The Skanner News - Northwest http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:29:49 -0700 MYOB en-gb info@theskanner.com (The Skanner News) Sybrina Fulton Pushes Community Involvement in Two-Day Portland Stop http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22612-sybrina-fulton-pushes-community-involvement-in-two-day-portland-stop http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22612-sybrina-fulton-pushes-community-involvement-in-two-day-portland-stop Some two thousand people pack halls to hear Trayvon Martin's mom speak   

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donovan@theskanner.com (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:00:03 -0700
Seattle Attempt to Keep Addicts Out of Jail Shines in Study http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22611-seattle-attempt-to-keep-addicts-out-of-jail-shines-in-study http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22611-seattle-attempt-to-keep-addicts-out-of-jail-shines-in-study Unlike with many drug courts or other programs, participants aren't threatened with jail time or with being kicked out if they relapse

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Northwest Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:19:25 -0700
'Oregon Experience' Explores Portland Civil Rights History http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22609-oregon-experience-explores-portland-civil-rights-history http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22609-oregon-experience-explores-portland-civil-rights-history The show delves into local African American social movements of the 1960s, 70s and early 80s   

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:14:37 -0700
Letter Protests Dr. Martens’ Skinhead Marketing Ploy http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22594-letter-protests-dr-martens-skinhead-marketing-ploy http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22594-letter-protests-dr-martens-skinhead-marketing-ploy The brochure says, 'Almost immediately after its launch, skinheads adopted the boot as their weapon of choice'  

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:28:01 -0700
Oregon Lawmakers Seek Tax Code Change for Legal Pot http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22590-oregon-lawmakers-seek-tax-code-change-for-legal-pot http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22590-oregon-lawmakers-seek-tax-code-change-for-legal-pot Marijuana possession, sale and cultivation continue to be offenses under federal law  

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Northwest Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:36:41 -0700
Multnomah County and Partners Team Up for Teen Health http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22589-multnomah-county-and-partners-team-up-for-teen-health http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22589-multnomah-county-and-partners-team-up-for-teen-health  The county is partnering with community organizations, schools and parents to teach positive life skills to teens   

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:42:20 -0700
Portland Celebrates Juneteenth's 150-year anniversary http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22580-portland-celebrates-juneteenth-s-150-year-anniversary http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22580-portland-celebrates-juneteenth-s-150-year-anniversary On Saturday, June 20, 2015, Portland celebrates the end of slavery in America  

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner) Northwest Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:28:43 -0700
Alberta Street Lawsuit Ends Over Delicious Pan of Lasagna http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22577-alberta-street-lawsuit-ends-over-delicious-pan-of-lasagna http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22577-alberta-street-lawsuit-ends-over-delicious-pan-of-lasagna The case still begs the question: How do you prove discrimination in a restaurant?   

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Wed, 08 Apr 2015 21:22:06 -0700
Trayvon Martin’s Mother Speaks in Portland on Youth Empowerment http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22575-trayvon-martin-s-mother-speaks-in-portland-on-youth-empowerment http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22575-trayvon-martin-s-mother-speaks-in-portland-on-youth-empowerment She appears at a local church event as well as the YWCA 23rd Annual Inspire Luncheon   

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donovan@theskanner.com (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Tue, 07 Apr 2015 22:43:44 -0700
Urban League Holds Career Connections Fair http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22574-urban-league-holds-career-connections-fair http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22574-urban-league-holds-career-connections-fair The Urban League of Portland is hosting the 22nd Annual Career Connections Job Fair to connect employers with job seekers  

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:25:07 -0700
Show Boat Arrives at The Portland Opera http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22571-show-boat-arrives-at-the-portland-opera http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22571-show-boat-arrives-at-the-portland-opera The Portland Opera brings racially provocative musical "Show Boat" to town  

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Mon, 06 Apr 2015 21:39:29 -0700
Emmanuel Church Celebrates 50 Years http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22557-emmanuel-church-celebrates-50-years http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22557-emmanuel-church-celebrates-50-years Grand celebration will highlight local ministry’s dynamic past, present, and future

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Northwest Thu, 02 Apr 2015 17:59:57 -0700
Chokehold at High School Draws Complaint http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22540-chokehold-at-high-school-draws-complaint http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22540-chokehold-at-high-school-draws-complaint A Madison High School mother is taking a stand after her daughter was placed in a chokehold by a school vice principal during a minor scuffle off campus last winter   

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:15:54 -0700
Q&A: OLCC Chair Rob Patridge on Marijuana Regulation http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22539-q-a-olcc-chair-rob-patridge-on-marijuana-regulation-2 http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22539-q-a-olcc-chair-rob-patridge-on-marijuana-regulation-2 Diversity, lessons from Colorado, and healthy free-market   

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donovan@theskanner.com (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:46:43 -0700
Tenant Rights Organization Releases Eviction Comic http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22537-tenant-rights-organization-releases-eviction-comic http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22537-tenant-rights-organization-releases-eviction-comic  The Community Alliance of Tenants comic helps people understand their rights during an eviction   

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:59:56 -0700