Portland News for June 12th 2013

Open wheel racing needs to come back to Portland
After reading about Zanardi and his donuts and going to the drags at Portland International Raceway this weekend I started to miss the old Champ Car races held every June here. I really wish IndyCar would host a race here. A scenic 2 mile
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Portland RT close in on top four with win
PORTLAND Red Triangle Seconds showed great character to edge this pulsating encounter at Bradford Abbas. David Males (80 not out) and Laurie West (43) laid the foundations for a competitive total of 186 with an opening stand of 84, but the hosts were More…

Portland General to Offer Shares
The last stock sale was concluded in Mar 2009 when the company sold off 2.4775 million shares of its common stock at $14.10 per share. Portland General received gross proceeds of roughly $175.9 million from that transaction which were utilized to repay More…

Portland 'soundman' rings the alarm
PORTLAND events promoter and sound system operator Michael 'Sasa Fras' Grant says multiple jobs can be created in that parish if government regulates the Night Noise Abatement Act. Grant fears nightlife in Portland will be a thing of the past if More…

Portland voters may make history with recreational pot referendum this fall
PORTLAND, Maine — Statewide voters won't get a chance to weigh in on whether recreational pot use should be legal this fall, but Portland voters just might. A group seeking to legalize recreational use of marijuana in Maine's largest city announced More…

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Portland Area 4th of July Fireworks (2013) – Dave Knows Portland
Fireworks! You'll find fireworks galore in the Portland area on Thursday, July 4th 2013. All of the shows listed below can be seen from the sponsoring event venues and at least the immediately surrounding areas – find a roof or a hill for the
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2 shot early Sunday in Old Town Portland | kgw.com Portland
A man was shot in the abdomen in Portland's Old Town district overnight Saturday, police said. More…

Could Portland Be Without Chara Next Saturday? | Soccer Blog
With FC Dallas off this weekend, I caught part of Portland's visit to Chicago on Saturday. And besides the Timbers blowing a 2-0 lead and being forced to leave Toyota Park with just a draw, one play stood out and it was hard challenge by
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Chicago 2-2 Portland: Fire fight back – Goal.com
The Chicago Fire fought back from a two-goal deficit to draw 2-2 with the Portland Timbers at Toyota Park. Portland took the lead in the 33rd minute. More…

Softball: Portland St. Pats loses to Ubly in 10 innings
Portland St. Patrick pitcher Brittni Wilcox delivers against Ubly in their MHSAA Division 4 quarterfinal game Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Saginaw Valley State University. / For the Lansing State Journal More…

Portland Metro Fire Camp for young women to be held July 13-14 in
The camp, set for July 13 – 14, is designed to give women ages 16 through 19 a chance to develop leadership skills, gain confidence and get a first-hand look at a career in the fire service through hands-on training and experience.
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Portland's Multnomah County requiring unisex bathrooms
Multnomah County board Chairman Jeff Cogen signed the executive order Tuesday. The Portland-based county is among the first local governments in the nation to have such a rule. It was patterned on legislation recently approved by the city of … More…

Wounded Portland police officer Parik Singh awarded bureau's top honor, the
East Precinct Officer Parik Singh had raced to a Southeast Portland home on March 6, 2011, after hearing that someone was shooting at other cops. He found cover behind a tree on the western edge of Brooklyn Park, about 45 yards from the suspect's duplex. More…

Portland building under investigation after bricks rain down: 'Is this
PORTLAND, Maine — Work crews welded steel braces onto the side of the State Theatre building Monday afternoon after the aging facade came undone, raining brick and debris onto the street below on Sunday. The cause has not been determined. More…

Portland Trail Blazers hold workouts for 2013 NBA Draft prospects, June 11
The Portland Trail Blazers held a predraft workout for six new players at the team’s Tualatin workout facility Tuesday morning. Doug Beghtel/ The Oregonian. 2 of 15 Link to this photo | Comments about this photo essay TUALATIN, OREGON – June 11, 2013 … More…

Portland man becomes a star in Norway because of a reality show
Tom Torresdal of Portland on his brief career as a reality TV star in Norway Tom Torresdal of Portland became a star in Norway by way of his participation in a reality TV show there. Here, Tom talks about what the experience was like. He plans to More…

Portland Timbers look to advance to quarterfinals in US Open Cup
Portland Timbers vs. Wilmington Hammerheads The Portland Timbers hope they have reason to celebrate when they take on the Tampa Bay Rowdies Wednesday night. The Timbers would advance to the quarterfinals if they can defeat the Rowdies. More…

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Chicago
nagbe and valeri surround camara for the ball.JPG View full sizeTimbers midfielder Diego Valeri, shown here against Montreal, had another solid game for Portland in Chicago, scoring a goal and contributing to the team's second goal. However, the More…

Portland Timbers Continue to Soar Unbeaten
Midfielders Diego Valeri and Ben Zemanski each scored goals and forward Frederic Piquionne registered two assists as the Portland Timbers played the Chicago Fire to a 2-2 draw at Toyota Park on Saturday night, extending their MLS-club record unbeaten? … More…

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