We continue our preview series for winter high school sports this morning looking at Mount Si High School gymnastics. Tomorrow we wrap it up on the mat with a look at Wildcat wrestling. Scores which would be school records if Mount Si ever achieves that, but as you know, in the past the Wildcats have crossed that threshold a few times, so it perhaps is not out of the question this year.
In the early s a new settlement emerged ten miles from the mouth of the Willamette River,  roughly halfway between Oregon City and Fort Vancouver.
This community was initially referred to as "Stumptown" and "The Clearing" because of the many trees cut down to allow for its growth.
For 25 cents Overton agreed to share half of the acre 2. Pettygrove of Portland, Maine. This controversy was settled with a coin toss which Pettygrove won in a series of two out of three tosses, thereby providing Portland with its namesake. At the time of its incorporation on February 8,Portland had over inhabitants,  a steam sawmill, a log cabin hotel, and a newspaper, the Weekly Oregonian.
Route 26provided the pioneer city with an advantage over other nearby ports, and it grew very quickly. The Pacific International Livestock Exposition operated from May through September 10, processing people from the city, northern Oregon, and central Washington.
Ship builder Henry J.
Kaiser had been awarded contracts to build Liberty ships and aircraft carrier escorts, and chose sites in Portland and Vancouver, Washingtonfor work yards. Geology of the Pacific Northwest Multiple shallow, active fault lines traverse the Portland metropolitan area. Rainier left and Mt.
Though much of downtown Portland is relatively flat, the foothills of the Tualatin Mountainsmore commonly referred to locally as the "West Hills", pierce through the northwest and southwest reaches of the city.
On clear days, Mt. Helens dominate the horizon, while Mt. Rainier can also be seen in the distance. According to the United States Census Bureauthe city has an area of Other bridges that span the Willamette river in the downtown area include the Burnside Bridgethe Ross Island Bridge both builtand the double-decker Marquam Bridge built Other bridges outside the downtown area include the Sellwood Bridge built to the south; and the St.
Johns Bridgea Gothic revival suspension bridge built into the north. Panorama of downtown Portland in the day. Panorama of downtown Portland at night.
Helens left and Mount Hood right center are visible from many places in the city. Neighborhoods of Portland, Oregon The five current addressing sectors of Portland, pending the addition of South Portland The Willamette River, which flows north through downtown, serves as the natural boundary between east and west Portland.
The denser and earlier-developed west side extends into the lap of the West Hillswhile the flatter east side fans out for roughly blocks until it meets the suburb of Gresham. In the cities of Portland, Albinaand East Portland were consolidated, creating inconsistent patterns of street names and addresses.
The "great renumbering" on September 2, standardized street naming patterns, divided Portland into five official quadrants, and changed house numbers from 20 per block to per block. The Willamette River divides the east and west quadrants while Burnside Streetwhich traverses the entire city lengthwise, divides the north and south quadrants.FILE - In this Oct.
13, file photo, Penn State coach Rene Portland sits for a photograph in State College, Pa. Portland, who built Penn State into a women's basketball powerhouse during a year tenure, has died after a three-year fight with cancer.
School Administrative District 17 director and former Selectman Toby S. Whitman was indicted Thursday by a Kennebec County grand jury on a charge of. Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah initiativeblog.com is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers.
The city covers square miles ( square kilometers) and had an estimated population of , in , making it the 26th most populous city in the United States, and. Rene Portland, who built Penn State into a women's basketball powerhouse during a year tenure, has died after a three-year fight with cancer.
She was D'Anjolell Memorial Home of Broomall in Pennsylvania confirmed her death Sunday. Portland coached the Lady Lions' first All-Americans, achieved their first No.
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