Portland Trail Blazers (21-28, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (30-18, second in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Portland hits the road against Chicago trying to extend its three-game road winning streak.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Janet Mills is inviting fellow governors to convene this summer in her home state.
Mills was participating Friday in the National Governors Association’s winter meeting in Washington.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Christine Sinclair has signed a one-year contract extension with the Portland Thorns of the National Women's Soccer League.
Sinclair is embarking on her 10th season with the Thorns this year.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Thorns midfielder Lindsey Horan has been loaned to French club Lyon through the summer of 2023.
In addition to the loan, Portland announced Thursday that Horan has signed a contract extension with the Thorns through the 2025 season.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dr. Robin Holmes-Sullivan will be the first woman and first Black person to become president of Lewis & Clark College in the school’s 155-year history.
She will step into the role in July after president Wim Wiewel retires, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Thousands in the Portland , Oregon, metro area lost power Thursday morning due to high winds.
KOIN reports that around 6:30 a.m.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a deputy fatally shot a suspect during a pursuit which left Interstate 205 in Portland, Oregon, closed for about six hours.
KOIN reports the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office was involved in the chase Thursday night and called Portland police for assistance.
Portland Trail Blazers (20-28, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (14-34, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Houston aims to break its nine-game home slide with a win against Portland.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Luka Doncic had 15 points, 10 rebounds and 15 assists for his sixth triple-double this season, and the Dallas Mavericks led wire-to-wire in a 132-112 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who repeatedly raped and abused a child in Oregon and Washington state and placed a hidden camera to capture video of another child using a bathroom has been sentenced to 27 years in prison.
Dallas Mavericks (27-21, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (20-27, 10th in the Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Trail Blazers -4; over/under is 217.5
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Anthony Edwards had 40 points, including 14 points in the fourth quarter, and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 109-107 on Tuesday night.
Karl-Anthony Towns added 17 points and 17 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who improved to 24-23 to surpass their win total from all of last season (23-49).
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As Oregon lawmakers prepare to return to the state Capitol next week for the 35-day legislative session, Republicans and Democrats have differing opinions on what that time should be used for.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has pleaded guilty in a scheme to steal money intended to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to federal prosecutors.
Benjamin Tifekchian, 47, of Portland, on Tuesday pleaded guilty to bank fraud as part of a plea deal, U.S.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Former Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling said an attempt to evict him from his downtown apartment is retaliation for forming a tenants union and fighting illegal rent increases.
HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A county in the Portland area is facing a federal lawsuit from a recycling company that wants to operate in unincorporated rural areas.
Ridwell filed the lawsuit against Washington County Friday, saying the county is going against state law by prohibiting the company to operate, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland is asking for help as the growing number of asylum seekers continues to stretch resources.
The city is providing shelter each night to about 1,150 people — more than twice the number from 2019 when the Portland Expo became an emergency shelter amid a sudden influx of more than 400 asylum seekers.
Minnesota Timberwolves (23-23, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (20-26, 10th in the Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves visit Norman Powell and the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday.
Portland Trail Blazers (19-26, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (22-21, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Toronto; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors host Norman Powell and the Portland Trail Blazers in non-conference action.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 22-year-old man is facing manslaughter and other charges after police say he ran from a vehicle collision that killed one person and injured another in Portland.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The construction of a building that is expected to become the tallest in Maine has started in the state's largest city.
The building will be an 18-story apartment tower in Portland.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than 1,100 municipal trade workers may strike as Portland leaders and a coalition of public employee unions remain at an impasse on a new contract agreement.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of Oregon residents claimed government overreach on Thursday, as officials at the state’s health authority consider indefinitely extending the current indoor mask requirement due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri is heading home to Argentina.
The Timbers on Thursday announced an agreement with Lanus for the transfer of the 35-year-old former league MVP.
Portland Trail Blazers (18-26, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (23-23, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Boston; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics host the Portland Trail Blazers.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The City Council in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday approved paying $22,500 to settle a lawsuit brought by a woman who said police used excessive force against her during the 2020 protests that wracked the city.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Portland police officer has been charged with assault for an incident that happened on duty last May, officials said Wednesday.
Patrol officer Christopher Crout was issued a summons after an investigation into the incident on May 2, officials said.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Lawyers from the U.S. Department of Justice have told Portland’s police chief and city attorney to give them all “original, unredacted” Portland police Rapid Response Team training materials, furious the city didn’t make them aware when it knew months ago of a right-wing police training slide that advocated for violence against protesters.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence, Rhode Island's first homicide victim of 2022 was identified by police on Tuesday as a resident of Maine.
Biniam Tsegai, 35, of Portland, Maine, and Merhawi Berhe, 28, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, had apparently been at an illegal after hours club when they were approached by a group of four men on the street at about 3 a.m.
Portland Trail Blazers (18-25, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Miami Heat (28-16, second in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Tyler Herro and the Miami Heat host Norman Powell and the Portland Trail Blazers in out-of-conference play.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As COVID-19 cases surge in Oregon — forcing some of the state’s largest school districts to close last week due to staffing shortages — a letter from three dozen nurses at the Portland Public School District circulated over the weekend, in which they question the relative health and safety in school buildings.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — State Rep. Dan Rayfield is poised to be the next Oregon House Speaker after being officially nominated by Democratic representatives for the post.
Oregon Public Broadcasting reports that Rayfield, of Corvallis, prevailed Sunday in a contested race to replace longtime speaker Tina Kotek, D-Portland.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine group that works to combat child hunger said it is awarding more than $80,000 to school districts and nonprofit organizations around the state.
Full Plates Full Potential works with dairy brand Oakhurst on the Oakhurst After School Meal Program.
Portland Trail Blazers (17-25, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (8-36, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Orlando, Florida; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Orlando hosts Portland looking to end its seven-game home losing streak.
DENVER (AP) — Michael Malone knew Bones Hyland was struggling, so the Denver coach sat down with him after a Denver morning shootaround this week.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In 2021 Portland, Oregon, recorded 90 homicides amid a surge in gun violence, shattering the city’s previous high of 66 set more than three decades ago.
The number of homicides in Portland surpassed more populous cities like San Francisco and Boston — and more than double the number of slayings last year in its larger Pacific Northwest neighbor Seattle.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine science institute is working with the state's labor department to create an aquaculture apprenticeship program.
There is an active aquaculture industry in Maine, where farmers grow oysters, mussels, seaweed and other seafood items.