Portland News for May 22nd 2013

Portland area shelters receive $1 million grant for saving animals
The Portland-area shelter alliance has been so successful that it will be rewarded at the Bonnie L. Hays shelter in Hillsboro today with a $1 million grant from Maddie's Fund, a California nonprofit focused on ending euthanasia of healthy and treatable More…

Portland Timbers Training Quotes and Notes: Little Knocks
The Portland Timbers got back in to action today as they held an open practice at their Beaverton training center. Although the team is out of their busiest stretch of games this season, having just completed five games without a full week between More…

2 lawsuits filed against Maine Catholic church
PORTLAND ??? Two brothers who were altar boys in Maine in the 1970s are suing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, claiming they learned recently that church officials knew the Rev. James Vallely was sexually abusing them and other children but did … More…

Great Portland Annual Profit Rises as Property Values Grow
Great Portland Estates Plc (GPOR), the real estate developer focused on London's West End, said full-year profit rose 16 percent as the value of its properties increased. Net income for the year through March climbed to 180.6 million pounds ($273 More…

Portland School Board OKs budget for 2013-14 school year
grant-high-school-portland-public-schools.JPG View full sizeHigh school staffing got a bigger boost in the version of the budget for the 2012-13 school year approved by the Portland School Board on Monday night. The district shifted positions to the More…

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard involved in violent allegations
A Portland Police spokesman has confirmed that the incident is being investigated but stated Monday that the Blazers guard is not a suspect and that it has not yet been determined whether the suspects “are or are not” associated with Lillard,
The Point Forward – SI.com More…

Memorial Cup 2013: Portland Winterhawks double up on London Knights
After London tied the game 3-3 early in the third period, Pouliot, a first-round pick of the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2012, ripped a shot off Stolarz’s shoulder on a Portland power play at 6:20. De Leo ended the London netminder’s night at 6:43 by … More…

Portland! Brace Yourself, For I Shall Arrive! Tomorrow! 7pm! Powell's
Yes, Portland! I am returning on Tuesday, May 21st! To feast upon your Voodoo Donuts and other local comestibles! And to read, answer questions and sign books! Largely in that order! You will find me at Powell's Beaverton branch at 7pm!
Whatever More…

Portland area shelters receive $1 million grant for saving animals
View full sizeChristina Thommes (left) and veterinarian Zarah Hedge check out Diesel as cats and dogs stream into the Oregon Humane Society's hospital. A spay-neuter campaign has cut the euthanasia rates at six Portland area shelters, earning the group More…

Portland Set to Vote on Fluoride in Water
Residents of Portland, Ore., will vote today on whether to add fluoride to their drinking water ??? a move hailed by some as one of the greatest public health achievements of the 20th century. But critics say a ???yes??? vote would expose residents to a … More…

Portland, Ore., residents voting whether to put fluoride in water; last big
If voters say no, Portland will remain the largest U.S. city yet to approve fluoridation to combat tooth decay. Voters in Portland twice rejected fluoridation before approving it in 1978. That plan was overturned two years later, before any fluoride More…

Portland fire chief, mayor reach negotiated agreement on fire bureau cuts
She played a video, for example, for the mayor and his staff that showed how busy four firefighters were responding in June 2009 to a cardiac arrest of an officer worker in Southeast Portland – from doing chest compressions, setting up a heart monitor, More…

Maine city wants US review before oilsands oil flows
The city of Portland, Maine, passed a resolution Monday night calling on the U.S. government to conduct an environmental review of Portland-to-Montreal pipeline before it is allowed to reverse its flow and potentially bring oilsands oil to a terminal … More…

NBA Lottery: Portland Trail Blazers end up with 10th pick in 2013 draft (photos)
1 of 16 Link to this photo | Comments about this photo essay NBA basketball players, from left, Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond, Portland Trailblazers’ Damian Lillard and New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis mingle onstage before the NBA basketball … More…

Feast Portland on Sale; 'David Chang & Friends' at NYPL – Eater
PORTLAND, OREGON — Tickets for Feast Portland went on sale today, but better hurry: some events are already (close to) sold out. NEW YORK CITY — The New York Public…
Eater National More…

The City of Portland, Oregon Should Run for Washington Lieutenant
On tomorrow's ballot, the city of Portland, Oregon will decide whether to fluoridate its drinking water supply, a measure that a recent SurveyUSA poll suggests…
The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper More…

Men say they were beaten after taking photo of Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard
The brothers tell Portland television station KGW (http://bit.ly/10IK7uN ) that the suspects were Lillard's “entourage,” but police say they haven't determined whether they are associated with the player. Portland police Sgt. Pete Simpson says Lillard More…

Portland to have 'American Pie' on July Fourth
Don McLean will sing his iconic song “American Pie” with backing from the Portland Symphony Orchestra as part of Portland’s annual Fourth of July celebration on the Eastern Promenade. click image to enlarge. Select images available for purchase in the … More…

Portland win creates logjam atop Memorial Cup standings
After seeing their three-goal lead evaporate, the Portland Winterhawks’ quick-strike offence ensured the race for the MasterCard Memorial Cup title is still wide open. Derrick Pouliot and Chase De Leo scored 23 seconds apart in the third period Monday … More…

From Portland, a DIY coffee maker for your Mason jar collection
Because it wouldn't make any sense otherwise, the world's first Mason jar-based French press coffee maker is designed and assembled in Portland, Ore.
More…

Tagged