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County Creates New Fund to Diversify Construction Trades

The Construction Diversity and Equity Fund will draw 1% from county remodeling projects with budgets above 0,000 ...

Yohlunda Mosley Named PSU’s New Assistant VP for Enrollment

New Assistant VP for Enrollment gets started at PSU on March 19 ...

Portland Parks & Recreation Celebrates Refugees & Immigrants March 16

Event takes place at East Portland Community Center ...

Rental Services Listening Session

Help shape Portland's rental housing policy ...



Access to Safe, Decent and Affordable Housing Threatened

Trump era rollbacks in lending regulations could make life harder for Blacks in the housing market ...

Civility on Social Media Is Dead

Bill Fletcher discusses the lack of penalties for obnoxious behavior on social media ...

The Rise of the New Congolese Resistance

Protesters calling for free and fair elections have been met with violence by the Kabila government ...

The Student Loan Debt Crisis is a Civil Rights Issue

For Black students, the increased risk of defaulting on student loans is the direct result of inequities in financial resources ...



By Patricia | The Skanner News


‘The Wake of Vanport’ Oral History Screening Nov. 15

“The Wake of Vanport” is so named to honor the death of a city and the viewing of its history through the collection of stories told by those who lived there… For all the information click here

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Walkout at Seattle’s Garfield High School

District stands firm in transferring teacher, but makes concessions… To read the whole story click here


Ferguson’s Rev. Robert White Speaks in Portland

The event is a race and police accountability forum, sponsored by the Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform.… To read all about it click here


‘Save the Good old Houses’ Offers Lessons from History

Learn about history and activism at forum detailing 1989 protests over vintage home demolitions… To check the details click here


Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

To find a fun event click here


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New Online Order Form to Place a Job, Bid/Legal Notice or Sub-Bid Ad for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase an ad for a job, bid/legal notice or sub-bid.

Have fun with our interactive Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

On our website, under Entertainment, click on Crossword Puzzle,  or Sudoku Puzzle.  Ten fresh puzzles each week. If you just can’t guess that word, just tell it to fill it in for you!

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