The Skanner Newspaper - Northwest Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:18:50 -0800 MYOB en-gb (The Skanner Newspaper) 'Wake of Vanport' Draws Standing Room Audience A second event is planned on Dec. 13 at a larger venue, the location and time will be announced soon  


Northwest Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:31:05 -0800
Portland Revolutionaries Fundraise for Trip to Africa The Oregon chapter of the All-African Peoples Revolutionary Party is raising money for a trip to Africa

Northwest Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:28:24 -0800
King County Council to Raise Awareness of Safe-Haven Law After a newborn's abandonment death, the King County Council is looking to raise awareness of a safe-haven law  

]]> (Arashi Young) Northwest Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:03:28 -0800
Oregon Bar Celebrates Progress in Diversity Permanent exhibit details pioneers in equity justice   

Northwest Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:13:16 -0800
Dancers Host Fundraiser for Birth Initiative Portland's Groovin' High Steppers hold a weekend-long benefit for the family support program 

]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:17:45 -0800
UW Bothell Professor Chosen as a History Maker UW Bothell physicist and first chancellor Warren Buck has been chosen as a History Maker   

Northwest Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:20:37 -0800
Larry Morgan: Troutdale's Newest City Council Member The Skanner News interviews Larry Morgan, Troutdale City Council member about his life, career, and plans for the future   

Northwest Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:28:28 -0800
Enroll Now for Health Insurance: Here’s How
Attaining health insurance should be smoother for second enrollment period   

Northwest Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:22:47 -0800
DOJ Appeal Designed to Clarify, Won’t Stop Reforms 'What we appealed was ambiguity in the judge’s role. We had asked for clarity on how we report, and when we report'


Northwest Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:05:17 -0800
Kalauna Carter: HBCU All Star The Skanner New interviews Kalauna Carter, an HBCU All-Star, on her thoughts about college, success, and what keeps her inspired   

]]> (The Skanner News) Northwest Fri, 07 Nov 2014 17:05:12 -0800
Almost-Forgotten Law Revived by Nonprofit Watchdog Group Inquiry into SB 111 shows state reporting law on police use of force an unfunded mandate


]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19:29:45 -0800
City Club Report: Fewer Youth Should Register as Sex Offenders The reoffending rate for sex offenses is lower than for any other crime except murder  

Northwest Wed, 05 Nov 2014 21:16:25 -0800
Washington Voters Pass Background Checks for Gun Buyers Republicans appear to keep control in Olympia, but Seattle stays progressive     

]]> (Helen Silvis Of The Skanner News) Northwest Wed, 05 Nov 2014 17:45:08 -0800
Oregon Legalizes Pot, Elects Democrats Rejects GMO Labels Sen. Merkley won re-election easily; Gov. Kitzhaber won narrowly; GMO labelling loses in close vote   

]]> (Helen Silvis Of The Skanner News) Northwest Wed, 05 Nov 2014 16:40:10 -0800
How Many People are Using Oregon's Death with Dignity Act? Only six people under age 35 have used the law in the 10 years since it was passed in 1994 ...

]]> (The Associated Press) Northwest Mon, 03 Nov 2014 20:06:59 -0800