The Skanner Newspaper - Northwest http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:46:06 -0800 MYOB en-gb info@theskanner.com (The Skanner Newspaper) Three Arrested in North Portland School Shooting http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22229-two-arrested-in-north-portland-school-shooting http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22229-two-arrested-in-north-portland-school-shooting Two victims remain in hospital, girl shot in chest upgraded to fair condition

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donovan@theskanner.com (Donovan M. Smith Special to The Skanner News ) Northwest Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:52:26 -0800
Congress Approves Medal of Honor for Black Soldier http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22226-congress-approves-medal-of-honor-for-black-soldier http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22226-congress-approves-medal-of-honor-for-black-soldier Next, Sgt. Henry Johnson's nomination goes to President’s desk

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Sat, 13 Dec 2014 01:12:41 -0800
Four Injured in N. Portland School Shooting http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22225-three-teens-injured-in-north-portland-school-shooting http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22225-three-teens-injured-in-north-portland-school-shooting Police said the three teens were all conscious when they were transported to Legacy Emanuel hospital, but the shooter got away

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Donovan Smith and Lisa Loving Of The Skanner News) Northwest Fri, 12 Dec 2014 23:43:20 -0800
‘Sobering’ Report on Racial Health Disparities http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22223-multnomah-county-delivers-sobering-report-on-racial-health-disparities http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22223-multnomah-county-delivers-sobering-report-on-racial-health-disparities  Multnomah County has released its report on racial health disparities which shows African Americans have the worst health outcomes   

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:00:34 -0800
Urban Bridges: Helping Kids Bridge the Social Divide http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22214-urban-bridges-helping-kids-bridge-the-social-divide http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22214-urban-bridges-helping-kids-bridge-the-social-divide ‘Never allow your past or present to negatively dictate what your future will be, the power is yours, not your circumstance’

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:24:07 -0800
Rev. Jesse Jackson Visits NW to Push Tech Diversity http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22209-reverend-visits-nw-to-push-tech-diversity http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22209-reverend-visits-nw-to-push-tech-diversity The Rev. Jesse Jackson embarked on a whirlwind tour of the Seattle area to push for equality and greater diversity in technology   

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Northwest Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:31:37 -0800
End of Year Oregon Health Plan Renewal Deadline Approaches http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22204-end-of-year-oregon-health-plan-renewal-deadline-approaches http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22204-end-of-year-oregon-health-plan-renewal-deadline-approaches Qualified citizens urged to not wait until last minute by state officials   

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donovan@theskanner.com (Of The Skanner News) Northwest Mon, 08 Dec 2014 22:04:23 -0800
Detective in Oregon Murder Case Pleads Guilty to Forgery http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22201-detective-in-oregon-murder-case-pleads-guilty-to-forgery http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22201-detective-in-oregon-murder-case-pleads-guilty-to-forgery The trial judge in the federal case said Steele withheld and destroyed evidence, backdated reports, and listened to confidential defendant-attorney calls

 

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Northwest Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:48:28 -0800
Police Proposal at Portland State Meets Resistance http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22195-proposal-to-add-police-at-portland-state-meets-resistance http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22195-proposal-to-add-police-at-portland-state-meets-resistance
Last public forum fields conversation on armed campus patrols   

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donovan@theskanner.com (Of The Skanner News) Northwest Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:49:07 -0800
Trouble in Toyland Finds Dangerous Toys in Stores http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22194-trouble-in-toyland-finds-dangerous-toys-in-stores http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22194-trouble-in-toyland-finds-dangerous-toys-in-stores The 29th Annual Trouble in Toyland report reveals dangerous toys on the shelves   

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:41:25 -0800
Early Cancer Screening Saves Lives http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22186-early-cancer-screening-saves-lives http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22186-early-cancer-screening-saves-lives  Lung cancer can be silent until it's deadly, Kathrine Reed discovered hers using an LDCT test   

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Wed, 03 Dec 2014 20:03:01 -0800
The Skanner Breakfast Features Rev. Ben Chavis http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22177-ben-chavis-headlines-the-skanner-news-breakfast http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22177-ben-chavis-headlines-the-skanner-news-breakfast  

 

The 29th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast will be held on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, from 8:30 am —10:30 a.m. at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Junior Blvd., in Portland.

To secure your tickets read more .....

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Mon, 01 Dec 2014 19:03:33 -0800
Banned Cop Works Protest Anyway http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22176-banned-portland-cop-works-ferguson-protest-anyway http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22176-banned-portland-cop-works-ferguson-protest-anyway  

Officer Richard Storm had supported the officer who killed an unarmed Black teenager in Missouri  

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:38:07 -0800
Oregon’s 'Forever Crimes' Law Hurts Black Families http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22172-oregon-s-forever-crimes-law-hurts-black-families http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22172-oregon-s-forever-crimes-law-hurts-black-families Resolutions Northwest staffers helped push back against rule keeping some Black parents from volunteering at their kids' schools

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helen@theskanner.com (By Helen Silvis Of The Skanner News) Northwest Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:19:13 -0800
Ferguson Demo Draws 1,000 in Portland http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22170-ferguson-decision-draws-large-demonstrations-in-downtown-portland http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22170-ferguson-decision-draws-large-demonstrations-in-downtown-portland Protestors shut down streets demanding systemic change   

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donovan@theskanner.com (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:52:31 -0800