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NEWS BRIEFS

Tim Burgess Inaugurated as 55th Mayor of Seattle

Burgess, a former radio journalist, served as Seattle City Councilmember from 2008 to 2017 ...

Mobile Mammography Van Comes to Health Fair, Oct. 7

Onsite mammograms, music, food, health information, and fun ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: September 15, 2017

Environmental Services continues a project to repair more than 3 miles of public sewer pipes ...

NAACP Portland Branch Invites Community to Monthly General Membership Meeting

Meeting takes place from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 ...

Portland to Launch Online Platform to Ease Rental Applications

One App Oregon will reduce barriers to accessing affordable housing for the city's renters ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Jeff Trades an Unknown Known for a Known Known

Jeff Tryens reflects on life in Central Oregon ...

We Must Have A New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival

Bishop William J. Barber II pens an exclusive op-ed about the need for a New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival. ...

Rebuilding the Gulf Coast, Preparing for the Next Harvey

Bill Fletcher talks about impact of Hurricane Harvey on poor workers on the the Gulf Coast. ...

It’s Time for Congress to Pass a Hurricane Harvey Emergency Funding Package

Congressional Black Caucus Members talk about recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By David Kidd | The Skanner News

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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. click here


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PCC's Passage to Higher Education Program in Limbo

Portland Community College officials pulls the plug on respected community educator … For all the information click here


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Russell Simmons: The 'Success through Stillness' Interview

University Book Store in Seattle hosts Simmons at a free book talk and signing event on Monday, March 24 …To read the whole story click here


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Growing Up Black in the Whitest City in America, by Mitchell S. Jackson

'How, I say to myself. How, self, did we avoid getting killed?' …To check it out click here


 

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