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NEWS BRIEFS

Northeast Portland Sunday Parkways

This summer the eight-mile bike route takes place on July 23, from 11 a.m - 4 p.m. ...

APANO: Cultural Series Launches with Solidarity Film Screening

"American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs" screens on July 25 at North Portland Library ...

National Hunger Hotline Seeks to Reach More Children in Need

Callers can locate summer meals sites for kids, food pantries, and other meals programs near them ...

ICS Announces New Executive Director

Lisa LeSage has been named the new Executive Director of Immigration Counseling Service ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Throw the Doors of Opportunity Wide Open for Our Youth

Congressional Black Caucus member Robin Kelly says it’s time to pass the “Today’s American Dream Act.” ...

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Threaten Civil Rights

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending talks about the impact of President Trump’s budget on civil rights...

Nooses on National Mall Echo Domestic Terrorism

Lauren Victoria Burke reports on a series of domestic terrorist attacks across the U.S ...

White House Proposes $9.2 Billion Cut in Education Funding

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes about the rising costs of higher education ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Official: Pasco Man Hit by Several of Police's 17 Shots

Benjamin Crump, who represented the family of Michael Brown -- a black man killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri -- says he'll represent Zambrano-Montes' family… For all the information click here


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African Genetic Testing Event Comes to OMSI

A highlight of the evening will be the public revealing of the genetic heritage of Stic.Man, local artist Mic Capes and other audience members who previously submitted their DNA for testing… To read the whole story click here


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Trinity Lutheran School Geography Bee

Uwem Etuk, a fourth grade student at Trinity Lutheran School, won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee on Jan. 24 and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship… To read all about it click here


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Black History Month Special Edition: The Black Press

View The Skanner News' African American History Month tribute to the Black press… To view the special edition click here


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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 an Obituary 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 obituary.


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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