Portland News for June 16th 2013

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The official count is in: Portland's World Naked Bike Ride broke a record this year with an estimated 8,150 participants. The last two years, ride organizers put the number of riders at 4,500 and 4,200 people respectively — so this is a
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Portland man's webcams offers a peek into the secret lives of guinea pigs
Portland resident Brian Balla did, so when the web designer had to take a sudden trip to the East Coast in 2009, he set up four live webcams so he could keep an eye on his cavies. Fortunately for thousands of guinea pig fans, he never turned the More…

Portland City Council set to give final OK to brighter-than-expected budget
One chunk came from savings in the Public Employees Retirement System thanks to legislative action; another from a court settlement that allows Portland to increase its land-line phone tax. The city, he said, would also tap into some unspent levy money. More…

In Portland General Electric's $1.3 billion investment plan, winning bidder is PGE
On the building front, Portland General Electric is doing very well indeed of late. Oregon's largest utility just wrapped up a two-year bidding process to choose suppliers for its biggest acquisition of new resources in decades. The scope of the More…

Portland beats Dallas to run unbeaten streak to 13
PORTLAND, Ore (AP) — Darlington Nagbe scored in the 52nd minute and the Portland Timbers ran their MLS unbeaten streak to 13 games with a 1-0 victory over FC Dallas on Saturday. Portland (6-1-8, 26 points) pulled within two points of Western More…

Portland Timbers-Dallas Betting Preview: Draw specialists set for another
Furthermore, Portland have claimed no fewer than eight draws from their 14 league matches so far this term ??? more than any other side in Major League Soccer’s two divisions ??? and draw backers may well find themselves rewarded once again this weekend. More…

Portland Timbers – Dallas Betting Preview: Draw specialists set for another
There is a crunch clash at the top of Major League Soccer's Western Conference this weekend when league leaders Dallas will look to extend their advantage at the top of the table as they travel to take on third-placed Portland Timbers on Saturday night. More…

Portland Timbers star Darlington Nagbe calls game-winner vs. FC Dallas the
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Portland Timbers 1, FC Dallas 0 | MLS Match Recap
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers sent notice that they aren't going anywhere in the race to the top of the Western Conference with a definitive 1-0 victory Saturday afternoon over first-place FC Dallas at a rocking JELD-WEN Field. Timbers More…

Southeast Portland woman watches her longtime home go up in flames
Palmer would go on to have at least two more cigarettes as the hours rolled on. They were one of the few things she managed to save from the blaze. "My whole life was in there," said Palmer, 74. "Now it's all going to ash." A two-alarm fire reported More…

Recap: Portland vs. FC Dallas
The Portland Timbers extended their unbeaten run in league play to 13 games following a 1-0 defeat of FC Dallas at Jeld-Wen Field on Saturday. Darlington Nagbe produced the lone goal of the affair, scoring in the 52nd minute to lift Portland (6-1-8) to More…

World naked bike ride 2013 hits Portland – CBS News Video
CBS News video: World naked bike ride 2013 hits Portland – The world naked bike ride, where bikers are encouraged to wear helmets but not clothes, More…

Portland to San Jose | United States Forum | Fodor's Travel Talk
After much debate my mother and I have agreed to fly into Portland Oregon and fly out from San Jose or Oakland. We will be spending 9-12 days in total. Bend and Crater Lake are high on the list of things to see as well as Carmel and
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Portland State College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: Intensive English
Use PSU's student resources, such as the PSU Rec Center, PSU Library and computer labs. Attend PSU Activities & Events and mingle with other PSU students. More…

Portland exports tipped to double as woodchip demand rises
TIMBER companies are expecting the export of woodchip and logs through the port of Portland to at least double over the next few years as demand picks up and more plantations reach harvest stage. More…

Portland's Naked Bike Ride sets record with 8150 participants
The official count is in: Portland’s World Naked Bike Ride broke a record this year with an estimated 8,150 participants. The last two years, ride organizers put the number of riders at 4,500 and 4,200 people respectively ??? so this is a substantial … More…

CenturyLink buys Portland cloud computing startup AppFog
Jun 13, 2013 (Menafn – The Oregonian – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) –CenturyLink has acquired a Portland startup called AppFog and will integrate it into a subsidiary called Savvis, according to several sources familiar with the More…

Portland is municipal fluoridation's odd duck | Brunell
When it comes to drinking water, Portland is an odd duck. Since 1956, voters have consistently rejected adding minuscule amounts of fluoride to their water supply to prevent tooth decay. They again flocked to the polls in May to kill the latest ballot More…

Portland Farmers Market offers cooking classes for kids
Chefs with the Art Institute of Portland make up the roster of teachers. Kids start each class with a walk through the market, where they stop to chat with farmers and pick up the produce they'll need for the morning's class. They learn what's in More…

Hillsboro Hops: Even in defeat, history made as Portland area's new
The Hops, a short-season Class A team, open their historic first season with a 3-2 loss at Salem-Keizer.
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