Portland News for May 4th 2013

Today in the Sky: Alaska Air adds new routes in Portland
“With these new flights to Atlanta and Dallas/Fort Worth, our Portland-area customers will not only enjoy two new nonstop destinations, but seamless connecting opportunities throughout North America via our partners Delta Air Lines and American More…

Long route back to Edmonton for Portland Winterhawks defenceman
When Seth Jones signed on with the WHL Portland Winterhawks to be trained in the alleged greatest junior hockey league in the world he was expecting to play More…

Portland Timbers 0, New England Revolution 0: MLS Match Recap
PORTLAND, Ore. – The vaunted Portland Timbers attack met their match Thursday night at JELD-WEN Field. A week after scoring three goals in a 3-2 road win over Sporting Kansas City, the New England Revolution stymied the Timbers on their home turf to More…

Portland's Silvestre suffers torn ACL
The Portland Timbers announced on Friday that defender Mikael Silvestre suffered a torn ACL in the second half of the team's 0-0 draw with the New England Revolution on Thursday. The injury is expected to keep Silvestre out for 6-9 months after he More…

Alaska Airlines Expands Its Portland, Ore., Service With New Flights to
"With today's announcement, we will have committed to eight new routes from Portland within the last 12 months as we continue expansion of this hub," said Andrew Harrison, Alaska Airlines' vice president of planning and revenue management. "With these More…

Portland Saturday Market celebrates 40 years
Looking to extend your market day in Portland? Here are nearby offerings. THEATER. What: ???The People’s Republic of Portland,??? a one-woman tour-de-force comic look at the Rose City by Lauren Weedman, opens tonight. When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, … More…

Edmonton Oil Kings outplayed by Portland Winterhawks, but escape with Game
Oil Kings defenceman Keegan Lowe knocks down Brendan Leipsic of the Portland Winterhawks in front of Edmonton goaltender Laurent Brossoit during the first game of the Western Hockey League final on Friday, May 3, 2013, at the Rose Garden in … More…

Portland fluoride vote: Contentious issue sparks a civil war among progressives
But as voters consider whether to vote yes or no on fluoridation in the May primary, the debate in some cases has triggered the kind of accusations and acrimony typically seen between entrenched partisan enemies, not among the Portland voters who More…

911 tapes reveal horror at Clackamas shooting
PORTLAND – The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office released more than 900 pages of documents giving an in-depth account of what happened inside the Clackamas Town Center during the shooting last December. No report, however, can account for the More…

Revolution get a point in Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. — Now that the Portland Timbers have tasted success, settling for a draw is more of a disappointment. The Timbers extended their unbeaten streak to seven matches with a scoreless tie against the New England Revolution on Thursday More…

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales moves to decertify union that represents police brass
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has taken the unprecedented step of trying to break up the city's police commanding officers union. "Managers should be clear they are managers," Hales said Thursday. "It just doesn't make sense to have people who are in More…

Savor flavors at Portland food carts
Circling an entire city block at Southwest 10th Avenue and Alder Street in downtown Portland is an outdoor food court like none other. About 60 tiny restaurants are scrunched together, offering diners four styles of falafel, Thai street food, fried More…

'The Portland Timbers are a playoff contender' (your comments)
With the Portland Timbers earning a draw with the New England Revolution, the team's unbeaten streak is now at seven games. While the Timbers didn't lose, their scoreless draw didn't completely impress either. The Timbers are now 3-1-5 and currently More…

Mikael Silvestre out, Portland Timbers sign Pa Modou Kah
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Timbers say that veteran defender Mikael Silvestre is out for six to nine months because of a left knee injury. Silvestre tore his anterior cruciate ligament during a scoreless draw against the New England Revolution More…

Washington Spirit vs. Portland Thorns FC: Preview – SBNation.com
The Spirit might just be able to secure their first win, and deliver Portland their first lost of the season.
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Boy Fighting Cancer Scores 4 Goals Against Portland Timbers Video – ABC News
Atticus scored four goals and that's how it got to end. Look at that. That is — I tell you, they call it the beautiful game for a reason and it could happen in no better place than portland, oregon, where they do love it so and got the man of the More…

Why Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers Won NBA Rookie of the Year
COMMENTARY | Let there be no doubt; Portland Trail Blazers' point guard Damian Lillard was far and away the top rookie this NBA season. Lillard becomes just the fourth player in the history of the NBA to be voted unanimously as Rookie of the Year More…

Portland's mayor seeks to bust police commanding officers union
If the commanding officers' union is disbanded, Aitchison said he anticipates that few sergeants in the bureau would seek promotion, because they would no longer have the job protections that they now hold as members of the rank-and-file Portland More…

Mavs adding former Portland interim coach
We are fortunate that Kaleb Canales became available and had interest in joining the Mavs organization. Kaleb has worked for the Portland Trail Blazers organization in multiple capacities for the last 9 years, and brings great knowledge, enthusiasm and More…

Portland revitalization effort could pump over $25M into Louisville neighborhood
Near the Montgomery Street school building, Holland imagines something he's calling the Portland Stroll District. It would have new shopping and business options, as well as rejuvenated longtime businesses at Portland Avenue and 26th Street. Existing More…

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