12-13-2017  1:13 am      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

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 ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: Dec. 4

Environmental Services continues to repair more than 3 miles of public sewer pipes ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

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...

Top 10 Holiday Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pet

Dr. Jasmine Streeter explains why pampering pets with holiday treats can be dangerous (and pricey) ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By Patricia | The Skanner News

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Letter Protests Dr. Martens’ Skinhead Marketing Ploy

The brochure says, 'Almost immediately after its launch, skinheads adopted the boot as their weapon of choice'… For all the information click here


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Sybrina Fulton Pushes Community Involvement in Two-Day Portland Stop

A message of youth empowerment at one event, and a call to end racial profiling at another were the focus of Sybrina Fulton during her visit this week… To read more click here


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'Oregon Experience' Explores Portland Civil Rights History

The show delves into local African American social movements of the 1960s, 70s and early 80s … To read the whole story click here


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Seattle Attempt to Keep Addicts Out of Jail Shines in Study

Unlike with many drug courts or other programs, participants aren't threatened with jail time or with being kicked out if they relapse… To read all about it click here


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GoFundMe Started for Church in Danger of Demolition

Community advocate Cat Goughnour urges Portlanders to act to halt the teardown of the historic St. Paul's Church … 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 a Wedding Announcement 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 a wedding announcement.


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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