More…

Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen is releasing a rock album on a major label
However, it looks like a new challenger has emerged. After years as a budding amateur guitarist and benefactor of various music-oriented causes, billionaire Microsoft cofounder and Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen will release his first album on … More…

Portland edges B-Mets as tempers flare
BINGHAMTON — The Binghamton Mets and Portland Sea Dogs have seen plenty of each other already this season. They finally got on each others nerves. On Friday night at NYSEG Stadium they played for the 10th time in the first two months of the season, More…

Portland Rejects Fluoridation–Again
Protesters’ signs outside City Hall in Portland, Oregon. Thomas Patterson for The New York TimesProtesters’ signs outside City Hall in Portland, Oregon. Portland, Oregon, has once again voted against adding fluoride to the city water supply ??? not, it … More…

1967 National Road Championships were 'Portland's – Bike Portland
While many people think of only bike commuters and naked rides when the topic of cycling in Portland comes up, our city also has a proud tradition when it comes to racing. We shared a glimpse of that legacy back in 2011 through James
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Fred Armisen's Portland: it's weird and it's wonderful
OK. Portland. I think I have a pretty fair angle on this city, because I am not from here. I am from New York and therefore a visitor. I have been spending every summer here for a few years to shoot the show Portlandia. I started visiting Portland … More…

Portland reaches Memorial Cup final
Rattie's goal at 8:32 of the third period snapped a 1-1 tie and sent the Portland Winterhawks to a 2-1 win against the London Knights in a Memorial Cup semifinal game Friday at Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The Winterhawks will face More…

Portland Timbers newcomer center back Pa Modou Kah "likely" to start vs. DC
That timetable was put into fast forward when Mamadou “Futty” Danso was shown red late in Portland's 2-2 draw last weekend in Vancouver. Porter said after training this week at the team's training facility that Kah will “likely” start in Saturday's More…

2013 NBA draft: Should the Portland Trail Blazers draft Cody Zeller at No. 10
For the past three weeks, we've meticulously analyzed the Portland Trail Blazers roster, player-by-player, deciding who should stay and who should go as we look ahead to next season. With the NBA draft lottery order set, we transition to looking ahead More…

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