The Skanner Newspaper - Northwest http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:05:25 -0700 MYOB en-gb jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner Newspaper) Northwest States: C for Women’s Health http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22031-northwest-states-c-for-women-s-health http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22031-northwest-states-c-for-women-s-health The nonpartisan think tank Alliance for A Just Society says states can do better

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Northwest Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:12:01 -0700
Oregon State Names Dorm After First Black Male Graduate http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22015-oregon-state-names-dorm-after-first-black-male-graduate http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22015-oregon-state-names-dorm-after-first-black-male-graduate The residence was named after Bill Tebau who found housing in a fraternity for international students after being denied campus housing     

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Northwest Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:44:42 -0700
Better People Closes Doors but Plans to Return with Stronger Long-Term Plan http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22007-better-people-closes-doors-but-plans-to-return-with-stronger-long-term-plan http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22007-better-people-closes-doors-but-plans-to-return-with-stronger-long-term-plan Board plans to look for right niche and bring back job and counseling services for former inmates   

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Northwest Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:29:32 -0700
Seattle Mayor Sued Over Race After Firing of Spokeswoman http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21997-seattle-mayor-sued-over-race http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21997-seattle-mayor-sued-over-race A discrimination tort claim by his former spokeswoman asks $1 million in damages

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:39:40 -0700
EPA Fines Hanford Agency Over Radioactive Sludge http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21990-epa-fines-hanford-agency-over-radioactive-sludge http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21990-epa-fines-hanford-agency-over-radioactive-sludge The Energy Department missed the Sept. 30 deadline to start cleanup   

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Northwest Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:37:56 -0700
Report: Achievement Gap Linked to High Absence Rates http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21989-report-achievement-gap-linked-to-high-absence-rates http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21989-report-achievement-gap-linked-to-high-absence-rates Hunger, poverty, homelessness, chronic illness and family stress are the backdrop to higher absence rates for children    

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helen@theskanner.com (Helen Silvis) Northwest Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:15:55 -0700
Gabby Giffords to Visit Oregon and Washington in Push for Tougher Gun Laws http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21980-gabby-giffords-to-visit-oregon-and-washington-in-push-for-tougher-gun-laws http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21980-gabby-giffords-to-visit-oregon-and-washington-in-push-for-tougher-gun-laws Tour will focus on gun laws and domestic violence    

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Northwest Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:51:36 -0700
Northwest November Ballots: From Gun Control to Retail Cannabis http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21959-northwest-november-ballots-from-gun-control-to-retail-cannabis http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21959-northwest-november-ballots-from-gun-control-to-retail-cannabis Oregon and Washington face major issues in upcoming General Elections

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:02:01 -0700
Garfield High School Rape Case Moves Toward Settlement http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21957-garfield-high-school-rape-case-moves-toward-settlement http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21957-garfield-high-school-rape-case-moves-toward-settlement The proposed settlement with the girl’s family goes before the school board for approval on Oct. 15

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:38:04 -0700
Development Wraps Black History and Career Education into Preservation Project http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21954-development-wraps-black-history-and-career-education-into-preservation-project http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21954-development-wraps-black-history-and-career-education-into-preservation-project An infamous possum incident is just one reason why the site of the former Burger Barn on NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. matters to Black Portlanders      

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helen@theskanner.com (Helen Silvis) Northwest Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:52:27 -0700
Portland to Say Farewell to Police Chief Reese and Welcome Chief O'Dea http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21944-portland-to-say-farewell-to-police-chief-reese-and-welcome-chief-o-dea http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21944-portland-to-say-farewell-to-police-chief-reese-and-welcome-chief-o-dea Portland Police Bureau's Larry O'Dea lays out his priorities for his tenure as chief      

 

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Northwest Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:58:23 -0700
Legendary Vocalist Linda Hornbuckle, 1955-2014 http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21934-legendary-vocalist-linda-hornbuckle-passes-away-oct-4 http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21934-legendary-vocalist-linda-hornbuckle-passes-away-oct-4  VIDEOS: Watch her perfom Georgia on my Mind and at the Mississippi Street Fair in 2011

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helen@theskanner.com (The Skanner News) Northwest Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:46:34 -0700
Oregon Sanctions Portland Public Schools Over Discipline for Black Special Education Students http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21928-oregon-sanctions-portland-public-schools-over-discipline-for-black-special-education-students http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21928-oregon-sanctions-portland-public-schools-over-discipline-for-black-special-education-students Black students in special education are five times more likely to receive long-term discipline so $1.5 million must move to prevention program    

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helen@theskanner.com (Helen Silvis) Northwest Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:19:12 -0700
Turkish Politics Play Out in Washington Senate Primary Race http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21923-turkish-politics-play-out-in-washington-senate-primary-race http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21923-turkish-politics-play-out-in-washington-senate-primary-race Moderate Islamic community caught in crossfire of partisan spat

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 02 Oct 2014 18:01:27 -0700
Judge Garr King Sentences Mohamed Mohamud to 30 Years in Bomb Plot http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21918-judge-garr-king-sentences-mohamed-mohamud-to-30-years-in-bomb-plot http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/21918-judge-garr-king-sentences-mohamed-mohamud-to-30-years-in-bomb-plot Defense attorneys vow to appeal saying they believe FBI agents entrapped the teen and the trial should have taken that into account   

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helen@theskanner.com (Helen Silvis) Northwest Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:05:11 -0700