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NEWS BRIEFS

Multnomah County Library Hosts ‘We Refuse to Be Enemies’

Library will hold a series of social justice workshops this summer ...

The Skanner Wins NNPA Award for Best Layout and Design

Our graphic designer Patricia Irvin wins for July 2016 issues ...

Cooling Centers to open in Multnomah County Saturday, Sunday

Temperatures expected to climb into the upper 90s this weekend ...

Multnomah County Leaders Release Statement on Safety at Summer Events

Officials advise public to check in, have a plan and be aware at public events ...

Portland Musician, Educator Thara Memory Dies

Grammy-winning Trumpeter, composer, teacher died Saturday at the age of 68 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ask Ernie the Attorney

Ernest Warren's primary practice is personal injury, real property, corporate and criminal practice in Ore. and Wash. ...

Our Children Deserve High Quality Teachers

It’s critical that parents engage with educational leaders and demand equal access to high quality teachers ...

Civil Rights Groups Ask for Broad Access to Affordable Lending

Charlene Crowell writes that today’s public policy housing debate is also an opportunity to learn from the mistakes of the past and...

Criminal Justice Disparities Present Barriers to Re-entry

Congressional Black Caucus Member Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) writes about the fight to reduce disparities in our criminal justice...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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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!


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View our full newspapers on-line just like they are printed. to turn the pages click here

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