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NEWS BRIEFS

Morris Marks House on the Move

Its relocation is scheduled for Sept. 30 and will take approximately two days ...

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 ...

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Trump Can’t Deport the American “Dreamers” Without a Fight

Julianne Malveaux criticizes President Trump’s approach to immigration, the dreamers and DACA. ...

What You Should Know about the Equifax Data Breach

Charlene Crowell, the communications deputy director for the Center for Responsible Lending, reports on the Equifax data breach which...

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. ...

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The Skanner News

Gloria Dean Harris passed on September 24, 2014.

Viewing: Thursday, October 2nd 10am - 1pm, Terry Family Funeral Home, 2337 N. Williams Ave. Portland, Oregon 97227.

Homecoming Service: Saturday, October 4th 10am, Ainsworth United Church of Christ, 2941 NE Ainsworth St. Portland, Oregon 97211.

Gloria Harris was born on March 3, 1943 in West Helena, Arkansas to the late Jack Sr. and Nancy Harris. Gloria attended Mississippi Valley State University and later Portland State University where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Counseling.

Gloria touched many lives over the years while working at N/NE Mental Health Agency, Boys and Girls Aid Society, and Cascade Aids Project. She was a regular volunteer at Boise Elliot Elementary School and a Board Member of Dress for Success. She also ran for Portland City Council with the slogan “Back to Basics.”

Gloria Dean Harris will be remembered always by her beloved family and countless friends.

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