Portland News for June 27th 2013

Portland Timbers' Rodney Wallace sets club's single-game assist record as
The day before the Portland Timbers dismantled the Colorado Rapids in a 3-0 victory Sunday at JELD-WEN Field, head coach Caleb Porter said Rodney Wallace fit perfectly into his plan for that game. Once again, Porter was proved overwhelmingly correct. More…

Portland Port shortlisted as Navitus Bay headquarters
PORTLAND Port has been shortlisted as one of three possible headquarters for the Navitus Bay wind farm. Navitus Bay Development Limited has announced that Poole, Portland and Yarmouth are the three contenders to host its operations and maintenance More…

Portland Trail Blazers to Try and Trade for Los Angeles Clippers
March 10, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) dunks to score a basket against the Detroit Pistons during the second.
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New book 'Portland's Slabtown' traces photographic history of one of the city
Members of tribes from the Oregon Coast to the Columbia River would travel to Portland in the summers to sell baskets "and other nicknacks (sic)," according to a June 1903 article in The Oregonian, which used what is now considered a derogatory term More…

Portland working to get butts off the street
PORTLAND – City officials began a campaign Wednesday to discourage people from disposing of cigarette butts on Portland's streets and sidewalks. click image to enlarge. The Portland City Council passed an ordinance on Monday night making it illegal to More…

Portland Trail Blazers 2013 NBA Draft Preview
Blazer's Edge lists Portland's options for the 2013 NBA Draft, detailing the advantages and disadvantages of each, and looking at the players which could be on their way to Portland tomorrow evening. ? Share on Facebook ? ? Tweet post ? 136 Comments. More…

Portland Timbers Advance to USOC Semi-Finals with 3-2 Win Over FC Dallas
Despite exhaustion after a tough month of June, and withstanding 100-degree heat, the Portland Timbers continued their dream season and advanced to the US Open Cup semi-final with a 3-2 win over FC Dallas. ? Share on Facebook ? ? Tweet post More…

Portland woman Internet famous for her sign language interpretation of rap stars
As a college freshman, Portland resident Holly Maniatty decided to study American Sign Language at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York — partially because it seemed like a good challenge, and partially because it just seemed interesting. More…

Portland Timbers v FC Dallas Open Cup preview – teams meet 11 days after
nagbe celebrates goal.JPG View full sizeI hope to see a lot of this as the Portland Timbers play FC Dallas in the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals in Dallas, Texas. With both teams getting nearly all of their available players back from injury or More…

Portland rally celebrates DOMA defeat
Maggie Poisson cradles son AJ after a rally at Portland City Hall on Wednesday evening celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court decision finding the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. Poisson's wife, Alissa Poisson, carried AJ and gave birth to the More…

Great Portland Venture to Sell London Property for $162 Million
Great Portland Estates Plc (GPOR)'s venture with Capital & Counties Properties Plc (CAPC) agreed to sell its last asset, an office and residential property near Regent's Park in London's West End, to PCW Property Holding Ltd. for 105 million pounds More…

Portland Academy refused planning permission
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council's planning committee rejected plans by a vote of eight to four at a packed meeting held at the Portland Heights Hotel yesterday morning. The panel of councillors heard from Andrew Martin who prepared the report More…

Portland bistro probed as possible source of food-borne illness
By Randy Billings rbillings@mainetoday.com. Staff Writer. PORTLAND – A popular Portland restaurant was investigated this month as a possible source of food-borne illness, the second such investigation of the restaurant in 18 months. click image to enlarge. More…

Family holds out hope for lost Mount Hood climber
"The big break will be if we can get enough visibility to get aircraft up and do a visual search of the upper mountain," said Mark Morford, a spokesman for Portland Mountain Rescue, one of the volunteer organizations helping the Clackamas County More…

Southeast Portland Bollywood Theater: More details
Come November, chef Troy MacLarty's plans to debut a 4,000-square-foot second outpost of his southern Indian street food hot spot in the heart of Portland's new restaurant row. The new restaurant, in the D-Street Village development on Southeast More…

Portland neighbors want busway study off the table on Haines Street
A van passes a large Douglas fir tree on Haines Street in Southwest Portland. Neighbors are concerned after a consultant suggested Haines Street could be a path for a potential bus rapid transit route. On a slope in Southwest Portland beneath towering More…

Portland Hills feels the 'luck of the Irish' at new Finbar's location
Located at 635 Portland Hills Dr., the new Finbar's threw open its doors on June 18, but owner Mike Casey says the event has been a long time in the making. "It took us almost a year to sort out zoning issues, to be able to do the kind of business we More…

Yarmouth condo explosion felt as far as Portland – CBS News Video
CBS News video: Yarmouth condo explosion felt as far as Portland – Emergency crews are on the scene of a condo explosion in Yarmouth, Maine. The blast More…

MS MR had their van broken into in Portland, announce fall tour
MS MR, who've been touring pretty much constantly since they released their album earlier this year, ran into some bad luck in the Pacific Northwest last More…

Portland Trail Blazers: Trading LaMarcus Aldridge Becoming More of a Possibility
Where there's smoke, there's fire and LaMarcus Aldridge could reportedly get his wish when the NBA Draft rolls around. The two-time All-Star and franchise cornerstone for the Portland Trail Blazers has long been rumored in trade possibilities since the More…

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