09-21-2017  5:57 pm      •     
The Wake of Vanport
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NEWS BRIEFS

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 ...

Portland to Launch Online Platform to Ease Rental Applications

One App Oregon will reduce barriers to accessing affordable housing for the city's renters ...

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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. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Opinion: Youth Violence Prevention is Achievable, by Helen Silvis

‘If working together as a community is the key to ending youth violence, Portland will succeed’… To read more click here


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Simplify Holidays with Alzheimer's Patients

With a little flexibility and planning you can create a holiday for your family member who has dementia that will be enjoyable for both of you… For helpful tips click here


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Congress Approves Medal of Honor for Black Soldier

Almost 100 years after his death, a World War I hero is finally on track to get the Medal of Honor – which would make him only the second Black man in U.S. history to receive it… To read all about it click here


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Hundreds Enjoy Screening of Vanport Documentary

View photos of ‘The Wake of Vanport’ showing at the Oregon Historical Society. Photos by Intisar Abioto.… To view the photos click here


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Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

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New Online Order Form to Place an Obituary for Print or Web

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