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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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The Rent’s Too D*** High! Seattle Worries About Growth

residents fret over whether Seattle has become a traffic-snarled city for the rich with soaring rental rates, overly dependent on the company behind it all: Amazon … For all the information click here

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Oregon Community College Students Could Get Tuition Break

Oregon lawmakers in both chambers are making it easier for a large cohort of students to pay for their higher education under two bills they passed Thursday … To read the whole story click here

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Confirmed ID's on Mystery Fashion Models from 1975

Last month, The Skanner asked the community to help identify models from a 1975 photo shoot, some have been identified, still others are unknown … To read all about it click here

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Summer Slide: When Students Forget What They Have Learned

Students forget up to six months of math and reading instruction when they're not engaged in academic activities between school years … To check the details click here

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Best of the Web: Independence Day 2015 and Beyond

The Skanner's picks of the best photos, pics and stories from on the Web and in the World … To read the story 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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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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