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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

The Skanner News

Parent Power, a free 4-week parenting class that focuses on the power of positive parenting, is being presented by North Clackamas Schools in partnership with Northwest Family Services. Based on Love and Logic and Active Parenting, Parent Power is built on modeling healthy relationships and communication. Class sessions will be held at Happy Valley Elementary. HappyValley Elementary, 13865 SE King Road, HappyValley - begins February 7 and continues every Thursday for 4 weeks from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. These classes are open to parents from all schools. Participants will walk away with usable parenting and relationship skills from this fun workshop. Childcare will be provided. Register, in advance, at www.lastingrelationships.org or by calling 503.546.6377.

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