Portland News for May 18th 2013

Beaverton pays for 25 students to join Portland Community College
The city still might give Portland Community College money for another 25 students to receive Future Connect scholarships, so PCC administrators plan to place 25 on a waitlist pending Beaverton's mid-June decision.
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Portland v Vancouver preview – showcasing a battle of resurgent Cascadian clubs
With each game preview that I've done through the 2013 season, there has been a common theme amongst the Portland Timbers opponents so far – previous versions of the club have struggled against them for whatever reason in various venues, so it was More…

New high schools for Trelawny, Portland – Lead Stories – Jamaica
SOME 450 students in Trelawny and Portland could by September have their names carved in history as being the first set of secondary school students to take their places at Avocat and Bellview high schools….
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McAfee cut a colorful figure in Portland, Ore. – USA Today
If you think Frank`s story is unbelievable,, last pay-cheque my girl friends mom got a cheque for $5854 sitting there in their apartment and they're best friend's More…

Feast Portland Announces Schedule For 2013
feast-portland-2013.jpg Heading into its second year, Feast Portland has announced its schedule, and it's packed with an enormous amount of chefs from across the country. Locally, the lineup includes Gregory Gourdet (Departure), Naomi Pomeroy (Beast), More…

Memorial Cup: Players to watch – CBC
The 2013 Memorial Cup in Saskatoon will feature the three players the NHL considers the top prospects for the June draft: Portland Winterhawks defenceman Seth Jones, and Halifax Moosheads forwards Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin. More…

What's the Matter With Portland?
???The fact that we collected so many signatures shows the citizens of Portland were really upset that they were going to fluoridate without a public vote,??? says Kellie Barnes, spokeswoman for Clean Water Portland. ???We are entirely grassroots. The … More…

Portland offense rips Fisher Cats
First baseman Travis Shaw had four of the Portland hits and Michael Almanzar, Tony Thomas and Derrike Gibson each had three. Almanzar ripped his team-leading sixth home run, and first since April 28, to right field in the top of the eighth and had a More…

CakeSpy Undercover: Blue Star Donuts, Portland OR
Enter to win awesome prizes! Buy my new book! Buy my first book, too! Upcoming Book Events!!!! Philadelphia! Tuesday, May 21: What: Signing and discussion, with goodies! Where: Anthropologie flagship store, 1801 Walnut Street,
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Portland Thorns FC vs. Sky Blue FC: Final Score 0-1, Taylor Lytle
Taylor Lytle was subbed on in the 78th minute and scored the winning goal as SBFC beat the Thorns in Portland.
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Portland Thorns FC vs. Sky Blue FC: Final Score 0-1, Taylor Lytle hands
Sky Blue FC's stayed strong against Alex Morgan and Christine Sinclair, successfully shutting down Portland's attack and keep the game level until the 80th minute. At that point, Taylor Lytle took over, blasting a 30 yard shot past Karina LeBlanc to More…

Feast Portland Announces Schedule For 2013
feast-pdx-portland-2013-logo.jpg Heading into its second year, Feast Portland — officially Bon App?tit Presents: Feast Portland: A Celebration of Oregon Bounty — has announced its schedule, and it's packed with an enormous amount of chefs from across More…

Portland Police: Running Over Ducklings Is 'Not Going to Fare Well for the Agency'
The latest instance of heroic cop-duck action comes from Portland, Oregon, a city known for its everything-bird obsessiveness. This Mother’s Day, Officer Mark James clocked a speeder doing 52 mph in a 35 zone and zoomed off in pursuit. He must’ve been … More…

Portland resumes Cascadia Cup play in Vancouver
Vancouver, BC (Sports Network) – Cascadia Cup action resumes on Saturday as the in-form Portland Timbers head to BC Place to take on Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Saturday's tilt in Vancouver will mark the second Cascadia Cup match of the season after More…

Portland's Arts District to host theater festival from June 26-30 [Sun Journal
PORTLAND — More than 45 acts will be presented as part of PortFringe 2013, the five-day, cutting-edge theater festival taking place in Portland's Arts District from June 26-30. The line-up features original musicals, one-man (and -woman) shows More…

Portland police pursuit quack down caught on dash cam – Autoblog
One driver in Portland, OR should make a hefty donation to his or her local wildlife conservation group after a family of ducks got the person out of a speeding More…

Portland resumes Cascadia Cup play in Vancouver
Saturday's tilt in Vancouver will mark the second Cascadia Cup match of the season after Portland and Seattle Sounders FC played to a 1-1 draw at CenturyLink Field on March 16, a result that helped the Timbers get off to a strong start as it hopes to More…

Growth of Portland bicycle traffic slowed in 2012
However, the PBOT counts also showed significant declines in bicycle commuting in both Northwest and Southwest Portland, as well as fewer bikes on the Steel and Burnside bridges, when compared to the year before. The Morrison Bridge, with its new More…

Maps: Growth of cycling and bike infrastructure in Portland since
We often forget that great bike cities were not always so. They all had to start somewhere, work hard at it, and build up the infrastructure and bike culture, sometimes from a very low base.
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Whitecaps-Portland Timbers: Inside the game – Vancouver Sun
We can be even better,??? Portland head coach Caleb Porter told reporters earlier this week. ???What you see out of these guys is they’re very hungry.??? The Whitecaps have never beaten the Timbers in MLS play, with an 0-4-1 record, including a 1-0 loss to … More…

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