Portland News for June 10th 2013

Portlanders push for barrier at 'Suicide Bridge'
In this Tuesday, June 4, 2013, photo, light rail and traffic pass under the Vista Bridge, historically known as “The Suicide Bridge” , in the Goose Hollow neighborhood west of downtown Portland, Ore. The numbers vary annually, but a suicide or two … More…

Portland theater review: 'Die Fledermaus' set in Roaring '20s makes for
Sparkling costumes, stunning voices, exquisitely timed humor and a gleaming art deco set fill an energetic, hiliarous "Die Fledermaus" currently presented by Mock's Crest Productions at the University of Portland. Director Kristine McIntyre, formerly More…

Portland Thorns FC v FC Kansas City: Attitude Adjustment
A few days after their lackluster 2-0 home loss to Chicago the Portland Thorns sat down and held two meetings. One included the coaches, one didn't, but the subject was the same. "Just talking about what we want to be as a team, who we want to be as More…

Rip City Project – A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site – News, Blogs, Opinion and
April 12, 2013; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) dribbles the ball in on Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the first quarter of the game at the Rose Garden. Mandatory Credit: Steve More…

Portlanders push for barrier at 'Suicide Bridge'
PORTLAND, Ore. — On a sunny January afternoon, 12 stories above a busy street, a newly engaged 19-year-old woman jumped to her death from a spectacular arch bridge west of downtown Portland. Last month, in the middle of the night, a 40-year-old man More…

Portland Thorns say there's no place like home
PORTLAND — The Portland Thorns beat FC Kansas City on Thursday night 4-3, and for the fifth consecutive game, the Thorns drew more than 10,00 fans at Jeld-Wen Field. U.S. Soccer Superstar Abby Wambach tweeted a shout-out to Portland's die-hard More…

Portland St. Patrick explodes for 12 runs in the final four innings to beat
Trailing 2-0 after the third inning of a Division 4 regional title game Saturday at Auburn Hills Oakland Christian, Portland St. Patrick's bats came to life in the fourth, pounding out five runs to pull away from New Lothrop and claim the title with a More…

Portland Lecture Next Week on Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris, Invasive Species
(Portland, Oregon) ??? Tsunami debris along the Oregon coast may not be on the news radar much these days, but several groups are keeping a close eye on it. More is still coming to these beaches and some will have some serious consequences down the … More…

Softball: Portland St. Patrick captures championship
AUBURN HILLS — Going into this softball postseason, Portland St. Patrick had advanced to the Division 4 regional finals six times since 2000, and had their season end there in all six. But the Shamrocks finally broke through on Saturday, claiming the More…

Portland Small Business VoIP System Quotes Now Available from tele-quote
Portland small business VoIP system quotes are now available from tele-quote.com, the leading provider of quotes for business phone systems, telemarketing services and other professional communications services recently announced. Tyler Smith More…

Battle to stop Chinatown being 'turned into Soho' as new strip club is planned
Residents and businesses ??? including the renowned Yang Sing restaurant ??? warn plans for a proposed gentleman’s club below a residential block on Portland Street could make the area ‘sordid and sexy’. A licensing application for the new bar, called … More…

Recap: Chicago vs. Portland
The Chicago Fire came from two goals down in the second half to snatch a 2-2 draw at Toyota Park with the Portland Timbers on Saturday as Daniel Paladini scored on a free kick eight minutes from time for the home side. Portland came out firing from the More…

Portland Zen center breaks ground on new site | kgw.com Portland
One of Portland's oldest and largest Zen centers broke ground Saturday on a new site on Northeast 85th and Northeast Siskiyou. More…

Portland Track Festival: Poland marathoner beats elite field, Mary Cain in
Of all the big names lining up for Portland Track Festival's women's 5,000-meter run, one that got lost was Poland's Karolina Jarzynska. But the 2012 Olympic marathoner proved she's able to cut back and show speed when Jarzynska crushed a strong field, More…

Chicago comes back from 2-down to draw with Portland, but is still a
It will prove a valuable point, but the two points left by the wayside will be on the Fire's mind as well. More…

Portland Public Schools reliquinishes responsibility for education of dozens
tennant.jpg View full sizeAmy Tennant holds the hand of Joel Petz, who suffers from seizures and was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, as the two swing on a glider at Providence Medical Center's Child Center in Northeast Portland. Petz and many other More…

Portland police investigate after 2 shot, wounded
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police are investigating after two men were shot and wounded overnight. They say that at about 1:40 a.m., a group of people flagged down officers downtown to report that their friend had been shot. Medical crews More…

Busy Portland street closed as brick facade crumbles
PORTLAND ??? A section of one of the city’s busiest streets will be shut down Sunday night and during the Monday morning commute, according to city officials. click image to enlarge. A one-block section of High Street between Congress and Deering … More…

Portland native Andrea Martin wins Tony
The Associated Press This theater image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows Portland native Andrea Martin, left, and Matthew James Thomas during a performance of “Pippin,” at Broadway's Music Box Theatre in New York. “Pippin” was nominated for More…

Portland considers name change for three streets
A Street, which spans two blocks, and C and D streets, each one block long, run between St. John and Valley streets. The three comprise about 15 older homes and used to be part of Portland's historically African-American neighborhood, according to Bob More…

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