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  Biotech’s broken promise                                                                                                                                                                 backers
                                                                                                                                                                                           bet on a
                                                                                                                                                                                           new vote
                                                                                                                                                                                           Legal pot? Cuts to
                                                                                                                                                                                           state ‘death tax’?
                                                                                                                                                                                           Voters might decide
                                                                                                                                                                                           By STEVE LAW
                                                                                                                                                                                           The Tribune

                                                                                                                                                                                              Backers of a huge private
                                                                                                                                                                                           casino at the former grey-
                                                                                                                                                                                           hound racetrack east of
                                                                                                                                                                                           Portland are
                                                                                                                                                                                           shooting for
                                                                                                                                                                                           another             “Why on
                                                                                                                                                                                           statewide           earth would
                                                                                                                                                                                           vote, this
                                                                                                                                                                                           time with
                                                                                                                                                                                           sweeteners          want to
                                                                                                                                                                                           designed to
                                                                                                                                                                                           woo voters
                                                                                                                                                                                                               look at
                                                                                                                                                                                           who rejected        lining the
                                                                                                                                                                                           their 2010          pockets
                                                                                                                                                                                           ballot initia-
                                                                                                                                                                                           tive.               of out-of-
                                                                                                                                                                                              Matt Ross-       state
                                                                                                                                                                                           man and Bruce
                                                                                                                                                                                           Studer, two
                                                                                                                                                                                           Lake Oswego         and shifting
                                                                                                                                                                                           businessmen         money from
                                                                                                                                                                                           who have been
                                                                                                                                                                                           seeking an ex-      the Oregon
                                                                                                                                                                                           clusive right to    Lottery?”
                                                                                                                                                                                           build       t h e — Justin Martin,
                                                                                                                                                                                           state’s lone pri-     Tribal Gaming

   n OHSU/PSU pitched new building for industry, then switched                                                                                                                             vate casino,
                                                                                                                                                                                           are proposing
                                                                                                                                                                                           a state consti-

                                                                                                                                                                                           tutional amendment to allow

              monster of a building un-                                                                                                    portunity at the South Waterfront”              unlimited private casinos, so
              der construction in South                                                                                                    — talked up “a sophisticated complex            long as each project wins voter
              Waterfront bears little re-                                                                                                  where ...bio/life science, medical de-          approval and is more than 60
              semblance to the develop-                                                                                                    vice and diagnostic entrepreneurs               miles from tribal casinos.
   ment outlined three years ago when                                                                                                      and startup companies have the incu-               Rossman says the duo also is
   it came time to ask the Legislature                                                                                                     bation labs, resources and support to           seeking additional local owner-
                           for funding.                                                                                                    achieve success,” that isn’t what’s             ship of their casino and enter-
                             When the                                                                                                      happening in the building today.                tainment complex in Wood Vil-
   STORy by
                           $295 million                                                                                                       There aren’t going to be any entre-          lage.
   Peter Korn              Life Sciences                                                                                                   preneurs, startup companies or incu-               “That’s going to be a big plus
                           Collaborative                                                                                                   bation labs at the complex. Neither is          for the project going forward,”
                           Building is                                                                                                     there going to be a home for the Ore-           Rossman says.
   completed, it will have about 600,000                                                                                                   gon Translational Research and Drug                The duo, he says, may even of-
   square feet of space — about twice as                                                                                                   Development Institute, a state-sup-             fer a piece of the action to Ore-
   large as the building proposed to the                                                                                                   ported nonprofit that performs so-              gon tribes, who stand to lose the
   Legislature and Portland officials.                                                                                                     phisticated drug testing for those              most business from a private
      But it isn’t the unexpected growth                                                                                                   startup companies.                              casino close to Portland.
   of the building that has a number of                                                                                                       Instead, nearly all the lab, office             The constitutional amend-
   people upset. It’s who is in the build-                                                                                                 and classroom space in the new com-             ment, and a companion mea-
   ing, and who isn’t.                                                                                                                     plex will be occupied by scientists and         sure granting voter approval for
      The tenant list is significantly dif-                                                                                                teachers from Portland State Univer-            the Wood Village casino, could
   ferent than what was promised in pro-                                                             TRIBUNE PHOTOS: CHRISTOPHER ONSTOTT   sity and Oregon Health & Science                be the major big-money ballot
   motional material used to pitch the        Dr. David H. Farrell (top) performs tests at Gamma Therapeutics, a local biotech             University.                                     fight before Oregon voters in
   project. While the prospectus used to      firm that had hoped to get space in a bioscience business incubator once planned                That has people in the bioscience            November.
   attract funding — “Opening Port-           but now shelved for the new Life Sciences Collaborative Building under                                                                          It’s crunch time for initiative
   land’s Future: The Life Sciences Op-       construction in South Waterfront (above).                                                                         See BIOTECH / Page 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                           See INITIATIVE / Page 5

 ThisWeek   Troutdale mayor Parents say district
     online bucks local officials
                                         academy behind
            on state tax reform leftschool
Local stories that you
read about first at
n NEWS — Council con-
                                 Tax-exempt land is                    the system is a solution to the
                                                                       problem.                               supporters still want
siders water, sewer rate         no deterrent to city’s                   “I’m against finding ways to
                                                                       increase property taxes on resi-       program to thrive
increases — Commission-
ers question only small          jobs, businesses                      dents and businesses who are
                                                                       already paying them,” Kight            By JENNIFER ANDERSON
portion of proposed 7.5
percent jump. (Posted Tues-       By JIM REDDEN                        says. “I think the answer is to        The Tribune
day, April 10) Search: Shaff.     The Tribune                          create more jobs, homes and
                                                                       businesses.”                              There was a lot of anger at
n Detectives arrest                  Twenty-two local mayors              In fact, Kight has more reason      Harriet Tubman Young
three in ‘upper-level’ her-       are calling for changes to           to complain about the property         Women’s Leadership Acade-
oin wholesale operation           Oregon’s complex property            tax system than the other may-         my Tuesday night.
— Street value of seized          tax-limitation system.               ors who signed the letter. Trout-         Some parents and students
drugs estimated at                   But not Troutdale Mayor Jim       dale has the lowest percentage         wore purple, the school’s color,
$740,000. (Posted Tuesday,        Kight.                               of taxable land of all cities in the   in solidarity, to fight for the
April 10) Search: Heroin.            Kight declined to sign a letter   Portland area — 42 percent com-        school to remain open — for the
                                  sent last month asking Gov.          pared to an average of 66 per-         second time in two years.
n ENTERTAINMENT —                 John Kitzhaber to appoint a          cent for all 25 cities within the         “If we can get a bus out to ev-
2012 Honda Civic Si re-           high-level task force to review      jurisdiction of Metro.                 ery high school to invite girls to                                                 TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER ONSTOTT

view — Bolder styling and         the system and recommend “vi-           That means Troutdale must           look at Tubman, our enroll-              Clarissa Taylor and her daughter Olivia Taylor-Matthews try to figure
bigger engine boosts ap-          tal fixes.”                          ask its residents and businesses       ment problem will end in a               out which school she might attend next year if the Young Women’s
peal of affordable sporty            Among other things, the let-      to pay a higher tax rate to raise      month,” says Jyothi Pulla, one           Academy closes. The school board is now set to vote on the proposed
compact. (Posted Friday,          ter said cities were having trou-    the equivalent amount of money         of the mothers leading the               closure — along with the consolidation of Humboldt K-8 — on April 23.
April 6) Search: Honda.           ble collecting all the property      as the other cities — a big politi-    fight.
                                  taxes they need to provide basic     cal problem in a bad economy.             Portland Public Schools Su-           said the board would instead       is not the problem — it’s the so-
                                  services.                               “That’s why I say the answer        perintendent Carole Smith pro-           make a decision April 23, so the   lution to the very problem that
n SPORTS — Final vote                “The structural pressures on      is growth, not even higher tax-        posed in her April 2 budget that         district didn’t leave the school   led to this.”
looms between colise-             our property tax system are          es,” says Kight.                       the four-year-old school —               community in limbo.                   Young women attending
um, $30.5 million redo            eroding our ability to respond to       Portland has the second-low-        which enrolls 200 girls in                  That’s not what parents were    Tubman hail from 30 middle
— Winterhawks hoping for          house fires, medical emergen-        est amount, 51 percent. A full 91      grades six through 12 — close            hoping for.                        schools throughout the district,
October 2013 grand re-            cies, and crimes against people      percent of the property in Da-         at the end of this year.                    “The process is totally         parents say, so the school isn’t
opening of Veterans Memo-         and their property,” said the        mascus, the newest city within            The school board had been             flawed,” Pulla says. “There        “stealing” students or resourc-
rial Coliseum. (Posted Sat-       letter, which was signed by          Metro, is taxable. The highest         scheduled to vote on it May 14,          were lots of people with great     es from any one school.
urday, April 7) Search: Coli-     Portland Mayor Sam Adams,            percent — 98 percent — is in           along with the rest of the $27.5         ideas for increasing enroll-          Some parents point out that
seum                              who must close a budget gap          Johnson City, the smallest city        million in recommended cuts.             ment. Why aren’t we being ap-      the school’s closure won’t bring
                                  approaching $17 million.                                                       But on Tuesday, PPS Enroll-           proached for a real solution to
                                     Kight disagrees that changing                         See TAX / Page 7   ment Director Judy Brennan               the problem? A school like this                     See ACADEMY / Page 3
A2 NEWS                                                                                                                                                                                      The Portland Tribune Thursday, April 12, 2012

Biotech: Economist has doubts on industry
■ From page 1
industry — which for more than
a decade has promoted its po-
tential as a major private sector
jobs creator — crying foul.
   Patricia Beckmann, executive
director of OTRADI, says she
came to Oregon from Seattle,
where she had worked at that
city’s bioscience accelerator,
precisely because she was told
an accelerator would be built as
an extension of the drug devel-
opment institute here.
   An accelerator, sometimes
called an incubator, is a place
for scientists to nurture small
startup companies that grow
from their research. As an ex-
ample, a scientist at a research
institution like OHSU will pat-
ent a new drug compound or
medical device and then set up
an office with access to labora-
tory testing equipment. For a
year or two, the scientist works
to make his or her idea market-
able enough to attract investors
who will fund the necessary
years of development and clini-
cal trials.
   That second step usually oc-
curs in a bioscience accelerator
or incubator, where subsidized
lab space is doled out to the sci-
entists with the most promising
ideas. And that space was sup-
posed to be included in the
South Waterfront complex,
along with space for OTRADI.
   In 2009, Beckmann testified
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      triBUne PHoto: cHristoPHer onstott
about her support for the proj-
ect to Oregon legislators to help
                                     Patricia Beckmann, executive director of otrAdi, has seen her nonprofit and its associated business incubator cut out of the 600,000-square-foot Life sciences collaborative Building
the Life Sciences complex get        under construction in south waterfront.
state funding. She even partici-
pated in the building’s ground-
breaking ceremony.
                                      OHSU/OUS Collaborative Life Sciences Complex
                                      (including Skourtes Tower)
   Now she is left on the outside
looking in.                                                              Square footage              Current
   “The Legislature asked me                                           propoSed aug. 2009         Square footage
would there be economic devel-        oHSu                                   69,700                 166,870
opment going on in the building       pSu                                    25,400                  38,213
for bioscience,” Beckmann re-         oSu                                    17,056                  17,450
calls. “I said OTRADI was going       otradI                                 15,000                       0
to be a cornerstone of the Life       Bioscience Incubator                   10,000                       0
Science Building.”

critical uses                        vate sector here.                          pated and they lost some pri-
   The narrative behind the             “There’s no disagreement                vate matching funds, which left
building’s alteration is compli-     about that whatsoever,” Dorsa              them with a $150 million project.
cated, and reads differently de-     says.                                         OHSU officials say attempts
pending on who is telling the           But Dorsa and David Robin-              to raise private money to keep
story. Jay Kenton, vice chancel-     son, OHSU executive vice pro-              the incubator in the building fell
lor for finance and administra-      vost, make the argument that               flat because investors weren’t
tion for the Oregon University       eliminating the incubator and              willing to commit to that part of
System, was in charge of the         OTRADI from the new building               the project, so they eliminated                                                                                            coUrtesY oF oregon HeALtH & science UniversitY
funding $160 million request at      was the fiscally conservative              OTRADI and the incubator.                A rendering of the new south waterfront Life sciences collaborative Building shows a smaller tower initially
the Legislature. He says that af-    choice. In the long run, they say,            “We pitched a project which           proposed to the legislature and a larger tower oHsU has added with funding it raised on its own. the
ter lawmakers approved the           the two could have become fi-              was obviously visionary and              complex will expand lab and teaching space for oHsU and Portland state University.
funding, he handed the project       nancial drains on the project,             very compelling at the $250 mil-
to university officials, mostly      continually requiring more sub-            lion mark and at some point had          vice president in the office of fi- the state’s piece of the funding                  lished, taking their jobs with
from PSU and OHSU, to work           sidies.                                    to downsize our vision and               nance and administration, says came up short, that didn’t nec-                        them.
out the final design.                   In effect, the decision to ex-          scope by a $100 million,” Robin-         the building’s final makeup rep- essarily give the universities                          So, while Cortright faults PSU
   “The two entities in Portland     clude private industry and                 son says.                                resents accountability to his free reign to leave out the incu-                       and OHSU for not following
did the bulk of the work,” Ken-      OTRADI, some say, was a giant                                                       university’s core mission.           bator and OTRADI.                                through on the promise of an
ton says, adding that projects       vote of no confidence for the fu-          Jettisoning a feature                       “Ultimately we’ve got to pay         Most of the state money that                  incubator in the complex, he
the size of the South Waterfront     ture of the local bioscience in-              But critics point out that the        for the things most important to was approved for the building,                       doesn’t think the money would
complex often “morph a bit” as       dustry.                                    complex going up in South Wa-            us, and that’s going to be aca- Rocco says, could not have been                       have been well spent.
the details get worked out.             Dorsa and Robinson say that             terfront is not a $150 million           demics and research,” Gregory used for OTRADI or the incuba-                             “I used to think biotech was
   Dan Dorsa, OHSU’s vice pres-      they envisioned a $250 million             project. Instead, the complex            says.                                tor. The money that would have                   the hardest thing you could pos-
ident of research, confirms that     building, $160 million from the            has added a second tower called             But that’s not how state Sen. supported OTRADI and the in-                         sibly sell because results take
an Oregon bioscience incubator       state and $90 million from dona-           the Skourtes Tower. The                  Betsy Johnson sees it. Johnson, cubator would have been the                           too long, 10 or 15 years,” he says.
is critical to the establishment     tions. The Legislature approved            300,000-square-foot complex              a Scappoose Dem-                                   privately raised                   “Then I realized this is perfect
of a significant bioscience pri-     $50 million less than they antici-         proposed to the Legislature now          ocrat and a mem-                                   funds.                             because nobody could ever
                                                                                has close to 600,000 square feet.
                                                                                   Robinson says that after the
                                                                                                                         ber of the Legisla-
                                                                                                                         ture’s Joint Ways
                                                                                                                                                    “it’s                      OHSU officials
                                                                                                                                                                            say they couldn’t
                                                                                                                                                                                                               prove that it failed. By the time
                                                                                                                                                                                                               10 or 15 years has passed there
 experts say Portland ripe for                                                  decision was made to downsize
                                                                                the building, OHSU was able to
                                                                                                                         and Means Com-
                                                                                                                         mittee, was a sup-         that one of the
                                                                                                                                                                            raise that money,
                                                                                                                                                                            but they were able
                                                                                                                                                                                                               would be a whole new cast of
                                                                                                                                                                                                               characters — a new governor,

 thriving bioscience industry                                                   raise $145 million in cash on its
                                                                                own to expand the complex.
                                                                                                                         porter of the
                                                                                                                         building as a              most exciting,
                                                                                                                                                                            to raise funds to
                                                                                                                                                                            build a second tow-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               legislature, mayor — and there’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                               nobody to hold them account-

    Incubators are an important component of a thriving bio-
                                                                                That new money is allowing it
                                                                                to build the second tower and
                                                                                                                         member of the Or-
                                                                                                                         egon Innovation
                                                                                                                                                    significant             er in the complex.
                                                                                                                                                                               OTRADI’s Beck-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Cortright isn’t buying the
 science industry, says George Goodno, director of state policy                 move the dental school, the Or-          Council. The in-           features of             mann says she will                 OHSU explanation that the
 communications for the Biotechnology Industry Organization                     egon Center for Spatial Systems          clusion of the             this building           try to raise the                   money raised for the second
 in Washington, D.C.                                                            and some cancer researchers to           business incuba-                                   money herself for                  tower in the complex has noth-
    The Seattle bioscience accelerator, financed with private                   the South Waterfront campus.             tor was one of the         has been                an incubator, but                  ing to do with the lack of money
 venture capital, has been running for nine years, and Goodno                      OHSU officials insist that the        reasons for her            jettisoned.”            she understands                    to include OTRADI and the in-
 says that cities from Memphis to New Orleans have success-                     two towers in the complex                support.                                           that will be a chal-               cubator. In his view, OHSU’s
                                                                                                                                                              — state sen.
 fully opened incubators in recent years.                                       should be viewed as separate                Johnson says                                    lenge.                             choice all along has been to sup-
                                                                                                                                                             Betsy Johnson
    Somehow, says Dennis McNanney, executive director of the                    entities, despite the fact that          that if the univer-                                   “We have very                   port research, not the private
 Oregon Bioscience Association, Portland is going to have to                    even OHSU’s website refers to            sities decided to                                  little to attract new              companies that might grow out
 find a place and funding for a substantial bioscience incuba-                  the Collaborative Life Sciences          change the building’s plan, they bioscience companies to Ore-                         of that research.
 tor, if the industry is to grow.                                               Building as one structure.               should have told legislators.        gon,” she says.                                     “They’re saying the incubator
    Portland State University hosts a small incubator that in-                     In the proposal given to legis-          “If we’re building classrooms        In fact, she points out that a                is really important except we
 dustry experts say does not meet the needs of most growing                     lators, OHSU was scheduled for           why not just say from the outset number of local companies have                       can’t afford 20,000 square feet
 companies.                                                                     only 3,000 square feet of re-            we’re building classrooms?” moved out, including AVI Bio-                             out of 600,000 square feet and
    McNanney says he supports the additional space for Ore-                     search space and 69,000 feet of          Johnson asks. “It’s disappoint- Pharma to Seattle and Receptor                        we’re not going to do it unless
 gon Health & Science University and PSU scientists in the                      classroom and office space. The          ing that one of the most excit- Biologix to Palo Alto, Calif.                         the Legislature pays for it,” he
 South Waterfront complex. But the bottleneck impeding                          current design has OHSU laying           ing, significant features of this                                                     says. “It’s very clear this is not
 growth of bioscience jobs here, he says, isn’t a lack of ideas                 claim to more than 166,000               building has been jettisoned.”       new cast of characters                           an institution attuned to think-
 from local scientists. The bottleneck, he says, is the lack of an              square feet of space, much of it            Johnson says she would have          Portland economist Joe                        ing about commercialization in
 incubator.                                                                     for research.                            voted for the building’s appro- Cortright has his own analogy                         any serious ways.”
    “It’s all a pipeline and the pipeline is filled with ideas that                The South Waterfront com-             priation anyway, because state for the university system’s habit                         OHSU officials point to the
 are maturing,” he says.                                                        plex — just a tram ride from             universities and OHSU need of making changes once state                               number of jobs created by the
    Whether the cause is the lack of an incubator, Portland’s                   OHSU’s Marquam Hill campus               more space. But she’s concerned money has been approved.                              university’s research, some-
 historical shortage of venture capitalists or, as economist Joe                — has quickly become the hot-            by what she sees as a pattern —         “This is like Charlie Brown,                  thing Cortright doesn’t dis-
 Cortright says, that Portland is too late to join the biotech                  test research address in Port-           the Legislature appropriating Lucy and the football,” he says.                        pute. But for years OHSU offi-
 party, the promise of large numbers of private sector jobs has                 land. OTRADI’s Beckmann says             money to the university system “It has been repeated many ma-                         cials have maintained that
 not been realized. A 2010 study commissioned by the Biotech-                   that OHSU officials talked to her        and finding out years later that ny times. (The Legislature) gave                     their researchers would be
 nology Industry Organization ranked Oregon 24th for biosci-                    about $60-a-square foot lease            the money was spent in ways them money for this one and                               spinning off companies that
 ence job creation and failed to list Portland among the leading                rates — two to three times the           not outlined in the proposals. By there’s no incubator.”                              would create jobs outside the
 metro areas.                                                                   going rate for most Portland lab         the time legislators learn of the       For years Cortright has been                  university.
    Yet Goodno says Portland’s location between the bioscience                  space.                                   changes, Johnson says, it’s too saying that public money spent                           Those are the jobs that will
 hot spots of Seattle and the Bay Area make it a likely location                   “It’s sort of a showcase, for         late to take back the money.         on trying to establish a local bio-              never be created in significant
 for a thriving industry.                                                       scientists with grants and pres-            “It is endemic with OUS that science industry here was wast-                       numbers, according to Cor-
    “It’s a bit odd that the industry isn’t more pronounced                     tige,” says Jennifer Fox, OTRA-          there is an appropriation of ed, claiming that cities such as                         tright.
 there, and it’s not,” says Goodno. “It’s a small presence in Or-               DI’s assistant director.                 funds and not the requisite re- Palo Alto, Boston and San Diego                          “We shouldn’t pretend that
 egon. There are all sorts of reasons that the industry should                     But, Fox adds, noting her or-         port back mechanism to the are so far ahead of Portland that                          some institution like OHSU is
 do well there, but it’s not that developed.”                                   g a n i z a t i o n ’s exclusion,        Legislature,” she says.              even successful startups here                    really entrepreneurial,” he says.
                                                     — Peter Korn               “Where’s the accountability?”               Ken Rocco, Oregon’s legisla- will move where the industry                          “They had a chance to vote with
                                                                                   Mark Gregory, PSU associate           tive fiscal officer, says even if infrastructure is already estab-                    the money they raised.”

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The Portland Tribune Thursday, April 12, 2012                                                                                                                                                                  news A3

Academy: Fairness drives parents Playing the
■ From page 1
much in savings at all.
   According to district facili-
ties director Tony Magliano,
                                 name game                                                                                       Mercedes Munoz
                                                                                                                                 (right) shares
                                                                                                                                 her frustration
                                                                                                                                 with PPS

closing Tubman would save                                                                                                        director Judy                 he battle over big-           Since the March 6 filing dead-
$60,000 annually.                                                                                                                                              name endorsements is       line when Underhill emerged as
   Closing Humboldt K-8 School                                                                                                                                 heating up in the City     the sole candidate for Mult-
                                                                                                                                 District leaders
to combine it with Boise-Eliot                                                                                                                                 Council races.             nomah County District Attor-
                                                                                                                                 say staffing the
School, as also proposed by                                                                                                                              On April 4, Commissioner         ney, he has received $250 from
Smith, would save $40,000 annu-                                                                                                  smallest focus       Randy Leonard became the first      the Northwest Oregon Labor
ally. Both buildings must be                                                                                                     option school        council member to throw                  Council COPE AFL-CIO,
kept at a minimum mainte-                                                                                                        and smallest         his support behind any-                      $400 from the Joint
nance level to keep them from                                                                                                    K-8 school are       one for Portland may-                          Council of Teamsters
disrepair.                                                                                                                       no longer            or by endorsing                                    Local 37, $250
   There’s no vocal opposition                                                                                                   possible with $10    state Rep. Jeffer-                                  from $500 from
to the Humboldt closure.                                                                                                         million in cuts to   son Smith. Then                                     the Oregon
   The proposed closures aren’t                                                                                                  be made from         on Monday, state                                    Council 75 of
for financial savings but are                                                                                                    schools.             Rep. Mary Nolan                                    the American
ripple effects of the $10 million                                                                                                TRIBUNE PHOTO:       announced that she                              Federal of State,
in staff cuts districtwide, PPS                                                                                                  CHRISTOPHER          has been endorsed by                         County and Municipal
spokesman Matt Shelby ex-                                                                                                                             former Mayor Vera Katz                    Employees and $250 from
plains.                              cus on math, science and lead- lunch. Two thirds are identified           we’d have the time to take             and former Oregon Gov. Barba-       AFSCME Multnomah County
   “When faced with a district-      ership, three areas where wom- as “academic priority,” those              Humboldt and Young Women’s             ra Roberts in her race to unseat    Employees Local 88 and $250
wide cut of 110 teachers, that       en are underrepresented in the who meet a set of factors such             Academy through that process           Commission Amanda Fritz.            from the Standard.
means cuts at every building,        workforce.                           as poverty and below grade-          next year. But with the size of           The announcement followed
including Young Women’s                 “It’s a short-term gain for a level performance.                       the cut we’re looking at, we           a March 26 press release from       Sizemore pans his own idea
Academy and Humboldt,” he            long-term loss,” says Pulla.            Then there’s the issue of eq-     don’t have another year.”              Fritz saying she has been en-
says. “And with that additional         Like Benson Polytechnic uity, the district’s recent focus.                                                    dorsed by all five members of          It’s not often that Bill Size-
level of cuts, it wouldn’t be pos-   High School, the Young Wom-             “I think (the closure proposal    Apprehension and hope                  the Multnomah County Board of       more says a conservative initia-
sible to provide kids with the       en’s Academy is a                                  is) another way of        Brenda Edin, mother of two          Commissioners, in addition to       tive proposal is a bad idea — es-
education they need. We al-          districtwide fo-                                   devaluing a com-       girls at Tubman, has also              Portland Commissioners Nick         pecially one of his own.
ready are subsidizing the pro-
gram. If you’re a program that
                                     cus-option school
                                     with no neighbor-
                                                              “I think (the             munity of color al-
                                                                                        ready lacking in
                                                                                                               fought for years to keep the
                                                                                                               school open.
                                                                                                                                                      Fish and Dan Saltzman.
                                                                                                                                                         Katz had previously endorsed
                                                                                                                                                                                             But that’s what Sizemore is
                                                                                                                                                                                          saying about a ballot measure
needs additional resources be-       hood boundaries          closure proposal          cultural equity,”         She moved into the neighbor-        former City Commissioner            being proposed by fellow conser-
yond the formula allocation,         of its own, so           is) another way           says Teressa Rai-      hood specifically for the diver-       Charlie Hales for mayor.            vative Kevin Mannix that is mod-
that becomes a difficult sell in     there is no built-                                 ford, a Tubman al-     sity, and was disheartened at             So far this year, Roberts —      eled after an initiative Sizemore
this environment. It’s not fair to   in support base.         of devaluing a            um who’s been a        the latest proposal.                   who is filling out a vacant posi-   introduced several years ago.
the rest of the district.”              Yet she knows         community of              strong supporter          At this point, she doesn’t have     tion on the Metro Council —            Mannix’s Common Sense for
                                     creative solutions                                 of the women’s         any more energy to fight the           seems to have endorsed the          Oregon is pushing to qualify
A done deal                          abound: in her           color already             academy before         district. She says students’ mid-      most candidates.                    what he calls the Ballot Access
  At Tubman, meanwhile, par-         four years as a          lacking in                and during her run     dle school and high school years                                           Act for the November statewide
ents are charging that district      volunteer at the
                                                              cultural equity.”         for a seat on Port-    are challenging enough for fam-        TV ad war heats up                  ballot. Designated for now as
leaders have never allowed           school, she man-                                   land’s City Council.   ilies without being forced to                                              Initiative Petition 11, it would
their program to grow, and           aged to bring in                — Teressa Raiford, “The communities       deal with years of instability            Now that Eileen Brady and        require the full text of an initia-
have not given it the same sup-      $75,000 to support                   Tubman alum of color are being       and transition in schools.             Charlie Hales have both started     tive to appear on the ballot, if it’s
port as it has Jefferson High        the school’s me-                                   targeted as a re-         She must find new options           running TV ads in the Portland      less than 100 words.
School (having sprung from           dia, math and mu-                                  cipient of oppres-     for both of her daughters at           mayor’s race, what about Jeffer-       Sizemore devised the idea as
the 2006 Jefferson redesign ef-      sic programs.                        sive decisions.”                     Tubman, plus her son, who at-          son Smith, the third major can-     an end run around the state at-
fort).                                  As a school district, she            Some have questioned why          tends Boise-Eliot, because she         didate?                             torney general and Oregon Su-
  Less than two years ago,           charges: “We’re not thinking the proposed closures are not                doesn’t have faith in the new             Asked by Sources, campaign       preme Court, who have the final
Smith planned to block Tub-          collectively.”                       part of the district’s enrollment    consolidation effort.                  manager Stacy Dycus declined        say on ballot language.
man’s expansion to high school                                            balancing process if they’re a          “Harriet Tubman was Jeffer-         to say when — or even if —             With this plan, Sizemore
grades. She withdrew it after        Making big strides                   size issue rather than budget is-    son’s attempt to raise up an un-       Smith would join Brady and          says, initiative authors could
parents protested.                      In four years, Tubman’s stu- sue.                                      derserved population of women          Hales on TV. But she did note       write flowery language and ap-
  The damage was done, how-          dents have shown their girl             Recently, the district led a      and minority leaders,” she says.       that he has plenty of money in      pealing buzz words to gain vot-
ever.                                power. At the PPS science fair process to adjust the boundar-             “It worked. The school is among        the bank to do so.                  er support, and bury a few
  “We have full faith it will        in March, Tubman students ies and enrollment in Northeast                 the most racially diverse in Or-          Dycus also thought it was a      words at the bottom that are
grow, if you only stop saying        won more awards than any oth- Portland, since Alameda was                 egon, providing much needed,           little early to be advertising on   “absolute killer, and that have
you’re going to close us,” says      er high school in the district. overcrowded and Sabin was un-             STEM-based education for               TV because ballots aren’t mailed    consequences beyond what av-
Pulla, whose two daughters           Tubman’s girls have competed derenrolled. The meetings in-                girls. Having immersed our-            for another couple of weeks.        erage readers would know.”
have attended Tubman since its       at the state level in spelling, ge- volved numerous meetings and          selves at the Young Womens                                                    He thought the plan could
startup. “To hear the (recorded)     ography and tennis. They made reworked proposals. The “right-             Academy for the last two years,        Unions back a DA winner             help conservative measures, but
voice of our superintendent on       major strides in closing the sizing” work will continue at                only to see it shut down despite                                           it could just as easily be used by
our phone machine, it is a done      achievement gap.                     other neighborhoods through-         the student successes, leaves             Multnomah County Deputy          his political adversaries for pro-
deal. It takes a lot of time to         It’s also one of the most di- out the district.                        me with great apprehension             District Attorney Rod Underhill     gressive causes.
undo the damage.”                    verse. Tubman’s student body            “This obviously is a diversion    and minimal hope in the sus-           is running unopposed to suc-           “I decided that it wasn’t good
  Parents say there isn’t an-        is one-third black and 15 per- form that process, but is in di-           tainability of another well-in-        ceed his boss, Mike Schrunk.        public policy,” Sizemore says,
other all-girls’ public school in    cent Hispanic; 70 percent quali- rect response to the budget              tentioned program in North             But some people are still con-      explaining why he abandoned
the state. It also has a rare fo-    fy for free- and reduced-price cuts,” Shelby says. “Ideally               Portland.”                             tributing to his campaign.          the idea.

                                                                                            THE DR. ROBERT B. PAMPLIN, JR.
                                                                                            SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
                                                                                            CELEBRATES THE ACHIEVEMENTS
                                                                                            OF OUR ALUMNI

                                                                                                                                DR. ROBERT B. PAMPLIN, JR. ’68 MBA
                                                                                                                                Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society
                                                                                                                                2012 Business Achievement Award

                                                                                                                                This extremely selective and noteworthy honor is awarded annually to
                                                                                                                                up to four leaders internationally who have made significant business
                                                                                                                                accomplishments advancing the field of business and contributing to
                                                                                                                                community and humankind. Those selected are models of ethical
                                                                                                                                business leadership and have exemplified the highest honor and in-
                                                                                                                                tegrity consistent with the ideals of Beta Gamma Sigma.

                                                                                                                                RALPH MILLER ’73 MBA
                                                                                                                                Pamplin School of Business
                                                                                                                                2012 Hall of Fame

                                                                                                                                STEPHEN L. SHEPARD ’58
                                                                                                                                Pamplin School of Business
                                                                                                                                2012 Hall of Fame

                                                                                  { INSIGHT }
A4 INSIGHT                                                                                                                                                                 The Portland Tribune Thursday, April 12, 2012

 Packy’s herd needs room to roam
               hen Portland-area vot-             years of planning, the zoo, which is                      miles a day, which may be why cap-
               ers approved a $125 mil-           managed by the Metro regional                             tive pachyderms often suffer from fa-
               lion bond measure to               government, finally will break                            tal “foot rot.” The residents of the                                                                   couTESy oF
               upgrade their zoo four             ground early next year on an ex-                          Oregon Zoo have not been immune.                                                                   THE oREgon Zoo

years ago, the zoo’s most famous                  panded onsite elephant habitat.                           Between 1996 and 2006, three ele-
resident was 46 years old.                        The process has taken longer than                         phants — Me-Tu, Belle (Packy’s
   This week Packy turns 50, and he               many members of the public ex-                            mother) and Pet — had to be eutha-               move
still is waiting for a better home. By            pected or desired, but zoo adminis-                       nized following chronic foot ail-                with
the time the 2008 bond measure’s                  trators say the time was well-spent                       ments.                                           greater
proceeds provide Packy a bit more                 in developing an on-campus medi-                            In addition, a remote elephant cen-            speed on the
                         room to roam,            cal facility and a master plan for                        ter would provide space for bulls to             preserve. We
OUROPINION               the world-fa-
                         mous Asian el-
                                                  the zoo that will guide future im-
                                                                                                            interact with one another, as well as
                                                                                                            with a female herd, in conditions
                                                                                                                                                             recognize that a
                                                                                                                                                             great deal of planning
                         ephant (the                The larger onsite elephant area                         similar to their natural setting.                must go into a concept
first born in U.S. captivity) will be             likely will open in 2015, providing                         The 2008 bond measure included                 that’s only been tried in
pushing 53.                                       six acres for the herd on the east-                       $7.2 million to help establish a pre-            a few places. But we al-
   If he wants a lot more space to                ern edge of the property. The big-                        serve. Metro has taken an option on              so know that Metro is
stretch his legs, he’ll have to reach a           ger accommodations will offer ele-                        the old Roslyn Lake property near                not known for speedy
ripe-old elephant age.                            phants more comfort and a richer                          Sandy. Metro and zoo officials are               processes — in fact,
   Creating more space for the Ore-               social life, but the onsite improve-                      being cautious about the preserve                just the opposite is
gon Zoo’s elephants was one of the                ments still won’t live up to the                          because they want to know they                   undeniably the
emotional pulls for passage of the                emerging standards for keeping el-                        have sufficient money to cover oper-             case.
2008 bond. Zoo administrators and                 ephants in captivity.                                     ating costs once they buy the land,                Elephants live for
supporters promised to increase                     To be truly humane toward ele-                          currently owned by PGE. They also                a relatively long time,
the size of the zoo’s onsite elephant             phants, an offsite preserve in ex-                        note that they’ll need to clear land-            but neither the occupants of
habitat and also explore the possi-               cess of 100 acres is needed so that                       use hurdles and work with the Ore-               the zoo nor the region’s voters
bility of finding property for a                  these animals can be given freedom                        gon Zoo Foundation to raise addi-                should have to wait any lon-
100-plus acre elephant preserve in                of movement beyond the confines of                        tional dollars for the habitat.                  ger than necessary for this
the metro area.                                   a zoo.                                                      We agree with their financial pru-             more humane vision to be
   The good news is that after four                 Wild elephants can roam up to 30                        dence, but also urge these officials to          fulfilled.

Tribune                      MyVIEW ● Aaron Campbell’s death set in motion a long time ago
Dr. Robert B. Pamplin, Jr.

J. Mark Garber
                             Shooting a result of political collision
MAnAgIng EdIToR/
                             By Ray Tercek                          how and the why:
                                                                       In the early 1970s, Portland
                                                                                                             the United States reviewed their
                                                                                                             “active-shooter” incident poli-
                                                                                                                                                  — training that patrol officers
                                                                                                                                                  did not have and would be hard-
                                                                                                                                                                                       to the patrol officers’ request.
                                                                                                                                                                                       And then, under public pres-
                                                                    Police established the Special           cies, strategies and tactics.        pressed to acquire in the mea-       sure, they surprisingly reversed

Kevin Harden
                                        on Frashour and Aaron       Emergency Reaction Team to                                                    sure of SERT member training         their position by approving the
vIcE PRESIdEnT                          Campbell are victims        enable qualified police officers         Weapons, but no training             and communication.                   request; however, not surpris-
Brian Monihan                           of a “police verses poli-   to address exceptionally violent            Portland did the same, but           Moreover, SERT members            ingly, approving only by half.
                                        tics collision” that de-    incidents with special weapons           with a typical collision of police   and command suggested that              In the end, the first-respond-
cIRcuLATIon                  fines the city of Portland.            and tactics. During SERT’s for-          and politics.                        any new training and communi-        ers would have the “specialized
                                In the mid-1980s, with the as-      mative years, politicians and of-           In Portland, the discussion       cation equipment would require       weapons,” but without the
Kim Stephens
                             cent of Bud Clark as mayor, poli-      ficers occasionally challenged           centered on upgrading first-re-      new strategic policies of coordi-    “large expenditure” for the com-
cREATIvE                     tics in Portland changed. So, too,     SERT policy, and appropriate             sponder police officers’ weap-       nation, expansion of the ranks,      munication equipment and coor-
SERvIcES MAnAgER             did the Portland Police Bureau,        changes occurred.                        ons. First-responder officers (pa-   mutual training between the          dination of the training and com-
Cheryl DuVal                 when Mayor Clark appointed his            Most changes were progres-            trol officers) requested special     ranks, and large expenditures.       munication.
                             new chief of police — an ap-           sive improvements: good for po-          weapons, which up to that peri-      Absent these enhancements —             The outcome is history.
PubLISHIng SySTEMS           pointment made principally by          lice and citizen security — with         od were restricted to SERT           all of these new resources in-          A tragedy occurred because of
MAnAgER/WEbMASTER            way of political merit.                the exception of the changes             members.                             cluded — SERT members as-            a political collision. City Hall and
Alvaro Fontán                   Since then, most aspiring po-       made in 1998.                               Patrol officers asserted that     serted anything short would end      the police chief — in political
                             lice chiefs moved into the politi-        In 1998, police nationwide            when called to active-shooter in-    in tragedy.                          conformity — chose to issue the
nEWS WRITERS                 cal arena in conformity with           were involved in several deadly          cidents, without specialized            If you have followed police       specialized weapons without the
Jennifer Anderson,           City Hall policy. Few, after the       shooting incidents. One incident         weapons, they were forced into       versus politics in Portland, you     SERT-level training and coordi-
Peter Korn, Steve Law,
Jim Redden
                             Clark administration, would            occurred in Portland; two of our         containment strategies — as op-      already know the politically fa-     nated SERT-level communica-
                             again assert their expertise in        own officers were killed when            posed to aggressive counterac-       vored position. The key words        tions that the police experts rec-
FEATuRES WRITERS             contravention to City Hall politi-     ambushed during service of a             tion strategies.                     were “specialized weapons” and       ommended.
Jason Vondersmith,           cal directives.                        drug warrant.                               On the other side of the issue    “large expenditures.”
Anne Marie DiStefano            It has all been downhill from          Much analysis followed quick-         were the members and com-               No way, in Portland, would the    Ray Tercek is a retired Portland Po-
                             there. Downhill for police bu-         ly. And the conclusion? The po-          manders of SERT. Their position      mayor, the chief of police and       lice Bureau sergeant and author of
SPoRTS EdIToR                reau policy, strategy and tactics.     lice were outgunned.                     was that special weapons and         other politicians favor all the      “The Investigation of Pepe Chavez et
Steve Brandon                The Frashour-Campbell incident            With appropriate consider-            tactics require extensive train-     suggested resources.                 al,” which chronicles the collision of
                             is but one example. Here’s the         ation, police jurisdictions around       ing and communications                  Initially, the answer was “no”    police and politics in the Rose City.
Kerry Eggers,
Jason Vondersmith,
Stephen Alexander

coPy EdIToR
Mikel Kelly

And dESIgn
                                       TriMet should change course on rail
Pete Vogel                             he Tribune’s editorial,      billion being spent on the Port-                                                                                   stantive design elements and
                                                                                                                                                             Workers on the transit
                                       “Our transit future          land-to-Milwaukie light-rail line                                                                                  features that might not other-
vISuAL jouRnALIST                                                                                                                                            bridge across the
                                       needs focus, not fight”      could almost triple service in the                                                                                 wise have made it into the proj-
Christopher Onstott
                                       (April 5), is excellent in   entire tricounty region with                                                             Willamette River          ect.
                             regard to the density that most        new, clean-running buses.                                                                lowered part of its          Though not universal, broad,
PHoTo EdIToR                                                                                                                                                 foundation into place
And InSIgHT                  of us in Milwaukie and Clacka-            The editorial comments about                                                                                    grassroots-level support has
                             mas counties abhor; also, the          transit corridors being better                                                           last december. The        been building these past several
Anni Tracy                   corridors of crime light-rail cre-     served by bus rapid transit at a                                                         bridge is part of         years in our communities and all
                             ates is one of the most conten-        fraction of the cost of light rail is                                                    TriMet’s $1.5 billion     viewpoints have been listened to
PRoducTIon                   tious issues in this latest light      an observation long overdue by                                                           Portland-to-Milwaukie     and heard.
Michael Beaird, Valerie      rail battle.                           local media and completely ig-                                                           Light Rail project.          The Portland-to-Milwaukie
Clarke, Chris Fowler,           The “new urbanism” Metro            nored by Metro and TriMet.                                                               TRIbunE FILE PHoTo:       light-rail line citizens advisory
Kathleen Riehl
                             espouses and the delicate man-            In 2001, the Federal Office of                                                        jAIME vALdEZ              committee has successfully
                             ner in which they ram it down          Accountability branded light rail                                                                                  worked to integrate community
Rob Cullivan                 our suburban throats is one of         an obsolete technology that was                                                                                    concerns and ideas, working to-
                             the basic reasons the rail line        far out-stripped by bus rapid                                                                                      gether as a volunteer-, citizen-
WEb SITE                     has been such a hot-button topic       transit in initial cost, operating                                                                                 led committee focused on mak-
www.portlandtribune.com      for so many years.                     cost, efficiency, speed and safety.      interests and viewpoints and,        gion tomorrow.                       ing this entire public transit
                                In Milwaukie, we still cherish         It is still not too late to change    with the full funding grant             To accomplish this, we have       project a success from Portland
cIRcuLATIon                  our small-town feel, and an oft-       course on Milwaukie light rail           agreement imminent, we now           been reaching out and meeting        to Milwaukie to Clackamas
503-546-9810                 repeated phrase here is, “They         and switch to the superior bus           expect this project to be built in   with our communities and neigh-      County.
6605 S.E. Lake Road          want Manhattan, we want May-           rapid transit. The only negative         its entirety as designed.            borhoods along the project’s            As a representative panel of
Portland, OR 97222           berry.”                                impact would be to the highly               It has been a broad, lengthy      path, capturing both ideas and       the communities who are affect-
503-226-6397 (NEWS)
                                The regional government just        sensitive egos of the rail-o-mani-       and extensive public-involve-        concerns, and bringing them          ed by and will benefit from this
                             can’t seem to comprehend the           acs at Metro and TriMet and              ment process, and now we are         back to the project team for dis-    transit project, we are excited to
The Portland Tribune         distinction between slowed natu-       their grandiose, Orwellian               ready for the real work to begin.    cussion and, where feasible, in-     see construction activities com-
is Portland’s independent    ral growth and forced density.         schemes.                                    Overall, our focus has been on    clusion.                             mence.
newspaper that is trusted    Several years ago, a Metro lead-                                 Ed Zumwalt     the creation of another signifi-        As preliminary designs, de-          Your support and leadership,
to deliver a compelling,     er cautioned that they’d better                                  Milwaukie      cant “spoke” to the Portland         sign refinements, funding de-        along with all the jurisdictional
forward-thinking and         push their agenda, because un-                                                  metro area’s public transit sys-     tails, and engineering and con-      partners who have been involved
                             planned growth (he meant                                                        tem. We have advocated on be-        struction plans have come to-        in planning this project for many
accurate living chronicle
about how our citizens,      sprawl) was far outpacing their        Light rail adds to                       half of our communities and, to a    gether, our members have             years and are now funding it, is
government and               planned regional centers.
                                In other words, development
                                                                    economic viability                       broader extent, the interests of
                                                                                                             the region, to ensure that this
                                                                                                                                                  worked collaboratively with Tri-
                                                                                                                                                  Met, jurisdictional partners and
                                                                                                                                                                                       essential for this project to be a
businesses live, work
                             was following market demand.              The Portland-to-Milwaukie             transit project benefits ciies,      the Portland-to-Milwaukie light-        We look forward to being with
and play. The Portland
                             What a concept.                        light-rail Citizens Advisory Com-        towns, residents and businesses      rail line design team to make        you on the first train out of the
Tribune is dedicated            Mr. Harvey’s excellent op-ed        mittee wants to make known to            throughout the northern Willa-       this project fit into our communi-   station. For more info, visit tri-
to providing vital           about the value of buses to our        our political leaders and elected        mette Valley.                        ties as successfully as possible.    met.org/pm/getinvolved.
communication and            system and our economy reflect         representatives that we strongly            Working to make Portland-to-         We, the members of the Citi-                            Rick Williams
leadership throughout        a deep-seated need for this            believe in this project.                 Milwaukie light-rail line a local    zens Advisory Committee, feel                 Chairman, Portland-to-
our community.               workhorse and its flexibility             For six years, our members            success today is going to aid in     this outreach process has gone              Milwaukie light-rail line
                             (“Efficiency will keep our city        have been representing a wide            the longterm economic viability      to extraordinary and exhaustive        Citizens Advisory Committee
                             buses moving,” April 5). The $1.5      range of community stakeholder           and livability success of this re-   lengths, resulting in many sub-                    Northeast Portland

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The Portland Tribune Thursday, April 12, 2012                                                                                                                                                                       NEWS A5

Initiative: Some issues attract big money
■ From page 1                         and permit marijuana to be sold

                                      at pharmacies and state-licensed
campaigns hoping to gather peti-      stores, with most of the proceeds
tion signatures to make the No-       going to the state general fund.
vember ballot, and it’s getting
clearer which ones have a shot.
   Other high-profile ballot ini-
                                         Vote Oregon expects to quali-
                                      fy two measures, Diskum says,
                                      one ending Oregon’s inheritance
tiatives that could make the bal-
lot include measures to legalize
marijuana, ban taxes on the sale
                                      tax and one requiring the full ini-
                                      tiative text to appear on the bal-
                                      lot if it’s less than 100 words.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  hangs over
of real estate, and end state in-
heritance taxes.
   There still may be some sur-
                                      Mannix and his colleagues have
                                      already raised more than
                                      $120,000 to promote the measure
                                                                                                                                                                                                  fall ballot
prises, but veteran campaigners       eliminating the inheritance tax,                                                                                                                               One name that voters
on the left and right say this        though they haven’t disclosed                                                                                                                               won’t see on Oregon’s bal-
could be a relatively quiet year      who is putting up the money.                                                                                                                                lot in November is Bill
for Oregon ballot measures.                                                                                                                                                                       Sizemore.
   Travis Diskum, who manages         Gambling profits huge                                                                                                                                          The veteran activist in
the Vote Oregon signature-gath-          The casino measure, with po-                                                                                                                             past conservative ballot
ering company co-owned by con-        tentially billions of dollars in                                                                                                                            measures is sitting this one
servative activist Kevin Mannix,      gambling profits at stake, figures                                                                                                                          out, due to legal and finan-
predicts that about six measures      to attract the biggest spending                                                                                                                             cial problems.
will make the ballot.                 this year.                                                                                                                                                     However, two Sizemore
   Only four initiatives made the        In 2010, Rossman and Studer                                                                                                                              cohorts have resuscitated
ballot in 2010, far fewer than nor-   landed crucial backing from                                                                                                                                 one of his old initiatives
mal in Oregon’s recent elections.     Clairvest, a Toronto investment                                                                                                                             that would restrict the abil-
   To qualify this year, cam-         firm that owns other casinos. De-                                                                                                                           ity of public employee
paigns need to turn in 87,213         spite more than $2 million spent                                                                                                                            unions to raise political
valid signatures by July 6 to         by Clairvest, the campaign sput-                                                                                                                            campaign money from their
change state laws, or 116,284 to      tered when backers failed to                                                                                                                                members.
change the Oregon Constitution.       gather enough signatures for the                                                                                                                               Tea Party activists have
Petitioners also need to collect      necessary constitutional amend-                                                                                              TRIBUNE PHOTO: NICK FOCHTMAN   circulated the petitions,
an additional 30 percent or more      ment, but went ahead with a            Marijuana legalization initiative signature gatherer Michael Pickins sits in Pioneer Square as he talks with         though Sizemore says they
signatures as a cushion for those     stand alone change in state law.       registered voters.                                                                                                   haven’t yet raised enough
ruled invalid by elections offi-      That measure garnered only 32                                                                                                                               money to mount a serious
cials.                                percent of the vote, an over-          tion from the tribes, Martin                                                                                         campaign.
                                      whelming defeat.                       says there have been no over-                                                                                           Public employee unions
A head start                             Backers made several chang-         tures made by the two casino                                                                                         that bankroll the Our Ore-
   The Oregon Realtors Associa- es in their 2012 proposals to win            backers.                                                                                                             gon coalition are watching
tion and the National Associa- over opponents, including provi-                 “They haven’t had a single                                                                                        closely, and preparing some
tion of Realtors are the farthest sions dedicating 20 percent of             conversation — if they have,                                                                                         measures of their own.
along, having                                       the profits to the       we’re not aware of it — with any                                                                                        “No decisions have been
raised more than                                    Oregon State Lot-        tribe,” he says.                                                                                                     made on moving forward on
$1 million and            “They haven’t             tery, plus 5 percent        Perry says Oregonians are                                                                                         any of them,” says Scott
turned in nearly
104,000 signatures
                          had a single              shared by law en-
                                                    forcement, pay-
                                                                             prone to reject a ballot measure
                                                                             even more firmly when present-
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Moore, the group’s spokes-
on their proposal         conversation —            ments to local juris-    ed a second time so soon after                                                                                          However, Our Oregon has
to ban taxes on the
sale of real estate.
                          if they have,             dictions and Ore-
                                                    gon tribes.
                                                                             voting it down, such as the as-
                                                                             sisted suicide measure.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  put a handful of initiatives in
                                                                                                                                                                                                  position to mount signature
   Only Washing-          we’re not aware              Despite the pro-         “Why on earth would Orego-                                                                                        drives, if the Oregon Educa-
ton County levies
a tax on real estate
                          of it — with any          posed sweeteners,
                                                    O r e g o n ’s n i n e
                                                                             nians want to look at lining the
                                                                             pockets of out-of-state interests
                                                                                                                                                                                                  tion Association, the Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Employees International
transfers, and the        tribe.”                   tribes remain “uni-      and shifting money from the Or-                                                                                      Union and their allies decide
state levies a re-               — Justin Martin, fied” against the          egon Lottery?” Martin says.                                                                                          to proceed. And they have
cording fee to               Tribal Gaming Alliance private casino pro-                                                                                                                           the money to gather signa-
raise money for af-                                 posal, says Justin       Ace up sleeve                                                                         TRIBUNE PHOTO: NICK FOCHTMAN   tures quickly.
fordable housing.                                   Martin, a spokes-           Aside from finding more local     Signature gatherer Daniel Tuchman approaches registered voters                     Those measures would:
   Though additional local gov- man for the nine-tribe Tribal                owners, Rossman and Studer           around Pioneer Square about the Wood Village casino initiatives.                   ■ Amend the Oregon Con-
ernments are barred from levy- Gaming Alliance as well as the                have another ace up their                                                                                            stitution to ban a Sizemore-
ing new taxes on real estate Confederated Tribes of Grande                   sleeve. In December 2010, a          up in legal appeals, the Cowlitz      says.                                     style assault on union politi-
sales, the proposed initiative Ronde, which owns the lucrative               month after the last measure         hope to break ground in 2014.           Martin says the Cowlitz pro-            cal fundraising from mem-
would amend the Oregon Consti- Spirit Mountain casino west of                bombed at the polls, U.S. Secre-        If voters approve the pair of      posal faces a few big hurdles,            bers
tution to make the ban firmer, Salem.                                        tary of the Interior Ken Salazar     initiatives on the November bal-      and likely won’t be built for sev-           ■ Raise income taxes on
and extend the ban to include            The Oregon Restaurant and           agreed to establish a 152-acre       lot, “we obviously will be in a       eral years, if at all.                    the wealthiest 1 percent of
the state.                            Lodging Association, which rep-        reservation for the Cowlitz tribe    position to break ground before         Though the looming Cowlitz              taxpayers, from 9.9 percent
   Two marijuana liberalization resents most restaurants, hotels             near La Center, north of Van-        then,” Rossman says.                  casino might convince some Or-            to 13.6 percent
campaigns have each already and bars that offer Oregon State                 couver, Wash.                           Then Oregonians can decide         egonian voters to change their               ■ Eliminate the corporate
gathered about 50,000 signa- Lottery terminals, also is op-                     The Cowlitz hope to build a       if they want to create 3,000 con-     positions. I t could pose another         tax kicker and direct the
tures. One would amend the posed to the casino measures,                     $500 million casino there, with      struction jobs in Wood Village,       hurdle for Rossman and Studer             money to fund public schools
state Constitution to legalize says Bill Perry, lobbyist for the             financial backing from the Mo-       plus 2,000 permanent gaming           — another tribe with a vested                ■ Limit all state tax
marijuana for adults, and permit powerful trade group.                       hegan tribe, which owns a huge       and entertainment jobs, rather        interest in defeating a ballot            breaks.
the state to tax sales. The other        Despite Rossman and Stud-           casino in Connecticut.               than see a drain of jobs and          measure authorizing a private                              — Steve Law
would legalize hemp production er’s efforts to forestall opposi-                Though that proposal is tied      gambling dollars out of state, he     casino in Wood Village.

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Taxes: Metro chart finds big
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            April 28th @ 10am                                                         PARADE                                       FAIR                          CRUISE-IN

differences among cities
■ From page 1                                                                City                                 tax-exempt land                        Right-of-way land                         taxable land                                                                                                                                    Multicultural                                                                   and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               82nd Ave. of
                                                                             Beaverton                                        18%                                     20%                                   62%                                                                                                                                         brati
                                                                             Cornelius                                        10%                                     21%                                   69%                                                              Roses Parade
with just 43 acres of property.
                                                                             Damascus                                         4%                                      5%                                    91%                                                   Eastport Plaza &                  Yamhill                                     FREE
   The information was provid-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  82nd & Holgate                    SE 78TH                              classic car cruise-in
ed to Metro by the Multnomah,
                                                                             Durham                                           21%                                     13%                                   66%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        games rides
                                                                             Fairview                                         33%                                     20%                                   46%                                                                                                                       community fair pony rides
Clackamas and Washington as-
                                                                             Forest Grove                                     19%                                     15%                                   66%                                                               Booth @ PCC                                                                                                                                family fun!
sessors’ offices. It broke the per-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      live music clowns
                                                                             Gladstone                                        19%                                     23%                                   58%
cent of non-taxable land into
                                                                             Gresham                                          23%                                     15%                                   62%
two categories: tax-exempt land
                                                                             Happy Valley                                     11%                                     11%                                   78%
and right-of-way land. Tax-ex-
                                                                             Hillsboro                                        16%                                     15%                                   69%
empt land includes property
                                                                             Johnson City                                     2%                                      0%                                    98%
owned by governments, church-
                                                                             King City                                        8%                                      17%                                   75%
es and non-profit groups. It also
                                                                             Lake Oswego                                      16%                                     11%                                   73%                                                     Portland                                                                                                                                                Bands &
includes lands for which specific                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Budding Princesses
                                                                             Maywood Park                                     9%                                      36%                                   54%                                                  Fire & Rescue                                                                                       Multicultural                                        Musical Groups
exemptions have been granted,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              for the future                                           Entertainment
                                                                             Milwaukie                                        12%                                     21%                                   66%

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       407292.040112 Bee
such as the construction of af-
                                                                             Oregon City                                      21%                                     18%                                   61%
fordable housing and new busi-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             www.82ndavenue.org                                                            www.eastportplaza.com
                                                                             Portland                                         29%                                     20%                                   51%
nesses in designated areas.
                                                                             Rivergrove                                       3%                                      19%                                   79%
Right-of-way land includes
                                                                             Sherwood                                         18%                                     17%                                   65%                                                                  503 - 774 - 2832                                                         503 - 771 - 3817
property under roads and bridg-
                                                                             Tigard                                           12%                                     17%                                   71%

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A clear investment perspective far
                                                                             Troutdale                                        42%                                     16%                                   42%
   It is not surprising that Port-
                                                                             Tualatin                                         13%                                     17%                                   71%
land would have a relatively low
                                                                             West Linn                                        18%                                     21%                                   61%
percentage of taxable land, ac-
                                                                             Wilsonville                                      19%                                     14%                                   68%
cording to Tom Linhares, execu-
tive director of the Multnomah
County Tax Supervising and
                                                                             Wood Village                                     13%
                                                                             Sources: Metro, Multnomah County Assessor’s Office, Clackamas County Assessor’s Office,
                                                                                                                                                                      18%                                   70%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             from the frenzy of Wall Street
Conservation Commission.                                                     Washington County Assessor’s Office
   “As the biggest city in the state
and the seat of county govern-                                        on the site. Kight says it is on                                                     ments in the River District,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Auxier Difference
ment, you’d expect Portland to                                        track to expand operations                                                           which includes the Pearl Dis-
have the most public buildings,                                       ahead of schedule.                                                                   trict, and the North Macadam
including the most federal offic-                                                                                                                          area, which includes South Wa-
es, the most school buildings,                                        City guides developments                                                             terfront. The developments
including at least a couple of col-                                      Other cities are also working                                                     have not increased the city’s                                                                                    As of 12/31/2011
leges,” says Linhares.                                                to convert public lands to pri-                                                      general fund property tax rev-                                                                                        Overall
   Troutdale also has a relative-                                     vate developments, including                                                         enue, however, because funds                                                                              Out of 1,127 Large Value Funds
ly large percent of publicly                                          Portland. The recent recession                                                       must be reinvested in the re-
owned land, partly because of                                         and other circumstances have                                                         newal districts.
historical chance and partly be-                                      complicated some of these proj-                                                                                                                                                                            3 Year
cause of recent city decisions,                                       ects, however.                                                                       City budgets struggle                                                                                     Out of 1,127 Large Value Funds
according to Kight.                                                      For example, work stalled on                                                         In their letter to Kitzhaber,
   For example, the former Mult-                                      the Burnside Bridgehead rede-                                                        the 22 mayors outlined prob-                                                                                          5 Year
nomah County Poor Farm once                                           velopment project after the city                                                     lems they say were caused by                                                                               Out of 996 Large Value Funds
occupied 345 acres of Troutdale                                       bought several blocks of prop-                                                       Oregon’s property tax limita-
property. After it closed, most of                                    erty from private owners at the                                                      tion system that holds each
the property was sold in 1990 to                                      east end of the Burnside Bridge                                                      property’s taxable value to a                                                                                         10 Year
micobrew/pub pioneers Mike                                            more than six years ago.                                                             percent of a real market value,                                                                            Out of 571 Large Value Funds                                                                       Jeff Auxier intentionally lives and works far
and Brian McMenamin for the                                              The city only recently con-                                                       and caps the total rate of all lo-                                                                                                                                                                         from the swirling emotions of Wall Street. At his
Edgefield Manor. The county                                           tracted with the Beam Develop-                                                       cal government property tax                                                                                                                                                                                  local Oregon farm, and his nearby office, Jeff
still owns 77 acres of the land.                                      ment company to rehabilitate                                                         measures. When that cap is                                                                           The Overall Morningstar Rating for a fund                                                               and his team are able to conduct the kind of
   In 2004, Troutdale annexed                                         the vacant Convention Plaza                                                          reached, the governments can                                                                        is derived from a weighted-average of the                                                              independent thinking that they feel keeps them
700 acres of land owned by the                                        building on the site. Jim Nie-                                                       only collect a portion of the rev-                                                                performance figures associated with its three-,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             five- and ten-year Morningstar Rating metrics.                                                                     ahead of the pack, not chasing it.
Port of Portland. The port pur-                                       meyer, the building’s original                                                       enue authorized by the mea-
chased the former Alcoa-Reyn-                                         owner, is appalled the project                                                       sures.
olds aluminum plant near the                                          has dragged out so long.                                                                The system was created in                                                                            INTEGRITY • KNOWLEDGE • COMMITMENT
Columbia River for redevelop-                                            “The Convention Plaza was a                                                       1990 when property taxes were                                                                                                                                                       AUXFX • www.auxierasset.com • 1-800-835-9556
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   Both properties reflect Kight’s                                    when the city forced me to sell                                                      some property owners to pay
approach to creating jobs, hous-                                      it to them through eminent do-                                                       them. Now the interaction of                                                                                             The fund may have experienced negative performance during one or all of these time periods.
ing and businesses. After the                                         main,” says Niemeyer.                                                                various tax limitations is prov-                                                                    Before investing you should carefully consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses.

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Poor Farm closed, Multnomah                                              The city has also expressed                                                       ing unworkable, mayors wrote                                                                         This and other information is in the prospectus, a copy of which may be obtained by calling (877) 328-9437 or
County operated the site as a                                         interest in buying the Portland                                                      in the letter.                                                                                                   visiting the Fund’s website. Please read the prospectus carefully before you invest.
jail. Kight pushed the county to                                      Public Schools headquarters                                                             According to the mayors,                                                                         The Fund may invest in value and/or growth stocks. Investments                          Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
close it and sell the property                                        building near the Rose Quarter                                                       problems include equivalent                                                                     in value stocks are subject to risk that their intrinsic value may never                        For each fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates
with the historic buildings. Now                                      for redevelopment. No deal is in                                                     properties with wildly different                                                                be realized and investments in growth stocks may be susceptible to                          a Morningstar Rating based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return
he is trying to broker a deal with                                    sight, however.                                                                      taxable values and tax bills. Lo-                                                               rapid price swings, especially during periods of economic uncertainty.                      measure that accounts for variation in a fund’s monthly performance
the McMenamins to buy the re-                                            The Portland Development                                                          cal governments are also unable                                                                 In addition, the Fund may invest in mid-sized companies which                               (including the effects of sales charges, loads, and redemption fees),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           generally carry greater risk than is customarily associated with larger                     placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent
maining 77 mostly vacant acres                                        Commission is still negotiating                                                      to collect enough money to meet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           companies. Moreover, if the Fund’s portfolio is overweighted in a                           performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the
for a new hotel.                                                      with the U.S. Postal Service to                                                      their responsibilities, the may-                                                                sector, any negative development affecting that sector will have                            next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5%
   Plans call for the port to de-                                     buy its distribution center at                                                       ors wrote.                                                                                      a greater impact on the Fund than a fund that is not overweighted                           receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. (Each share class is
velop the former aluminum                                             the west end of the Broadway                                                            Because some of the limita-                                                                  in that sector. An increase in interest rates typically causes a fall                       counted as a fraction of one fund within this scale and rated separately,
plant in three phases. It is ex-                                      Bridge.                                                                              tions are in the state Constitu-                                                                in the value of a debt security (Fixed-Income Security Risk) with                           which may cause slight variations in the distribution percentages.)
pected to eventually support                                             Portland has had more luck                                                        tion, they cannot be changed                                                                    corresponding changes to the Fund’s value.                                                      Copyright© 2011 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             For the period ended 12/31/2011, the fund ranked 177 out of 1,258,                        information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar; (2) may
3,500 jobs and generate $46 mil-                                      encouraging developers to                                                            without a statewide vote, how-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           22 out of 996 and 28 out of 571 Large Value funds for the 1-, 5- and                        not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate,
lion in state and local taxes.                                        build on private property with-                                                      ever. Kitzhaber’s office did not                                                                10-year periods, respectively. Morningstar ranks funds in various                           complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are
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Section B                                                                                                           thurSday, april 12, 2012
                                                                                                                                                              titanic memories rise on
                                                                                                                                                              100th anniversary — Page 3

                                                                                                                                                                                                    TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER ONSTOTT

    A string of hits
                                                                                                                                         ■ Portland Cello Project
                                                                                                                                         bravely rolls out the classics
                                                                                                                                         in all genres
                oug Jenkins wants Catherine Lee to shred on oboe.                                                                                    out it’s not. In fact, people have been us-
                  “See that part? That’s your solo,” he tells her as he                                                                              ing orchestral instruments in rock mu- Portland Cello
                points out a section of the Lil’ Wayne tune “She Will”                                                                               sic since its inception, from Buddy Holly Project
                on her sheet music. “That’s your rock star moment.”                                                                                  to Phil Spector, who drew on strings to When: 9 p.m. Friday,
       “I feel like an oboe rock star,” she says with a chuckle.                                                                                     buttress the emotion of melody and add April 13, and Saturday,
       But seriously folks, the Portland Cello Project is devoted to                                                                                 light and shade to their productions.       April 14, 21 and over;
    the idea of making pop stars out of cellists. So is an oboe-playing                                                                                 Meanwhile, groups like The Electric 5 p.m. Saturday, April
    rocker all that out there? The answer, of course, is no.                                                                                         Light Orchestra, Kronos Quartet and 14, all ages
       The PCP, as its fans like to call it, is rehearsing in a downtown                                                                             others have made an art of classically Where: Doug Fir
    Portland studio for an upcoming series of shows marking the                                                                                      influenced pop music and pop influ- Lounge, 830 East
    release of its latest album “Homage,” as part of the Soul’d Out                                                                                  enced classics. So after a while you real- Burnside St.
                                   Music Festival. In addition to Lil’                                                                               ize PCP is simply bringing to the fore- Cost: $14 in advance,
                                   Wayne, the CD contains songs by                                                                                   front what’s always been in the back- $16 day of show
    Story by
                                   Andre 3000, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Os-                                                                                ground of pop music and more than a Info: 503-231-WOOD,
     Rob Cullivan                  valdo Golijov and Talib Kweli, all                                                                                few movie soundtracks — the strings.        portlandcelloproject.
                                   arranged by Jenkins.                                                                                                 By putting cello front and center, PCP com, souldoutfestival.
                                     The group has: Played concert                                                                                   make every song it plays sound more com
    halls, festivals, nightclubs, stadiums and bars; covered Pantera;                                                                                stately and dignified. Wayne, West and
    collaborated with Dandy Warhols; and backed up Peter Yarrow                                                                                      Jay-Z simply sound heavenly put to
    of Peter, Paul and Mary.                                                                                                                         cello. And Pantera sounds more ominous, not less, when you
       Oh yeah, they’ve even played tunes by this guy named                                                                                          replace the guitars with cello, as PCP did when it played the
    Beethoven and note they’ve drawn applause from the roughest                                                                                      metal group’s epic album “Vulgar Display of Power” for appre-
    of crowds, including one in a punk rock bar in Fargo, N.D. PCP                                                                                   ciative crowds of headbangers.
    members recall the bar’s crowd gradually growing silent as they                                                                                     “It was immediately apparent how much the metal people
    turned its attention to the sounds emanating from the cellists.                                                                                  were into it,” Jenkins says, noting heavy metal, in particular,
       “You could hear a pin drop to the point where I think the                                                                                     bears many compositional similarities to the classical music
    bartenders were pissed,” Jenkins says with a smile.                                                                                              most cellists play. Pantera’s music contains complex chordal de-
       “We reach across the aisle rather than expecting people to                                                                                    velopments and surprising tempo changes like much classical
    reach to us. There’s really good songwriting in every genre.                                                       COURTESY OF ALICIA J. ROSE    music, he says, adding some PCP members are also metalheads.
    That’s the idea — to pull it out.”                                        The Portland Cello Project (top and above) makes modern                   “There were so many little hidden Easter eggs in ‘Vulgar,’ ”
                                                                              music from classical instruments. Its latest CD, “Homage,”             he says, a broad smile crossing his face.
    Rooted in the past                                                        features songs from Lil’ Wayne, Andre 3000, Jay-Z, Kanye
       PCP sounds novel, but its members would be the first to point          West, Osvaldo Golijov and Talib Kweli.                                                                                    See CELLO / Page 2

                                                                                         The shorT LisT
    sTAGe                                     way, tojt.org, $20, $17 youth

                                              “Holy Ghosts”
                                                                                          Hunt Center Theater, 5000 N. Willa-
                                                                                          mette Blvd., 503-943-7287, $10, $5 stu-

                                                                                                                                                                                     Red Dress Party
    Goteborg Ballet                              Portland Actors Conservatory                                                                                                            The 2012 theme is “REDemption
       White Bird presents the West           concludes its season of identity with       Live Wire! Radio                                                                           ... End of Days” and the 12th annual
    Coast debut of the Swedish group          Romulus Linney’s story about the              Storm Large promotes her book                                                            fashion event takes over the Pearl
    and artistic director Adolphe Bind-       Amalgamation Holiness Church                “Crazy Enough: A Memoir,” appear-                                                          District for gender equality. Promot-
    er, featuring three outstanding cho-      and its congregation of spinsters,          ing with filmmaker Susan Saladoff,                                                         ers say it’s the largest Red Dress
    reographers: Orjan Andersson, Jo-         alternative lifestylers, crazies and        author Wendy McClure, novelist                                                             Party to date. Storm Large appears.
    han Inger and Kenneth Kvarnstrom.         the God-fearing southern believers.         Jim Lynch and Black Prairie, which                                                             9 p.m. Saturday, April 14, Pearl
    Included is the North American            PAC students are featured.                  includes three members from The                                                            District, 1415 N.W. 12th Ave., red-
    premiere of Anderrson’s “32 Varia-           7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2         Decemberists.                                                                              dresspdx.com, $50-$150
    tions by Beethoven,” accompanied          p.m. Sundays, April 13-29, Firehouse          7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, Al-
    by live piano.                            Theater, 1436 S.W. Montgomery St.,          berta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alber-                                                       Grateful Dead movie
       7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, April     503-274-1717, $25 or “pay what you          ta St., livewireradio.org, $34 re-                                                            It’ll be a never-before-scene video
    12-14, Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W.         will”                                       served, $18 advance, $20 day of show                             COURTESY OF GOOD COP PR   of a Grateful Dead concert at Alpine
    Broadway, whitebird.org, $26-$64                                                                                                    Storm Large will appear on Live              Valley Music Theatre on July 18,
                                              “Promise”                                   ScratchPDX                                    Wire! Radio April 14 at the Alberta          1989, in the second annual Dead big-
    Bridgetown Comedy Festival                   45th Parallel’s operatic drama             The “Portland’s Finest (scratch             Rose Theatre.                                screen event by NCM Fathom
      The fifth annual event, produced        tells the story of the tumultuous life      that) Funnest Theatrical Revue” fea-                                                       Events and Rhino Entertainment.
    by fan and comic Andy Wood, fea-          of renowned sculptor Camille Clau-          tures innovative performance artists,         Songbook” tour. Select fans will be             7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, Clacka-
    tures Doug Benson, Horatio Sanz           del, a risk-taking artist in France in      dancers, musicians and storytellers.          invited on to the stage to spin the          mas Town Center, 12000 S.E. 82nd
    and many others. According to             the late 1800s.                               9 p.m. Saturday, April 14, Hip-             “Wheel” to help create the song list.        Ave., Cedar Hills Crossing 16, 3200
    Wood, more than half of the 200 per-         7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, April         bone Studio, 1847 E. Burnside,                  8 p.m. Friday, April 13, Arlene            S.W. Hocken Ave., Beaverton, Lloyd
    formers are making their                  13-14, Ainsworth House, 19130 Lot           scratchpdx.com, $10                           Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W.            Center 10, 1510 N.E. Multnomah St.,
    Bridgetown debuts.                        Whitcomb Drive, Oregon City, 7:30                                                         Broadway, pcpa.com, $46.50-$88.50            fathomevents.com
      Thursday-Sunday, April 12-15,           p.m. Friday, April 20, 2 p.m. Sun-          Miz Kitty’s Parlour
    various venues, see bridgetowncom-        day, April 22, Scottish Rite Center           Cello, jazz, juggling, singing and          Glen Fogel                                   Big coffee shindig
    edy.com for info and schedule             Theater, 709 S.W. 15th Ave., boxoffi-       ballet are part of the extravaganza.             His exhibition is the first for the          The Specialty Coffee Association
                                              cetickets.com, $20 adults, $15 stu-           7 p.m. Saturday, April 14, Mission          Portland Institute of Contemporary           of America puts on its 24th annual
    “Stellaluna”                              dents/seniors                               Theater, 1624 N.W. Glisan St., 503-           Art at its new facility on the third         exposition and symposium, with
      Tears of Joy Puppet Theatre pres-                                                   223-4527, $12                                 floor of the mid-century building at         thousands of coffee professionals
    ents a play based on the book of the      “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”                                                               415 S.W. 10th Ave. PICA’s new home           from 40 countries converging on the

    same name. It’s the enchanting sto-          Shakepeare’s great work comes                                                          is 5,500 square feet, and an additional      Oregon Convention Center. Among
    ry of a bat whose world is literally      alive at the University of Portland.                                                      4,500 square feet of outdoor deck will       the activities planned is the U.S.
    turned upside down.                       It’s a comic masterpiece about love                                                       be open to the public this summer.           Barista Championship.
      7:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, 11 a.m.     and supernatural trickery.                                                                Fogel’s “My Apocalyptic Moment” is              Thursday-Sunday, April 19-22,
    Saturday, April 14 and 21, 2 and 4           7:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday, April           Elvis Costello                                videos, paintings and new work.              Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E.
    p.m. Sunday, April 15 and 22, Win-        13-15, Thursday-Saturday, April 19-           He and The Imposters play Port-                6 p.m. Friday, April 13, through          Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, com-
    ningstad Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broad-        21, 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15, Mago           land on their “Spectacular Spinning           June 30, PICA, 415 S.W. 10th Ave.,           plete info at scaaevent.org
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                                                                                                                                                       Not afraid to waltz

                                Wednesday, April 18th
    FRE                          6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.                                                                                                   Leaves Russell bill them-
                                                                                                                                                       selves as “Portland’s masters
                    Parkrose High School – 12003 NE Shaver St., Portland                                                                               of space and time.” If that’s
                   • Free raffle for a $4,000 home buyer’s assistance grant                                                                            truly the case, then the space
                   • How to buy a home in today’s market (Vietnamese, Russian,                                                                         is inside our city’s many
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                                                                                                      find out more about the long                     time lies somewhere between           Portland’s own leaves russell will make some “serious noise,” April 13
                   • Free dinner provided by:                                                            and successful history of                     Harry Nilsson’s and Tori              at BiNG lounge.
                                                                                                       Permanent Hair Elimination.                     Amos’ first makeout session in
                                                                                                                                                       a parallel universe and Radio-        for cranking. This band clearly      standard pre-apocalyptic party
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                         For grant rules & more information, contact                                                                                   head’s in-studio jam sessions         has joy at its center and owes       mix.
                         us at info@rosecdc.org or call 503-788-8052.                                       503.227.6050                               while getting loose to lay down       its allegiance to humane               Perseverance, Tribune,
                         Sponsored by Portland Housing Bureau and ROSE Community                      www.ElectrolysisClinicPDX.com                    a money track. This Portland          synth- and electro-pop outfits       Stonecreep, Weresquatch, 9
                               Development, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.                                                                          quartet creates intelligent un-       from OMD and Depeche Mode            p.m. Friday, April 13, Plan B,
                                                                                                                                                       derstated music for the con-          to Empire of the Sun and Pas-        1305 S.E. Eighth Ave. Info: 503-
                                                                                                                                                       templative rocker. They’re qui-       sion Pit. They’re a good choice      230-9020, myspace.com/planb-
                                                                                                                                                       etly powerful, sport classically      to ring in the beginning of our      portlandbooking.
                                                                                                                                                       influenced chops, but also            warm nights ahead, and open
                                                                               Clackamas Women’s
                                                                                                                                                       seem to be more in utero right        for Pegasus and Con bro Chill.       APril 13, 14
                                                                                                                                                       now than blowing out their               Con bro Chill, Pegasus, Nin-
                                                                            Services Proudly Presents                                                  first candle, so to speak. If         ja Turtle Ninja Tiger, 9 p.m.        Blow, man, blow!
                     2012 Honorees                                                                                                                     these boys stick with it and re-      Friday, April 13, Wonder Ball-          As part of the Soul’d Out
                                                                                                                                                       ally take what they’re doing to       room, 128 N.E. Russell St. $10.      Music Festival, Curtis Salgado,
                    Tribute Award                                                                                                                      its logical emotional end — not       All ages. Info: 503-284-8686,        singer-harmonica-whammer-
                                                                                                                                                       to mention get a producer who         wonderballroom.com.                  jammer, is playing two shows
                    Tonia Hunt and the                                                                                                                 kicks their butts — they just                                              to promote his newest release,
                     Children’s Center                                                                                                                 might create something that           it came from your                    the joyous “Soul Shot.” Salga-
                                                                                                                                                       could make some serious               brother’s record collection          do long ago established him-
                                                                                                                                                       noise. Show up dressed up,               When you first listen to          self as a funky soul-blues cat
                                                                                                                                                       and you could be in their next        “Succubus,” the latest single        supreme, spurring John Be-
                                                                            G A L A                                                                    video.
                                                                                                                                                          Leaves Russell, 9 p.m. Fri-
                                                                                                                                                                                             from Burnaby, B.C., thrash
                                                                                                                                                                                             metal band Tribune, you’re
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  lushi to form the Blues Broth-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ers, jamming with Robert Cray
                   Triumph Award                                                                                                                       day, April 13, BING Lounge,           like “Uh, oh, here come the          as well as Roomful of Blues,
                    Dixielynn Johnson                  Celebrating Courage,                                                                            1210 S.W. Sixth Ave. $10, $15         guttural vocal frog ribbits that     and influencing more than a
                                                                                                                                                       for two. Free beer and wine,          obscure the lyrics again!”           few folks to take up the har-
                                                      Vision and Compassion                                                                            free copy of show. All ages. In-      Then singer Bryan Baker              monica. On that note, any afi-
                                                                                                                                                       fo: leavesrussell.com.                switches gears nicely into an        cionado of the Mississippi Sax-
                                                                                                                                                                                             Ozzy-like tenor, and, by Thor,       ophone would benefit from lis-
                                                         Join us as we celebrate the courage, vision and                                               Dance or die                          it works! This band does not         tening to his clean style, which
                                                          compassion of individuals and organizations                                                    Ninja Turtle Ninja Tiger            sport attractive haircuts nor        combines the lightning tech-
                                                                                                                                                       founder Dustin Brown report-          for that matter easily market-       nique of a John Popper, the
                                                       who share a commitment to increase awareness and                                                edly started his techno dance         able T-shirts and is only inter-     classy jazz of a Stevie Wonder
                      Ally Award                            provide support for survivors of domestic                                                  outfit, in part, to escape the        ested in playing heavy, pro-         and the thick, lonesome sound
                                                                                                                                                       “meth-ridden suburbs of Sa-           gressive metal well. They’re         of a Paul Butterfield.
                                                                      and sexual violence.                                                             lem.” Now, we know Portland           earning kudos from the metal            Curtis Salgado, 8 p.m. Fri-
          The Clackamas County
                                                                                                                                                       can hold its own in terms of          press for combining classic,         day, April 13 and Saturday,
            Sherriff ’s Lethality                                                                                                                      competing for capital of meth-        thrash, melodic hardcore,            April 14, Jimmy Mak’s, 221
           Assessment Protocol                                   April 21st, 2012 • 5:30-10 p.m.                                                       dom, but we also salute any           death and doom — you know,           N.W. 10th Ave. Info: 503-295-
                Program                                                Oregon Golf Club                                                                pop singer who eschews crank          all the stuff that goes into your    6542, jimmymaks.com.
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                                                                                                                                                       Cello: Punk crowds enjoy the show
                                                             Dinner and dancing with Legendary
                                                                Soul Diva Linda Hornbuckle
                                                                                                                                                       ■ From page 1                         proach we take to performing         she says. “I’ve learned a whole
                          Emcee:                                                                                                                                                             hip-hop, jazz, rock and other        lot about strumming from fellow
                                                                                                                                                                                             non-classical forms and sets us      PCP cellists Gideon Freudmann
                       Alexis Del Cid                                                                                                                  Smokin’ PCP                           apart from our colleagues in         and Sami Kushnick.”
                       KOIN Local6                                                                                                                        Hearing these classically          Portland who focus on extending         “It’s really upped my game,”
                       News Anchor                                                                                                                     trained players jam is one thing,     the classical tradition through      says Kevin Jackson.
                                                            Shop at our Art of Travel Boutique or                                                      but it’s another to realize the ef-
                                                                                                                                                       fort it takes to play this stuff.
                                                                                                                                                                                             modern works,” he says.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Oh yeah, and don’t forget
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Rock bands are always
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  psyched to jam with a cellist who
                                                                  buy an Admiration Ad!                                                                PCP boasts a repertoire number-       faked flatulence.                    knows the genre, he says, but his
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                                                                                                                                                       ing more than 900 pieces of mu-         “Once a cellist brought a fart     cellist peers are not so easy to
                                                                                                                                                       sic.                                  sound machine and hid it and         impress. With PCP, he can’t hide
                                                                                                                                                          Its stage setup ranges from        activated it while we were play-     his mistakes as he could in a full
                                                      Learn more about sponsorships, advertising,                                                      simple, with four to six cellos, to   ing,” vonKuske says. “She kept       orchestra.
                                                                                                                                                       epic, with as many as a dozen         on laughing, and I honestly             “It’s helped me to appreciate
                                                         and registration by contacting Ann at                                                         cellists playing with choirs,         thought she was stoned. She let      the strengths of other players
                                                      info@cwsor.org or (503) 722-2366, ext 101.                                                       winds, horns and numerous per-
                                                                                                                                                       cussion players, including kit
                                                                                                                                                                                             me in on her secret during a
                                                                                                                                                                                             break, and I laughed too, watch-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and the importance of blending,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  vonKunske adds. “The act of bal-
                                                                                                                                                       drummers.                             ing the cellists on either side of   ancing that many cellos requires
                                                                                                                                                          Skip vonKuske, who often           her lean away and look around.”      a subtler approach than when
                                                                                                                                                       plays leads, says he and other          The cellists enjoy the easy ca-    you’re playing with violins since
                                                                                                                                                       members of PCP can be found in        maraderie they’ve found, adds        we’re all in the same range.”
                                                                                                                                                       numerous other groups around          Anna Fritz.                             However, none of the cellists
                                                                                                                                                       town. He himself counts Vaga-           “There are so many of us do-       has the challenge Leander Star
                                                                                                                                                       bond Opera and Cellotronik            ing our own interesting, creative    does. His greatest worry?
                                                                                                                                                       among his projects.                   solo things, honing innovative          “Looking cool whilst playing
                                                                                                                                                          “This is a key to the loose ap-    techniques on the instrument,”       the French horn.”
The Portland Tribune Thursday, April 12, 2012
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                                                                                                                      and cultural heritage center          the workout and joined the party!              Saturday, 9am - 10am
                                                                                                                                                            A Latin-inspired dance workout…
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Packy likes the females                                                                                               gon’s rail history.
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   One of Oregon’s most fa-                                                                                              The under-construction             Contact Deb for more info:                             707 NE Broadway • Portland
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brates his 50th birthday on                                                                                           orhf.org).
April 14.
   And, Packy the pachyderm                                                                                           Portland: Music City?
at the Oregon Zoo — the Tri-                                                                                             It was music to the ears of
bune Life cover boy April 5 —                                                 COURTESY OF HENNEBERY EDDY ARCHITECTS    the Rose City’s many music fol-
has been healthy throughout           Designer Dawn Carlton’s watercolor of the Oregon Rail Heritage                  lowers. Portland has been
the years.                            Foundation engine house was selected as one of the top illustrations            named one of the top 10 cities
   About the only injury con-         in the 27th juried exhibition “Architecture in Perspective.”                    with the best music scenes by
cern: Packy has swelling from a                                                                                       Livability.com.                                      Portland’s first choice for quality since 1918
surgery on the left side of his       happens, we take more of a             She debuted her new car at                  The caveat is they are the
head that doesn’t heal all the        look at animal care and welfare      the Las Vegas Motor Speed-                 best cities outside of Nashville,
way because he sleeps on his          and want to improve on that.”        way in late March.                         New York City and Los Angeles.
left side.                               Time was that 12 elephants,                                                     The website cited the city’s
   “If (the surgery) had been on      including Packy, lived in small-     Walk and eat                               indie rock scene, with bands
the right side, it would have         er space at the zoo, and one big        Portland Walking Tours has              such as The Decemberists, Blit-
healed fine,” says Bob Lee, zoo
elephant curator.
   Packy has seen a lot of things
in his 50 years, and knows
                                      step was to create more space
                                      — and even more will come
                                      with expansion.
                                         Adds Lee, of the majestic
                                                                           provided fun excursions to vari-
                                                                           ous interesting locales around
                                                                           the city. Now, a tour heads
                                                                           straight for food.
                                                                                                                      zen Trapper, Blind Pilot and the
                                                                                                                      Dandy Warhols, and venues
                                                                                                                      such as the Doug Fir Lounge.
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mingle with menstruating fe-          world. When you’re this close        explorers to nibble, sip and               Fort Worth, Texas; Madison,
males, curiously.                     to him, it’s hard not to see him     taste the city’s best food carts,          Wis.; Tulsa; and Concord, Calif.
   “He was quite the gentleman        as another person, a member of       tasting trucks and hidden
with the females,” says Mike          the family.”                         kitchens. The city certainly has           PNCA board members                                                          THRU 4/22
Keele, Zoo director of elephant          For birthday info, go to ore-     some carts to explore — 700                   The Pacific Northwest Col-
habitats. “With a lot of ele-         gonzoo.org.                          and counting.                              lege of Art has added five new                Great selection in stock now
phants, they only breed when                                                  The tour is offered each Fri-           members of the board of di-                                   9701 SE McLoughlin . 503 / 786 -1234
                                      Chocolate support
the time was right. Packy was                                              day and Saturday, starting at 1            rectors: Rick Caskey, Mark                    BEAVERTON:       5th & Western Ave . 503 / 646 -3000
more recreational.”                      Moonstruck Chocolate Co.          p.m., beginning at the Mark                Cushing, Jennifer Bruml
   But, for a time, Packy was         has announced the sponsor-           Spencer hotel. Cost: $44.99 per            Lemelson, Bob Packard and
held out of public performances       ship of ... a female drag racer.     person. Go to portlandwalking-             Aric Word.
because he had been getting              The Portland chocolatier is       tours.com for info.                           PNCA continues to grow,
pushy with the keeper staff. In       the primary sponsor of Sadie                                                    having added five graduate
the 1990s, he rejoined the train-     Floyd Racing, and Floyd’s            Winning rendering                          programs in recent years under
ing and “he picked it up and de-      dragster will feature the com-         Dawn Carlton, a designer                 the auspices of the Ford Insti-
veloped a friendship with the         pany’s signature crescent-           with Portland’s Hennebery Ed-              tute for Visual Education. En-
staff,” says Keele, who adds, in      moon logo against a midnight-        dy Architects, has received a              rollment has doubled in the
retrospect, that it was a mis-
take to keep Packy away from
                                      blue sky.
                                         Floyd, 22, will compete in
                                                                           prestigious international award
                                                                           for her watercolor painting of
                                                                                                                      past eight years.
                                                                                                                         “The college’s active board
                                                                                                                                                                    UPCOMING EVENTS
the training.                         the National Hot Rod Associa-        the Oregon Rail Heritage Foun-             is the best example of the Port-                           BROUGHT TO YOU BY
   “Zoos have evolved from rec-       tion’s Northwest Division and        dation engine house.                       land-style creativity and col-
reational and entertainment to        some Pacific Division races,           Her award came from the                  laboration that supports ev-
more of a responsible role. Ani-      and her schedule will take her       American Society of Architec-              erything we do at PNCA,” says
mal care, reproduction, conser-       around the western U.S. and          tural Illustrators, selected as            Tom Manley, college presi-
vation and education. As that         Canada.                              one of the top illustrations in            dent.

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Events keep Titanic afloat in memory
   One hundred years ago to-          of the disaster, while being beau-    ety are putting on the concerts,              n Milwaukie playwright Mi-
day, the passengers and crew          tiful and moving.                     “Titanic 1912 — A Musical Night            chael Wehrli wrote “Titanic Af-          >                                                 >
were enjoying an epic journey            The showing at the Hollywood       to Remember,” with organist/               termath,” which focuses on how
across the Atlantic Ocean             Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.,       historian Grant Edwards playing            the corporate cruise line was
aboard the White Star Line’s          marks the exact time of the ship      music performed aboard the Ti-             “too big to fail” but was woefully                                                              Connect with us!

RMS Titanic.                          striking the iceberg (Pacific         tanic and published afterward,             unprepared for disaster of any                                                                 @Rosequarter
   Early in the morning of April      Standard Time) and the event          and joined by the “RMS Cham-               kind because it carried too few                                                                rosequarterblog.com
15, 1912, however, the unsinkable     closes at 100 years to the minute     ber Choir” and soloists.                   lifeboats.                                                                                     pinterest.com/rosequarter
Titanic hit an iceberg and sank       that the ship sank.                      Concert info: 7:30 p.m. April 14           “It’s one of the few disasters                                                              Rose Garden Area/
to bottom of the ocean floor,            n The First Congregational         and 2:30 p.m. April 15, each with          where nobody should have                                                                       Memorial Coliseum

rocking the populace on both          United Church of Christ hosts         $20 tickets (call 503-228-7219).           died,” Wehrli says.
sides of the Atlantic.                concerts April 14 and 15. Congre-        n A 100th Anniversary Titan-               Wehrli’s play premiered in           >                                                                                         Safeway/
   Portland commemorates the          gational member Frank Warren          ic Pub Crawl starts at 4 p.m.              2000 and there are upcoming
100th anniversary of the tragedy,     was one of the more than 1,500        April 14 at the Al’s Den/McMe-             productions in Iowa, Illinois and
April 13 to 15 with several events:   people who died in the disaster.      namins Crystal Hotel, 303 S.W.             elsewhere.
   n Along with the re-release of     His wife, Anna, survived. The         12th Ave. It’s a 1912-era costume             n Gilbert Park Elementary
“Titanic,” the James Cameron          Oregonian newspaper at the            celebration of history, regal at-          commemorates the 100th anni-
blockbuster in 3D, the movie “A       time reported that six passen-        tire and the awe of craftsman-             versary with costumes, art and
Night To Remember” will be            gers from Portland were on the        ship, with the “White Star Line”           writing displays, 6 p.m. April 13,
shown at the Hollywood The-           ship on its fateful maiden voy-       taking “passengers” to the                 preceding Deborah Hopkinson
atre, starting with a reception at    age: Herman Klaber and Niels          Union Train Station, Portland              presenting her new book, “Ti-
6:30 p.m. April 14. The 1958 mov-     Peder died, and Elizabeth Inglis      Spirit and Pittock Mansion. Priz-          tanic: Voices from the Disaster,”
ie served as an inspiration for       Watt and daughter Robertha            es go to such things as “Best Ice-         at Barnes and Noble at Clacka-
Cameron’s 1997 flick. Adapted         Watt also survived.                   berg,” “Best Titanic” and “Best            mas Town Center, 12000 S.E.
from the novel by Walter Lord, it        The church, 1126 S.W. Park         3rd Class Passenger.” Get tickets          82nd Ave.
tells a straightforward account       Ave., and Oregon Historical Soci-     at stumptowncrawlers.com                              — Jason Vondersmith

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                                                                              Help                                                        Apparel/Jewelry                  Miscellaneous for                                                                         Pets & Supplies
                                                                             Wanted                                                                                              Sale
       PLACEMENT INFORMATION                                            TRUCK DRIVER                                                        CUT OUT THE                   Decorative, 4’ -plus tall,
                                                                     Emerald Services seeks                                                                              bagged roots. $20 each.                                      Animals &
                                                                          an experienced                                                    MIDDLE MAN!                      (503)666-8769                                            Agriculture
                        Telephone:                                     customer service rep                                               Sell your gold, silver,
                  (503) 620-SELL (7355)                               with CDL B & Hazmat                   Business                         platinum, coins,           Painting Equipment:
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                                                                      2 years driving experi-
                                                                                                           Opportunities                   also buy diamonds,           4, 12’ planks, $50 ea.,                                                                     Evgeniya is an outgoing
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                       (503) 620-3433                                 sales and dependable.                                             items. Deal directly with       2, 28’ alum. ladders $150
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   about everything and will
                                                                        DOE plus benefits.                   ATTENTION                     a local refiner. I pay       each.     (503)663-2404
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Livestock                 make a good addition to an
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                       info@                                             emeraldnw.com.                 Due to the quantity and         prices guaranteed. I buy                                                                                                  more about Evgeniya, con-
                                                                                                                                          7 days per week and           $3997.00. Make and save
                                                                     Call 206-832-3266.
              Community-classifieds.com                                                                 variety of business op-
                                                                                                                                            can come to your            money with your own                                                                       tact CAT’s Sherwood shel-
                                                                                                        portunity listings we re-                                       bandmill. Cut lumber any                               ALPACAS: 4,        beautiful        ter: 14175 SW Galbreath
                                                                                                        ceive, it is impossible for        location if needed.                                                                                                       Drive; 503-925-8903;
                         Address:                                                                                                             (503) 960-4163            dimension. In stock ready                              males. Free to a good lov-
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                                                                                                        business opportunity                                                                                                   503-784-7372              or
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                                                                   cent trucking school gradu-          in doubt about a partic-
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                                                                   starts now! Up to $4,800             Better Business Bureau,                                                                                                    Pets & Supplies
                                                                   tuition reimbursement (for           503-226-3981 or the
                                                                   a limited time only). Great          Consumer Protection           PAINTING SUPPLIES, ea-                   $ FOR DRUMS
                                                                   pay and benefits, excellent          Agency, 503-378-4320,         sel, paint brushes, can-                                                                                                   JASMINE: Meow! Jasmine
                                                                                                                                      vases. $60 for all. (503)                                                                                                  here. I’m spunky, playful,
                                                                   training           program,          BEFORE investing any
                                                                                                                                      257-6438                                                                                     AKC WESTIE AKC                funny, silly and friendly! I
                                                                   industry-leading safety pro-         money.                                                                                                                      BREEDING PAIR
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Male 7yrs. Female 5 yrs.        drinking out of the faucet
                                                                   Call us for opportunities.                                               Firewood/                         Collector seeks                                    Must go to same home.           and jumping into the bath-
                                                                   Call 866-304-3323.                                                                                      Ludwig, Slingerland,                                   Very calm, love kids.
                                                                         www.joinCRST.com             Established Digital Print          Heating Supplies                                                                                                        tub (without water of
                                                                                                      Biz Greater Portland. B2B,                                          Gretch, Full sets or parts                                  $900 for both.
                                             Help                                                     Promo items, Graphics &                                                 (503) 577-6838                                       Call 503-684-3978
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 course). I’m good at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 hockey too and bat things
                                            Wanted                 DIGBY TRUCK Lines ex-              Much more.Great Repeat             ALDER, FIR & MAPLE                                                                                                      around and chase after
                                                                   panded their dry van busi-         Customers & Reputation.           FIREWOOD: Seasoned                FREE Removal: BBQs,                                                                    them. After all that activity,
                                  MEMBER SERVICE REP               ness. West coast and In-           No Exp. Nec. Financing &            $220/cord. Free local            all appliances, bicycles,                                AUSTRALIAN                   I wouldn’t mind a nice
                                  SELCO Community Credit           termountain regions. New           Support. 800-796-3234.          delivery. Out of area deliv-        mowers, water heaters &                                                                sports massage from my
                                  Union is looking for a           terminal in Auburn, WA.                                            ery available for small fee.                                                                 LABRADOODLE:                  person.      Please      call
                                                                                                                                                                         scrap metal. Dump Runs &
                                  full-time Member Service         Class A CDL drivers.                                                        Colton area.                                                                                                      503-292-6628 or visit our
                                  Representative II to join             Call 800-800-1499                        Loans                      Call 503.314.0145
                                                                                                                                                                          Trash Removal (priced by
                                                                                                                                                                               volume & weight).                                                                 website:
          Help                    the Forest Park Branch                                                                                                                    Jiffy Junk Recycling                                                                 www.animalaidpdx.org for
                                  Team to provide profes-                                                                                  Furniture/                           (503) 777-6667                                                                   more information.
         Wanted                   sional, quality service to       DRIVERS: CHOOSE your
                                                                   hometime from weekly,              It is illegal for companies                                        STEREO, JBL, ALL TEC,
                                  our members. Applicants
                                  must have superior cus-          7/on-7/off, 14/on-7/off, full      doing business by phone to        Home Furnishings                  McIntosh, etc. Tubes,
                                                                   or part-time. Daily pay, top                                                                                                                                 Winston is 10 mos. old,
        COMPUTERS                 tomer services skills, ana-                                         promise you a loan and                                              testers, reel/reel, old                               trained, absolutely gor-
    Providence Health &           lytical ability, good commu-     equipment. Requires 3              ask you to pay for it before                                       guitars. Radio, ham and
                                                                   months recent experience.                                                                                                                                    geous! Loves everyone!
       Services - ETL             nication skills, and at least                                       they deliver. For more in-                                         short wave, post cards,                                He needs a “Guardian
  Specialist II in Portland,      one year of customer serv-              800-414-9569                formation, call toll-free                                           posters, view master,
                                                                       www.driveknight.com                                                                                                                                      Home”, and is essentially
  OR. Design, develop, &          ice and sales experience is                                         1-877-FTC HELP. A public                                           magazines, World War II,                               free. See our Web site
       document ETL               preferred.To learn more                                             service    message     from                                         unusual collections.                                  link: “Guardian Homes”.            Lovely Leia is a bit shy at
  architecture/processes          about the position and ap-       OFFERING UP to $5,000              Community Classifieds and                                               (503) 244-6261                                     www.trailsendlabradoodles.com      first but warms right up if
     for healthcare data                                                                              the Federal Trade Com-                                                                                                                                      you let her cuddle in your
                                  ply, visit www.selco.org.        mileage bonus to drivers
                                                                                                      mission.                        BASIC PLATFORM BED                                                                              503-522-5210
  warehousing. Req. BS                                             with 1-ton or larger truck                                         Made of hardwood. ALL                                                                                                          lap. She’ll also give you
    (or combo of educ. &                                                                                                                                                  WANTED:                                                                                 kitty kisses and head butts
                                                                   and 5th wheel to deliver re-
   exp. equiv. to a BS) in               NEED HELP                 gionally and internationally
                                                                                                                                      NEW! $199 Queen or Full,
                                                                                                                                      5 finishes. Mattress extra.
                                                                                                                                                                             DIABETIC TEST                                                                         to keep the affection con-
  Comp. Sci., Comp. Info
                                         WITH YOUR                 from Pendleton, Oregon.                                            Call for info.503-775-6735.               STRIPS                                                                               nection. Leia is bonded
  Sys. or related field & 4                                        Great pay, quick settle-                                                                               Will pay up to $25.00                                                                      with her sister, Inglese,
   years experience as a
    Software Eng., App.
                                         CLASSIFIED                ment, and pay advances.
                                                                   ForemostTransport.com or
                                                                                                                                                                          per box. Call Sharon -
                                                                                                                                                                             5 0 3. 6 7 9. 3 6 0 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  who has a similar person-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ality, and the two girls will
                                                                                                                                        DINING ROOM CHAIRS:
   Developer, or related.                   AD?                            866-764-1601                                                6, custom upholstered, like                                                                                                   need to be adopted to-
 All educ., train, and exp.                                                                                 Merchandise                  new, $599/obo. Call for                                                                                                       gether. To learn more
       may be gained                                                                                                                     details: 503-666-9686.                                                                HANK: All those rumors             about Leia, contact CAT’s
  concurrently. Must have              Call Mindy!                                                                                                                           WANTED; Danish
                                                                                                                                                                            modern , teak, mid                                 your hear about orange              Sherwood shelter: 14175
 legal authority to work in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SW Galbreath Drive;
  U.S. To view full duties,           503-546-0760                                                                                    FUTON: Quality futon style
                                                                                                                                                                          century designer furni-
                                                                                                                                                                            ture & accessories!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               tabby’s are the best are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               true! Hank is a wonderful,                 503-925-8903;
     detailed rqmts. & to              for ad rates, general                                                                          sofa bed. Biltmore beach-                                                                                                        catadoptionteam.org.
                                        information or help                                                                                                                    503-317-7009                                    loving, laid back boy who
 apply online, please visit                                                                                                           wood frame, thick full size                                                              would give his heart in ex-           Hours: Monday through
 www.providenceiscalling.jobs       writing your ad in any one                                                                                                                                                                                                      Friday 11a-7p; Saturday
        & search for Job                       of our                                                 Antiques/Collectibles           Posture Crown futon mat-                                                                 change for a chance to be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and Sunday 10a-6p.
           #08314.                  Community Newspaper
                                                                                                                                      tress and swede cover.                Travel & Tickets                                   loved. Are you missing
                                                                                                                                      Never used. Paid $600,                                                                   your lap warmer or shoul-
                                           Publications                                                                               sell for $300. 503.925.1294
                                     and get the RESULTS                 Lost & Found                                                                                                                                          der shawl? Hank is versa-
                                             you want!                                                                                                                                                                         tile and can ride your
                                                                                                         WANTED: OLD VIN-                                                                                                      shoulder or keep your lap
                                                                                                         TAGE FIREWORKS &             LADDER CHAIRS: 4, 38’’                MY BUCKET LIST                                     warm.       Please      call
                                                                                                           FIRECRACKER                tall, light oak, black vinyl           ADVENTURES                                        503-292-6628 or visit our
                                                                                                                                      seats, like new, $120. MIR-                                                              website:
                                                                     FOUND: A great way to
                                                                                                          PACKS, BRICKS &
                                                                                                             BUNDLES.                 ROR: Cheval, full length,                    PERU                                        www.animalaidpdx.org for
 JANITORIAL OFFICE                                                                                                                    mahogany, $25. NE Port-                                                                  more information.
                                                                        Call Sherry at                                                land. Call 971-279-5109.                                                                                                    Scarlett is a nice quiet lady
     CLEANERS                                                        Community Classifieds,                                                                                                                                                                         looking for a nice quiet
      Part-time                          PLEASE NOTE:                   503-546-0755                                                                                                                                                                              home. Sweet and shy, she
PORTLAND - Downtown               Abbreviations destroy the                                                                                                                                                                                                        needs a little courting to
   20 Hours/Week                  intent of your advertise-                                                                                                               If Machu Picchu or the                                                                    feel safe, but if you talk
  SERVICEMASTER                   ment. Your advertisement                                                                                                                Amazon Reserve is on                                                                    softly and give gentle pets,
                                  should be attractive and                                                1930’S - 1960’S ERA.                                            your bucket list, now is                                                                 she loves to be held and
    503-657-3998                                                                                         CASH PAID!! COLLEC-                                                                                                                                       has real lap cat potential.
                                  easy to read. Let us help                                                                                                                    the time for an
                                  you put together your ad-                                               TOR FOR 15 YEARS.                                               adventure of a lifetime.                                                                To learn more about Scar-
        To place your             vertisement. Call us today                                               CALL TOLL FREE                                                  For more information                                Impecibly dressed in his            lett, contact CAT’s Sher-
  Community Classifieds           at:                                                                       1-866-213-6065                                                      call Sandi at                                  neat tuxedo, Malcom is the          wood shelter: 14175 SW
       advertisement,                  503-620-SELL(7355)                                                                                                                     (503) 253-8738                                   epitome      of    a    well-            Galbreath Drive;
                                                                   LOST CAT: 9lb black,                                                   NEW BUNK BEDS                                                                        groomed, short-haired cat.                503-925-8903;
 call 503-620-SELL(7355).          www.community-classifieds.com                                                                                                          www.mybucketlistadventures.com
                                                                   neutered male “Gringo”.                                             All hardwoods, twin/twin,                                                               But don’t let his formal ap-          catadoptionteam.org.
                                                                   I’m sweet, curious & shy.                                           Cherry, Chocolate, white,                                                               pearance fool you. Under
                                                                                                                                        $299. Twin mattresses,
                                                                   Approx    10-yrs-old       (but        STORAGE                                                                                                              that cool exterior is a curi-

                                                                                                                                                                         need Help?
                         Help Wanted                               looks younger). Big green,                                          $99 each. (503) 775-6735                                                                ous, adventurous, active
                                                                   almond shaped eyes. Mis-              PROBLEMS??                                                                                                            cat who’s just waiting for
                                                                   sing from West Linn                           Call                                                                                                          the right people to share
                                                                                                         Community Classifieds
                                                                   around 3/17/2012.                       and sell all those                                                                                                  his true personality with. If
                                                                       Please call with info:              unneeded items.                                                                                                     you’re looking for a cat who
                                                                          503-919-1278.                                                                                                                                        will greet you at the door
                            Caregivers                                                                        Items valued                                                                                                     with a friendly “purrrt” and
                                                                                                              up to $1000:                                                                                                     is always eady for a game                   SWEETIE &
                                                                           Personals                       3 lines - 3 weeks                                                                                                   of “chase the feather toy”                TINKERBELLE:
          PORTLAND METROPOLITAN AREA                                                                     17 newspapers - $15          QUEEN MATTRESS SET
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Are you looking to double
                                                                                                                                        $295 NEW Queen or Full                                                                 Malcom is the boy for you!
             SOUTHWEST SUBURBS!                                                                               Items valued                 Mattress Only $249                                                                  To learn more about Mal-          the love in your life? We’re
               NORTH PORTLAND                                       ❤ADOPT❤ A Home Filled
                                                                                                             $1001-$3000:              Call for Info: 503.775.6735                                                             com, contact CAT’s Sher-          the girls that can do it! We
                                                                                                           3 lines - 3 weeks              www.applecrate.net                                                                   wood shelter: 14175 SW            love to cuddle with each
                                                                      with Laughter, LOVE,               17 newspapers - $20                                                                                                   Galbreath Drive;                  other and would love to in-
         Including North Plains, Forest Grove                         music, caring attorney,                                                                                                                                         503-925-8903;              clude you in our circle of
                     & Cornelius!                                   family happily await baby.                 Call (503)                  Lawnmowers                    Consult a Cleaning                                        catadoptionteam.org.          love. Sweetie, who is no
                                                                     Expenses paid. Stacey,               620-SELL(7355)                                                                                                                                         bigger than a kitten, loves
                                                                    ❤ ❤1.800.816.8424❤ ❤                                                                                Professional in the Community                                                            to play, just not the crazy
    Save for your summer vacation at your own rate!                                                                                                                      Classifieds Service Directory.                                                          stuff like those kittens and I
     Flexible Hours. 7 days a week, 40 hour weeks.
                     Choose your days!                                                                                                      AL’S MOWERS                       In print and online!                                 Sell it today                 can make your dreams
     help seniors remain independent in their homes.
         We work with each employee to create their
                                                                                   Announcements/Notices                                 Guaranteed used Gas,
                                                                                                                                        Hand & Electric mowers,                             Your Neighborhood Marketplace
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      in the                     come true. If you’re ready
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 for magic and love ask for
        schedule and keep them close to their home.                                                                                           Chainsaws
                                                                                                                                           Tune-ups & Repair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Classifieds.                  Tinkerbelle and Sweetie.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Please call 503-292-6628
              Reliable transportation is needed.
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                        Apply online at
                                                                                                                                          Call 503-771-7202              www.community-classifieds                                Call 503-620-SELL              www.animalaidpdx.org for
     or call (971) 206-5152 for application instructions.                                                                               8828 SE Division Street                  .com                                              (503-620-7355)                more information.
                                                                                           RON HANNAH
                                                                         Where are you? Met in ‘76/77; Your best friend Harry
                                                                        wed Muriel/France.You lived in SE Portland, I in Cedar
                                                                          Mill.You w/long hair & John Lennon glasses; Pink
                                                                          Floyd; me German-American w/light blue VW Bug.
                                                                         Dancing at Euphoria. If you are the one, please write

                                                                          Jury research project: Recruiting participants for
                                                                        7-hour session on 4/21, 9-4 pm in downtown Portland.
                                                                          Participants will be paid $120 for 7 hours with lunch
                                                                         provided. Must be 18, registered to vote, resident of
                                                                          Multnomah County & able to receive blocked calls.
 Contract Publishing Sales Assistant - Part-Time                         E-mail your name, age, gender, & phone number to
                                                                       juryresearch@hotmail.com no later than April 17th. We
      Community Newspapers seeks a part-time sales                       will contact qualified participants by phone with info.
       assistant to provide support to our busy contract
     publishing advertising sales team. This individual will
      assist one or more sales reps by scheduling ads,                                                                                                                  BEAVERTON:                                             LAKE OSWEGO:
     handling proofs, performing clerical duties, ensuring                                                                                                                                                                                                        TIGARD-Summerfield:
      deadlines are met, and more. Good computer and                         DO YOU HAVE HIGH CHOLESTEROL?                                STORAGE                                                                                    YARD SALE                       MELISSA DOYLE
       organizational skills are a must, along with good                   If you have suffered a stroke or heart attack in the                                                                                                    SATURDAY, 9 - 3p
                                                                     past you may be at risk of having another stroke or                 PROBLEMS??                                                                              15495 SW TANAGER DR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ESTATE SALES
     communication/phone skills and a sense of humor!
                                                                     heart attack. Uncontrolled risk factors, such as high                      Call                                                                              Antiques, china, books,               4/13, 1 - 4p
  For more information, forward a resume to Schadia                  cholesterol, may significantly increase your risk.                 Community Classifieds           HUGE MOVING SALE!!                                       housewares, some furni-           4/14 & 4/15, 10 - 3p
  Newcombe at snewcombe@commnewspapers.com                                The Oregon Stroke Center at OHSU is conducting a                and sell all those             April 13th 14th: 9-6                                       ture & collectibles.          FOLLOW SIGNS at 98th
                                                                     research trial that could benefit you. The trial is testing          unneeded items.                                                                                                         and SW DURHAM RD.
                                                                     a new drug to see if it can increase your levels of good                                            5229 SW Barclay Ct                                    PORTLAND SE:                       House packed! Furniture
                                                                                                                                                                          Everything MUST Go!!!
                                                                     cholesterol while lowering your levels of bad choles-                    Items valued                                                                          ESTATE SALE                   (all styles!). Great yard &
            ELECTRICAL COST ESTIMATOR                                terol. Doing so can help reduce your chance of having                                               Something for everyone:
                                                                     further strokes or heart attacks. You may qualify for
                                                                                                                                              up to $1000:                                                                        THURS & FRI: 9-5                garden cement statues,
                                                                                                                                           3 lines - 3 weeks               Collectibles, kitchen,                                                                 planters, etc. Women’s
 Previous experience working with and purchasing con-                this research trial if you’re at least 50 years old and             17 newspapers - $15              pictures, stamping, tools,                             18002 SE Clay Street             clothing, shoes & purses.
 struction labor, electrical equipment and transportation.           have suffered a stroke, heart attack, or if you currently                                              Asian pieces, lamps,                               Large Oak Dining Table             Buick LaCross CXL ‘06,
                                                                     have blockage of the arteries in your lower extremities.                                            clothes & MUCH MORE!!!                                w/chairs, Antiques, Home           10k miles, like new. Lot’s
 Required to prepare pricing estimates on new projects                                                                                        Items valued                                                                     decor, 2 lg dog kennels.
                                                                             Eligible participants will receive care by a stroke                                                                                                                                  and lots of good stuff!
   and estimate prices on existing contracts. Must have              physician and will also receive a statin cholesterol med-               $1001-$3000:
                                                                                                                                           3 lines - 3 weeks                                                                   PORTLAND:
 demonstrated experience in: estimating, drawing man-                ication along with the study medications at no cost.
                                                                                                                                         17 newspapers - $20               LAKE OSWEGO
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 9360 SW MILLEN DR
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B6 SPORTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Portland Tribune Thursday, April 12, 2012

Udoka:                                                                                                                                                                        Eggers: Team scouting
Family                                                                                                                                                                        for new GM, free agents
awaits his                                                                                                                                                                    ■ From page 8                           million) and J.J. Hickson ($4.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      million). Those stay on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           that we shouldn’t go after a play-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           er just because we think the

return                                                                                                                                                  Ime Udoka,
                                                                                                                                                        former Jefferson
                                                                                                                                                        High star, takes
                                                                                                                                                                              assistant GM with the Vancou-
                                                                                                                                                                              ver (now Memphis) Grizzlies.
                                                                                                                                                                                 There is no desired number of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      books until the players are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      signed or the team renounces
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      their rights.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Two other names on the cur-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           team might match.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Blazers should be able to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           extend at least one maximum-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              salary offer,
                                                                                                                                                        a shot against        GM candidates, Miller says, nor         rent roster — Jamal Crawford                            with some
■ From page 8                                                                                                                                           Philadelphia          a timeline for a hire.                  ($5.23 million) and Shawne Wil-                         room left over
                                                                                                                                                        while playing for        “It would be great to have it        liams ($3.14 million) — own play-                       to sign another.
veteran presence,” says the 6-6,                                                                                                                        the Trail Blazers     completed well before the (June         er options. Williams, who be-                              “We feel
215-pound Udoka. “It’s going                                                                                                                            during the 2006-      28) draft,” Miller says. “The chal-     came Portland’s possession in                           pretty good
well. The players aren’t as big or                                                                                                                      07 NBA season.        lenge there is, if there are people     the trade that sent Gerald Wal-                         about where we
strong or fast as in the NBA, but                                                                                                                       TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO:   we want to talk to who are cur-         lace to New Jersey, has a con-                          are in terms of
it’s a good brand of ball.”                                                                                                                             JIM CLARK             rently with other teams, we             tract that can be stretched over                        ability to re-
    The chance to play in Spain ap-                                                                                                                                           have to get permission from             three years. That means he                              cruit some of
pealed to Udoka, 34, since he                                   gives players more time to enjoy                  are no plans for marriage just                              those teams (for an interview).”        could count a little more than $1           HICKsON the top free
spent a season there with Auna                                  the sights. Udoka’s sister, Mfon,                 yet.                                                           Might that be the case?              million against the Blazers’ cap                        agents,” Miller
Gran Canaria (2004-05) before he                                recently visited for a couple of                      “We’re good the way we are                                 “It’s a possibility,” Miller says.   room in each of the next three                          says.
played all or parts of six seasons                              weeks to provide some company.                    for now,” he says. “She has a very                             Truth be told, the Blazers           seasons.                                There is also the possibility of
in the NBA, including the 2006-07                                  There was talk of Nia and Kez                  similar view. As long as we’re                              would love to have a GM in place           Five Blazers become unre-         acquiring talent via the trade
campaign with the Trail Blazers.                                traveling for a visit, but that’s a               happy raising the children, we’ll                           well before the draft, so he could      stricted free agents on July 1 —     route, including sign-and-trade
    Udoka thought he was going to                               long trip for a newborn, plus she                 just enjoy each other and see                               contribute his opinions toward          Raymond Felton, Joel Przybilla,      options with all of their current
be with New Jersey this season.                                 has an 11-year-old son and some                   where it takes us.”                                         selection of a coach and what           Jonny Flynn, Hasheem Thabeet         roster players who will become
He signed a free-agent deal with                                work responsibilities in Holly-                       Nia’s mother is from Trinidad                           will likely be a pair of lottery        and Craig Smith. In order to re-     free agents.
Nets after a collective-bargaining                              wood.                                             and Tobago.                                                 picks. And the Blazers would            tain “Bird” and “early Bird”            Batum seems likely to com-
agreement was reached in De-                                       Udoka and Long — an accom-                         “She heard the name ‘Kez’                               prefer to hire someone with GM          rights along with sign-and-trade     mand a contract in the neigh-
cember. He was waived with the                                  plished actress in both film and                  from her time on the islands,”                              experience in the NBA.                  potential, a cap hold is neces-      borhood of $9 million per sea-
final cuts, though, in part be-                                 television, including a starring                  Ime says. “Sunday is my middle                                 “That would be the ultimate          sary. With Felton, an early Bird     son.
cause an injury to center Brook                                 role in “The Fresh Prince of Bel                  name, as it was my father’s.”                               for us, yeah,” Miller says.             player, it is 125 percent of his        “Right now, our plan is to re-
Lopez necessitated the addition                                 Air” — have been together for                         Udoka still owns the home in                               That could mean taking a run         current salary, or about $9.8 mil-   tain him,” Miller says. “Hopeful-
of another big man to the roster.                               about two years. They were in-                    Portland he bought for his moth-                            at Donnie Walsh, Danny Ainge,           lion.                                ly, (another team) doesn’t make
    A $100,000 contract with Mur-                               troduced by a mutual friend                       er, Agnes, who died from cancer                             Geoff Petrie, Kevin O’Connor,              The Blazers must also main-       him a crazy offer.”
cia isn’t peanuts, “but it wasn’t as                            when Ime was with the Sacra-                      in December — a month after                                                       Chris Wallace     tain cap holds for Europeans Jo-        Hickson has played well
much about the money as what                                    mento Kings on a trip to Boston,                  Kez was born.                                                 More online or others al-             el Freeland ($850,000) and Victor    enough to earn an offer from
was happening in the NBA,” Udo-                                 where she was filming a TV pi-                        “That was part of the blur in                                                 ready sitting     Claver ($1.05 million) for next      Portland, too — perhaps in the
ka says. “I didn’t want to wait                                 lot.                                              my life from November to Janu-                                    Read other      in a GM chair     season unless they decide to re-     $5 million-per-year range.
around.                                                            “We hit it off immediately,”                   ary,” Udoka says. “Having a son,
                                                                                                                                                                                    Kerry Eggers    in the league.    nounce the players’ rights. Once        “J.J. has shown some good
                                                                                                                                                                                    columns and
    “This is a short, four-month                                Udoka says. “She is a beautiful                   my mom passes away, going to                                Blazer game stories      Though         the regular season starts, the       things in his short time with us,”
thing. Spain is a great country. I                              woman, very intelligent, very                     the Nets, then coming to Spain.                             during the week at Miller               cap hold can be removed if the       Miller says. “We’ll see what his
had a great time (in 2004-05) and                               seasoned. We had some great                       A lot was going on during that                              portland tribune.     wouldn’t con-     team and player puts in writing      situation works out to be.”
wanted to get back over and see                                 conversations. Everybody lets                     period.”                                                    com                   firm it, one      that the player won’t play in the       The Blazers would like to take
how it would be.”                                               me know how lucky I am.”                              Udoka follows his former NBA                                                  person on the     NBA that season.                     care of free-agent acquisitions
    ACB teams play only once a                                     Long, 41, and Udoka — who                      teams, including the Blazers. He                                                  Blazers’             If the Blazers keep the draft     before getting to the contracts of
week, practicing all week for the                               has never been married and is a                   worked closely with interim                                 search list as both a GM and            picks, they’re likely to need a      Batum and Hickson.
upcoming game — much like                                       father for the first time — live at               head coach Kaleb Canales dur-                               coaching candidate is Hall-of-          collective $6 million of cap holds      “We’d like to spend our cap
football in the United States. It                               her home in Hollywood. There                      ing his season with the club.                               Famer Larry Brown, whose last           there, too.                          room first,” Buchanan says.
                                                                                                                      “We’ve stayed in touch and                              coaching job was the Charlotte             What it all means is this: If     “Then you can go over (the cap)
                                                                                                                  talked often over the years,”                               Bobcats.                                the Blazers’ salary-cap list were    to re-sign your own guys.”

                            VETERANS                                                                              Udoka says. “I’m very happy for
                                                                                                                  Kaleb. I’m proud of him. He was
                                                                                                                  respected by everybody. He is
                                                                                                                                                                                 Miller has contacted ex-Blaz-
                                                                                                                                                                              er guard Steve Kerr, the former
                                                                                                                                                                              GM with Phoenix. Kerr, an ana-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to be cleared to bare bones —
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      with only the six players under
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      contract and the two draft picks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Blazers own their own
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           first-round pick — through
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tuesday, they had the NBA’s
                                 STOP PAYING RENT!                                                                getting this opportunity a little                           lyst for TNT, lives in San Diego        — they could have as much as         11th-worst record — and New
                                         0 Down/0 Closing                                                         sooner than people thought, but                             and isn’t at a time in his life         $24 million of room to work with     Jersey’s. The Nets’ pick is pro-
        You can use your VA Loan benefit more than once!                                                          it is well-deserved.”                                       when he is interested in a GM           on the free-agent market.            tected through the third selec-
                                                                                                                      Udoka isn’t sure where his                              position. He has two teenagers             The Blazers would ideally         tion, and they have the seventh-
           90% Cash-out Debt Consolidation refinance available                                                    basketball career will take him                             along with son Nick, who plays          sign their free agents, then take    worst mark. If odds hold up, that
        • $417,000 — max. amt.Call Tom Fitkin            ML-1018                                                  next. The NBA, he says, “is al-                             for the University of San Diego.        care of restricted FAs Batum         would leave Portland with the
        • Bankruptcies OK                               VA Loan Specialist                                        ways a goal of mine.”                                          The Blazers’ hope is to fill the     and Hickson — leaving them           No. 7 and 11 picks in the draft.
          Chapter 7 - 2 years                                                                                         “But I have no expectations,”                           GM position first, then find a          above the salary-cap limit but          In 2006, Portland chose Al-
          after discharge
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                                                                                                                  like to keep playing. But I have a                             “We would prefer it be in that       old. That would keep them with-      Brandon Roy at No. 6. At the
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                                                                                       Captain Jack
                                                                                    sending a cross
                                                                                   into the box in a
                                                                                        home loss to
                                                                                  Chivas USA, says                                                                                                                  Cool and dark
                                                                                        the Portland                                                                                                                places are
                                                                                       Timbers have                                                                                                                 best for
                                                                                      the talent and                                                                                                                storing
                                                                                     wherewithal to
                                                                                      be better than                                                                                                                wine
                                                    TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ
Mac Carruth of the Portland Winterhawks makes a save in game one of                  they have been                                                                                                                     It’s a problem
                                                                                    in a 1-3-1 start                                                                                                                many of us would
the Western Hockey League Western Conference semifinals.                                                                                                                                                            like to have: where do The Wine Doctor
                                                                                    to their second

Hawks: Goalies have                                                                     MLS season.                                                                                                                 I put all this wine? It
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    needs to be out of the way, but it also should be
                                                                                      TRIBUNE PHOTO:
                                                                                      NICK FOCHTMAN                                                                                                                 easily available.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        There’s too much to go into the little rack on the

to be team’s ‘rock’                                                                Timbers: Poor defense
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    kitchen counter, but is buying a 350-bottle wine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    cooler the best way? If you are ever confronted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    with the enviable dilemma of “what to do with all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the wine,” then here are a few guidelines.
n From page 8                          The Americans desperately                                                                                                                                                        First, you want to look at the quality of the

                                                                                   puts players on edge
                                    fended off a barrage of attacks,                                                                                                                                                wine you’re planning to store and how long you
                                    as the Winterhawks outshot the                                                                                                                                                  are intending to store it. If most of your wine is of
was run over behind his net by a Americans 18-4 in the third peri-                                                                                                                                                  the everyday variety, then your storage needs are
Blazer, though no penalty was is- od and 51-22 in the game.                                                                                                                                                         less demanding. However, if you belong to wine
sued. Minutes later, Portland’s        Though Carruth saw little ac-                                                                                                                                                clubs and get shipments of high-end wine, you’ll
Oliver Gabriel collided with Ka- tion, Portland lost 4-3, and after                                                                                                                                                 need better storage.
mloops goalie Cole Cheveldave, the game the focus turned to the                                                          lem. Portland has yielded eight    ize that a change of culture is                             If you are storing wine at home, the space needs
drawing a two-minute minor respective goalies. Tri-City’s Ty                      n From page 8                          goals — tied with L.A. for the     needed and that the burden                              to be a constant temperature, ideally around 57
and a four-game WHL suspen- Rimmer had stopped 48 of 51                                                                  most in the conference. With a     rests solely with the men on                            degrees. It also should be relatively dark. The wine
sion.                               shots, while Carruth was a less               August. And Portland closed            back line that is particularly     the pitch.                                              should be stored in an area with no vibrations, and
   A few months ago Carruth glorious 18 of 22.                                    out the season without a win in        weak out wide, the Timbers            “We keep playing in 45-min-                          if possible, you should try to maintain about 70
says he would have “reacted dif-       Carruth sat by his locker after            its last three matches, losing to      must learn to play tougher de-     ute spells,” Boyd says. “It’s not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    percent humidity.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The best place for most people to keep their
ferently, said                                   the game.                        the Houston Dynamo before              fense the length of the pitch.     good enough. We’re the only
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    wine is in the basement. It’s darker than the rest
something to the                                    Thirty minutes                drawing twice.                           “It’s not just the back line,”   ones who are going to get our-                          of the house, and the temperature tends to be
ref or got a little
upset.” Instead,
                         “You have to be         passed, the locker
                                                 room cleared, but
                                                                                     In those four spirals, the
                                                                                  Timbers were a combined 0-11-
                                                                                                                         defender Eric Brunner says.
                                                                                                                         “It’s the entire team. Defen-
                                                                                                                                                            selves out of the hole we’re in.
                                                                                                                                                            We need to dig deep. We need
he stopped 26 of         calm and never          still he sat, still wear-        5. Still, Portland finished just       sively, as a team, we need to      to be men and stand up.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        While wine should ideally be stored between
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    55 and 60 degrees, it’s more important that
29 shots in a 5-3        fluctuate your          ing his entire ensem-            four points out of the 10th play-      get sharper and get better.”          Portland does have a lot to                          the temperature where the wine is stored stays
win.                                             ble of gear, like a vili-        off spot and had an 11-14-9 sea-         During the three-match           change, and two quality oppo-
   But does some         emotions, which         fied competitor dy-              son mark.                              skid, Portland has had difficul-   nents who will make those
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    relatively static. Wild temperature changes will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    do more damage to wine than being stored at a
of that old tem-         is tough.”              ing for redemption.                 “Anytime you lose multiple          ty beginning and finishing         changes difficult. But the Tim-                         consistent 70 degrees. Prolonged exposure to
perament still ex-                                  Late that evening             games in a row, you can put            matches. A goal in the first       bers plan to walk into the chal-                        light also will have a debilitating effect on wine,
                                  — Mac Carruth
ist? Turns out it                                he tweeted, “That                your heads down, but hopefully         minute against the New Eng-        lenge as calmly as if they have                         as will vibrations — so keeping wine on top of a
does.                                            feeling after a loss             this group won’t do that,” mid-        land Revolution translated into    gazed into a crystal ball that                          refrigerator or freezer is not recommended.
   “He’s definitely got a swag to that only a goaltender knows                    fielder Jack Jewsbury says.            a 1-0 loss. And, in the past two   has promised a happier time.                                If your wine has real corks, then you want to
him that so many fans don’t see,” #empty.”                                        “We do have the talent, and we         matches, Portland squandered          “We’ll be in a better posi-                          store your bottles on their sides. One of the most
teammate Brendan Leipsic says.         “When you lose a game like                 have the wherewithal to push           leads by conceding late goals.     tion,” Spencer says. “That I do                         common ways to speed a wine’s demise is to have
   Carruth was given the day off that, a lot of people are going to               and be better than this.”                The Timbers say they real-       know.”                                                  the cork dry out, causing the seal to be broken and
for Portland’s final regular-sea- be looking at you for the an-                      The Timbers have little time                                                                                                   allowing in oxygen.
son game, but from the bench he swers,” he says.                                  to waste, however, with a road                                                                                                        For relatively little money, pre-built or self-
taunted Seattle goalie Calvin          Carruth showed his emotions                match Saturday against the Los                                     www.expo
                                                                                                                                                     www.expocenter.org                                             assembled racks can be purchased. Racks are also

                                                                                                                            It’s all ening
Pickard. In game two against after that game, but soon                            Angeles Galaxy, the defending                                                                                                     nice because they allow you to look at the bottles
Kamloops, Carruth stoned Bren- enough, he moved on.                               MLS Cup champions, and a                                                                                                          and figure out what you have.

dan Ranford on a breakaway. Af-        The Winterhawks have faced                 home match Saturday, April 21                                                                                                         Many people don’t have a basement, so the next
terward, he skated behind Ran- little adversity during the post-                  against Sporting Kansas City,                                                                                                     best thing is a closet or a corner of a room that
ford, showing that the puck was season, and Carruth has been a                    which owns the best record in                                                                                                     doesn’t get any direct sunlight.

in his glove, not the net.          critical reason why.                          MLS (5-0-0).                                                                                                                          One solution to consider if you don’t have a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    basement (or even if you do) is a wine refrigerator.
   “I gave it to him a little after    In the playoffs, though, it’s on-             But there are reasons for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    They come in varying sizes, holding from four to
that,” Carruth said.                ly a matter of time. And when                 Timbers to be optimistic. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    166 bottles. The nice thing about them is they give
   But goalies can’t make every that moment comes, Portland                       Galaxy have been battling inju-                                                                                                   you all the benefits of a cellar without having to
save, and they’ll often take the can find its calming presence be-                ries and are last in the West (1-                                                                                                 build a dedicated room. The drawbacks are they
blame when they don’t.              tween the pipes.                              3-0). And if there is a good                                                                                                      aren’t cheap, and they aren’t practical for large
   In the final regular-season         “It’s a different mindset be-              place for the Timbers to face                                                                                                     collections.
meeting between Portland and tween players and goalies,” Car-                     Kansas City, it is Jeld-Wen                                                                                                           If you have the space, and money, building
the Western Conference regular- ruth says. “Players are fired up,                 Field.                                                                                                                            a dedicated cellar is a fun option. By either
season champion Tri-City Amer- while goalies have to be rocks.                       “For us, it’s just about work-                                                                                                 remodeling a room or portioning off part of an
icans, Carruth was forgotten, Guys look to you for confi-                         ing hard,” Spencer says,                                                                                                          existing one, you can design a room to your exact
until the game was over.            dence.”                                       “steadying ourselves a little               APRIL                                                                                 specifications. By installing a climate control
                                                                                  bit, trying to regain a little of                                                                                                 system, the temperature and humidity issues will
                                                                                  the confidence, and starting to             5-30       Cirque du Soleil presents OVO                                              be taken care of.
                                                                                  do the things we know will                                                                                                            You can also have a lot of fun by putting in a
                                                                                                                              7-8        Hardy Plant Society Sale                                                   tasting table with glasses and wine/vineyard related
                                       games at 6 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m.             make us successful in the
                                       Saturday (doubleheader) and 11             games.”                                     13-15      48th Annual Portland Swap Meet                                             pictures or paintings — thereby creating your small
                                       a.m. Sunday.                                  The Timbers know they                                                                                                          piece of wine country inside your home.
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Sunday. The Pilots are tied with       doubleheaders at 11 a.m. Saturday          gate. Striker/midfielder Dar-
BYU for second place, both 6-3 in      and Sunday. PSU is 16-15 overall;          lington Nagbe has taken a step
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scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m.
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                                                                                      PETER VALENTINE                                                          LARSEN KOHLER
                                                                                      Whitman College | Baseball                                               Concordia University | Baseball
                                                                                      The freshman first baseman-outfielder                                    The 6-3, 170-pound senior ace received
                                                                                      from Wilson High was Northwest Con-                                      his second Cascade Collegiate Confer-
                                                                                      ference position player of the week for                                  ence pitcher of the week honors after a
                                                                                      the second time. He hit 8 for 13 with six                                complete-game win over 12th-ranked
                                                                                      RBIs and six runs in three games with                                    Lewis-Clark State last week. Kohler, from
                                                                                      Lewis & Clark. The 5-10, 175-pounder                                     Soldatna, Alaska, threw 170 pitches and
                                                                                      is batting .254, with three home runs, 21                                struck out seven batters in leading the
                                                                                      RBIs and 14 runs in 30 games. “Peter is                                  Cavaliers to a 7-2 victory that ended
                                                                                      surrounded by good players but more                                      the Warriors’ six-game win streak. This
                                                                                      importantly makes players around him                                     marked his fourth complete game of the
                                                                                      better,” coach Jared Holowaty says. “What                                season. He improved to 5-3 on the bump
                                                                                      makes Peter special is his attitude and                                  with a 3.55 ERA, with 46 strikeouts, 25
                                                                                      drive to get better every day.”                                          walks and 72 hits allowed in 71 innings.

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Carruth’s ■ Team’s to-do list keeps growing with important decisions
goal is to
stay cool
in hot net
Hawks hope tender
is steady as they bang
through playoffs
Pamplin Media Group

    These days, it’s rare to see
him angry. He doesn’t get
rattled. If he’s on the ice,
he’s in the zone. It’s almost
like he’s a statue — although
he’d rather think of himself
                     as a stone
                        Mac Carruth
                     has developed
                     a personality
                     fit for a goal-
                     tender. And,
                     through the
                     2011-12 season,
                     the Portland
        CARRutH Winterhawks’
                     netminder has
played as steady as his emo-
    His 42 regular-season wins
set a franchise record. His 2.96
goals-against average was the                                                                                                                                                           tRIBuNE PHOtO: CHRIStOPHER ONStOtt
lowest in his three seasons with             the re-signing of forward Nicolas Batum is one of the key transactions the trail Blazers are expected to make during a necessarily busy offseason.
Portland. He played 63 games
this season, a career-high.

    But Carruth has saved his                                                                                                               he Trail Blazers are doing    President Larry Miller.
best for last. Going into a
Wednesday night playoff road
game, Carruth had been unflap-
                                                    a new game plan                                                                         what they can to construct
                                                                                                                                            the best-laid plans for their
                                                                                                                                                                            Miller and Kolde — his title is direc-
                                                                                                                                                                          tor of the board of directors — are con-
                                                                                                                                                                                   ducting the GM search.
pable in the Western Hockey                                                                                                         Problem is, there is no blue-
                                                                                                                                                                   Kerry              “Bert and I are doing the
League playoffs, one of many
bright spots for the Winter-                                                  as the                                             print that guarantees success.
                                                                                                                                    And there is an awful lot of
                                                                                                                                                                                   preliminary search work and
                                                                                                                                                                                   interviews,” Miller says. “Our

hawks, who were leading the                                                                                                      work to do by training camp in                    plan is to present to Paul a
Kamloops Blazers 3-0 in the                                                                                                      October. The Blazers must                         short list of candidates and
second-round series after Tues-                                                                                                  hire a general manager and a                      have him talk to them. He’ll
day’s 5-2 victory.                                                                                                               head coach, then decide what                      make the ultimate decision.”
    “I think this is such an impor-                                                                                              to do with a pair of lottery                         There has been one inter-
tant time,” Portland winger                                                                                                      draft picks, restricted free                      view with a candidate in Seat-
Sven Bartschi says. “And when                                                                                                    agents Nicolas Batum and J.J.                     tle — Allen was not present

you know you have a goalie                                                                                                       Hickson and what will likely                      for the meeting — “and we’re
back there who makes those                                                                                                       be a truck-load of salary-cap                     involved in lining up some
saves, it adds a lot of confidence                                                                                               room for a run at a marquee-         on           other folks to talk to,” Miller
to our team, and that’s exactly                                                                                                  list free agent this summer.                      says. “It’s moving along.”
what we need.”                                                                                                                      Besides that, it should be an
                                                                                                                                                                      sports          According to yahoo.com,
    Carruth, 20, has been better                                                                                                 uneventful next six months for                    the Blazers have interviewed
than the regular season adver-                                                                                                   the local NBA club.                      Noah Croom, an agent for Goodwin
tised. Among WHL playoff goal-                                                                                                      The common denominators in each Sports Management, who is a former
ies, Carruth ranked third in                                                                                                     of the decisions are owner Paul Allen,
                       save percent-                                                                                             right-hand man Bert Kolde and team                               See EGGERS / Page 6
  More online age (0.935)
                       and sixth in
      Winterhawks      goals against
      game stories
      are on portland average (2.14)

                                       Udoka still looking for sweet spot
tribune.com.           t h r o u g h
                         But     his
postseason performances said
less about the goalie he is and
more about the goalie he has
become. The 6-3, 180-pounder                                                    ■ A stint         By KERRY EGGERS                                                                      “Kez is very young and not doing a
used to be a product of his
                                                                                in Spain,         The Tribune                               “I’m very happy for Kaleb               whole lot, so in some ways, it’s the
young age — impassioned,                                                                                                                                                            best time to be away. Skype helps, but
high-strung, temperamental                                                      fatherhood           On the sweet side, Ime Udoka is        (Canales, Blazers interim               you want to be there.”
— as he succumbed to the
countless momentum swings of
                                                                                help              earning a good chunk of change
                                                                                                  playing professional basketball in
                                                                                                                                            coach). I’m proud of him.                  Udoka is playing for UCAM Mur-
                                                                                                                                                                                    cia, one of two Americans (the other
a game. Opponents saw it as a                                                   Portlander        Spain in the ACB league — consid-         He was respected by                     is Quincy Douby) on a team that was
weakness, something they                                                        stay              ered the second-best loop in the
                                                                                                                                            everybody.”                             4-13 and in danger of relegation to a
could exploit.                                                                  grounded          world next to the NBA.                                                            lower league when the former Jeffer-
    “During the year, I tended to                                                                    On the sour side, the Portland na-                                 — Ime udoka son High and Portland State standout
get a little heated at times,” he                                                                 tive has been away from his girl-                                                 arrived in January. Murcia has gone
says, “and I tried to use that to                                                                 friend, actress Nia Long, and their                                               6-5 since then, mounting a five-game
get into the games that I wasn’t                                                                  newborn son for nearly three months.        “It has been very hard to be away, home win streak as Udoka has aver-
much involved in.                      Portland’s Ime udoka and actress Nia                          Frequent phone calls and Skype        especially at first,” Udoka says by aged 11.5 points and 5.0 rebounds and
    “I think that during the play-     Long, who recently had a baby boy,                         have helped, but Udoka is eager for      phone from his apartment in Murcia, provided some leadership.
offs, realizing teams want me          hope to reunite soon, once udoka’s                         his return to the United States in a     a city of about 500,000 in southeastern     “They brought me in here to be a
off my game like that — they           play is completed in the Spanish ACB                       few weeks to reunite with Nia and        Spain. “I knew it was going to be only
thrive on getting me off my            League.                                                    young Kez Monday Udoka.                  a four-month thing.                                            See uDOKA/ Page 6
game — (I’m) going to get a
competitive thing going against
it and not let them see any emo-

                                       Spencer promises better days ahead
    That approach worked in the
first three games against Kam-
loops, which tried to rattle Car-
ruth on Tuesday by chirping at
him during the pregame warm-
    Possibly his finest perfor-        Confidence still part               the season when we look back
                                                                           on this month and say, ‘My
mance of the postseason came
in game two at Veterans Memo-
                                       of game plan as                     God, that was a (expletive)
                                                                           month. How down we were and
rial Coliseum. The Blazers were
on the power play seven times
                                       tough matches loom                  just frustrated with the results
                                                                           and the way the games went
and even had a 6-on-3 after pull-                                          for us,’ ” Spencer says.
ing their goalie while trailing by     By StEPHEN ALEXANDER                   The Timbers (1-3-1) are no-
two goals late in the third peri-      The Tribune                         where near where they would
od. Carruth faced 40 shots,                                                like to be after an unbeaten
stopped 39 and was awarded the           Although the Portland             preseason that showed so
first star of the game in a 4-1 tri-   Timbers have lost three con-        much promise. But Portland
umph.                                  secutive matches and are            has played only five of 34 regu-
    Carruth didn’t just stone the      eighth in the MLS Western           lar-season matches. And win-
Blazers. He blocked out the            Conference, coach John              less streaks are something the
anxiety of the situation.              Spencer does not miss a             Timbers have dealt with in the
    “I felt real calm going into the   chance to tell a joke, or bust      past.
6-on-3 and real calm throughout        someone’s chops.                       In their inaugural MLS sea-
the game, so I think that’s key,”        Although the Timbers’ next        son, the Timbers went winless
he says.                               two matches will be against         in their first three matches (0-2-
    A younger Carruth, he says,        quality opponents, the players’     1). Then, from May 29 to July
could have lost his composure          voices do not speak in despair,     10, Portland did not win in sev-
in the chippy third period of          just with stoic determination.      en consecutive matches; a pair
game one against Kamloops.               The Timbers feel an urgency       of three-match losing streaks
    A slashing penalty here, a         to get back to winning ways.        were separated by a draw with
boarding penalty there, and            But there is no panic.              the New York Red Bulls.
eventually the goalies became            Spencer sees a day when the          The Timbers also went win-
targets of frustration. Carruth        three-loss slide will be no more    less (0-2-1) in three matches in                                                                                       tRIBuNE PHOtO: CHRIStOPHER ONStOtt
                                       than a unpleasant memory.                                                 Kris Boyd (right) and teammates celebrate his goal for Portland in the MLS season opener March 12 at
                  See HAWKS/ Page 7      “There will come a time in                       See tIMBERS / Page 7   Jeld-Wen Field. the timbers haven’t won a match since.

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