Portland News for June 6th 2013

Portland restaurants and bars get into a Food Fight at The Big Easy
Taillon and two of his Boda co-workers, Galen Richmond and Leon Samson, have formed their own band and are competing later this month in Food Fight Portland, a contest that pits employees from a dozen local restaurants and bars against each other in a More…

Hillsboro grants Port of Portland authority to scare, or in extreme
HILLSBORO — Hillsboro's City Council approved amending the city code on Tuesday, an action that will allow the Port of Portland to scare away, and in extreme cases kill, animals other than birds at the Hillsboro Airport. Port officials
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Portland posts all restaurant inspection reports online
Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer: Portland health inspector Michele Sturgeon checks the temperature of food while doing an inspection at El Rayo Taqueria Monday, September 24, 2012. PORTLAND — Maine's largest city is now posting its restaurant More…

Portland pimp sentenced to 16 years
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 28-year-old man who forced teenage girls to work as prostitutes and took the money was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Portland to 16 years in prison. The U.S. attorney's office says Rashad Q. Sanders pleaded guilty to More…

Portland man convicted in 2012 death of infant
A Michigan man has been found guilty of murder and child abuse in the death of one of his infant sons. Jurors on Tuesday convicted Keith Thibeault of Portland in Ionia County Circuit Court. Authorities say Everette Thibeault was brought to Sparrow More…

Portland City Council approves record $2.3 million settlement stemming from
Portland's City Council on Wednesday approved a $2.3 million settlement to resolve a federal lawsuit filed by William Kyle Monroe, a man diagnosed with bipolar disorder and permanently disabled after Police Officer Dane Reister fired lethal rounds at More…

Whole Foods Market to Anchor Greenway Town Center in Portland , Ore .
PORTLAND, Ore., Jun 04, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) , a national owner, operator and developer of grocery-anchored and community shopping centers, announced the redevelopment of Greenway Town Center, More…

Portland man guilty in death of infant son
Keith Thibeault (left) is led into court Sept. 5 in Ionia to be arraigned on charges of child abuse and murder in connection with the March death of one of his infant sons. / Rod Sanford/Lansing State Journal More…

Portland State adds Jeff Hironaka as associate head men's basketball coach
Portland State head coach Tyler Geving has added Jeff Hironaka, a long-time college basketball coach in the Pacific Northwest, to his coaching staff in the role of associate head coach. Hironaka, formerly an assistant at Washington State, has spent More…

Portland gym free if you 'Pay It Forward'
PORTLAND – Beast Fit Nation in Portland offers free workouts, the only catch is you have to “pay it forward.” “(It's) the world's first free gym. Everything is free you don't have to pay me a dollar,” said Sergio Jones, founder of Beast Fit Nation More…

Monsanto: Modified wheat 'isolated occurrence'
PORTLAND, Ore. — A genetically modified test strain of wheat that emerged to the surprise of an Oregon farmer last month was likely the result of an accident or deliberate mixing of seeds, the company that developed it said Wednesday. Representatives More…

Portland council adds fees for on-street valet services – Bangor Daily
PORTLAND, Maine — For the first time, valet services using on-street city parking will have to pay fees for the privilege, the City Council decided unanimously Monday. Under an ordinance approved 8-0, valet services will be allowed between
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Portland Thorns look to resume winning ways against Kansas City
Portland Thorns vs. FC Kansas City The Portland Thorns celebrate Christine Sinclair's (12) penalty-kick goal against FC Kansas City. The goal was the equalizer in a 1-1 draw at Kansas City April 13, 2013. (AP Photo/ Kansas City Star, Brian Davidson) More…

Portland man guilty of stalking theater shooting victims
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -. A Portland man is guilty of stalking family members of the July 2012 mass shooting at a Colorado theater. Kevin Purfield pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of misdemeanor stalking and telephonic harassment. Purfield was More…

Portland Hosts World Environment Day For All Of North America
Portland is hosting World Environment Day for all of North America today. The city was chosen by the United Nations Environment Programme because of its leadership in sustainability, according to Elisabeth Guibaud-Cox, deputy director for UNEP in North More…

Portland author articulates importance of dads
PORTLAND — With Father's Day coming up on June 16, there's renewed interest in a book by Portland author Kevin Renner. “A daughter will be a convict, a stripper or a Nobel Prize winner based upon the quality of the father she gets,” said Renner. More…

'Real World: Portland': Nia Punches Johnny In Brawl Preview
Remember the days when you could almost get kicked out of "The Real World" house for slapping somebody? If that's still the case, Nia might have to start packing.
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Baby's death prompts Portland to lower city flag | The Columbian
PORTLANDPortland's city flag will be lowered Wednesday for the newborn girl found dead at a recycling center last week.
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Kitzhaber appoints Southwest Portland resident with labor
Joe Esmonde, an occasional public transit rider with a deep background in organized labor, has been confirmed as the newest member of TriMet's board of directors.
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Portland gym offers free workouts as long as you 'pay it forward
Beast Fit Nation in Portland offers free workouts, the only catch is you have to ” pay it forward.” More…

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