Portland News for June 19th 2013

Cobras fall to Boltz in Portland | FOOTBALL – Renton Reporter
The SeaTac Cobras play a rematch with the Portland Boltz at 7 p.m. Saturday at Renton Memorial Stadium. For tickets visit www.seataccobras.com.
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Portland's new slogan: 'Yes. (It's all) good here.'
Mayor Michael Brennan and Creative Portland Corp. Executive Director Jennifer Hutchins led a highly anticipated news conference Tuesday morning to unveil a new city slogan, which they described as a Swiss Army knife of phrases that could be tweaked for More…

Portland Timbers stand tall among MLS ranks
PORTLAND, Ore. — When Will Johnson was with Real Salt Lake last season, the first thing the midfielder said he and his teammates did once the Major League Soccer schedule was released was sort out the road games. Inevitably, they would always circle More…

landmark put on endangered list
PORTLAND ??? A historic landmark on Munjoy Hill has been placed on a list of America’s most endangered historic places. click image to enlarge. The Abyssinian Meeting House has been placed on a list of America’s most endangered historic places. More…

Nagbe 'golazo' lifts Portland Timbers to 1-0 victory over FC Dallas
The Portland Timbers were playing arguably their biggest match of 2013 on June 15 when the top team in the MLS Western Conference, FC Dallas, visted More…

Portland brings unbeaten run to LA
Carson, CA – The hottest team in MLS continues its reign of terror on Wednesday as the Portland Timbers head to the StubHub Center to face the Los Angeles Galaxy. Portland just knocked off FC Dallas, the top team in the league, in a 1-0 victory at Jeld More…

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. FC Dallas (second match)
He was also available for an outlet as Portland spent a great deal of time moving the ball from side to side to move the FC Dallas defense around, and I thought his work there was very good. rjohnson holds off loyd.JPG View full sizeTimbers forward More…

U of Oregon plans to bar too-wide seat cushions
PORTLAND, Ore. — Some University of Oregon fans say it's getting crowded in the bleachers. The problem: Jumbo seat cushions. So the school proposes to limit cushions to 17 inches wide. University spokeswoman Julie Brown says there have been "a few More…

S. Portland tar sands opponents submit signatures for referendum
SOUTH PORTLAND ??? A citizens group that opposes the prospect of tar-sands oil being pumped through South Portland has collected nearly 4,000 signatures to ask voters whether they want to ban oil importation within city limits. click image to enlarge. More…

Portland unveils new city slogan
That system includes a promotional video, which was also debuted Tuesday, as well as yet-be-developed strategies for promoting the city. Jennifer Hutchins, executive director of Creative Portland Corp., said the strength of the slogan was a versatility … More…

Portland kids hope blog inspires healthy eating
PORTLAND — Getting your kids to try new foods, especially vegetables, can be a challenge. Things like Brussels sprouts and green beans aren’t always on their list of favorite foods. That’s why people often wonder how David Autrey and Amy Wessleman got? … More…

South Portland voters likely to see ordinance to block tar sands on November
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — A group hoping to block transportation of so-called tar sands oil through South Portland — one end of the Portland-Montreal Pipeline — have gathered four times the number of signatures needed to put a prohibitive new More…

Drug use continues to drive Portland, Bangor rates of violent and
BANGOR, Maine — It doesn't matter if you're in the state's biggest city or the Queen City — illegal drug use is behind many of the violent and property crimes More…

Portland Japanese Garden Lands World-Renowned Noguchi Exhibit
In the first exhibit of its kind nationwide, the Garden is showcasing the artwork of one of the most critically acclaimed sculptors of the 20th century: Isamu Noguchi. And on May 30, the Portland Japanese Garden celebrated its 50th anniversary at a More…

Kenneth Wilson, Nobel winner for physics, dies
PORTLAND, Maine ??? Physicist Kenneth Wilson, who earned a Nobel prize for pioneering work that changed the way physicists think about phase transitions, has died in Maine, where he retired to enjoy kayaking with his wife. He was 77. Wilson, who died? … More…

Portland Feed the Hungry This Weekend
Have you felt called to help the hungry but didn't know where to do it? If you live in the Portland, Oregon area -here's your chance! The Portland Police Sunshine Division is asking for volunteers this weekend to feed the hungry – so bring a friend and More…

Two Portland nonprofit media centers transition to HD
MetroEast Community Media and Portland Community Media ??? two nonprofit public access media centers serving Portland, OR ??? have each installed eight Hitachi Z-HD5000 HDTV studio/field production cameras. While the community media centers are? … More…

Portland seniors say farewell to high school
PORTLAND >> They embodied both the best of what Portland has to offer and the communal hopes of the town. They were the 82 members of the 2013 graduating class of Portland High School, and Tuesday they bowed out with a mixture of humor, relief and More…

Portland, Maine: 'Life's good here'
PORTLAND, Maine — Everyone knows that what happens in Las Vegas "stays in Vegas." Maine's largest city is launching its own marketing campaign, and wants you to know simply that "Life's good here." The marketing phrase that was unveiled Tuesday is More…

Cat missing in Portland being returned to owner – Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Portland, Ore., man whose cat had been missing since last year will soon be reunited with the well-traveled feline, More…

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