Portland News for April 28th 2013

SoloPower shutdown in Portland, Cabela's plans for Tualatin: Portland-area
solopower executives.JPG View full sizeSoloPower executives, including then-CEO Tim Harris, center, review blueprints in this September 2011 photo in the North Marine Drive building that would become the company's Portland solar panel plant. It opened More…

Portland Trail Blazers Should Demand Plenty If They Trade LaMarcus Aldridge
Talk has been prevailing that some teams are contacting the Portland Trail Blazers about dealing LaMarcus Aldridge. The latest rumor comes from the Cleveland Cavaliers who want to dangle young prospects and draft picks in front of the Blazers’ noses to … More…

Portland comedian Dwight Slade contemplates finding humor in contentment
The evidence is all around his comfortable Northeast Portland home. Framed photos of his son and daughter displayed on a small piano. Jones, the 10-year-old orange-and-white cat, sleeping on the couch. And Slade himself — fit, serene, looking a decade More…

Weather Forecast: Portland, Oregon – The Weather Network
Did you know? The first ever website was published on August 6, 1991 and served up a page explaining the World Wide Web project and giving information on More…

Portland Timbers' Michael Harrington wants to win against former team
Kansas City traded Harrington to Portland in December, ending the left back's six-year career with the only team he had played for after being selected with third overall pick of the 2007 MLS SuperDraft. The game on Saturday will be the first time More…

TriMet begins building Portland-Milwaukie light rail bridge deck
America's largest car-less commuting bridge continues to take shape over the Willamette River, with crews pouring the first concrete deck segment on More…

Salem and Portland gardens offer year-round displays
June is prime time for roses, the fragrant flower that has led Portland to become known as the “Rose City.” The annual Portland Rose Festival has been an integral part of city life since it was first held in 1907. It comes as no surprise, then, that More…

Fearless Chris Brown bursts onto AHL scene for Portland Pirates
A Coyotes draft pick who turned pro after three years at Michigan, Chris Brown has brought his fearless style to the playoff-bound Portland Pirates. More…

Goals by Christine Sinclair and "super sub" Danielle Foxhoven lift Portland
The Red Stars came out with greater energy and a more aggressive attack in the second half, shifting the focus of the game back to Portland's half of the field and forcing goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc to make three saves after a more relaxed first half. More…

Invisible, unhealthful toxics in Portland's airshed need immediate attention
It's heartening that the view from downtown Portland to Mount Hood is persistently clearer than it was just 30 years ago, thanks to widely collaborative and expensive smog-reduction efforts. But the finding last week that invisible, odorless pollutants More…

Portland's Ranaudo blanks Thunder
TRENTON ??? A pitcher who grew up in New Jersey brought down the Thunder toight as Anthony Ranaudo dominated his six-inning outing as the Portland Sea Dogs beat Trenton 6-0. A cloudless sky dropped a breezy chill on Arm & Hammer Park as an … More…

Portland's municipal organ's restoration on track
Technician David DeBlois adjusts and connects internal barrow pull-down actions on a manual chest for the solo division of the organ as he and other technicians work on refurbishing the Kotzschmar Organ from Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine at … More…

Portland Pilots take baseball series opener from Loyola Marymount 8-3
Portland freshman starter Billy Sahlinger picked up the win, Jeff Melby had three hits and Ben Grubb hit a two-run homer as the Pilots opened a three-game West Coast Conference series with an 8-3 win over the Loyola Marymount Lions on a warm Friday More…

Oyster: What to Do When You're In Portland – Huffington Post
With beautiful, natural surroundings mixed in with its trendy shops and bars, Stumpdown doesn't disappoint. Take a look at some our of favorite things to do in the gorgeous Oregon city.
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Alcoholism disability claim: Can cop win this $6 million lawsuit?
Former Gresham, Ore., police officer Jason Servo in Portland, Ore.. Servo, fired for driving drunk in an unmarked police car while off-duty in January, 2011, has filed a $6 million lawsuit against the city, the police chief and others, alleging his … More…

TEDx Portland event today at the Portland Art Museum and live stream online
TEDX_21964111.JPG View full size Kate Bingaman-Burt practices her TEDx Portland talk at the Portland Art Museum on Friday. The event today will be 12 speakers and four performers, all watchable on a live stream online. Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian More…

Portland Timbers FC 3, Sporting Kansas City 2
Joe Ledford ??? Joe Ledford/The Kansas City Star Kansas City Sporting Matt Besler (front) showed some pain after being hit by Portland Timbers Ben Zemanski Saturday night at the Sporting Park. Kansas City Sporting lost the game 3-2. (Joe Ledford/The … More…

Portland topples Sporting to extend unbeaten run
Kansas City, KS – The Portland Timbers continued their impressive form on Saturday after Rodney Wallace tallied the decisive goal in the 58th minute of a 3-2 Timbers victory at Sporting Kansas City. Sporting's Chance Myers attempted to steal the show More…

Portland designer Michelle Lesniak wins 'Project Runway' | kgw.com
Portland designer, Michelle Lesniak wins this season of Project Runway. More…

Portland Trail Blazers Should Demand Plenty If They Trade LaMarcus Aldridge
The latest rumor comes from the Cleveland Cavaliers who want to dangle young prospects and draft picks in front of the Blazers’ noses to lure Aldridge away from Portland. If that’s the direction the Trial Blazers want to take, it might be wise, but … More…

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