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County Creates New Fund to Diversify Construction Trades

The Construction Diversity and Equity Fund will draw 1% from county remodeling projects with budgets above 0,000 ...

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 ...



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 ...




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Oregon Adopts Automatic Voter Registration

Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill that puts the burden of registration on the state instead of voters … For all the information click here

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Northwest Black Journalists in the Spotlight

We here at The Skanner News are celebrating the 75th anniversary of the National Newspaper Publishers Association during Black Press Week. In honor of this special event we are highlighting Black journalists and those who focus their work on African American communities throughout the Northwest … To read the whole story click here

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Brushfire Creative Partners Launches

In its premier offering, Brushfire addresses gentrification along with its effect on the collective psyche of many Black Portlanders in a video titled ‘Future: Portland'… To read all about it click here

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Eagles Confident They Can Upset Georgetown

Eastern Washington, seeded 13th in the South Region, will try to be the next overachieving underdog to down Georgetown … To check the details 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 Auto Ad 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 auto ad.

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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