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Thursday, March 29, 2012

It is unclear whether Milwaukie and Hillsboro could both host minor league baseball teams, as they are proposing.

After the Beavers left Portland, the Northwest League approached Hillsboro to consider building a stadium to host a single-A team. Those discussions started about a year ago, but Hillsboro officials didn't officially announce their intentions to pursue the idea until last week. The Hillsboro plan calls for a new 4,000- to 6,000-seat stadium at the Gordon Faber Recreation Complex on Northwest 229th Avenue. City officials estimate it to cost $13 to $15 million that would be financed with full faith and credit bonds. 
In the meantime, Milwaukie decided to seriously evaluate whether the city could bring a team to the north industrial area of the city along McLoughlin Boulevard. The city completed a public outreach phase and is now working with a citizen task force to figure out what residents would want from a baseball stadium. Milwaukie's plan calls for an estimated $25 million stadium that would double as a community events center.

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