Portland Tribune

Author: Hailey Stewart
Portland is blessed with an abundance of nonprofits that seek to aid girls, women in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM careers.

When Courtney Davis was a child, her parents took her to a traveling Cirque Du Soleil show in Portland. Despite the world-class acrobatics, costumes and sparkle, ...

Bits & Pieces
Author: Jason Vondersmith
Here are some notes on this and that and the other thing - including On the List, Oregon Trail and 'Songs from the Shadows'

On the List

You want to see local cultural events for a good cause? On the List (OTL) Seat Filler Clubs might be the thing for you, ...

Drink a beer, house a family
Author: Jennifer Anderson
Breweries, Habitat for Humanity raise money to build affordable homes; the recent Oregon Brewers Festival donated $10,000 to the cause

The craft brew-loving cities of Austin, Texas; Fort Collins, Colorado; Denver and Durham, North Carolina, have done it. Now it's Portland's turn: Tap into the power of the beer community to ...

Affordable housing measure debated at Chamber meeting
Author: Jim Redden
Pros and cons of Metro's $652.8 million November bond measure are weighed by Clackamas County buisiness group.

Washington County Chair Andy Duyck found himself outnumbered last Monday when he appeared before the Clackamas County Chamber of Commerce to oppose Metro's affordable housing bond.

Duyck was only scheduled to debate Metro President-elect ...

Sources: Neighbors upset over lack of park cleanup
Author: Jim Redden
Plus, money pours in for Metro affordable housing bond measure and protester complaints about police are common.

Portland officials say city contractors have responded to 4,150 complaints about homeless camps outside downtown since the beginning of the year, removing 218 tons of trash from them, including 10,835 needles.

That's not good ...

WinCo golf tourney tees off Thursday
Author: Steve Brandon
BY STEVE BRANDON/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/Winner will take $144,000 purse; PGA Tour cards awarded; top players bring unique backgrounds

The WinCo Foods Portland Open returns to Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club this week for its fifth rendition, bringing its usual array of story lines.

Beyond who wins the Thursday-Sunday tournament is the subplot of ...

Son's time to shine
Author: Kerry Eggers
KERRY EGGERS ON SPORTS/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/Ex-Blazer Gary Trent Sr.'s youngest joins his old team

The drafting of Gary Trent Jr. by the Trail Blazers couldn't have pleased anyone more than the 6-6 shooting guard's father.

"I'm very excited about his opportunity to play in the NBA," Gary Trent Sr. says. "But it ...

Proactive Pilots give program a tweak
Author: Paul Danzer
ON SOCCER/BY PAUL DANZER/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/New University of Portland coach Michelle French kicks off a remake

With 17 returnees and eight players who started at least 10 games last season, the University of Portland women's soccer team that kicks off its 2018 season at 7 p.m. Friday by playing host to Northern ...

Mario Cristobal: The buck stops here
Author: Jason Vondersmith
BY JASON VONDERSMITH/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/Ducks football coach exudes accountability for himself and team

EUGENE — The first impression of Mario Cristobal as Oregon head coach on the football field wasn't the best — a 38-28 loss to Boise State in the Vegas Bowl last December, in which the Broncos outplayed the ...

Main events
Author: Portland Tribune
The Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings for Aug. 16-20

Thursday, Aug. 16 Tour: WinCo Foods Portland Open, first round, Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club

Hops: Hillsboro at Eugene, 7 p.m.

College volleyball: Concordia at Multnomah, 6 p.m.

College women's soccer: Trinity Western at Concordia, 7:30 p.m.

Motocross: Thursday ...