Portland Tribune

TV, radio
Author: Portland Tribune
The Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings on the air locally on Aug. 16-20

Thursday, Aug. 16 Tour: WinCo Foods Portland Open, first round, Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, 3 p.m., Golf Channel

Hops: Hillsboro at Eugene, 7 p.m., KPOJ (620 AM)

NFL: N.Y. Jets at Washington, 5 p.m., ...

Sports birthdays
Author: Portland Tribune
Tennis and football athletes with Oregon ties have reason to celebrate special days this week

Aug. 16, 1980

Travis Parrott (age 38)

The tennis pro from Portland competed in doubles and mixed doubles in various Grand Slam events, ranking as high as No. 25 in the world.

Aug. 19, 1988

Patrick ...

Rupp 13th in Olympics debut
Author: Portland Tribune
OREGON SPORTS HISTORY/2008: Funk wins Champions major at Sunriver; Winterhawks sale looks likely; Dew Tour at Rose Quarter

Aug. 16-20, 2008

Portland's Galen Rupp places 13th out of 35 starters in his first Olympic final. The 22-year-old former Central Catholic High runner was aiming for a top 10 in the ...

Paper mills suitors get no reaction topurchase offers
Author: Steve Law
WestRock, which owns a paper mill in Newberg that could help revive Oregon's curbside recycling program, says it's in no hurry to sell shuttered mill

Two interested buyers of a shuttered Newberg paper mill report getting the cold shoulder from the Atlanta-based owner, more than a month after WestRock Co. told ...

Despite rosy market, Camas facilities closed for good
Author: Steve Law
Pulp and copy-papermaking equipment to be demolished by Georgia-Pacific, in another local example of a company seemingly bent on eliminating supply, and competition, to boost prices.

The domestic market for copy-machine paper is sizzling, and there's a huge demand for pulp to make paper in China since it banned imports ...

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 ...

The Stump

George Will: Markets know better than bureaucrats what society needs
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NYT Politics

In a Proxy Fight for the Party’s Future, a New Face Presses Her Democratic Opponent
In their final debate in a Massachusetts congressional race, Ayanna Pressley challenges Michael Capuano over abortion funding, Trump’s wall and gun control.