Portland News for May 31st 2013

No day of rest for Portland's cheapskate motorist | Crosscut.com
Stop kvetching about Seattle's tough parking rules and take a Sunday drive to "easygoing" Portland.
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Portland Craft's Zach Poole grills steelhead trout with Spanish flavour
When he's not busy running the kitchen at Main Street's popular Portland Craft, you're likely to find him sipping a cold one with a meal. Beer is, in fact, one of the main reasons the Edmonton-born chef headed west when he was 19. “I and one of my More…

Nutcase Helmets at the Portland Art Museum | Urban Velo
nutcase_museum The Portland Art Museum has a new bike exhibit running from June 8 through September 8th showing off some 40 bicycles from pivotal points in bicycle design, as selected by collector and designer Michael Embacher.
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Portland's $139 million refurbished federal building officially opens
PORTLAND — Hundreds gathered Thursday for the official ribbon cutting on Portland’s newest, old federal building, the Edith Green-Wendall Wyatt. ???I love the building. I’ve loved it since I first learned about it in November,??? said Dorothy Robyn … More…

Portland vs. Lake Odessa Lakewood – Game Preview & News
Shannon Morse, Lakewood's top offensive player who scored twice against Wyoming Godwin Heights in Tuesday's district quarterfinal, couldn't get free while battling a constant Portland double team. Prior to the previous game, Morse missed about a month More…

Genetically modified wheat: Japan postpones order from Portland grain shipper
Japan, the biggest importer of soft white wheat grown in Oregon and Washington, postponed a 25,000-ton order from a Portland grain shipper Thursday, the first market fallout after the discovery of genetically engineered wheat plants growing in an More…

Portland downs Wilmington 5-1 in US Open Cup
CORRECTS TO TIMBERS, INSTEAD OF TRAIL BLAZERS – Portland Timbers forward Darlington Nagbe, right, charges in on Wilmington Hammerhead goalie Tony Hernandez as he dives for a save during the first half of a U.S. Open third round soccer game More…

Mayor Charlie Hales spars with auditor's office over CFO position
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales fired back at the city auditor on Wednesday after she questioned the ramifications of eliminating the city's chief financial officer position, only to receive far more pointed response in return. The fireworks erupted when More…

APNewsBreak: American Muslim sues FBI, saying he was tortured at their
PORTLAND, Ore. — An American Muslim who says he was beaten with batons by prison interrogators while held in solitary confinement overseas for more than three months has sued the FBI and State Department, claiming the torture was done at their More…

Music from Real World Portland Episode 10 – Soundtrack Blog
Featured Artist: CHVRCHES | photo credit: John Speirs Free Downloads from Episode 10 Dovetail Easier To See – Free Download (right click to.
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Teens wary of social media after Maine homicide
PORTLAND, Maine ??? The death of a 15-year-old Maine girl allegedly killed in a bizarre kidnapping plot involving a fake Facebook profile has prompted some of her classmates to scale back their social media use – or ditch it altogether. Nichole Cable … More…

Nathan MacKinnon powers Halifax Mooseheads to Memorial Cup win
Right now, Halifax can't get enough of their star forward and the Portland Winterhawks will be seeing him in their nightmares for years to come. The 17-year-old hockey wunderkind scored three times and had five points in leading his hometown Halifax More…

U.S. Open Cup: Four goals by Frederic Piquionne leads Portland
Piquionne scores a hat-trick, plus adds another for good measure, all in the first half during the third round match against the Wilmington Hammerheads. The Portland Timbers move on to face the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the fourth round.
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Steve Duin: Portland City Club cyclists take a wild spin
In a curiously dismissive update on bicycling hereabouts, the Portland City Club concludes, wisely, that increased safety is paramount, then foolishly argues for a tax on new bike sales to promote it. Equally striking is a narrative tone at odds with More…

USDA: non-approved modified wheat in Oregon field
PORTLAND, Ore. — Field workers at an Eastern Oregon wheat farm were clearing acres for the bare offseason when they came across a patch of wheat that didn't belong. The workers sprayed it and sprayed it, but the wheat wouldn't die. Their confused boss More…

MLB: Pedro pays Portland Sea Dogs a visit
PORTLAND — Fresh from an emotional night at Fenway Park, Pedro Martinez arrived at Hadlock Field Wednesday, ready to mentor the Portland Sea Dogs pitchers. click image to enlarge. STAR IN TOWN: Former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez, now special More…

Tech Town Portland pitch; Federal Building now open: Downtown/Northwest
Ron Wyden toured the newly renovated Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt federal building in downtown Portland Wednesday morning, a day before it opens to the public. Photograph made using the iPhone 5 in panoramic mode. Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian More…

Report: Portland schools sought Medicaid money for students who'd
Two years ago, an audit by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General into Maine's practices of seeking federal Medicaid reimbursements attracted headlines. Specifically, the Inspector General said the
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Bogaerts finding rhythm in Portland
In less than two years since he received a surprise call-up from extended spring training to Low A Greenville in June 2011, Portland shortstop Xander Bogaerts has used each trip to the plate to improve on that younger version of himself. Those efforts More…

'The Real World: Portland': Zombie camp and carnal knowledge
So far, "The Real World: Portland" has shown us the roommates lounging around their Pearl District loft, hanging out at Splash Bar, "working" at Schmizza Pub & Grub by Portland State University (heaven forbid they should wander over to the campus and More…

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Portland News for May 30th 2013

Portland Real Estate Up 12 Percent
Portland home prices have jumped more than 12 percent since bottoming out last year. That's according to new figures from the Case Shiller housing indicies. Housing markets around the nation have seen substantial gains over the last year. Cities like More…

Portland startups showcase their best in glossy video, hoping to lure more to
Participating startups split the project's $53,000 cost with four economic development groups — Greater Portland Inc., the Technology Association of Oregon, Business Oregon and the Portland Development Commission. The PDC's share totaled $18,300, More…

Passenger responsible for disrupting Oregon flight says he's bipolar
Herrera told Port of Portland police officers after Monday's arrest that he was ill, possibly schizophrenic, and had been hearing voices for four days. He said it had been more than a year since he took his medication for bipolar disorder. His comments More…

Portland's Alta Bicycle Share hit with labor complaint from its bike mechanics
We are continuing to operate a world-class bike-share system." Alta is the operator of Capital Bikeshare and New York City's new Citi Bike program, which debuted with 6,000 bikes, 300 stations and 15,000 members on Monday. Portland has selected the More…

Portland's Catholic archdiocese plans blessing of bikes
"Portland is a platinum cycling city," says Deacon Thomas Gornick, director of evangelization for the archdiocese and a member of the cathedral parish. "St. Mary's is bounded by the bike lanes in 18th Avenue and Everett Street. Many cyclists daily pass More…

Analyzing Portland Trail Blazers' Biggest Draft Needs
The Portland Trail Blazers finished with a disappointing 33-49 record last season, but with four draft picks coming up, the franchise has an opportunity to give the starting lineup some help. Portland has a total of five free agents (four unrestricted … More…

Portland, Oregon Landfills Less Full as GreenDrop Recycling Stations Help
PORTLAND, Ore., May 29, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — GreenDrop Recycling and Composting Stations, from Pacific Cascade Corporation, are now helping Elephants Delicatessen to further reduce landfill contributions while increasing public awareness. More…

As CitiBike launches, what's next for Portland's Alta – Bike Portland
The Portland-based company that leads the nation in bikesharing just enjoyed its biggest launch yet, kicking off a 6,000-bike deal worth tens of millions of dollars over the next few years. And for Alta Bicycle Share, 2013 is only going to get
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Portland Timbers: 5 Best Players in Club History
Portland, Oregon, known to some as ???Soccer City USA,??? has long been a passionate place for the beautiful game. Their beloved Portland Timbers have a storied history in American soccer since originating in the North American Soccer League in 1975. More…

'Real World Portland' videos: Preview 'Sins of the Flesh (eaters
Love is not working out well in the next episode of “Real World Portland” on MTV. Watch preview videos for “Sins of the Flesh (eaters)” here.
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MLB: Pedro pays Portland Sea Dogs a visit
PORTLAND — Fresh from an emotional night at Fenway Park, Pedro Martinez arrived at Hadlock Field Wednesday, ready to mentor the Portland Sea Dogs pitchers. click image to enlarge. STAR IN TOWN: Former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez, now special More…

Portland pitchers on historic pace
Not surprisingly, Ranaudo and crew seem to have a special thing going in Portland this season, putting themselves on pace to get close to the breaking point of some long standing records in team history. The core of the starting rotation – Ranaudo (58 More…

Portland Ovations season includes Joan Rivers, Mandy Patinkin
"We have quite a few artists that people know, either because they are household names or they are artists we have seen in the past and that people have asked to see return," said Portland Ovations Executive Director Aimee Petrin. "And we also have a More…

Benefit for downtown Portland nonprofit Green Empowerment is
The benefit includes a VIP portion and a Throwdown party.
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Portland cyclers should pay tax on bike purchases, new City Club report
As bicycling becomes more mainstream, Oregon should enact a new tax on bike purchases to generate funding for better safety and research programs, says a new City Club of Portland report. The report, "No Turning Back," is considered one of the most More…

Portland State Vikings men's basketball signs four
Portland State men's basketball coach Tyler Geving has announced the signing of four student-athletes for the 2013-14 season. Guards DaShaun Wiggins and Sebastian Suarez, and forwards Tiegbe Bamba and Kyle Richardson have all signed with the More…

Seattle and Portland: best blogs for travellers
If you don’t fancy what’s on the menu at a street food cart in Portland, just turn the corner: there’s bound be another one waiting, ready to serve up a Peruvian sandwich, Iraqi bread, organic snow cones or whatever else happens to be the latest trend. More…

Tektronix, University of Portland mark Howard Vollum's 100th
"He was one of the stars of the electronics industry in the 1960s and '70s."
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Portland, Oregon, Votes Down Plan to Fluoridate its Water, Again
For people used to thinking of Portland as the earnestly quirky liberal oasis portrayed in Portlandia and the style pages of The New York Times, the idea that Oregon's largest city agrees with the conspiracy-minded John Birch Society about dosing More…

Portland school board approves deep cuts
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — The Portland Board of Education voted in favor of siginificant staffing cuts in the city’s schools. The board will eliminate 32.6 teaching positions and 3.5 assistant principal positions. Board members approved the … More…

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Portland News for May 29th 2013

Police: Dead infant found in Portland recycling center
The officers who first responded to the scene called in the medical examiner, forensic criminalists and homicide detectives to investigate further, according to a news release from the Portland Police Bureau. Police said the baby was African American … More…

Memorial Cup Final: Halifax tops Portland 6-4
Halifax Mooseheads left winger Jonathan Drouin holds the Memorial Cup after the Mooseheads defeated the Portland Winterhawks in the finals of the 2013 Memorial Cup in Saskatoon, on Sunday, May 26, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Liam … More…

Home prices up in Portland, across US
One year after hitting their housing crash low, Portland-area home prices continued to rebound in March as a persistent shortage of homes for sale continued into the strong spring selling season. At a glance. A Front Porch dashboard showing Portland More…

Portland protege looks foward to 2013 Theater at Monmouth season
MONMOUTH — When Hannah Daly was 10, she landed her first acting role as the youngest child of Bob Cratchit in "A Christmas Carol," performed by the Portland Stage Company. click image to enlarge. Hannah Daly will be a performance intern with the More…

Portland playlist from Justin Ringle | Travel | The Guardian
Justin Ringle, lead guitarist of the American indie folk band Horse Feathers, lets us in on his Portland playlist. More…

Tektronix, University of Portland mark Howard Vollum's 100th birthday
vollum_5_22_49_tektronix.JPG View full sizeHoward Vollum inspects oscilloscopes in the company's Southeast Portland offices in May 1949. Tek was three years old at the time and demand for its scopes was high — customers had to wait months for delivery. More…

Halifax Mooseheads beat Portland Winterhawks 6-4 to win Memorial
Nathan MacKinnon had three goals and two assists Sunday as the Halifax Mooseheads defeated the Portland Winterhawks 6-4 to win the MasterCard Memorial More…

Portland Housing Authority Planning Major Renovations
Portland's housing authority is rolling out plans to tenants to renovate roughly half of its public housing stock over the next several years. It's an $80 million project expected to start next year. The housing agency now called “Home Forward” has More…

Portland State University's School of Architecture launches Center
via Portland State University Portland State University's School of Architecture has announced the launch of its new Center for Public Interest Design, a.
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Portland-Bound Plane Delayed After Arizona Man Tries To Open Door In Midair
PORTLAND, Ore. – A passenger on an Alaska Airlines commercial flight was put into a chokehold and tied down with shoelaces after witnesses said he tried to open an emergency exit while the plane was still in the air. Alexander Michael Herrera, 23, was More…

B-Mets sprint past Portland for walk-off win
Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Josh Rodriguez scampered home with the game-winning run on a wild pitch by Jeremy Kehrt in the bottom of the ninth as the Binghamton Mets walked off past the Portland Sea Dogs, 6-5 Monday afternoon at NYSEG More…

FBI: Man tried to open exit door on Oregon flight
PORTLAND, Ore. — A passenger on a commercial flight from Alaska to Oregon was arrested Monday after witnesses say he tried to open an emergency exit during the plane's descent and other passengers had to help restrain him using shoelaces and More…

Man who disrupted Ore. flight says he's bipolar
Herrera, was arrested and booked into a Portland, Oregon, jail Monday, May 27, 2013 on a charge of interfering with a flight crew. Witnesses said he tried to open the emergency exit during the plane's descent into Portland. Other passengers had to help More…

The Winterhawks: Despite some big roster hits, Portland expects to contend
But the Portland Winterhawks expect to be a dominant team next season and beyond even if they lose three of their top four defensemen, which is possible. “We feel quite comfortable that we're going to be a contender for the next couple years, for sure More…

No fluoride for Portland. What about Hillsboro? Guest column
So, no fluoride for Portland! The anti-fluoride side won this round. But I don't know if this is something to celebrate or not. To be honest, I don't know what to think about fluoridated water. Even though a number of studies have been cited, I still More…

Great Portland Estates Rating Reiterated by BNP Paribas (GPOR)
Great Portland Estates logo BNP Paribas reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of Great Portland Estates (LON: GPOR) in a report released on Thursday, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports. BNP Paribas currently has a GBX 560 ($8.47) price objective on More…

Portland to set aside less than $500000 for preventative maintenance on local
portland.street.maintenance.may.6.2012.JPG The Portland City Council in 2009 voted unanimously to cut money for maintenance of local streets. But in the wake of a new audit, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and the Bureau of Transportation want to restore More…

Portland Beer and Cheese Fest Returns
PORTLAND, Ore. — The ultimate beer and cheese experience, the Portland Beer and Cheese Fest returns for a 2nd year just in time for Fathers Day and featuring 10 masterfully paired beers and cheeses plus charcuterie. Brought to you byPortland Beer More…

Portland vs. Wilmington Hammerheads preview – righting the ship in USOC
I was talking with the club manager for my over 40 club on May 26 after our practice about the Portland Timbers big win in Washington D.C. over the weekend, and how much we had been enjoying this season so far. Between the Timbers resurgence and the More…

Passenger restrained with shoelaces during flight to Portland | kgw
Passengers on a flight from Anchorage to Portland had to restrain a man with shoestrings and seat belt extensions after he attempted to open an emergency exit, More…

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Portland News for May 28th 2013

Portland protege looks foward to 2013 Theater at Monmouth season
MONMOUTH — When Hannah Daly was 10, she landed her first acting role as the youngest child of Bob Cratchit in "A Christmas Carol," performed by the Portland Stage Company. click image to enlarge. Hannah Daly will be a performance intern with the More…

B-Mets sprint past Portland for walk-off win
Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Josh Rodriguez scampered home with the game-winning run on a wild pitch by Jeremy Kehrt in the bottom of the ninth as the Binghamton Mets walked off past the Portland Sea Dogs, 6-5 Monday afternoon at NYSEG More…

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. DC United
RODNEY-WALLACE-2012.jpg View full sizeRodney Wallace was the man of the match for me against D.C. United. Going back to where he started his MLS career, Wallace tallied a goal and was generally threatening for most of the match.Portland Timbers More…

Portland's war on restaurants: Guest opinion
In the past few months or so, there have been a raft of measures aimed at wresting more and more funds out of the pockets of Portland's restaurant community. Taken individually, these may be all worthy — and necessary — measures. But taken as a whole More…

Halifax Mooseheads win Memorial Cup
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (AP). Nathan MacKinnon had three goals and two assists to lead the Halifax Mooseheads to their first Memorial Cup title, 6-4 over the Portland Winterhawks on Sunday night. More…

Quick Recap: Portland Thorns Win at Starfire
The Portland Thorns traveled up I-5 to take on the Seattle Reign at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, Washington. Seattle received an added boost to their confidence with the announcement that Hope Solo would be starting in between the pipes for the first More…

Halifax beats Portland to win Memorial Cup
MacKinnon had a hat trick, including a title-clinching goal into an empty net, and Jonathan Drouin had a sublime five-assist performance as Halifax held off a late Portland rally to defeat the Winterhawks 6-4 in the final of the MasterCard Memorial Cup. More…

Portland shortstop Xander Bogaerts
Xander Bogaerts of Portland gestures to a teammate, while returning to the dugout, in the 3rd inning of the game held on Saturday night, at NYSEG Stadium, in downtown Binghamton. CASEY STAFF / STAFF PHOTO. Xander Bogaerts isn't a perfect player. More…

Portland doubles up on DC United
The Portland Timbers and D.C. United continued on their respective paths as the Timbers claimed a 2-0 victory at RFK Stadium to extend their unbeaten streak to 11 games. United, meanwhile, is winless in its last 10 contests, and has earned just one More…

Reign FC loses seventh straight with 2-0 defeat to Portland
Reign FC loses seventh straight with 2-0 defeat to Portland. The Portland Thorns FC defeated the Seattle Reign FC 1-0 on Saturday night in a National Women's Soccer League game at Starfire Stadium… Related. Latest from the Sounders FC
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Minority-owned farms growing near Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Florentin Salazar crouched down in the middle of a strawberry field, a downturned cowboy hat shielding his eyes from the late afternoon sun. Carefully, he plucked three pale strawberries from a row of bushes, not yet ripe enough More…

DC United Fall to Portland Timbers, Off to Worst Start in Club HIstory
Saturday night's match between D.C. United and the Portland Timbers was a tale of two teams headed in very different directions. United entered the match with just four points to their name; Portland entered the encounter riding a league-best 10-game More…

Passenger Tries to Open Emergency Exit Door on Alaska Airlines Flight While
A passenger who made “unusual” statements and tried to open an airplane door in-flight today was subdued by passengers and crew members until the plane landed in Portland, Ore. He was taken into custody, federal officials said. Alexander Michael … More…

Halifax Mooseheads win first Memorial Cup title, beating Portland Winterhawks 6-4
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan — Nathan MacKinnon had three goals and two assists to lead the Halifax Mooseheads to their first Memorial Cup title, 6-4 over the Portland Winterhawks on Sunday night. The 17-year-old MacKinnon iced the game with an More…

Portland Timbers reveal secret to reversal of fortunes in road
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Portland Thorns FC Match Report: Dirty Derby
Held Saturday in front of 3,324 spectators at Starfire Stadium just outside of Seattle, the northern leg of the I-5 rivalry match between the Portland Thorns FC and Seattle Reign kicked off amid a raucous atmosphere and high energy from both teams, but More…

Best of the best: Halifax Mooseheads defeat Portland to claim
The Halifax Mooseheads' dream season is complete. The Mooseheads survived a second period push back and another one late in the game to beat the Portland Winterhawks 6-4 and earn their first ever Memorial Cup before 11448 fans at
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Car rolls off pier into Portland Harbor
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police are investigating how a car rolled off a pier into the waters of Portland Harbor. Officials say three people were inside the car when it rolled toward the edge of Widgery Wharf around 2 a.m. Sunday, but they were able to More…

Live: Halifax vs. Portland – The London Free Press
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My, What a Busy Week! – Portland Mercury
FILM–Gorgeous local film City Baby is a valentine to Portland wrapped around a smart, well-observed story about pretty young people trying to grow up. More…

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Portland News for May 27th 2013

Best of the best: Halifax Mooseheads defeat Portland to claim
The Halifax Mooseheads' dream season is complete. The Mooseheads survived a second period push back and another one late in the game to beat the Portland Winterhawks 6-4 and earn their first ever Memorial Cup before 11448 fans at
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Halifax Mooseheads beat Portland Winterhawks 6-4 to win Memorial Cup
SASKATOON — Nathan MacKinnon had three goals and two assists Sunday as the Halifax Mooseheads defeated the Portland Winterhawks 6-4 to win the MasterCard Memorial Cup. MacKinnon’s performance earned him the Stafford Smythe Memorial trophy … More…

Man shot at NE Portland gas station
PORTLAND, Ore. – Police are looking for a suspect after a gas station employee was shot early Sunday morning in Northeast Portland. It happened at a 76 gas station located at 515 NE 102nd Avenue at 3:30 a.m., police said. Officers arrived and found the More…

Memorial Cup Final 2013: Date, Time and Preview for Portland vs. Halifax
After six round-robin games, a tiebreaker and a semifinal, the 2013 Memorial Cup is down to the Portland Winterhawks???champions of the Western Hockey League???and the Halifax Mooseheads, the champions of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. More…

Portland doubles up on DC United
The Portland Timbers and D.C. United continued on their respective paths as the Timbers claimed a 2-0 victory at RFK Stadium to extend their unbeaten streak to 11 games. United, meanwhile, is winless in its last 10 contests, and has earned just one More…

Elizabeth Hovde: Fluoride vote is a purely Portland point of view
Portland remains fluoride-free, so a bunch of adequately financed folks can feel pure and earthy. (My kids and I are adequately financed folks, so I mean no disrespect. I like adequate finances and purity, but I also drink a Diet Coke at least a couple More…

Demonstrators march in Portland against bio-tech giant Monsanto
do not change. Contact Email. Contact Email2. Contact Url. Subscribe to Blog. Remember my Info. In the largest rally in recent memory an estimated 10,000 people rallied and marched Saturday in Portland as part of the worldwide March Against Monsanto. More…

Portland shortstop Xander Bogaerts
Xander Bogaerts of Portland gestures to a teammate, while returning to the dugout, in the 3rd inning of the game held on Saturday night, at NYSEG Stadium, in downtown Binghamton. CASEY STAFF / STAFF PHOTO. Xander Bogaerts isn't a perfect player. More…

Quick Recap: Portland Thorns Win at Starfire
The Portland Thorns traveled up I-5 to take on the Seattle Reign at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, Washington. Seattle received an added boost to their confidence with the announcement that Hope Solo would be starting in between the pipes for the first More…

Portland real estate agents seek homes to sell
A to-do list a mile long _ probably three to five years of home-improvement projects _ kept GB Arrington from selling his Northeast Portland home and moving downtown, as he and his wife had longed planned. Then, in November, came a knock on the door: a More…

Car rolls off pier into Portland Harbor
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police are investigating how a car rolled off a pier into the waters of Portland Harbor. Officials say three people were inside the car when it rolled toward the edge of Widgery Wharf around 2 a.m. Sunday, but they were able to More…

Portland playwright Andrea Stolowitz looks at war and friendship in 'Ithaka
“I originally thought I wanted to write about a dissolution of friendship,” she says, sitting in a Southeast Portland cafe, talking about her latest play, “Ithaka,” which gets its world premiere on Friday at Artists Repertory Theatre. “What I was More…

Halifax beats Portland to win Memorial Cup
MacKinnon had a hat trick, including a title-clinching goal into an empty net, and Jonathan Drouin had a sublime five-assist performance as Halifax held off a late Portland rally to defeat the Winterhawks 6-4 in the final of the MasterCard Memorial Cup. More…

Portland's NetRippers Football Club Aims for the 2013 World Outgames
Belgium brings to mind world-renowned beer, chocolate that melts in your mouth, and warm delicious waffles. But for Portland’s NetRippers Football Club, it’s all about the World Outgames in Antwerp. That’s right, Portland’s only soccer club for LGBTQ … More…

Don McLean to perform with Portland symphony
The singer-songwriter has agreed to perform his 1971 hit with the Portland Symphony Orchestra during city's annual Stars and Stripes celebration on the Eastern Promenade. An estimated 60,000 people are expected at the event, where the symphony will More…

Portland earns 2-0 shutout over DC United | MLS
advertising. WASHINGTON — Rodney Wallace scored in the 21st minute and Darlington Nagbe added another goal in the second half, lifting the Portland Timbers to a 2-0 win over D.C. United on Saturday night. Portland (5-1-7) beat United for the first More…

Reign FC loses seventh straight with 2-0 defeat to Portland
Reign FC loses seventh straight with 2-0 defeat to Portland. The Portland Thorns FC defeated the Seattle Reign FC 1-0 on Saturday night in a National Women's Soccer League game at Starfire Stadium… Related. Latest from the Sounders FC
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Portland error gives B-Mets win in 10th inning
BINGHAMTON — Just when it looked like the Binghamton Mets were about to squander a stellar start from pitcher Logan Verrett, the Portland Sea Dogs made a crucial mistake in the 10th inning to give the B-Mets the victory. With runners on first and More…

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Portland tops London in Memorial Cup semi
Portland Winterhawks defenceman Derrick Pouliot dives over goaltender Mac Carruth to block a shot from the London Knights during the third period of Memorial Cup semifinal action in Saskatoon, Sask. on Friday, May 24, 2013. The Winterhawks defeat the More…

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Portland News for May 26th 2013

Seattle Reign FC vs. Portland Thorns FC: Preview – SBNation.com
Seattle must determine who will be best suited to start the back four — they're down three defenders against Portland's menacing attack.
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Top 10 cultural hotspots in Portland, Oregon | Travel | The Guardian
With comic-book stores, indie cinema, live gigs, theatre, cutting-edge galleries – and great coffee of course – Portland punches way above its weight for a city of More…

Don McLean to perform with Portland symphony
The singer-songwriter has agreed to perform his 1971 hit with the Portland Symphony Orchestra during city's annual Stars and Stripes celebration on the Eastern Promenade. An estimated 60,000 people are expected at the event, where the symphony will More…

Search resumes for Portland native reported missing in San
Hundreds of searchers converged early Saturday morning on Golden Gate Park to search for Beau Rasmussen, a 27-year-old Emeryville, Calif., man who went to the beach after completing the 7 1/2 -mile Bay to Breakers race with friends.
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Portland Winterhawks deny London Knights in semifinal
Ty Rattie and the Portland Winterhawks stopped them from their desired do-over, finally ending the OHL champions' season by that same cursed score in the Cup semifinal before 9,161 Friday night at the Credit Union Centre. The 'Hawks will face the More…

Thousands in Portland 'March Against Monsanto' add to reading list
In Portland, thousands of protesters took to Oregon streets. Police estimate about 6,000 protesters took part in Portland's peaceful march, and about 300 attended the rally in Bend. Other marches were scheduled in Baker City, Coos Bay, Eugene, Grants More…

Portland reaches Memorial Cup final – 2013 NHL Draft – NHL.com
Ty Rattie broke a 1-1 tie to lift the Winterhawks over London, earned the chance to play Halifax in the Memorial Cup final. More…

Your predictions: Will Portland Timbers earn 3 points on the road at DC United?
New England rallied with some impressive defensive adjustments while Portland got impatient and misfired all night. I don't think the Timbers repeat the same effort and they'll pull off the win. It won't be easy, but I believe Portland has too many More…

Portland State Portland State Magazine | 2013 Spring
Rethinking Portland State. The classroom experience may radically change because of three new initiatives that have grown out of "reThink PSU," a More…

Portland error gives B-Mets win in 10th inning
BINGHAMTON — Just when it looked like the Binghamton Mets were about to squander a stellar start from pitcher Logan Verrett, the Portland Sea Dogs made a crucial mistake in the 10th inning to give the B-Mets the victory. With runners on first and More…

Seattle Reign FC vs. Portland Thorns FC
Portland Thorns FC on Saturday, May 25 at 10 p.m. ET at Starfire Stadium (Tukwila, Wash.) … Roster, Credits, Stream Troubleshooting below… Commentators: Tom Glasgow ( @GlasgowSports ) Lesle Gallimore ( @CoachGallimore ) Stream Provided By: More…

OpEdNews – Article: Racism and Classism in the Argument for
Article: Racism and Classism in the Argument for Fluoridation in Portland's Water – Why Portland, Oregon's campaign for water fluoridation is racist and classist.
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Portland, Halifax provide a fitting finish to CHL season
SASKATOON — The Halifax Mooseheads and Portland Winterhawks have been at the apex of the Canadian Hockey League all season, so it's only fitting that the powerhouse clubs will meet in the MasterCard Memorial Cup final. The teams will play for the More…

GOAL: Wallace gives Portland the lead | DC United vs. Portland Timbers
Those clubs are the Chicago Fire; Chivas USA; Colorado Rapids; Columbus Crew; D.C. United; FC Dallas; Houston Dynamo; 2012 MLS Cup champion LA Galaxy; New York Red Bulls; New England Revolution; Philadelphia Union; Portland Timbers; Real More…

Portland edges B-Mets as tempers flare
B-Mets closer and Eastern League saves leader Jeff Walters, who blew his only save of the season on Saturday in Portland, came in with the score tied to pitch the ninth. He gave up a leadoff triple to Almanzar and then tossed two wild pitches to allow More…

Ore. teen accused of planning to attack school
Acord was taken to a juvenile jail Thursday night after police received a tip that the youth was making a bomb to blow up West Albany High School, located about 75 miles south of Portland. He said Acord had written plans, a checklist and a specific 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 Thorns v Seattle Reign Match Preview (Updated)
Still, the match is Portland's to lose. Consider the disparity: Portland is tied for second in the league with shots (82) and shots on goal (46), and first in goals against (.57). Alex Morgan and Christine Sinclair are fourth and seventh in goals More…

Portland advances to Memorial Cup final
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (AP) — Ty Rattie scored in the third period and Mac Carruth made 34 saves to help the Portland Winterhawks beat the London Knights 2-1 on Friday night in the Memorial Cup semifinal. Tyler Wotherspoon also scored, and More…

Portland earns 2-0 shutout over DC United | MLS
advertising. WASHINGTON — Rodney Wallace scored in the 21st minute and Darlington Nagbe added another goal in the second half, lifting the Portland Timbers to a 2-0 win over D.C. United on Saturday night. Portland (5-1-7) beat United for the first More…

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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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Portland News for May 24th 2013

Legislature OKs instant racing at Portland Meadows
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Since opening in 1946, the Portland Meadows racetrack has withstood a fire that burned its grandstand to the ground and the massive flood that eliminated Vanport City. But it might not survive the exodus of gamblers who prefer More…

Portland Should Target Veterans Rather Than Rookies
It was an eventful week for the Portland Trail Blazers as news both expected (Draft Lottery Selection) and unexpected (Damian Lillard's entourage in alleged altercation) took place. But if you want more information on those stories, check out Corey's More…

Memorial Cup: Portland Winterhawks down Saskatoon Blades to clinch semifinal
De Leo gave Portland the lead for good in the third and the Winterhawks scored three times in the period to defeat the Saskatoon Blades 4-2 in the tournament’s final round-robin game. With the score tied 1-1 after two, De Leo jammed a loose puck past … More…

DC United vs. Portland Timbers | MLS Match Preview
Having put an end to their club-record losing streak, D.C. United will now look to stop a long winless run when they play host to the rolling Portland Timbers when the clubs face off Saturday evening at RFK Stadium. United halted a sevengame losing More…

Brrr! Seattle, Portland briefly tied for coldest major city in lower 48
Does it feel a bit like January out there today? Your skin does not deceive you. A cold system from the Gulf of Alaska has settled into the Pacific Northwest, bringing not only a steady winter-like rain but has kept temperatures stuck in the 40s(!)
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Migration Economies and Portland – - Pacific Standard
During the early part of the century, the manufacturing boom attracted a flood of workers. See Pittsburgh. Metros needed bodies. During the late part of the century, regions attracted workers in order to fuel an innovation boom. See Portland.
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Portland Oregon rejects drinking water fluoridation by wide margin
Public health measure goes down amid vague concerns about safety and purity. More…

Portland Sea Dogs update: Matt Barnes, Brandon Workman, Drake
The latest on a trio of pitchers at Double-A Portland that all seem to be heading in different directions.
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Portland mayor meets with immigrant businessmen
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland's mayor is meeting with immigrant business owners to discuss the role that immigrants play in the city's economy. Michael Brennan and Portland's economic development director are visiting businesses on Thursday, two More…

Blades fall to tiebreaker game after loss to Portland
After watching his bloodied linemate helped from the ice, Chase De Leo did all he could to make one of his best friends feel a little better — help the Portland Winterhawks make the semifinal at the MasterCard Memorial Cup. De Leo gave Portland the … More…

NWSL sees mixed results in startup season
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Thorns' season couldn't be going any better. They're sitting atop the National Women's Soccer League's opening-season standings and drawing more than 11,000 fans to home games. And they've got Alex Morgan. But just More…

Portland Timbers sign defender Rauwshan McKenzie, waive Ryan Kawulok
This occured on the same day that the former University of Portland Pilot signed a contract with the Timbers. Unfortunately, Kawulok was waived by Portland to make room for veteran defender Rauwshan McKenzie.Kip Kesgard, community blogger More…

After loss to Portland, Blades face long road to Memorial Cup final
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, as Robert Frost would say, and the Saskatoon Blades headed down.
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Portland woman Ivy Harris, found dead in Hawaii, was traveling escort
A Portland woman found naked and dead Monday in a coastal community west of Honolulu was a traveling escort whose ads appeared in online publications across the country. Ivanice "Ivy" Harris, 28, was in Hawaii last Thursday with friends Jillian Gibides More…

After loss to Portland, Blades face long road to Memorial Cup final
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, as Robert Frost would say, and the Saskatoon Blades headed down the long, dangerous, thistle-infested one. After two periods of tenacious and gritty hockey, the Blades sprang a huge leak in the third period of … More…

Prison Planet.com >> Water fluoridation DEFEATED in Portland
Mike Adams Natural News May 23, 2013. Voters in Portland, Oregon solidly defeated a city-wide water fluoridation measure yesterday, with 60% of the voters saying “NO!” to the practice of adding toxic fluoride chemicals to the water.
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Portland Advertising Agency Recognized by Facebook for Stellar Campaigns
BEAVERTON, Ore., May 23, 2013 — /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Brandefined, an online marketing company based near Portland, Oregon, was recognized by Facebook for creating and maintaining highly successful ad campaigns through the Facebook platform. More…

Water fluoridation DEFEATED in Portland; citizens overwhelmingly
Mike Adams Natural News May 23, 2013. Voters in Portland, Oregon solidly defeated a city-wide water fluoridation measure yesterday, with 60% of the voters More…

Exclusive: Inside Portland's school for johns.
PORTLAND–Thirty men, of all ages and races, sat quietly in a room with blank white walls. They all pleaded guilty to a crime Portland has largely turned a blind eye to, until now – the crime of soliciting prostitutes. These men are in john school to More…

'The Real World: Portland' — Should Anastasia stay, dude, or should she go?
therealworldportland-anastasia.jpg View full size"The Real World: Portland": The previously levelheaded Anastasia, above (seen at the Portland Comic Con in February) showed a new side of her personality in the episode titled "Heartbreak Hotel. More…

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Portland News for May 23rd 2013

Portland woman Ivy Harris, found dead in Hawaii, was traveling escort
A Portland woman found naked and dead Monday in a coastal community west of Honolulu was a traveling escort whose ads appeared in online publications across the country. Ivanice "Ivy" Harris, 28, was in Hawaii last Thursday with friends Jillian Gibides More…

Q&A: Portland Rejects Fluoride; Timber Counties Split On Levies
Portland voters have rejected a fluoride measure, and in three timber counties with public safety levies on the ballot, there are three different results. April Baer spoke live with OPB's Geoff Norcross Wednesday morning. GN: In some parts of Oregon More…

B o n e v i l l e >> Jeffs Interview with NBC Portland station Channel 6
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Portland beats Saskatoon, makes Memorial Cup semis
Chase De Leo's goal early in the third period snapped a 1-1 tie and the Portland Winterhawks closed round-robin play at the 2013 MasterCard Memorial Cup by beating the host Saskatoon Blades 4-2 on Wednesday at Credit Union Centre. Ty Rattie and More…

Portland, Ore., mayor concedes that residents have rejected water
PORTLAND, Ore. – The mayor of Portland, Ore., has conceded defeat in an effort to add fluoride to th… – Latest News – Winnipeg Free Press.
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Great Portland and Shaftesbury ride rising West End wave
During the year to March 31, Great Portland's net asset value rose to ?1.3bn, up on ?1.2bn at the same time last year and its total property returns – the revenue generated from rent and capital appreciation – of 11.7 per cent outperformed IPD's More…

MEMORIAL CUP: Halifax backing Portland, for now
For one night only, Dominique Ducharme and the Halifax Mooseheads are ready to cheer on the Portland Winterhawks. A win tonight by Portland over the host Saskatoon Blades would mean that the Mooseheads – and not the Blades – would skip straight to More…

Portland, Ore., rejecting water fluoridation – Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mayor of Portland, Ore., has conceded defeat in an effort to add fluoride to the city's drinking water. More…

Portland woman Ivy Harris, found dead in Hawaii, was traveling escort
Gibides and Miles, a Portland rap performer known as Meezilini Da Bank'Roll, who attended Jefferson High School with Harris, distributed fliers in Waikiki while police searched for Harris. Harris has a criminal record in Oregon for theft and tampering More…

Clippers consider Nate McMillan to fill coaching vacancy
As the Clippers look for a replacement for just-let-go coach Vinny Del Negro, former Portland Trail Blazers coach Nate McMillan has emerged as a potential candidate, according to several NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly on the More…

Washington Notebook: Snowe recalls offer to play Joan of Arc | The
Maine news, sports, weather from Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, Maine. Wednesday, May 22, 2013. News ? Kennebec Journal More…

Portland, Ore., rejects adding fluoride to drinking water
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mayor of Portland, Ore., has conceded defeat in an effort to add fluoride to the city's drinking water. With more than 80 percent of the expected ballots counted late Tuesday night, the Multnomah County election website More…

Portland Winterhawks down London Knights 6-3 at Memorial Cup
as the Portland Winterhawks defeated the London Knights 6-3 at the MasterCard Memorial Cup. Ty Rattie had two goals and an assist for Portland (1-1), Taylor Leier had a goal and two assists, while Oliver Bjorkstrand chipped in with a goal and an More…

Portland's high water quality helps boost fluoride opponents to
Portland's high-quality water was a key selling point with voters who turned down a fluoridation measure in Tuesday's election.
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Portland-Milwaukie light rail: Voters oppose use of Clackamas
The measure asked Clackamas County voters whether the county board should approve the transfer of two small land parcels to TriMet, sign an agreement that allows TriMet to maintain and operate the line and fund road improvements.
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Caleb Porter, Portland Timbers "very excited" about future of Jose Valencia
And in the Portland Timbers' latest Houdini act this past Saturday, a comeback 2-2 draw at Vancouver, the young Colombian showed a glimpse of what that future may hold. The 21-year-old forward came on for the game's final 10 minutes with the Timbers More…

Portland Voters Defeat Fluoridation Plan
The measure, on Tuesday's primary-election ballot, asked voters to affirm or reject a 2012 decision by Portland's City Council to begin fluoridation in 2014. Portland has remained one of the biggest U.S. cities not to fluoridate its water. The city's More…

Portland DC found with ganja on cell block
PORTLAND, Jamaica – A Portland District Constable was arrested and charged today after being found with several illicit items on the cell block in Port Antonio while on duty. Daniel McCarthy, of the Port Antonio Police Division, was charged with More…

Portland defeats fluoride, again | Strange Bedfellows — Politics
In the months leading to the election, Healthy Kids, Healthy Portland focused on making the issue about equity. The group pulled together support among communities of color and raised more than $800,000 in cash and in-kind contributions.
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Portland, Ore., voters say no to fluoride in the water
Portland is the largest city in the country that doesn't have fluoridated water, and voters have resoundingly decided it's going to remain that way. A proposal to add the cavity-fighting mineral to tap water was defeated Tuesday, with more than 60% of More…

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Portland News for May 22nd 2013

Portland area shelters receive $1 million grant for saving animals
The Portland-area shelter alliance has been so successful that it will be rewarded at the Bonnie L. Hays shelter in Hillsboro today with a $1 million grant from Maddie's Fund, a California nonprofit focused on ending euthanasia of healthy and treatable More…

Portland Timbers Training Quotes and Notes: Little Knocks
The Portland Timbers got back in to action today as they held an open practice at their Beaverton training center. Although the team is out of their busiest stretch of games this season, having just completed five games without a full week between More…

2 lawsuits filed against Maine Catholic church
PORTLAND ??? Two brothers who were altar boys in Maine in the 1970s are suing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, claiming they learned recently that church officials knew the Rev. James Vallely was sexually abusing them and other children but did … More…

Great Portland Annual Profit Rises as Property Values Grow
Great Portland Estates Plc (GPOR), the real estate developer focused on London's West End, said full-year profit rose 16 percent as the value of its properties increased. Net income for the year through March climbed to 180.6 million pounds ($273 More…

Portland School Board OKs budget for 2013-14 school year
grant-high-school-portland-public-schools.JPG View full sizeHigh school staffing got a bigger boost in the version of the budget for the 2012-13 school year approved by the Portland School Board on Monday night. The district shifted positions to the More…

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard involved in violent allegations
A Portland Police spokesman has confirmed that the incident is being investigated but stated Monday that the Blazers guard is not a suspect and that it has not yet been determined whether the suspects “are or are not” associated with Lillard,
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Memorial Cup 2013: Portland Winterhawks double up on London Knights
After London tied the game 3-3 early in the third period, Pouliot, a first-round pick of the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2012, ripped a shot off Stolarz’s shoulder on a Portland power play at 6:20. De Leo ended the London netminder’s night at 6:43 by … More…

Portland! Brace Yourself, For I Shall Arrive! Tomorrow! 7pm! Powell's
Yes, Portland! I am returning on Tuesday, May 21st! To feast upon your Voodoo Donuts and other local comestibles! And to read, answer questions and sign books! Largely in that order! You will find me at Powell's Beaverton branch at 7pm!
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Portland area shelters receive $1 million grant for saving animals
View full sizeChristina Thommes (left) and veterinarian Zarah Hedge check out Diesel as cats and dogs stream into the Oregon Humane Society's hospital. A spay-neuter campaign has cut the euthanasia rates at six Portland area shelters, earning the group More…

Portland Set to Vote on Fluoride in Water
Residents of Portland, Ore., will vote today on whether to add fluoride to their drinking water ??? a move hailed by some as one of the greatest public health achievements of the 20th century. But critics say a ???yes??? vote would expose residents to a … More…

Portland, Ore., residents voting whether to put fluoride in water; last big
If voters say no, Portland will remain the largest U.S. city yet to approve fluoridation to combat tooth decay. Voters in Portland twice rejected fluoridation before approving it in 1978. That plan was overturned two years later, before any fluoride More…

Portland fire chief, mayor reach negotiated agreement on fire bureau cuts
She played a video, for example, for the mayor and his staff that showed how busy four firefighters were responding in June 2009 to a cardiac arrest of an officer worker in Southeast Portland – from doing chest compressions, setting up a heart monitor, More…

Maine city wants US review before oilsands oil flows
The city of Portland, Maine, passed a resolution Monday night calling on the U.S. government to conduct an environmental review of Portland-to-Montreal pipeline before it is allowed to reverse its flow and potentially bring oilsands oil to a terminal … More…

NBA Lottery: Portland Trail Blazers end up with 10th pick in 2013 draft (photos)
1 of 16 Link to this photo | Comments about this photo essay NBA basketball players, from left, Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond, Portland Trailblazers’ Damian Lillard and New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis mingle onstage before the NBA basketball … More…

Feast Portland on Sale; 'David Chang & Friends' at NYPL – Eater
PORTLAND, OREGON — Tickets for Feast Portland went on sale today, but better hurry: some events are already (close to) sold out. NEW YORK CITY — The New York Public…
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The City of Portland, Oregon Should Run for Washington Lieutenant
On tomorrow's ballot, the city of Portland, Oregon will decide whether to fluoridate its drinking water supply, a measure that a recent SurveyUSA poll suggests…
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Men say they were beaten after taking photo of Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard
The brothers tell Portland television station KGW (http://bit.ly/10IK7uN ) that the suspects were Lillard's “entourage,” but police say they haven't determined whether they are associated with the player. Portland police Sgt. Pete Simpson says Lillard More…

Portland to have 'American Pie' on July Fourth
Don McLean will sing his iconic song “American Pie” with backing from the Portland Symphony Orchestra as part of Portland’s annual Fourth of July celebration on the Eastern Promenade. click image to enlarge. Select images available for purchase in the … More…

Portland win creates logjam atop Memorial Cup standings
After seeing their three-goal lead evaporate, the Portland Winterhawks’ quick-strike offence ensured the race for the MasterCard Memorial Cup title is still wide open. Derrick Pouliot and Chase De Leo scored 23 seconds apart in the third period Monday … More…

From Portland, a DIY coffee maker for your Mason jar collection
Because it wouldn't make any sense otherwise, the world's first Mason jar-based French press coffee maker is designed and assembled in Portland, Ore.
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