The Skanner News - Northwest http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest Thu, 28 May 2015 00:58:59 -0700 MYOB en-gb info@theskanner.com (The Skanner News) Low Turnout and Narrow Margins in May Elections – Some Landslides http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22760-low-turnout-and-narrow-margins-in-may-elections-some-landslides http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22760-low-turnout-and-narrow-margins-in-may-elections-some-landslides Kohnstamm barely edges out Regan in Zone 3 PPS race   

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Northwest Thu, 21 May 2015 19:39:04 -0700
Female Ex-Gang Members Form Neighbors Against Violence http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22742-female-ex-gang-members-form-nav http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22742-female-ex-gang-members-form-nav Group aims to provide alternatives to gang-life through opportunity and compassion   

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donovan@theskanner.com (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Fri, 15 May 2015 20:14:53 -0700
Kayakers Prepare to Meet Shell's Oil Drill Rig in Seattle http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22731-kayakers-prepare-to-meet-shell-s-oil-drill-rig-in-seattle http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22731-kayakers-prepare-to-meet-shell-s-oil-drill-rig-in-seattle The city has warned that the Port of Seattle needs a new permit before it can host Shell's Arctic drilling fleet, threatening fines for unpermitted activity by the port and Foss Maritime   

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Northwest Thu, 14 May 2015 17:07:18 -0700
McMenamins UFO Festival Features Betty and Barney Hill’s Story http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22727-mcmenamins-ufo-festival-features-betty-and-barney-hill-s-story http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22727-mcmenamins-ufo-festival-features-betty-and-barney-hill-s-story The Saturday night panel discussion will be key for anyone with questions about UFO phenomena because all the experts will be on hand to answer questions from the public

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Wed, 13 May 2015 20:03:16 -0700
Oregon Cannabis Bill Stalls On Dispensaries Bans http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22718-oregon-cannabis-bill-stalls-on-dispensaries-bans http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22718-oregon-cannabis-bill-stalls-on-dispensaries-bans Bill would have regulated recreational, medicinal marijuana separately   

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Northwest Tue, 12 May 2015 06:14:22 -0700
State of Black Oregon: Economic Prosperity and Unity Needed http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22706-state-of-black-oregon-reports-need-for-economic-prosperity-and-communal-unit http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22706-state-of-black-oregon-reports-need-for-economic-prosperity-and-communal-unit An urgent call and path forward for a Black Oregon policy agenda   

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donovan@theskanner.com (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Fri, 08 May 2015 18:54:08 -0700
Every Junior Walks Out on Common Core Test at Nathan Hale High School http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22704-every-junior-walks-out-on-common-core-test-at-nathan-hale-high-school http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22704-every-junior-walks-out-on-common-core-test-at-nathan-hale-high-school Boycott follows growing trend railing against the controversial curriculum   

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donovan@theskanner.com (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Thu, 07 May 2015 20:13:04 -0700
President Obama's Visit Brings Praise and Protests http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22712-president-obamas-visit-brings-praise-and-protests http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22712-president-obamas-visit-brings-praise-and-protests Labor activists oppose the Asia -Pacific trade deal saying it will send jobs abroad   

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Northwest Thu, 07 May 2015 15:28:45 -0700
May Day Demonstrators Clash with Police in Pacific Northwest http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22686-may-day-demonstrators-clash-with-police-in-pacific-northwest http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22686-may-day-demonstrators-clash-with-police-in-pacific-northwest Protestors clashed with police in Portland and Seattle late Friday during a May Day demonstration   

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Northwest Mon, 04 May 2015 17:36:35 -0700
Oregon House Approves 'Ban the Box' http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22667-oregon-house-approves-ban-the-box http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22667-oregon-house-approves-ban-the-box The bill that would ban employers from asking about job seekers' criminal backgrounds moves to Senate  

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donovan@theskanner.com (Sheila V. Kumar, Associated Press) Northwest Thu, 30 Apr 2015 23:08:02 -0700
Q&A: Bruce Poinsette and Intisar Abioto Talk ‘State of Black Oregon’ http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22666-q-a-bruce-poinsette-and-intisar-abioto-talk-state-of-black-oregon http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22666-q-a-bruce-poinsette-and-intisar-abioto-talk-state-of-black-oregon The pair of media-makers offer insight into the ‘’disconnected’’ state of community in the Beaver state   

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donovan@theskanner.com (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Thu, 30 Apr 2015 21:33:45 -0700
Letter to Gov. Inslee: Discrimination in Contracting Demands Lawsuit http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22654-letter-to-gov-inslee-discrimination-in-contracting-demands-lawsuit http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22654-letter-to-gov-inslee-discrimination-in-contracting-demands-lawsuit Washington state contracting statistics show discrimination. civil rights advocates tell the governor   

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Northwest Wed, 29 Apr 2015 06:27:37 -0700
Sen. Patty Murray Quietly Rises to Top http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22646-sen-patty-murray-quietly-rises-to-top http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22646-sen-patty-murray-quietly-rises-to-top She's poised to be the first woman in the Senate's top-tier leadership   

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Northwest Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:52:16 -0700
Bill Would Make Filming Police Legal in Oregon http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22627-bill-would-make-filming-police-legal-in-oregon http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22627-bill-would-make-filming-police-legal-in-oregon If bill passes, bystanders can’t interfere with police, but they can record police actions  

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Northwest Wed, 22 Apr 2015 06:36:12 -0700