Portland News for June 1st 2013

Depleted Portland Thorns try to extend winning streak to three
Portland Thorns coach Cindy Parlow Cone will face an unusual situation for the team's game against Chicago Saturday. It's a situation that would cause stress for most coaches. Forward Alex Morgan, midfielder Christine Sinclair, goalkeeper Karina More…

Portland Chapter of Global Entrepreneurs' Organization Awards Ruby
PORTLAND, OR–(Marketwired – May 31, 2013) – The Portland chapter of the global Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) today announced that EO member and Ruby Receptionists founder and CEO Jill Nelson has been awarded "Entrepreneur of the Year" for More…

Calmly, From Portland, It's The Quiet Music Festival
Not all music festivals are carnivals of noise, propelled by thudding drums and screeching guitars. In fact, for the annual Quiet Music Festival of Portland, which begins today, the goal is to experience calming sounds. The festival's organizers say More…

Portland General Electric Opens Salem Smart Power Center along with Project
The future arrived in Oregon today with the opening of Portland General Electric's (NYSE: POR) new Salem Smart Power Center, an 8,000-square-foot facility in Salem, Ore., that offers a unique insider's view of a working smart grid demonstration project. More…

Portland, Oregon, Votes Down Plan to Fluoridate its Water, Again
In a triumph of information over half-truths and a victory of voters over politicians' backroom deals, Portland, Oregon once again voted down the city's plan to More…

AD Architecture School Guide: Portland State University School of
image via sageclassroom.com Social justice. How can that be achieved? At Portland State University School of Architecture, faculty and students are.
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Portland — Chinook Book
PORTLAND. Merchants & resources. Chinook Book contains businesses that meet our criteria, and great resources for sustainable living including: farmers More…

Eaton Collaborates with Portland General Electric to Power Smart Grid
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton worked with Portland General Electric (PGE) to develop an energy storage system and customized solutions for the new Salem Smart Power Center, a five-megawatt (MW) energy storage facility unveiled today in More…

Portland crash victim in plea for motorists to not take risks
A PORTLAND crash victim who lost his leg after being hit by a drink-driver is urging motorists to think twice before taking risks. Pete Bower, of Church Lane, is once again throwing his weight behind Dorset Police's month-long summer drink and drug More…

Polar melting could aid Maine, Iceland's president says
SOUTH PORTLAND ??? While the melting of the Arctic icecap is an “unfortunate” reality because of climate change, Maine and Iceland stand to benefit economically when new shipping lanes emerge, Iceland’s president said Friday at Maine International Trade … More…

Portland General Electric Opens Salem Smart Power Center along with Project
PORTLAND, Ore., May 31, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The future arrived in Oregon today with the opening of Portland General Electric's (NYSE:POR) new Salem Smart Power Center, an 8,000-square-foot facility in Salem, Ore., that offers a unique insider's More…

Portland State Soccer: Cris Lewis and Amanda Dutra Interview
Former Portland State women's soccer players, Cris Lewis and Amanda Dutra, who have been practicing with the Portland Thorns since the start of the season, were called up to amateur status roster players this week, in anticipation of the squad's match More…

Portland Passes on Fluoridated Water
PORTLAND — Last week, Portland residents rejected a plan to fluoridate city water for the fourth time since 1956 ??? making it the largest city in the United States without fluoride in its water supply. Had it passed, the fluoridated water would have … More…

Portland Chamber Orchestra concert connects neuroscience with
Yaacov Bergman, artistic director of the Portland Chamber Orchestra, is known for fusing art and science with music. At their concert, "Oh Those Gershwin Boys!" Dr. Lawrence Sherman will share about the brain and its connection to music.
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Bullet found on floor during boarding delays Portland-Chicago flight
PORTLAND, Ore. — A flight attendant found a .22-caliber bullet on the floor Friday as passengers were boarding a Southwest Airlines plane headed from Portland to Chicago, delaying the flight nearly two hours. A Port of Portland spokesman, Steve More…

Portland Trail Blazers Looking For Potential D-League Players At Predraft
On Thursday, the Portland Trail Blazers held their first predraft workout and invited six hopefuls to their practice facility just outside Portland. Five of the six players who were invited, are considered to be possible second round selections, while More…

Oregon Governor Urges SAG-AFTRA to Keep Portland Office Open
John Kitzhaber and a business association leader both ask the union to reconsider its decision to close the office – but the union appears set on closing the office at 5 p.m. Friday.
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Portland Trail Blazers Looking For Potential D-League Players At
Three of the Portland Trail Blazers' four draft picks are second round selections, will they use some of those picks on potential players for their D-League team's roster?
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Portland Public Schools offers teachers additional raises in latest contract
Morton on Friday also mentioned Portland Association of Teachers President Gwen Sullivan's appearance on a KBOO radio show, saying it was troubling that local union leaders had talked about working with organizers of of the Chicago Teachers Union to More…

My, What a Busy Week! – Portland Mercury
COMIC BOOKS–DC Comics originally hired Ender's Game author/homophobic bigot Orson Scott Card to write a story in their new Adventures of Superman. More…

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