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  • Winter forecasts: Colder and wetter, or maybe not favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - This winter's weather will be warmer and wetter than usual. Or it might be warmer and drier. Unless it's colder and wetter. Those were among the predictions offered by local forecasters at the 22nd Annual Winter Weather Forecast Conference held at the Oregon Museum of...
  • Grant wins PIL title, edges Roosevelt 20-18 favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - The atmosphere was charged. With trash talking between teams, arguments with the officials, big plays by big players, bigger plays by unsung heroes, gritty defense and the game coming down to the final drive, a Portland rivalry was renewed and a PIL champion was crowned....
  • Ducks use Cal to tune up for November: Offense, check. Defense? favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Oregon's defense enters November play with plenty of question marks, after giving up 560 yards and 41 points to California on Friday night. But, the UO offense? Oh, it continues to cruise along. Against Cal, Marcus Mariota went 18 of 30...
  • Ducks have plenty of offense -- but what about the D? favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Levi's Stadium is not just the spanking new, state-of-the-art home of the San Francisco 49ers. It's also the site of the Pac-12 Championship game on Dec. 5. Oregon, which got its first look at the NFL's Taj Mahal in a...
  • Billy Jack Haynes wrestles WWE into federal court favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Billy Jack Haynes wants to give World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.Â’s head-smacking, money-making “soap opera” a federal court body slam because of what he says is the international sports giantÂ’s disregard for wrestlersÂ’ safety. Billy Jack — 61-year-old Gaston resident William Albert Haynes III — is...
  • Mariota, Ducks offense have their way favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Oregon tops Cal 59-41 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The Marcus Mariota-led Oregon offense had its way against the Cal Bears on Friday as the Ducks cruised to a 59-41 win at Levi's Stadium. Mariota threw five TD passes — two to Dwayne Stanford, two to...
  • Schnitzer proposes Centennial Mills project but wants more city subsidies favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Jordan Schnitzer and his company Harsch Investment Properties have proposed a $115.7 million redevelopment of the historic Centennial Mills waterfront site in Northwest Portland, but thereÂ’s a catch. The concept being discussed by Harsch and the Portland Development Commission requires $38.5 million in public subsidies,...
  • Fatal accident victim identied as Tualatin woman favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - The woman killed in a traffic crash on Tuesday in Southeast Portland has been identified as Flora Denby Novarra, 63, of Tualatin. The case remains under investigation and will be forwarded to the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office for review when it is completed. According...
  • Williams/Dame hopes to build nine-story office buiding in Pearl District favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Williams/Dame & Associates Inc. wants to build a nine-story, 170,000-square-foot office building on the northwest corner of Northwest Northrup Street and Ninth Avenue in the Pearl District. The Portland developer negotiated a deal to buy the .8-acre site from the Portland Development Commission for $5.5...
  • Downtown food cart owner arrested on theft charges favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Police have arrested a dowtown food cart own on multiple theft charges. Hia Thi Thai, 45, owns and operates Julie's Food at Southwest 5th Avenue and Oak Street. She is charged with Theft in the First Degree (By Receiving), Unlawfully Obtaining a Food Stamp Card...
  • Union ratifies TriMet labor agreement, ending years of strife favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - TriMet's largest union voted to ratify a new labor agreement with the regional transit agency Friday. TriMet's Board of Directors approved the contract Wednesday, meaning that it takes effect immediately, ending years of increasing bitter contract disputes between the agency and Amalgamated Transit Union 757....
  • Driver-card debate remains divisive favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Measure 88 allows permits for drivers who pass tests, but cannot prove legal presence in U.S. Both sides stuck to their guns in a debate Friday about a ballot measure allowing Oregon to issue driverÂ’s cards regardless of immigration status. The Salem City Club played...
  • WES to get another interim director in ongoing search for permanent leader favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Another interim director of Clackamas County Water Environment Services will step down Nov. 30. Clackamas CountyÂ’s Water Environment Services will see its fourth top manager in a year as the county continues its effort to replace ousted director Mike Kuenzi. Michael Read, also director of...
  • Environmentalists Don't Like Europe's New Climate Plan. Can Obama Do Better? favicon Mother Jones (Yesterday) - Environmental groups are warning that a new European agreement to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030 sets the bar far too low. The pact—which was reached early Friday in Brussels—makes the European Union the first major bloc of countries to commit...
  • New E-Waste Recycling Marketplace Keeps Materials Out of Developing World favicon Sustainablog (Yesterday) - Want to make sure your e-waste recycling efforts don't support offshoring of such wastes? The e-Stewards Online Marketplace gives you that assurance The post New E-Waste Recycling Marketplace Keeps Materials Out of Developing World appeared first on Sustainablog....
  • It's official: GMO labeling campaign sets spending record favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Measure 92 totals of $19M eclipse $15M spent in 2007; contributions nearing $23M mark. Now it can be said: Spending for and against a ballot measure that requires labeling of food containing genetically modified organisms has set an Oregon record. As of Friday, total contributions...
  • Apartment fire displaces family favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Gresham Fire and Emergency Services is investigating a fire that broke out shortly after midnight Thursday, Oct. 23, displacing three adults and one child. Investigators said the “incendiary fire,” in the 100 block of Southeast 187th Avenue, started near a bedroom closet in the second...
  • 'Amazing Kid' chatted with Obama, started own business favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Jacob Schroeder, 15, is one of dozens honored by Pamplin Media Group Jacob Schroeder, a 15-year-old freshman at Hillsboro's Liberty High School, has started his own business, been involved in an array of extracurricular and volunteer activities and had the distinction of being the longest-serving...
  • Lighting the way for Shane Kramer favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Leukemia victim's family to take part in 'Light the Night Walk' As is often the case with young cancer patients, Shane Kramer had to work his way through a process before finding peace with his diagnosis of follicular non-Hodgkins lymphoma. “He was a terrible patient...
  • 2015 Nissan GT-R: The ultimate factory tuner favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - The 2015 Nissan GT-R is a pain in the ass. By that I mean, the optional Recaro seats that came in my test car are built for a skinny teenager, which I'm not. But they are consistent with uncompromising design of the rest of the...
  • These guys know the NBA favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - On the subject of the NBA, which cranks up another season on Tuesday Â… • Sports Illustrated's "Basketball's Greatest" arrived at my doorstep this week, and I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised. As a decades-long subscriber to the magazine, I know the quality...
  • From QUARTERMASTER to GLASS MASTER favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Cornelius man celebrates 90th birthday, artwork About 70 years ago, Adam Bachmann was training his hands to man the wheel of a 523-foot vessel, haul nautical rope and measure latitude and longitude for the U.S. Navy amid the destruction and chaos of World War II....
  • Man and dog escape burning motor home favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - A man and his dog escaped injury after the motor home where they were staying caught fire early Friday in Southeast Portland. According to Portland Fire & Rescue, at 12:45 a.m. on Oct. 24, firefighters called to 2327 S.E. 141st Ave. found a motor home...
  • Wind storm could hit Saturday favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Following the rain and flooding on Wednesday and the tornado in Longview, Wash., on Thursday, the Portland area may have one more storm to deal with this week. My eyes are focused on the upcoming weekend as some of the current models are indicating the...
  • Japanese Study Shows Climate Change Could Mean More Girls Are Born Than Boys favicon Inhabitat (Yesterday) - A recent study carried out in Japan warns of yet another unexpected consequence of climate change: the study shows that male human fetuses are more sensitive to temperature differences than female fetuses and are more likely to spontaneously abort when exposed to extremes of heat...
  • 7 solar wonders of the world favicon Greenpeace (Yesterday) - Solar energy is clean, reliable, abundant and an affordable alternative to fossil fuels - but not only that, solar is also cool. Check out our selection of the most amazing solar plants from all around the globe.1. The sunflower solar panelThis new piece of solar...
  • Lockheed Martin’s compact nuclear reactor? Yet more fusion fantasy! favicon Greenpeace (Yesterday) - Clean, abundant, sustainable and commercially viable energy from nuclear fusion is the stuff of science fiction. Lockheed Martin's announcement this week that it plans to produce a fusion reactor that will fit on the back of a truck in just ten years is yet more...
  • Forest Grove murder case goes to jury favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Jurors in the murder trial of Niaz Khoshnaw deliberated for two hours Thursday afternoon, Oct. 23, but recessed for the day around 6 p.m. They are expected to return a verdict to Washington County Circuit Judge Suzanne Upton's courtroom Friday. Khoshnaw, 21, is accused in...
  • Man killed by train identified as truck driver favicon Portland Tribune (2 days ago) - Police have identified the man apparently killed by a train in inner Southeast Portland on Tuesday as Arthur Preston Wynn, 32, a truck driver from Everett, Washington. According to police, the body of the man was found along railroad tracks in the area of Southeast...
  • Immigration activist backs Measure 88 favicon Portland Tribune (2 days ago) - Vargas: Oregon license enabled him to secure internship that launched career in journalism. José Antonio Vargas has Oregon to thank for his landing an internship at The Washington Post, where a few years later he was part of its Pulitzer Prize-winning team for coverage of...

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