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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 ...

Oregon Historical Society Announces March Calendar of Events

Events include Latinas in Oregon History, Untold Stories of the Civil Rights Movement ...

Main Street Alliance of Oregon Hosts Small Business Candidate Forum

City council candidates discuss plans for small business community ...



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



Public Comment for City's New $20 Million Housing Pot

Hundreds have already weighed in on Portland’s $20 million North/Northeast Housing Plan -- not including the PAALF leaders who triggered the whole effort -- but Monday night Portlanders get another chance … For all the information click here


Health Plan Enrollment Ending for 2015

Here’s how to find info about Oregon and Washington enrollment help … To read the whole story click here

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Rape’s Other Victims, Part 2 in a Series

‘My mom was awesome, she never talked down to me…. But I felt like…I owed it to her to be perfect so she doesn’t feel like keeping me was a mistake’ … To read all about it click here

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Planned Parenthood and the African-American Community

In the United States today, African-American women face barriers to accessing the health care that would improve both their lives and the lives of those around them … 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 Wedding Announcement 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 a wedding announcement.

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


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