The Skanner News - Northwest Thu, 28 May 2015 00:58:59 -0700 MYOB en-gb (The Skanner News) Low Turnout and Narrow Margins in May Elections – Some Landslides Kohnstamm barely edges out Regan in Zone 3 PPS race   

Northwest Thu, 21 May 2015 19:39:04 -0700
Female Ex-Gang Members Form Neighbors Against Violence Group aims to provide alternatives to gang-life through opportunity and compassion   

]]> (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Fri, 15 May 2015 20:14:53 -0700
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   

Northwest Thu, 14 May 2015 17:07:18 -0700
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

]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 14 May 2015 16:12:36 -0700 Construction Dangers on Your Block? Good luck figuring out who to call when problems rise   

]]> (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Wed, 13 May 2015 20:03:16 -0700
Oregon Cannabis Bill Stalls On Dispensaries Bans Bill would have regulated recreational, medicinal marijuana separately   

Northwest Tue, 12 May 2015 06:14:22 -0700
State of Black Oregon: Economic Prosperity and Unity Needed An urgent call and path forward for a Black Oregon policy agenda   

]]> (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 Boycott follows growing trend railing against the controversial curriculum   

]]> (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Thu, 07 May 2015 20:13:04 -0700
President Obama's Visit Brings Praise and Protests Labor activists oppose the Asia -Pacific trade deal saying it will send jobs abroad   

Northwest Thu, 07 May 2015 15:28:45 -0700
May Day Demonstrators Clash with Police in Pacific Northwest Protestors clashed with police in Portland and Seattle late Friday during a May Day demonstration   

Northwest Mon, 04 May 2015 17:36:35 -0700
Oregon House Approves 'Ban the Box' The bill that would ban employers from asking about job seekers' criminal backgrounds moves to Senate  

]]> (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’ The pair of media-makers offer insight into the ‘’disconnected’’ state of community in the Beaver state   

]]> (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Thu, 30 Apr 2015 21:33:45 -0700
Letter to Gov. Inslee: Discrimination in Contracting Demands Lawsuit Washington state contracting statistics show discrimination. civil rights advocates tell the governor   

Northwest Wed, 29 Apr 2015 06:27:37 -0700
Sen. Patty Murray Quietly Rises to Top She's poised to be the first woman in the Senate's top-tier leadership   

Northwest Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:52:16 -0700
Bill Would Make Filming Police Legal in Oregon If bill passes, bystanders can’t interfere with police, but they can record police actions  

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