Portland News for June 23rd 2013

Portland Timbers use different strategies to deal with tough schedule
Portland Timbers vs. FC Dallas Portland Timbers head coach Caleb Porter (far left) has had to navigate a difficult schedule by managing the players minutes, recovery and game strategy. Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian. Playing through the toughest stretch of More…

Drug cartels ' reach extends to Pacific Northwest
PORTLAND, Ore. — Mexican drug cartels have infiltrated Oregon, and their reach has extended throughout the Northwest. At least 69 drug trafficking organizations operate in the state, federal law enforcement sources told The Oregonian ( http://bit.ly More…

Portland Trail Blazers NBA Draft workout No. 12 (photos)
1 of 10 Link to this photo | Comments about this photo essay TUALATIN, OREGON – June 22, 2013 – Mike Muscala, from Bucknell, takes three point shots during the workout as the Portland Trail Blazers held their 12th predraft workout for potential new More…

Thorns FC acquire forward Tiffany Weimer | Portland Timbers
PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Thorns FC announced today that the club has signed forward Tiffany Weimer for the remainder of the inaugural 2013 National More…

Hundreds sample international beers at Portland fest
PORTLAND ??? Hundreds of beer enthusiasts raised their glasses at The Portland Co. Complex as they sampled craft beers from around the world at The Festival on Friday night and Saturday. click image to enlarge. A crowd gathers at The Festival at The? … More…

Portland Thorns, Sky Blue FC play to 0-0 draw, remain tied for first place
Especially when first place is on the line and you're being outplayed by the other team in their building like the Portland Thorns were Saturday night against Sky Blue FC. So to trek 3,000 miles and salvage a 0-0 draw — primarily thanks to spectacular More…

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LePage issues new policy: No more talking to 3 newspapers | The
Paul LePage's administration will no longer comment in stories published by the Portland Press Herald, the Kennebec Journal and the Morning Sentinel, his More…

MLS Power Rankings Week 16: Portland Timbers finally rise to the top
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Portland Thorns, Sky Blue FC play to 0-0 draw, remain tied for first place
PISCATAWAY, NJ — With first place on the line in the National Women's Soccer League, the Portland Thorns and host Sky Blue FC battled on even ground in their showdown Saturday, both having excellent chances to take command. But neither could cash in More…

Portland educators hope to help students avoid 'summer slide'
Toby Picher, 9, with an arm-full of books, and sister Cora, 6, show off their first library cards obtained from the Portland Public Library’s mobile unit outside The Root Cellar on Washington Avenue on Friday, June 21, 2013. Students and parents can … More…

Portland educators hope to help students avoid 'summer slide'
Portland Public Library’s mobile unit parks in front of The Root Cellar on Washington Avenue in Portland on Friday, June 21, 2013. The mobile unit will make regular visits around Portland throughout the summer, supplying books to kids over the summer? … More…

Portland hires new transportation director – Portland Tribune
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Former Portland foot doctor sentenced on drug, fraud convictions
PORTLAND, Maine — A former Portland podiatrist was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for conspiracy, drug and fraud crimes during a hearing before More…

Portland Maine Drinkup ? GitHub
GitHub is visiting Portland – the original Portland up in Maine – and we're hosting a drinkup. @TwP, @kdaigle, and @kevinbarnes will be your hosts for the More…

Portland study targets neighborhoods next up for gentrification
City planners hope being able to pinpoint areas ripe for gentrification will help them avoid the mass displacement of poorer people and ethnic minorities seen in the wake of earlier urban renewal efforts, particularly in Northeast Portland. The Eliot More…

Portland beer festival celebrates rare finds
PORTLAND, Jun 22, 2013 (Menafn – Portland Press Herald – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) –Hundreds of beer enthusiasts raised their glasses at The Portland Co. Complex as they sampled craft beers from around the world at The More…

Portland Timbers v Colorado second match preview – Timbers want to keep
As the calendar burns through June and the first day of summer brings the proverbial change in the Portland weather, I'm still looking at the Timbers schedule and can't believe that it's been early March since Montreal visited JELD-WEN Field. On that More…

Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter lauds backline: "We're
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Portland teen arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing 70-year
CORPUS CHRISTI — Portland police arrested a teenager on suspicion of attempted murder after the boy stabbed a woman who lives down the street from him Friday night, Chief Gary Giles said. Officials said the 16-year-old entered a home in the 200 block More…

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