It's Thursday, July 27, Chili Dog Day. Happy birthday to Olympic gold medal skater Peggy Fleming (1948). Today in 1974, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee recommended that President Richard M. Nixon should be impeached. Expect clouds, sunshine and a light breeze, with a high near 80. Grab a food cart chili dog today:




• Have some big fun at opening day of the Washington County Fair, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., 873 N.E. 34th Ave., Hillsboro. www.bigfairfun.com/

• Race like the old days at the Portland Vintage Racing Festival, registration starts at 7 a.m. First race at 9 a.m. races finish at 1 p.m. Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd. svra.com/events/2017-portland-vintage-racing-festival/

• Celebrate a century of banking history with U.S. Bank's Night on the Main, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., 321 S.W. Sixth Ave. www.usbank.com

• Dive in with Mayor Ted Wheeler's second annual Mayoral Swim, 6 to 8:30 p.m., beginning at Fire Station 21's Madison Dock, 05 S.E. Madison St. (parking at OMSI). www.humanaccessproject.com/events/mayoral_swim

Portland Tribune News

Sports

CAN THE DUCKS FLY AGAIN?

July 27, 2017 Portland Tribune - Sports
BY JASON VONDERSMITH/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/New coach, staff, attitude may take UO back to the top

WinCo Foods Portland Open just around the corner

July 27, 2017 Portland Tribune - Sports
SCORESHEET/Notes on Pickles, Hops, Alpenrose Velodrome, Blazers, NBA, Thorns and more
  • Main events

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    Welcome to the Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings for July 27-31
  • TV, radio

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    Welcome to the Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings on the air locally on July 27-31
  • Sports birthdays

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    This week is big for a former Oregon State star, a Portland Winterhawks forward and a Portland Thorns defender
  • Winterhawks have new coach

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    OREGON SPORTS HISTORY/July 27-31, 1998/Snepsts takes over WHL team, Pythons get ready to strike, and a World Cup comes to Portland
  • Beavers open with talent

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    BY KERRY EGGERS/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/Return of Collins, three-way QB battle, deep RB corps among highlights for Oregon State team 'much…
  • Wednesday sports events

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    Welcome to the Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings for July 26
  • Mariners rally to beat Boston in 13th inning, 6-5

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    Seattle takes early lead, but then has to come from behind twice; Mariners go for sweep of A.L. East leaders on Wednesday
  • Tyner blends in with Beavers

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    BY KERRY EGGERS/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/Former Ducks running back from Aloha missed football, hopes to reach NFL
  • Pickles win at the wire

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    Redish strikes out final batter to save 12-11 Portland victory in Great West League road opener at Lincoln
  • Hops rally for victory at Boise

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    Key hits by Swain, Duzenack fuel eighth-inning surge as Hillsboro gets back on winning track
  • Boston's Sale shuts down Mariners

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    Red Sox win 4-0 to salvage game in series, as their ace stars again; Seattle has a day off before opening series with New York Mets on…
  • Timbers add midfield depth

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    New Zealand 22-year-old signed as a depth piece; status of Asprilla, Vytas uncertain ahead of trip to Houston
  • Rapinoe is NWSL player of month

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    WEDNESDAY SPORTS NEWS/Former University of Portland star had five goals in July; T2 goalkeeper honored by United Soccer League
  • Hillsboro shuts down Boise

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    Grey notches sixth win of Northwest League season, as Hops take three-game series with second win in a row
  • Pickles' rally falls short, 9-8

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    Lincoln scores early, then gets walk-off hit in ninth for Great West League victory over visiting Portland
  • TIMBERS LEARN TO TOUGH IT OUT

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    BY PAUL DANZER/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/After a rough week, team breaks its winless cycle
  • Reynolds could help Thorns' playoff push

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    BY PAUL DANZER/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/Injured player makes comeback; Weber scores goal off bench
  • Pickles prep for final homestand

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    SCORESHEET/Clarke, Hendrickson, Hardy lead the way for Portland; Area Legion champion Barbers set to open state tournament
  • Main events

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    Welcome to the Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings for July 25-26
  • TV, radio

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    Welcome to the Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings on the air locally on July 25-26
  • Sports birthdays

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    Celebration time for a former Portland Winterhawks defenseman and a Major League Baseball standout
  • Pickpocket gets away with cash, check at Beavers game

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    OREGON SPORTS HISTORY/Portland ball fields full of baseball, softball on this day in 1948
  • Wednesday TV, radio

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    Welcome to the Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings on the air locally on July 26
  • Report: Crabbe traded to Nets

    Portland Tribune - Sports
    TUESDAY SPORTS NEWS/ESPN reports Trail Blazers send Allen Crabbe to Brooklyn in a move to provide financial relief

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Politics

Bonamici: Banning transgender military members is 'discriminatory and unacceptable'

July 26, 2017 Hillsboro Tribune - News John William Howard
Bonamici, Wyden and Merkley released statements in opposition to the ban announced by the White House.

Portlanders won't be informed of police chief finalists' names

July 25, 2017 Portland Tribune - News Nick Budnick
Some candidates requested their names be withheld, causing Mayor Ted Wheeler to reconsider plans to introduce finalists to the public for full vetting

Features

Can't take the heat? Get out of the kitchen!

July 27, 2017 Lake Oswego Review - My Community Barb Randall
Too hot to cook? Try these salads. If they need any preparation involving heat it can be done on the barbecue grill.

Oregon City library plans Zine Fest, first curated collection

July 26, 2017 Clackamas Review - Features Ellen Spitaleri
Oregon City Public Library's first Zine Fest from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 29 to feature 20 zinesters showcasing their work
  • THE 19TH PICKATHON: Creating a unicorn

    Portland Tribune - Features
    The festival at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley includes the likes of Robyn Hitchcock, Jonathan Richman and Drive-By Truckers
  • COURTESY PHOTO - Portland's top food and drink (like the Danwei Canting dishes here) will be on display at dozens of Feast Portland parties throughout the city this year. Tickets are still available to the Sept. 13 Sandwich Invitational at the Rose Garden and other events.

    Wok fired up for Beijing street food sandwich

    Portland Tribune - Features
    Feast Portland is coming up and, although many events are sold out, tickets remain for the must-see Sept. 13 Sandwich Invitational
  • Short List

    Portland Tribune - Features
    Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas - including JAW: A Playwrights Festival, 'American…
  • Live Music

    Portland Tribune - Features
    The places to be in the next week in Portland and beyond for local and national music acts - including Neil Diamond, Ten Grands on the…
  • Humanitarian mission draws local doctor to South Sudan

    Portland Tribune - Features
    Mark Nichols says life in the African country is so different than life in the United States; he says, 'I'm happy to be an American ...'
  • Book Report: Everything's coming up rosé for wine lovers

    Portland Tribune - Features
    Katherine Cole's book examines the wine's journey to the top, and how it holds its own in the wine world while being lively, fun and easy…
  • Movie Time

    Portland Tribune - Features
    Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest - including 'The Emoji Movie,' 'Kong: Skull…
  • HELEN'S PACIFIC COSTUMERS HANGS IT UP

    Portland Tribune - Features
    127-year-old shop closing, a victim of the times. Store employees start campaign to save the costumes.
  • Take a bite out of East County

    Gresham Outlook - News
    The food will be savory and sweet, with prices running between $2 and $9 at the event.
  • Test Drive: 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR Coupe

    Portland Tribune - Wheels
    The SVR version of the F-Type is the faster version of Jaguar's tue sports car yet, and a bargain considering everything it comes with
  • MatchWithFeast campaign kicks off

    Portland Tribune - Features
    Now through July 26, donations will be matched for childhood hunger through Feast Portland campaign
  • HOORAY FOR BOLLYWOOD: DANCE PARTY TURNS 15

    Portland Tribune - Features
    DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid present Andaz, their bhangra and Bollywood event, at the Analog Theater, July 29
  • Fairs are ticket to summer fun in sun

    Portland Tribune - Features
    The good times are coming in St. Helens, Hood River, Hillsboro, Canby, Clark County and Salem
  • Open Tandoor fires up happy hour to a taste of North India

    Portland Tribune - Features
    North Williams Avenue has become a haven for happy hours, with other establishments such as Vendetta, Kayo's Ramen Bar and Las Primas…
  • OMSI sci-fi film fest brings art, insight

    Portland Tribune - Features
    The lineup for the July 21-Aug. 5 fest includes 'The Thing,' 'War of the Worlds,' 'Inception,' 'The Fifth Element' and 'The Man Who Fell to…
  • COURTESY PHOTO - The Oregon Brewers Festival is a big attraction.

    Short List

    Portland Tribune - Features
    Events and happenings taking place in the next week in Portland and surrounding areas - including Flicks on the Bricks, Sunday Parkways and…
  • City full of artists

    Gresham Outlook - News
    Gresham celebrates 16th Arts Festival, reclaims world record for largest display of chalk art.
  • A cause with soul

    Gresham Outlook - Features
    Soulful Giving Blanket Concert is bigger than ever, with three new acts and new ticket options.
  • AUG. 21 SOLAR ECLIPSE WILL GIVE US AN EYEFUL

    Portland Tribune - Features
    Jim Todd, OMSI director of space science education, offers some advice on how to enjoy the big event in Portland and beyond
  • Test Drive: 2017 Chevy Bolt EV

    Portland Tribune - Wheels
    With 238 miles of range and a starting price under $30,000, Chevy's new compact electric vehicle is a game-changer
  • Agricultural center readies for open house

    Wilsonville Spokesman - News
    Thet North Willamette Research and Extension Center in Aurora will host the greater community to share its latest research
  • Summit-time, and the pickin' is easy

    Portland Tribune - Features
    Northwest String Summit returns to Horning's Hideout near North Plains this week with diverse music lineup.
  • Songwriting, aging, the old 'hood

    Portland Tribune - Features
    Beaverton-bred, Nashville-based singular singer, songwriter and storyteller to perform at Northwest String Summit this weekend
  • LONG-RUNNING LOVE STORY

    Portland Tribune - Features
    Robert Olsen is set to run his 100th marathon, while husband Bruce Swanson is preparing for his 162nd

Sustainable Life

Cultivating a culture

July 26, 2017 Brittany Allen
Local families trade their support for farm-fresh produce in Sandy, Estacada and East County.

Gresham woman puts out the welcome mat for wildlife

July 25, 2017 Clara Howell
Backyard Habitat Certification Program will host an open-garden event at Susan Spencer's home.

 

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