The Skanner Newspaper - Northwest Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:46:06 -0800 MYOB en-gb (The Skanner Newspaper) Three Arrested in North Portland School Shooting Two victims remain in hospital, girl shot in chest upgraded to fair condition

]]> (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 Next, Sgt. Henry Johnson's nomination goes to President’s desk


]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Sat, 13 Dec 2014 01:12:41 -0800
Four Injured in N. Portland School Shooting Police said the three teens were all conscious when they were transported to Legacy Emanuel hospital, but the shooter got away


]]> (Donovan Smith and Lisa Loving Of The Skanner News) Northwest Fri, 12 Dec 2014 23:43:20 -0800
‘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   

]]> (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:00:34 -0800
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’


]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:24:07 -0800
Rev. Jesse Jackson 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   

Northwest Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:31:37 -0800
End of Year Oregon Health Plan Renewal Deadline Approaches Qualified citizens urged to not wait until last minute by state officials   

]]> (Of The Skanner News) Northwest Mon, 08 Dec 2014 22:04:23 -0800
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


Northwest Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:48:28 -0800
Police Proposal at Portland State Meets Resistance
Last public forum fields conversation on armed campus patrols   

]]> (Of The Skanner News) Northwest Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:49:07 -0800
Trouble in Toyland Finds Dangerous Toys in Stores The 29th Annual Trouble in Toyland report reveals dangerous toys on the shelves   

]]> (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:41:25 -0800
Early Cancer Screening Saves Lives  Lung cancer can be silent until it's deadly, Kathrine Reed discovered hers using an LDCT test   

]]> (Arashi Young of The Skanner News) Northwest Wed, 03 Dec 2014 20:03:01 -0800
The Skanner Breakfast Features Rev. Ben Chavis  


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.

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]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Mon, 01 Dec 2014 19:03:33 -0800
Banned Cop Works Protest Anyway  

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


]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:38:07 -0800
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

]]> (By Helen Silvis Of The Skanner News) Northwest Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:19:13 -0800
Ferguson Demo Draws 1,000 in Portland Protestors shut down streets demanding systemic change   

]]> (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:52:31 -0800