Portland News for July 2nd 2013

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Portland News for July 1st 2013

FC Kansas City 2, Portland Thorns 0
Brian Davidson Merritt Mathias #9 of FC Kansas City "center" celebrates her goal against the Portland Thorns with her team in the 2nd half of the match on Sunday, June 30, 2013, at the Verizon Wireless Field in Overland Park, Kansas. FC Kansas City More…

NBA Free Agency 2013: Portland Trail Blazers, Chris Kaman to Meet
Apr 14, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Hornets shooting guard Eric Gordon (10) knocks the ball away from Dallas Mavericks center Chris Kaman (35)
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Portland rescue teams recovering body from Oregon's Mount Hood, believed to
An experienced climber and member of the National Ski Patrol, according to The (Portland) Oregonian, he registered for the climb last Saturday but did not return. The body was spotted near the top of Sandy Glacier, 8,400 feet up, and KATU cited Sgt More…

Portland police identify victim in fatal Southeast car crash
Dominguez died at the scene of a crash in Portland's West Buckman neighborhood when the northbound vehicle he was riding in ran a stop sign and collided with another car. Dominguez was back-seat passenger in a 2008 Honda Civic driven by Jason More…

Retail Spotlight: Portland-based fitness studio sets barre higher
Jun 29, 2013 (Menafn – The Oregonian – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) –Barre3 was born, you could say, as little Sadie Lincoln watched her mom study yoga textbooks and mimic the poses in her childhood home in Eugene. The idea More…

Portland's Austerity Resistance Movement Sparks Changes to City
When the Portland Budget process began several months ago, newly elected Mayor Charlie Hales announced a $25 million deficit in the city's General Fund. Each bureau was told to submit budgets with 10 percent cuts, signaling Hales's determination to More…

Searchers looking for Mt. Hood climber spot body
PORTLAND, Ore. — Searchers are trying to reach a body on a Mount Hood glacier that was spotted by a helicopter crew looking for a missing climber. The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said officials believe the body is likely Kinley Adams, a 59-year More…

Kitzhaber : Columbia River Crossing project dead
PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says he's "extremely disappointed" that Washington state lawmakers weren't able to agree on funding for the $3.4 billion Columbia River Crossing project, effectively dooming the plans to replace an More…

Portland Pie Now Open
Welcome to Portland Pie– That's what you'll hear when you walk through the door of Portland Pie on Haven Street. The spacious eatery opened earlier this month and is already creating a buzz around town. Resident Kelly Hyde said, "Ordered it for lunch More…

Match Preview: Portland Thorns FC @ FC Kansas City
It may not be fair, but nothing short of first place and a league championship will be enough to consider this year a success for the Portland Thorns FC. With a trio of playmakers–Alex Morgan, Christine Sinclair, and (at some point), Tobin Heath–the More…

A “Cooler” Trip Than I'd Imagined: Albany NY to Portland OR & BC
How The Trip was Concocted* For this year's summer vacation, up until around March, I had been acting in an uncharacteristically uninspired, wishy-washy fashion and had not determined a plan of attack as to where or if I would travel. I don't
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Portland food carts could star in reality TV show
? Okay, not a cart, but the original establishment was one of the first carts in Portland, about a dozen years ago.? Then took over a failed tavern and is doing a wonderful job of bringing great hot dogs to SE PDX. ProgressiveConservative 5pts like.author. More…

Free agent Carl Landry still has interest in Portland | CSN Northwest
The Portland Trail Blazers will enter the free agency period Sunday night with a little heads up on who's interested in coming to town. Last week when Carl More…

Twigging Out at DrupalCon Portland | PreviousNext
I spent most of this year's DrupalCon in the CoderLounge sharing tables with up to 20 other volunteer contributors profiling Twig. We were making sure Twig More…

Portland's second-half mauling over Terang Mortlake
By JUSTINE McCULLAGH-BEASY. July 1, 2013, 4 a.m.. PORTLAND left fellow finals hopeful Terang Mortlake in its wake with a barnstorming second half at its Hanlon Park fortress on Saturday. The Tigers were three points down at half-time but kicked 11 More…

Portland: hardworking, unpretentious – Travel – The Boston Globe
It's the biggest city in Maine, a bustling urban center with a historic core. Old Port is chock-full of 19th-century brick buildings that now house chic boutiques, local More…

Searchers looking for Mt . Hood climber spot body
PORTLAND, Ore. — Searchers are carrying a body down Mount Hood from the glacier where it was spotted by a helicopter crew looking for a missing climber. Sgt. Dan Kraus of the Clackamas County Sheriff's office says the recovery team set out around 3 More…

espnW Total Accees — Portland is an awesome place to live
Spending the last several months in Portland has been an amazing experience for the Thorn's Nikki Washington. More…

Thomas Robinson traded to Portland Trail Blazers, according to
Thomas Robinson will be dealt to the Blazers for two second-round picks and the rights to two European players, giving Houston enough cap space to give Dwight Howard a maximum contract.
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Rockets trade Thomas Robinson to Portland in final cap-clearing move
After renouncing the rights to Carlos Delfino and Aaron Brooks, the Rockets traded rookie forward Thomas Robinson to the Portland Trail Blazers for two future second-round picks and the rights to Kostas Papanikolaou and Marko Todorovic, league sources More…

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Portland News for June 30th 2013

energy-creating nephenthes plant sculptures by dan corson
glowing carnivorous plant-inspired sculptures breathe life into Portland street and harness the power of the sun. A series of colorful glowing sculptures draw your eyes along a street in Portland Oregon. each fiberglass sculpture glows from
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Portland man accused of sexually assaulting, then firing at 18-year-old victim
A 21-year-old man accused of breaking into a Northeast Portland residence and sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman and then shooting out the back window of her vehicle as she attempted to escape was arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court More…

Retail Spotlight: Portland-based fitness studio sets barre higher
Sadie Lincoln, co-founder of Barre3, leads a workout that combines yoga/ballet/pilates in her studio in Northwest Portland. The company, which was founded in 2008, owns three studios in the Portland area and has franchised more than 40 others. More…

The First Two Days of Portland — Proposals, Costume Contests and
After the epic Opening Ceremonies opened the con with a bang, the rest of the events have followed with full-force. From proposals, to costume contests, to comedy shows, and crazy meet-ups, check out the photos below for a recap of the first
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Explosion, fire rattle Portland
As a state police fire marshal arrived Friday morning at Voltaix chemical plant near Portland to figure out what caused an explosion and fire the night before, company workers were already investigating the cause. The explosion around 10:05 p.m More…

Portland, Maine: hardworking, unpretentious
It's the biggest city in Maine, a bustling urban center with a historic core. Old Port is chock-full of 19th-century brick buildings that now house chic boutiques, local shops, taverns, cafes, and trendy restaurants. Yet the former shipping and trading More…

Portland's New Streetlights Are Psychedelic, Carnivorous Plants
If you've seen one streetlight, you've pretty much seen them all. They're important, sure, but they're usually not much to look at. The lamps that just popped up across Portland are a little bit different. A little more like giant, carnivorous plants.
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Portland Trail Blazers – Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum & Allen Crabbe Make are
The Portland Trail Blazers did good, very good. Yes, LaMarcus Aldridge might be unhappy, but Damian Lillard now has quite an impressive backcourt partnership program going, as C.J. McCollum and Allen Crabbe join him through the draft, adding a lot of More…

Southeast Portland's Tarad: good design, better pad Thai (review)
Jun 27, 2013 (Menafn – The Oregonian – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) –Akkapong "Earl" Nimson isn't the first Thai chef to use Andy Ricker like a fullback, following Pok Pok's lead, crashing the gap between Portland's dull More…

Searchers looking for Mt. Hood climber spot body
PORTLAND, Ore. — Authorities searching for a climber who has been missing on Mount Hood since last weekend said Saturday that they have spotted a body near the top of a glacier. Oregon Army National Guard Blackhawk helicopter crews made the More…

PORTLAND, Maine — The search is on for a new owner of a ski mountain in
PORTLAND, Maine — The search is on for a new owner of a ski mountain in western Maine. The Maine Winter Sports Center, a nonprofit based in Caribou that promotes outdoor activities and healthy living in rural areas, recently announced it is closing More…

Portland reveals new 'fast track' permitting system; makes applications easier
Portland code enforcement officer Don McPherson (left) logs into his laptop Friday as he goes over electronic site plans with Ed Hume of PC Construction on Diamond Street. McPherson now files his code inspections from the field with his laptop. Buy Photo. More…

Portland woman makes handmade bow ties for cats out of recycled materials
A cat displays a handmade bow tie from Becca Priddy's "Business Catual" line.Courtesy of Becca Priddy. One night about 15 months ago, Portland resident Becca Priddy was feeling crafty, so she whipped up a little bow for her hair. On a whim, she slipped More…

Portland pick a surprise for Withey
Jeff Withey worked out for 16 teams before the NBA draft, but the Portland Trail Blazers weren't one of them. In fact, Withey said, his first contact with the Blazers came when they called Thursday night to say they were selecting him with the 39th pick. More…

pizza maestro's firing panics fans
The very thought of Portland without a hot slab of Sicilian pizza covered in slightly sweet, fresh tomato sauce and a sprinkling of cheese had fans of Micucci Grocery, a popular Italian market on India Street, panicking on social media Friday. Stephen More…

Southeast Portland crash kills one, injures two others
The crash was reported about 8 p.m. when a Car2Go Smart car collided with a Honda Civic at Southeast 10th Avenue and Madison Street, said Sgt. Pete Simpson, a Portland Police Bureau spokesman. The impact sent the Honda into a utility pole on the More…

LEED architects flooding Portland's offices | Sustainable Business
Looking for a LEED-accredited architect? It's easier than ever to find one in … More…

Portland Center Stage and Artists Repertory Theatre's season closers are this
The fun and edification never stops, of course, even in summer. But if there's any such thing as a Portland theater season (distinguishable from an off-season), it ends this weekend. The largest, most prominent companies in town — Portland Center More…

Spurs assistant Brett Brown from Portland wants to coach Boston
San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Brett Brown wants to coach the Boston Celtics, according to the Boston Globe. Brown is from Portland, Maine, and played basketball at Boston University. He also grew up a Celtics fan. League sources told
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Retail Spotlight: Portland-based fitness studio sets barre higher
Barre3 was born, you could say, as little Sadie Lincoln watched her mom study yoga textbooks and mimic the poses in her childhood home in Eugene. The idea incubated through the years as Lincoln worked in San Francisco as an executive
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Portland News for June 29th 2013

Drive from Portland to San Diego | United States Forum | Fodor's
Hi, I'm considering doing this trip from Portland to San Diego, starting on 23rd or 24th of September. –> How long do you think I need at least to drive all the way down to San Diego, stopping to take some photos on scenery views. (I'm a
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Portland Trail Blazers 2013 Draft Report Card
Plus, the Portland bench was shockingly bad last season, averaging 18.5 points per game, which was six less than the next-worse second unit, the Indiana Pacers'. Basically, drafting four human males to improve that bench would make it a good night. More…

Portland drafts KU's Jeff Withey with 39th overall pick
Turns out, Withey's opportunity will come with the Portland Trailblazers, who selected him with the 39th overall pick in the second round. The Trailblazers, in fact, were one of the few teams that Withey didn't work out for. “It's just sobering More…

Portland Wannawaf Opens TODAY – Opening Alert – Eater Maine
Wannawaf in Portland. The Portland Wannawaf opened this morning in Monument Square, the second location of Anya Arsenault's waffle and ice cream More…

Goal of the Week: WIll Johnson gives Portland Timbers third straight
Goal of the Week: WIll Johnson gives Portland Timbers third straight award. Johnson's brilliant strike wins with 50.56% of the vote; It's his second GOTW in 2013. More…

NBA Draft 2013: Portland Trail Blazers Fan Reaction to No. 40 Pick
Jan 5, 2012; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers cheerleaders perform during a time out in the fourth quarter in a game against the Los Angeles Lake.
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Neighbors: 8 stories too tall for N. Portland | KOIN.com
Neighbors protest a north Portland condo complex Wednesday, June 26, 2013. They say they'll be showing up in front of city council Thursday to protest the More…

Portland lands McCollum with 10th pick
PORTLAND — The Portland Trail Blazers selected 6-foot-4 guard C.J. McCollum from Lehigh with the 10th pick in the NBA draft Thursday night. McCollum was an electric scorer during an abbreviated senior season at Lehigh, averaging 23.9 points and 5.0 More…

TriMet launches new bus tickets on Monday in Portland area
Instead of getting a flimsy, hole-punched slip for transfers from drivers, riders will slip cash into a front fare box or flash their pass in exchange for more durable and legible two-hour tickets. Drivers determine the time and type of fare using a
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Portland forms response team to handle increase in hoarding
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Until recently, inspectors with the city of Portland only received a handful of complaints about hoarding each year, but in the past couple of years the number has increased dramatically. "It has definitely become More…

Principal Slams Portland's $2.4 million 'Investment' in Cultural
Some might suggest that the Portland, Oregon, school district spends far too much for the services of a left-wing organization that promotes some pretty silly More…

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Offers July 4 Deal Worthy of a President
America's most important national holiday is just around the corner, a time to celebrate our country's independence and the many freedoms we enjoy. The Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront wants to celebrate as well by offering a unique package that More…

Ore. jury convicts doctor of breaking Iran embargo
PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon jury has convicted a Texas urologist and his attorney wife of defrauding the government in a scheme prosecutors allege also violated a U.S. trade embargo with Iran. They couple still faces federal charges in Texas that they More…

Renewed search for missing Mount Hood climber
PORTLAND, Ore. — Crew members aboard an Oregon National Guard helicopter spotted rope and a spike while searching for a climber who has been missing on Mount Hood since last weekend. It was unknown if the items belong to Kinley Adams, but they More…

Portland pick a surprise for Withey
Jeff Withey worked out for 16 teams before the NBA draft, but the Portland Trail Blazers weren't one of them. In fact, Withey said, his first contact with the Blazers came when they called Thursday night to say they were selecting him with the 39th pick. More…

Portland man accused of sexually assaulting, then firing at 18-year-old victim
A 21-year-old man accused of breaking into a Northeast Portland residence and sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman and then shooting out the back window of her vehicle as she attempted to escape was arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court More…

Portland is an awesome place
Spending the last several months in Portland has been such an amazing experience for me. I have had the privilege, or the misfortune depending on how you look at it, of living in a lot of cities and experiencing different cultures through my soccer career. More…

Portland looking back to move ahead
PORTLAND, Maine — Residents don't have to look too far into the past to see examples of projects that never reached fruition. The phrase “Maine State Pier” still stings for some Portlanders more than four years after not one but two $100 million-plus More…

Portland Trail Blazers 2013 Draft Report Card
The Blazers walked out of the draft with the most dynamic prospect, C.J. McCollum of Lehigh. That made it a good night, but Portland made a killing in the second round. They felt their weakness last season was shooting. McCollum helps that, but they More…

NBA Draft 2013: Portland Trail Blazers select Jeff Withey at No. 39
Withey, the Big 12's all-time leading shot blocker, is headed to Portland.
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Portland News for June 28th 2013

US Open Cup: Portland Timbers maintain winning habits amid trying
A letdown from the Portland Timbers against FC Dallas in their US Open Cup quarterfinals match Wednesday – if not expected – would certainly have been forgivable. After all, they just hit the halfway point of the MLS season atop the Western Conference More…

Portland Trail Blazers draft Jeff Withey in 2nd round
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Jeff Withey became the second Jayhawk selected in the 2013 NBA Draft when the Portland Trail Blazers selected the former Kansas big man with the ninth pick of the second round – 39th overall – inside the Barclays Center Thursday More…

Portland puts some permits on the fast track
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Following dozens of complaints from businesses and residents, the city of Portland is taking steps to speed up the process of issuing building permits. According to the city's own data, it's not uncommon to take more More…

LaMarcus Aldridge Wants Out of Portland, and Hopes to Land in
The Blazers are rebuilding, and Aldridge wants out?
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Portland rally celebrates DOMA defeat
Maggie Poisson cradles son AJ after a rally at Portland City Hall on Wednesday evening celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court decision finding the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. Poisson's wife, Alissa Poisson, carried AJ and gave birth to the More…

Portland Trail Blazers Draft CJ McCollum No. 10
C.J. McCollum was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers with the number ten overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Marques Johnson and Jon Crispin on Portland selecting C.J. McCollum number ten overall. More…

Southeast Portland's summer of roadblocks and detours
Three Portland agencies have orchestrated a musical chairs game of thoroughfare closures starting with Southeast Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard on Friday for sewer work. Next, the trucks, crews and noise will shift to an area between Southeast Eighth and More…

Portland Trail Blazers: LaMarcus Aldridge Trade Rumors Swirling as NBA Draft
Aldridge for Noah makes a lot of sense for the Blazers as it would help Portland solidify two of their biggest weaknesses: rebounding and a defensive presence in the paint. However, it would leave the Blazers without a true post up threat, and it does More…

LaMarcus Aldridge Is Unhappy In Portland – FanSided – Sports
April 7, 2013; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) grabs a rebound against the Dallas Mavericks in the first ha.
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LaMarcus Aldridge wants out of Portland, trade not imminent
LaMarcus Aldridge might like to be included in an NBA Draft night trade, but Portland Trail Blazers management insists they aren't actively trying to move their All-Star power forward.
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Nate Tilden to open The Richmond bar on Division Street | Portland
The Clyde Common mastermind heads to Portland's "Eat Street" with the Victory Bar and Free House … More…

Portland's Wanderlust Circus makes its Olympia debut on July 2
What: The Portland-based theatrical circus brings a merry band of acrobats, aerialists, jugglers and dancers to Olympia. Opening the evening are Poki and Ember of Button Wagon along with artists from Lookout Arts Quarry. When: 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 2. More…

Portland High, RT Fisher get new principals
David Woods, assistant principal of Beech High School since 2009, has been named principal of Portland High School. He replaces Bob Gideon, who has served as PHS principal since 2007. Gideon will return to R.T. Fisher Alternative School in Gallatin More…

Portland's arts tax is constitutional, judge rules
I have to say that one of the issues I had with the tax (after it passed, since I had an issue with the tax itself), was the simple fact that the City of Portland couldn't even make an effort to protect our information with a security envelope. Did More…

Portland loses recycling bins after trash pileup problem
Previously owned by Quality Recycling Service, the bins have been in Portland for at least three years. They were first put near the H.G. Hills store, but after people started dumping trash in them they were moved near the city's public safety building. More…

Quote Sheet: Portland Timbers vs FC Dallas, USOC | Soccer Blog
It was really disappointing. I wish we could have gotten another goal. The longer the game was going, the more [Portland] was building confidence. They put us under pressure at the end of the first half with some services and in the second
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LaMarcus Aldridge Reportedly Wants Out of Portland – Slam Online
Unlikely as it may be, word is that Aldridge would like the rebuilding Trail Blazers to trade him; he's grown too big for Portland (in his own mind.) Per the Oregonian: See, Aldridge wants to end his seven-year run with the Blazers because he
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Portland working to get butts off the street
PORTLAND – City officials began a campaign Wednesday to discourage people from disposing of cigarette butts on Portland's streets and sidewalks. click image to enlarge. The Portland City Council passed an ordinance on Monday night making it illegal to More…

Portland could be Navitus Bay wind farm HQ
PORTLAND could be in line for a major economic boost after being shortlisted as the headquarters for the Navitus Bay wind farm. Navitus Bay Development Limited has announced that Portland will do battle with Poole and Yarmouth to host its operations More…

Portland neighborhood aims to go pesticide free
PORTLAND — One-year-old Rowan uses sign language to ask his Mom for more raspberries off a backyard bush. “No need for rinsing,” says Mulysa Melco.”I never use pesticides so I don't have to worry.” Melco is asking her entire Overlook neighborhood in More…

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Portland News for June 27th 2013

Portland Timbers' Rodney Wallace sets club's single-game assist record as
The day before the Portland Timbers dismantled the Colorado Rapids in a 3-0 victory Sunday at JELD-WEN Field, head coach Caleb Porter said Rodney Wallace fit perfectly into his plan for that game. Once again, Porter was proved overwhelmingly correct. More…

Portland Port shortlisted as Navitus Bay headquarters
PORTLAND Port has been shortlisted as one of three possible headquarters for the Navitus Bay wind farm. Navitus Bay Development Limited has announced that Poole, Portland and Yarmouth are the three contenders to host its operations and maintenance More…

Portland Trail Blazers to Try and Trade for Los Angeles Clippers
March 10, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) dunks to score a basket against the Detroit Pistons during the second.
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New book 'Portland's Slabtown' traces photographic history of one of the city
Members of tribes from the Oregon Coast to the Columbia River would travel to Portland in the summers to sell baskets "and other nicknacks (sic)," according to a June 1903 article in The Oregonian, which used what is now considered a derogatory term More…

Portland working to get butts off the street
PORTLAND – City officials began a campaign Wednesday to discourage people from disposing of cigarette butts on Portland's streets and sidewalks. click image to enlarge. The Portland City Council passed an ordinance on Monday night making it illegal to More…

Portland Trail Blazers 2013 NBA Draft Preview
Blazer's Edge lists Portland's options for the 2013 NBA Draft, detailing the advantages and disadvantages of each, and looking at the players which could be on their way to Portland tomorrow evening. ? Share on Facebook ? ? Tweet post ? 136 Comments. More…

Portland Timbers Advance to USOC Semi-Finals with 3-2 Win Over FC Dallas
Despite exhaustion after a tough month of June, and withstanding 100-degree heat, the Portland Timbers continued their dream season and advanced to the US Open Cup semi-final with a 3-2 win over FC Dallas. ? Share on Facebook ? ? Tweet post More…

Portland woman Internet famous for her sign language interpretation of rap stars
As a college freshman, Portland resident Holly Maniatty decided to study American Sign Language at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York — partially because it seemed like a good challenge, and partially because it just seemed interesting. More…

Portland Timbers v FC Dallas Open Cup preview – teams meet 11 days after
nagbe celebrates goal.JPG View full sizeI hope to see a lot of this as the Portland Timbers play FC Dallas in the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals in Dallas, Texas. With both teams getting nearly all of their available players back from injury or More…

Portland rally celebrates DOMA defeat
Maggie Poisson cradles son AJ after a rally at Portland City Hall on Wednesday evening celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court decision finding the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. Poisson's wife, Alissa Poisson, carried AJ and gave birth to the More…

Great Portland Venture to Sell London Property for $162 Million
Great Portland Estates Plc (GPOR)'s venture with Capital & Counties Properties Plc (CAPC) agreed to sell its last asset, an office and residential property near Regent's Park in London's West End, to PCW Property Holding Ltd. for 105 million pounds More…

Portland Academy refused planning permission
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council's planning committee rejected plans by a vote of eight to four at a packed meeting held at the Portland Heights Hotel yesterday morning. The panel of councillors heard from Andrew Martin who prepared the report More…

Portland bistro probed as possible source of food-borne illness
By Randy Billings rbillings@mainetoday.com. Staff Writer. PORTLAND – A popular Portland restaurant was investigated this month as a possible source of food-borne illness, the second such investigation of the restaurant in 18 months. click image to enlarge. More…

Family holds out hope for lost Mount Hood climber
"The big break will be if we can get enough visibility to get aircraft up and do a visual search of the upper mountain," said Mark Morford, a spokesman for Portland Mountain Rescue, one of the volunteer organizations helping the Clackamas County More…

Southeast Portland Bollywood Theater: More details
Come November, chef Troy MacLarty's plans to debut a 4,000-square-foot second outpost of his southern Indian street food hot spot in the heart of Portland's new restaurant row. The new restaurant, in the D-Street Village development on Southeast More…

Portland neighbors want busway study off the table on Haines Street
A van passes a large Douglas fir tree on Haines Street in Southwest Portland. Neighbors are concerned after a consultant suggested Haines Street could be a path for a potential bus rapid transit route. On a slope in Southwest Portland beneath towering More…

Portland Hills feels the 'luck of the Irish' at new Finbar's location
Located at 635 Portland Hills Dr., the new Finbar's threw open its doors on June 18, but owner Mike Casey says the event has been a long time in the making. "It took us almost a year to sort out zoning issues, to be able to do the kind of business we More…

Yarmouth condo explosion felt as far as Portland – CBS News Video
CBS News video: Yarmouth condo explosion felt as far as Portland – Emergency crews are on the scene of a condo explosion in Yarmouth, Maine. The blast More…

MS MR had their van broken into in Portland, announce fall tour
MS MR, who've been touring pretty much constantly since they released their album earlier this year, ran into some bad luck in the Pacific Northwest last More…

Portland Trail Blazers: Trading LaMarcus Aldridge Becoming More of a Possibility
Where there's smoke, there's fire and LaMarcus Aldridge could reportedly get his wish when the NBA Draft rolls around. The two-time All-Star and franchise cornerstone for the Portland Trail Blazers has long been rumored in trade possibilities since the More…

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Portland News for June 26th 2013

Southeast Portland man, dog rescued after falls in Mount Hood
Search teams found Richard E. Shaw, who had significant leg injuries, and hoisted him up, using technical rope systems. Another crew rescued his dog.
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Portland Public Schools vs. charters: Agenda 2013
Education policy matters, too, and one piece of policy worth following is House Bill 2153, sought by Portland Public Schools. As approved by the House last week, it would allow a handful of school districts to serve as judge, jury and executioner for More…

Portland nixes new benches after price hike
Portland's Public Art Committee says it will start over after a project to build "sit-able sculptures" in the city ended up with a choice that proved too costly. The contract by Skye Design Studio called for the company to deliver three specially More…

Portland stuck in its own permitting quagmire
PORTLAND – Nearly two dozen applicants waited more than 100 days to receive routine building permits from the city this year, according to data released to the Portland Press Herald. click image to enlarge. "I would say the city of Portland is More…

Portland Development Commission disbands urban renewal advisory
Portland's urban renewal agency is disbanding advisory committees with direct ties to seven urban renewal districts, instead favoring a broader group with specialized backgrounds in economic development. Michael Lloyd/The Oregonian. Portland's More…

Portland budget, property tax increase approved
As part of the budget plan, taxpayers in Portland can expect 3.1 percent increase in their property taxes. That's an additional $118 dollars for a $200,000 home. The city did make $1 million in spending cuts for the coming year.Portland budget More…

Portland Trail Blazers 2013 NBA Draft Preview
Blazer's Edge lists Portland's options for the 2013 NBA Draft, detailing the advantages and disadvantages of each, and looking at the players which could be on their way to Portland tomorrow evening. ? Share on Facebook ? ? Tweet post ? 136 Comments. More…

Portland Timbers all smiles as they emerge victorious from "season
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Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids Player Ratings: The Verdict
Yesterday we asked for your rankings for the Portland Timbers' performance against the Colorado Rapids. While we expected a decent turn out, what we got completely blew us away. In total, 331 people ranked the Portland Timbers' victory giving us a More…

Portland police charge two with engaging a prostitute
Police charged Michael Kusnirak, 55, of Scarborough and Orlando Perez, 44, of Portland with engaging a prostitute. Perez also was charged with cocaine possession, trafficking in prison contraband, and failure to comply with the state’s sex-offender … More…

'Last Thursday' group calling it quits
PORTLAND — Last Thursday on Alberta Street will be without its volunteer leaders this week, after the nonprofit group Friends of Last Thursday resigned as a protest over city requirements for managing the big and sometimes controversial arts festival. More…

Southeast Portland man, dog rescued after falls in Mount Hood forest
A Southeast Portland man is in fair condition Monday after falling over a 50-foot cliff in the Mount Hood National Forest Saturday afternoon. Richard E. Shaw, 56, was rushed to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center after rescuers found him in the Fish Creek More…

Former US Sen. Bill Hathaway of Maine dies at 89
PORTLAND, Maine — Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Hathaway, a World War II prisoner of war who upset Maine legend Margaret Chase Smith but then lost his seat after one term to William Cohen, has died. He was 89. Hathaway died Monday at his home More…

Portland council approves city budget
PORTLAND ??? The City Council unanimously approved a $215.2 million municipal budget Monday for the year starting July 1. The spending plan, combined with the nearly $96.4 million school budget approved by voters in May, will result in a 3.1 percent? … More…

Portland Archdiocese sued by man alleging abuse
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Utah man has filed a $12.25 million lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Portland, alleging he was sexually abused three decades ago by the Rev. Maurice Grammond, Oregon's most notorious pedophile priest. Grammond, who died More…

Portland Investment Counsel Inc.'s Announcement of Special Meeting of
BURLINGTON, ONTARIO, Jun 25, 2013 (Menafn – Marketwired via COMTEX) –Portland Investment Counsel Inc. (the "Manager") announced today that a special meeting of the unitholders of Copernican British Banks Fund , Copernican International Premium More…

Portland City Council OKs budget, 3.1% tax hike
at 10:40 am. PORTLAND — After months of number-crunching and Statehouse-watching, and two postponements of earlier votes, the City Council's approval Monday of the 2014 fiscal-year municipal and capital improvement budgets was anti-climactic. More…

Southeast Portland Bollywood Theater: More details
The larger kitchen gives MacLarty room to make more seasonal changes to the menu, something he hasn’t been able to do yet in Northeast Portland, where his kitchen churns out about 200 kati rolls — the Calcutta-style beef, chicken or paneer and egg? … More…

Portland Development Commission disbands urban renewal advisory
PDC Will Keep Headquarters in Old Town. Portland's urban renewal agency is disbanding advisory committees with direct ties to seven urban renewal districts, instead favoring a broader group with specialized backgrounds in economic development. More…

Great Portland Venture to Sell London Property for $162 Million
Great Portland Estates Plc (GPOR)'s venture with Capital & Counties Properties Plc (CAPC) agreed to sell its last asset, an office and residential property near Regent's Park in London's West End, to PCW Property Holding Ltd. for 105 million pounds More…

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Portland News for June 25th 2013

Portland Timbers continue historic streak, grab share of first place (links)
The Portland Timbers hold up their log slab for the Timbers Army after beating the Colorado Rapids 3-0. From left to rich are Frederic Piquionne (10), Will Johnson (4), goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts (1), and Ryan Johnson (9). (Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian). More…

Portland begins Stage 2 drought restrictions today
San Patricio Municipal Water District sells water it gets from the city of Corpus Christi to a number of San Patricio County communities, including Portland and Mathis, and all those cities would be required to follow the plan Corpus Christi has More…

Portland's Evan Jager wins US steeplechase
DES MOINES, IOWA — Portland's Evan Jager and Galen Rupp were among the athletes with Oregon ties who earned spots in the August world championships with their performances on the final day of the U.S. track and field meet at Drake Stadium. Jager More…

Portland Timbers all smiles as they emerge victorious from "season-defining
PORTLAND, Ore. – Before the Portland Timbers left the Rose City for a June 8 game in Chicago, team captain Will Johnson had some very poignant words about the upcoming two weeks. He emphasized that four-game stretch would “define our season.”. More…

BikePortland.org >> Blog Archive >> Downtown Portland bike theft
You might have seen recent media reports that Portland bike theft reports dipped 13 percent citywide last year, according to a new Portland Police Bureau report. But what you didn't read was that fully half of the drop came from a single
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Portland beer fest regulations leave sour taste in organizer's mouth
Mak Sprague, who organizes the annual Labor Day Weekend Portland Brewfest and whose family owns the Portland Company Complex building where The Festival took place, said he was among those who “went into serious damage control” and helped More…

Portland General Electric Upgraded to "Buy" at Goldman Sachs (POR)
Shares of Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) opened at 29.78 on Monday. Portland General Electric has a 52 week low of $24.86 and a 52 week high of $32.91. The stock's 50-day moving average is currently $31.22. The company has a market cap of More…

Portland Seed Fund readies second act
Vizify CEO Todd Silverstein pitches his company at the Portland Seed Fund's first "Demo Day" in 2011. Vizify has landed two partnerships with Twitter and Silicon Valley investors, but Silverstein said advice from Seed Fund mentors helped the company at More…

Former Portland Trail Blazer Brandon Roy: 'My Basketball Days Are Numbered
While the health of Roy's knees was brought into question from the moment he was drafted, he still managed to play an average of 64 games per year over his five seasons in Portland. And, during his three year apex, from the 2007-08 season through the More…

Southeast Portland man, dog rescued after falls in Mount Hood
Search teams found Richard E. Shaw, who had significant leg injuries, and hoisted him up, using technical rope systems. Another crew rescued his dog.
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Portland Trail Blazers 2013 Draft Preview
The most interesting potential pick out there for Portland is C.J. McCollum of Lehigh. He reminds some of Lillard in that both were combo guards (Lillard is a much more natural point guard than McCollum) and both came from small schools. Lillard went More…

Portland General Electric Upgraded to "Buy" at Goldman Sachs (POR)
The analysts wrote, “We upgrade Portland General (POR) to Buy from Neutral, with a $34, 12-month P/E-based price target, implying 19% total return versus 6% for small/mid cap utilities. We believe POR will benefit from (1) industry-leading EPS growth, More…

Portland lesbian talks about recovery since shooting that killed her girlfriend
Portland police now have one main suspect who’s incarcerated in another state. This weekend marked the one-year anniversary of a shooting in Portland, Texas, that lesbian teen Kristen Chapa miraculously survived but that killed her girlfriend, Mollie … More…

Portland blanks Colorado, extends unbeaten streak to 15 games
Portland Timbers forward Frederic Piquionne (10) scores the first goal in the first half against Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Clint Irwin (31) in an MLS soccer match, Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/The Oregonian More…

Portland economy makes May gains, hiring up 5100
Portland unemployment fell again in May, dropping once more to its lowest mark since the economic downturn: 7.3 percent. The seven-county region gained an estimated 5,100 new jobs, outpacing statewide gains. Metro unemployment is now a half-point? … More…

Portland council approves city budget
Portland City Event Coordinator Chris Farwell sets up signs outside Portland City Hall on Friday December 28, 2012. Same-Sex marriage becomes legal at midnight, and Portland will begin handing out licenses and officiating weddings at 12:01 a.m.. More…

Portland beer fest regulations leave sour taste in organizer's mouth
PORTLAND, Maine — Maine beer festival organizers are calling for changes in the laws that regulate their events after a shortage of volunteers — required by More…

Portland, Tigard residents in fatal Iowa crash – Portland Tribune
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Portland to Acadia – how long for stops along the way? | United
We plan on arriving in Portland midday sometime in mid September (dates still TBD). We'll have 6 – 8 days to travel to Acadia and take in all the area has to offer. Our interests are hiking, biking, good (but simple) food/drink, nature sightseeing,
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Portland, Oregon: School board denies education to disabled children
Last month, parents of medically fragile children were informed that schooling their children was no longer the legal responsibility of Portland Public Schools (PPS). More than three dozen children who have been living full-time in the Center for More…

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Portland News for June 24th 2013

Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids Match Preview
The Portland Timbers did well to earn a solid point against the LA Galaxy last Wednesday. While it's always nice when a team can win the full three points on the road, taking a single point is certainly better than nothing. Additionally, with LA being More…

Portland 15 unbeaten, first in West after win over Colorado
PORTLAND, Ore. — Had you stopped the match after 10 minutes, you would have never guessed Colorado would lose 3-0. They were clearly the better side, putting three shots toward Donovan Ricketts during a start that hinted the host's 14-game unbeaten More…

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Social Links. Tumblr ? Twitter ? Vimeo ? Facebook ? Flickr. Copyright (C) 2013 Portland Design Works. All Rights Reserved. Privacy | Contact. More…

Portland Timbers 3, Colorado Rapids 0 | MLS Match Recap
PORTLAND, Ore. ??? The Portland Timbers got just about all they could ask for out of a two-week stretch that included four MLS games after Sunday’s 3-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids vaulted them into a tie atop the Western Conference standings with … More…

Making Sense of Portland Trail Blazers Rumors Ahead of the NBA Draft
With the 2013 NBA draft fast approaching, rumors are swirling around the Portland Trail Blazers and their No. 10 pick in the draft. Though the Blazers finished with a 33-49 record last season, there were some positive aspects to the year. The talent of … More…

Former Portland Trail Blazers Brandon Roy Admits His Basketball
Mar 20, 2012; Portland, OR, USA; Former Potland Trailblazers guard Brandon Roy sits court side as the Blazers play the Milwaukee Bucks at the Rose Garden.
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Iowa crash kills 1, injures 7 from Portland area | KOIN.com
One man from Portland was killed and seven others hurt — including three children — when the rear tire on their SUV deflated, causing a rollover on I-80 in Iowa. More…

Portland Maine Drinkup ? GitHub
GitHub is visiting Portland – the original Portland up in Maine – and we're hosting a drinkup. @TwP, @kdaigle, and @kevinbarnes will be your hosts for the More…

Portland, Tigard residents in fatal Iowa crash
Several people from Portland and Tigard were involved in an Iowa automobile accident that killed one man and injured seven others, including three children. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident happened Sunday just before 8:30 a.m. Central More…

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Portland property taxes not simple
At the June 12 meeting of the Town of Portland the room was filled with town residents who are in the Fredonia school district. Their grievance is the town's equalization rate – 54 percent and has been going down – when used to calculate the school tax More…

For Sale: A Grand Craftsman with Three Stories in Portland
This unusual “Grand Craftsman,” which was built in 1915 with three stories and nearly 9000 square feet in Portland Heights, was designed by Oregon's first State Architect, William C. Knighton. It has been updated, but Craftsman purists will be
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Portland Timbers beat Colorado Rapids to push MLS unbeaten streak to 15 games
June 23, 2013 – Portland, OR, USA – June 23, 2013 – Portland, Oregon, USA. Portland Timbers midfielder Will Johnson (4) scores the Timbers second goal in the first half of the MLS match between the visiting Colorado Rapids and the Portland Timbers at More…

Recap: Portland vs. Colorado
The Portland Timbers extended their unbeaten run in MLS play to 15 games with a comfortable 3-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids at Jeld-Wen Field on Sunday. Rodney Wallace played a starring role in the win by providing an assist on all three of More…

Thorns FC acquire forward Tiffany Weimer | Portland Timbers
PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Thorns FC announced today that the club has signed forward Tiffany Weimer for the remainder of the inaugural 2013 National More…

Portland to revive playground next to Brownstone Intermediate School
PORTLAND >> The selectmen have approved a proposal to revive the dormant playground adjacent to the Brownstone Intermediate School. Under the proposal, the playground will be made over as a center for outdoor basketball in town. The approval More…

Portland Thorns FC @ Sky Blue FC Woman of the Match
The Portland Thorns earned a hard fought point against Sky Blue FC, here's our Woman of the Match. ? Share on Facebook ? ? Tweet post ? 3 Comments. The Portland Thorns managed to earn a point on the road against fellow league leaders Sky Blue FC. More…

Yvonne Deckard, Portland Public Schools and political liability: Agenda 2013
Teacher Jacque Dixon helps her students during this freshman English class in 2010 at Roosevelt High School in Portland. A consultant's contract amounts to a tiny part of Portland Public Schools' general fund, but it can have outsized political impact More…

Portland Timbers 3-0 Colorado Rapids: Johnson and Wallace star in
From Yahoo! Sports: Rodney Wallace had three assists as the Timbers fine run of form continued against the Rapids. More…

Portland woman distraught after thieves steal jewellery
A PORTLAND woman has been left extremely upset after thieves broke into her house and stole jewellery. The thieves forced their way into the house on Harbour View Road, Portland before fleeing with the goods. An Xbox games console was taken as well More…

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Portland News for June 23rd 2013

Portland Timbers use different strategies to deal with tough schedule
Portland Timbers vs. FC Dallas Portland Timbers head coach Caleb Porter (far left) has had to navigate a difficult schedule by managing the players minutes, recovery and game strategy. Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian. Playing through the toughest stretch of More…

Drug cartels ' reach extends to Pacific Northwest
PORTLAND, Ore. — Mexican drug cartels have infiltrated Oregon, and their reach has extended throughout the Northwest. At least 69 drug trafficking organizations operate in the state, federal law enforcement sources told The Oregonian ( http://bit.ly More…

Portland Trail Blazers NBA Draft workout No. 12 (photos)
1 of 10 Link to this photo | Comments about this photo essay TUALATIN, OREGON – June 22, 2013 – Mike Muscala, from Bucknell, takes three point shots during the workout as the Portland Trail Blazers held their 12th predraft workout for potential new More…

Thorns FC acquire forward Tiffany Weimer | Portland Timbers
PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Thorns FC announced today that the club has signed forward Tiffany Weimer for the remainder of the inaugural 2013 National More…

Hundreds sample international beers at Portland fest
PORTLAND ??? Hundreds of beer enthusiasts raised their glasses at The Portland Co. Complex as they sampled craft beers from around the world at The Festival on Friday night and Saturday. click image to enlarge. A crowd gathers at The Festival at The? … More…

Portland Thorns, Sky Blue FC play to 0-0 draw, remain tied for first place
Especially when first place is on the line and you're being outplayed by the other team in their building like the Portland Thorns were Saturday night against Sky Blue FC. So to trek 3,000 miles and salvage a 0-0 draw — primarily thanks to spectacular More…

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LePage issues new policy: No more talking to 3 newspapers | The
Paul LePage's administration will no longer comment in stories published by the Portland Press Herald, the Kennebec Journal and the Morning Sentinel, his More…

MLS Power Rankings Week 16: Portland Timbers finally rise to the top
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Portland Thorns, Sky Blue FC play to 0-0 draw, remain tied for first place
PISCATAWAY, NJ — With first place on the line in the National Women's Soccer League, the Portland Thorns and host Sky Blue FC battled on even ground in their showdown Saturday, both having excellent chances to take command. But neither could cash in More…

Portland educators hope to help students avoid 'summer slide'
Toby Picher, 9, with an arm-full of books, and sister Cora, 6, show off their first library cards obtained from the Portland Public Library’s mobile unit outside The Root Cellar on Washington Avenue on Friday, June 21, 2013. Students and parents can … More…

Portland educators hope to help students avoid 'summer slide'
Portland Public Library’s mobile unit parks in front of The Root Cellar on Washington Avenue in Portland on Friday, June 21, 2013. The mobile unit will make regular visits around Portland throughout the summer, supplying books to kids over the summer? … More…

Portland hires new transportation director – Portland Tribune
Portland hires new transportation director, Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city. More…

Former Portland foot doctor sentenced on drug, fraud convictions
PORTLAND, Maine — A former Portland podiatrist was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for conspiracy, drug and fraud crimes during a hearing before More…

Portland Maine Drinkup ? GitHub
GitHub is visiting Portland – the original Portland up in Maine – and we're hosting a drinkup. @TwP, @kdaigle, and @kevinbarnes will be your hosts for the More…

Portland study targets neighborhoods next up for gentrification
City planners hope being able to pinpoint areas ripe for gentrification will help them avoid the mass displacement of poorer people and ethnic minorities seen in the wake of earlier urban renewal efforts, particularly in Northeast Portland. The Eliot More…

Portland beer festival celebrates rare finds
PORTLAND, Jun 22, 2013 (Menafn – Portland Press Herald – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) –Hundreds of beer enthusiasts raised their glasses at The Portland Co. Complex as they sampled craft beers from around the world at The More…

Portland Timbers v Colorado second match preview – Timbers want to keep
As the calendar burns through June and the first day of summer brings the proverbial change in the Portland weather, I'm still looking at the Timbers schedule and can't believe that it's been early March since Montreal visited JELD-WEN Field. On that More…

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Portland teen arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing 70-year
CORPUS CHRISTI — Portland police arrested a teenager on suspicion of attempted murder after the boy stabbed a woman who lives down the street from him Friday night, Chief Gary Giles said. Officials said the 16-year-old entered a home in the 200 block More…

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