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NEWS BRIEFS

Merkley to Hold Town Hall in Clackamas County

Sen. Jeff Merkley to hold town hall in Clackamas County, May 30 ...

NAACP Monthly Meeting Notice, May 27, Portland

NAACP Portland invites the community to its monthly general membership meeting ...

Photos: Fundraiser for Sunshine Division's Assistance Programs

Under the Stars fundraiser took place on May 18 at the Melody Grand Ballroom ...

Portland Joins National Movement to End Prostate Cancer

Second annual ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk returns this June ...

Governor Kate Brown Signs Foster Children’s Sibling Bill of Rights

Current and former foster youth advocated for policy to maintain critical sibling relationships ...

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Ensuring the Promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act

The preservation of Thurgood Marshall's legacy is dependent upon our dedication to our children ...

CFPB Sues Ocwen Financial over Unfair Mortgage Practices

What many homeowners soon discover is that faithfully paying a monthly mortgage is in some cases, just not enough ...

B-CU Grads Protest Betsy “DeVoid” in Epic Fashion

Julianne Malveaux says that Betsy “DeVoid,” is no Mary McLeod Bethune ...

NAACP on Supreme Court's Decline to Review NC Voter ID Law

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks made the following remarks ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

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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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