12-16-2017  11:54 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

Exhibit Explores the Legacy of Portland Bird Watchers

Dedicated bird watchers catapult a conservationist movement ...

Special Call for Stories about the Spanish Flu

Genealogical Forum of Oregon seeks stories from the public about one of history's most lethal outbreaks ...

Joint Office of Homeless Services Announces Severe Weather Strategy

Those seeking shelter should call 211 or visit 211.org. Neighbors needed to volunteer, donate cold-weather apparel ...

Q&A with Facebook's Global Director of Diversity Maxine Williams

A conversation on diversity and the tech industry ...

City Announces Laura John as Tribal Liason

Laura John brings an extensive background in tribal advocacy and community engagement to the city of Portland ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Don’t Delay, Sign-up for Affordable Healthcare Today

The deadline to enroll or modify healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act is December 15. ...

The Skanner Editorial: Alabama Voters Must Reject Moore

Allegations of predatory behavior are troubling – and so is his resume ...

Payday Lenders Continue Attack on Consumer Protections

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes that two bills that favor predatory lenders has received bipartisan...

Hundreds Rallied for Meek Mill, but What About the Rest?

Lynette Monroe, a guest columnist for the NNPA Newswire, talks about Meek Mill, the shady judge that locked him up and mass...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By David Kidd | The Skanner News


The Skanner News Powered by Solar Energy Since 2012

Since 2012 when The Skanner News first installed dozens of solar panels on our building, we have saved thousands of dollars in energy and sent power back into the grid for surrounding businesses to use. Now you can check out our power grid’s efficiency right on our homepage! Every morning the meter starts at zero, but it ticks up throughout the day. Just wait until the summer when the sunshine turns the meter image into a plume of orange – and our fellow businesses on North Killingsworth Street share our watts … To see our power savings in real time click here



5A State Championships: Jefferson Downs Churchill 69-64

Jefferson won its fifth championship in seven years, and did so with more than half of its roster unavailable due to suspension … For all the information click here



Northwest Scientists Expect Traces of Ocean Radiation from Fukushima Soon

With the risk to public health extremely low, the effort is more about perfecting computer models that will better predict chemical and radiation spills in the future than bracing for a threat, researchers say … To read the whole story click here



Parents of Slain Black Teenagers in Chicago and Jacksonville, Fla. to be Honored by Black Press in Washington, D.C.

The parents of the slain teens will be presented with NNPA Foundation's 'Newsmakers of the Year Award' … To check it out click here



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