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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

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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

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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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