Paulson Again Clarifies Statements In Beaverton


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Two months ago, Timbers/Beavers owner Merritt Paulson confused Portland officials when he told Beaverton pols this, according to The Oregonian: "[I]f I don't get a baseball deal done, I'm not going to finalize the deal with Portland. So MLS will not come to Portland unless I do a deal for a new baseball park." Paulson — who has since withdrawn his baseball stadium proposal in Beaverton— ...   More
 
Monday, December 21, 2009 BETH SLOVIC

Hundreds March in Beaverton To Protest Anti-Gay Bill in Uganda


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Several hundred students from Southridge High and other schools joined community members to demonstrate today in Beaverton against a proposed anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda that would execute HIV-positive gay people, among other horrors. “Whether you support gay rights or not, this is a human rights issue.” said Thomas Lwebuga, a Ugandan man who works at Southridge and started ...   More
 
Saturday, January 23, 2010 Brittany Rogers

Oregon Connection To Baseball's Big Blown Call


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For those of us who still pay attention to baseball (and for those of us in Portland, our options are few and getting fewer), last night's huge news from Major League Baseball about the "perfect game that wasn't" has a huge Oregon connection. Jim Joyce, the umpire who blew the call that would have sealed a perfect game for Detroit's Armando Galarraga, lives in Beaverton. (For those who don't ...   More
 
Thursday, June 3, 2010 HANK STERN

Beaverton Caves to National Pressure on Mexican Celebration


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If you've been living a Lars Larson-less existence, you may not have noticed the controversy that engulfed Beaverton recently. In honor of the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence from Spain this year, the City of Beaverton had decided to host a Mexican bicentennial celebration on Sept. 16. Things did not go as planned. "What kind of city celebrates Mexican Indep and skips celebrating ...   More
 
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 Jacob Pierce

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