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MLB roundup: Chase Silseth shines in Angels debut
Chase Silseth threw six scoreless innings in his major league debut, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 2-0 victory over the host Oakland A's on Friday night. Silseth, 21, was called up from Double-A Rocket City with the Angels in need of an extra starter ahead of a Saturday doubleheader. An 11th-round draft pick out of the University of Arizona last year, Silseth (1-0) allowed only one hit -- a third-inning single by E

Seattle Times Opinion

What is the plan to save Odesa, ‘breadbasket of Europe,’ to save the world?
Author: Trudy Rubin

The moment is now. Does the West want Odesa’s infrastructure to be destroyed, its food supplies blockaded? Or not?

Portland Tribune

Abortion rights rally proceeds peacefully in Portland
Author: Joseph Gallivan
Thousands gather in Chapman Square for speeches and a protest march though downtown.

A crowd gathered in downtown Portland on Saturday to support abortion and women's reproductive rights. They listed to speeches for 90 minutes before marching from Chapman Square as far Powell's Books on West ...

Thunderbirds beat Winterhawks Saturday, stay alive in playoffs
Author: Paul Danzer
Portland still leads WHL series 3-2 after 3-1 home loss to Seattle; Game 6 on Monday in Kent, Washington.

It's a playoff hockey truism that games are won in the blue paint.

That was certainly the case on Saturday as the Seattle Thunderbirds extended their season with ...

Oregon sets rates for paid family medical leave plan
Author: Peter Wong
Total cap is 1% of wages; employees pay 60% and employers 40% starting Jan. 1 for benefits in September 2023.

The Oregon Employment Department has set 1% of wages as the initial cap for contributions by employers and employees to the state's new program of paid family medical leave. ...

Thunderbirds beat Winterhawks Saturday, stay alive in playoffs
Author: Paul Danzer
Portland still leads WHL series 3-2 after 3-1 home loss to Seattle; Game 6 on Monday in Kent, Washington.

It's a playoff hockey truism that games are won in the blue paint.

That was certainly the case on Saturday as the Seattle Thunderbirds extended their season with ...

Abortion rights rally proceeds peacefully in Portland
Author: Joseph Gallivan
Thousands gather in Chapman Square for speeches and a protest march though downtown.

A crowd gathered in downtown Portland on Saturday to support abortion and women's reproductive rights. They listed to speeches for 90 minutes before marching from Chapman Square as far Powell's Books on West ...

Thorns, Reign splash through scoreless draw Friday
Author: Paul Danzer
Rivals create scoring chances, but don't convert in National Women's Soccer League battle at Providence Park.

Friday wasn't exactly set up for beautiful soccer.

Of course, matches between the Portland Thorns and OL Reign often produce more intensity than beauty, and that certainly was the case on ...

Thorns, Reign splash through scoreless draw Friday
Author: Paul Danzer
Rivals create scoring chances, but don't convert in National Women's Soccer League battle at Providence Park.

Friday wasn't exactly set up for beautiful soccer.

Of course, matches between the Portland Thorns and OL Reign often produce more intensity than beauty, and that certainly was the case on ...

Oregon Trail Rally returns to Portland May 20-22 
Author: Jeff Zurschmeide
The event starts at Portland International Raceway and continues through the region.

The Cooper Tires Oregon Trail Rally presented by Wilsonville Subaru returns to Portland and the Columbia Gorge area on May 20-22, 2022.

The three-day Oregon Trail Rally offers a special challenge to rally teams with ...

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