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Ebobisse scores in 83rd, Timbers tie Orlando City 1-1

Jul. 19, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Timbers had plenty of opportunities to score on Thursday night. They just had a tough time taking advantage of the chances. Jeremy Ebobisse scored on a header in the 83rd minute soon after subbing in to give the Timbers a 1-1 tie with Orlando City on a night both teams...

Rapids, Timbers play to 2-2 tie in Portland

Jul. 14, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sam Nicholson entered the game in the 67th minute and quickly made an impact. Nicholson scored the tying goal nine minutes after subbing in to help the Rapids play to a 2-2 draw with the Portland Timbers on Saturday night. The midfielder's first goal of the season was a left-footed...

Police seek help finding 3 suspects from Portland protests

Jul. 1, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland, Oregon, on Monday made public an anonymous email they received purporting to contain the recipe for "milkshakes" containing quick-drying cement that were thrown by at least some protesters during dueling rallies over the weekend. The email was released at the same...

Fernandez scores, sends Timbers past FC Dallas 1-0

Jul. 1, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gio Saverese described new forward Brian Fernandez as a competitor shortly after he was signed. On Sunday, the Portland Timbers' head coach was reminded why. Fernandez scored in a league-record fifth consecutive game, helping the Timbers to a 1-0 victory over FC Dallas. He becomes the...

Marches by rival groups lead to clashes; 3 people arrested

Jun. 29, 2019 10:46 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Competing demonstrations spilled into the streets of downtown Portland on Saturday, with fights breaking out in places as marchers clashed. At least three groups had planned rallies or demonstrations at different sites in the city, including members of the so-called Proud Boys and...

Truckers, loggers circle Oregon Capitol amid climate fight

Jun. 27, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A parade of trucks and tractors circled the Oregon Capitol on Thursday in support of Republican lawmakers who have walked out to block emissions-lowering climate legislation in a political crisis that stretched into an eighth day. All 11 Republican senators were once again missing from...

Climate fight lays bare a divide between rural, urban Oregon

Jun. 26, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The divide in Oregon between the state's liberal cities and its conservative and economically depressed rural areas has made it fertile ground for the political crisis unfolding over a push by Democrats to enact sweeping climate legislation. Eleven Republican senators were in the...

German tourists run over, killed at Washington swimming hole

Jun. 26, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — Two German tourists visiting family in nearby Portland, Oregon, were run over and killed by a local man as they sunbathed by a swimming hole, police in Washington state said Wednesday. Police arrested David E. Croswell, 71, of Washougal, Washington, and held him on suspicion of...

The Latest: Man accused of killing tourists appears in court

Jun. 26, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on two German tourists who were killed in a car crash in Washington state (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Authorities say a man accused of fatally running over two German tourists at a southwest Washington swimming hole told police he had been drinking at a local restaurant...

Millennial Money: How to join the cannabis business boom

Jun. 25, 2019 11:01 AM EDT

Marijuana is having a moment. Experts recently dubbed cannabis the fastest-growing industry in the U.S. Legal weed generated $10.4 billion in the United States in 2018, and the number of "plant-touching" jobs is expected to pass 500,000 by 2022 , according to New Frontier Data, a cannabis market research and data...