12-17-2017  12:03 am      •     
MLK Breakfast
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

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 Patricia | The Skanner News

150112 chavis ben

Ben Chavis Headlines The Skanner News 2015 King Breakfast

Chavis, who got his start working as an organizer for Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s, says the leader’s Jan. 19, 2015 day of celebration will mark the start of an important year for equality in America. … For all the information click here


150112 frederick lew

Laws, Law Enforcement, and Our Community by Rep. Lew Frederick

‘Social progress toward real equality is the goal, but sometimes the law has to lead the way’… To read the whole story click here


150112 legend common golden globes

2015 Golden Globes Recap: Boyhood Is the Big Winner

The stirring civil rights saga ‘Selma’s only trophy came for Best Song, “Glory,” a hip-hop anthem by John Legend and Common. … To read all about it click here


MLKingBreakfastTicketButton300x250

Tickets Available Now for The Skanner News 29th Annual 2015 Martin Luther King Breakfast

The event is Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, from 8:30 am —10:30 a.m. at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Junior Blvd., in Portland. Keynote speaker is the Rev. Benjamin Chavis, executive director of the National Newspaper Publishers Association and a former assistant to the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr … To check the details click here


150108-polar-bear-plunge

Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

To find a fun event click here


 

 

skanner place ads auto

New Online Order Form to Place an Auto 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 auto ad.


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!



The Skanner's
Online Webpaper

View our full newspapers on-line just like they are printed. to turn the pages click here

blank-divider-bar

Oregon Lottery
Health Effects of Smoking
Calendar

MLK breakfast 2018 300x100

Photo Gallery

Photos and slide shows of local events

Family Care Health