The Skanner Newspaper - Northwest http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:18:50 -0800 MYOB en-gb info@theskanner.com (The Skanner Newspaper) 'Wake of Vanport' Draws Standing Room Audience http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22149-wake-of-vanport-draws-standing-room-audience http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22149-wake-of-vanport-draws-standing-room-audience A second event is planned on Dec. 13 at a larger venue, the location and time will be announced soon  

 

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Northwest Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:31:05 -0800
Portland Revolutionaries Fundraise for Trip to Africa http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22147-portland-revolutionaries-fundraise-for-trip-to-africa http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22147-portland-revolutionaries-fundraise-for-trip-to-africa The Oregon chapter of the All-African Peoples Revolutionary Party is raising money for a trip to Africa

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Northwest Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:28:24 -0800
King County Council to Raise Awareness of Safe-Haven Law http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22129-king-county-council-to-raise-awareness-of-safe-haven-law http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22129-king-county-council-to-raise-awareness-of-safe-haven-law After a newborn's abandonment death, the King County Council is looking to raise awareness of a safe-haven law  

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young) Northwest Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:03:28 -0800
Oregon Bar Celebrates Progress in Diversity http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22120-oregon-bar-celebrates-progress-in-diversity http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22120-oregon-bar-celebrates-progress-in-diversity Permanent exhibit details pioneers in equity justice   

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Northwest Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:13:16 -0800
Dancers Host Fundraiser for Birth Initiative http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22126-dancers-host-fundraiser-for-healthy-birth-initiative http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22126-dancers-host-fundraiser-for-healthy-birth-initiative Portland's Groovin' High Steppers hold a weekend-long benefit for the family support program 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:17:45 -0800
UW Bothell Professor Chosen as a History Maker http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22121-uw-bothell-professor-chosen-as-a-history-maker http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22121-uw-bothell-professor-chosen-as-a-history-maker UW Bothell physicist and first chancellor Warren Buck has been chosen as a History Maker   

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Northwest Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:20:37 -0800
Larry Morgan: Troutdale's Newest City Council Member http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22116-larry-morgan-troutdale-s-newest-city-council-member http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22116-larry-morgan-troutdale-s-newest-city-council-member The Skanner News interviews Larry Morgan, Troutdale City Council member about his life, career, and plans for the future   

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Northwest Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:28:28 -0800
Enroll Now for Health Insurance: Here’s How http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22117-enroll-now-for-health-insurance-here-s-how http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22117-enroll-now-for-health-insurance-here-s-how
Attaining health insurance should be smoother for second enrollment period   

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Northwest Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:22:47 -0800
DOJ Appeal Designed to Clarify, Won’t Stop Reforms http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22112-doj-appeal-designed-to-clarify-won-t-stop-reforms http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22112-doj-appeal-designed-to-clarify-won-t-stop-reforms 'What we appealed was ambiguity in the judge’s role. We had asked for clarity on how we report, and when we report'

 

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Northwest Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:05:17 -0800
Kalauna Carter: HBCU All Star http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22091-kalauna-carter-hbcu-all-star http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22091-kalauna-carter-hbcu-all-star The Skanner New interviews Kalauna Carter, an HBCU All-Star, on her thoughts about college, success, and what keeps her inspired   

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner News) Northwest Fri, 07 Nov 2014 17:05:12 -0800
Almost-Forgotten Law Revived by Nonprofit Watchdog Group http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22083-almost-forgotten-law-revived-by-nonprofit-watchdog-group http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22083-almost-forgotten-law-revived-by-nonprofit-watchdog-group Inquiry into SB 111 shows state reporting law on police use of force an unfunded mandate

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19:29:45 -0800
City Club Report: Fewer Youth Should Register as Sex Offenders http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22077-portland-city-club-report-says-fewer-youth-should-register-as-sex-offenders http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22077-portland-city-club-report-says-fewer-youth-should-register-as-sex-offenders The reoffending rate for sex offenses is lower than for any other crime except murder  

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Northwest Wed, 05 Nov 2014 21:16:25 -0800
Washington Voters Pass Background Checks for Gun Buyers http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22073-washington-voters-pass-background-checks-for-gun-buyers http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22073-washington-voters-pass-background-checks-for-gun-buyers Republicans appear to keep control in Olympia, but Seattle stays progressive     

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helen@theskanner.com (Helen Silvis Of The Skanner News) Northwest Wed, 05 Nov 2014 17:45:08 -0800
Oregon Legalizes Pot, Elects Democrats Rejects GMO Labels http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22071-oregon-legalizes-pot-elects-democrats-rejects-immigrant-drivers-licenses http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22071-oregon-legalizes-pot-elects-democrats-rejects-immigrant-drivers-licenses Sen. Merkley won re-election easily; Gov. Kitzhaber won narrowly; GMO labelling loses in close vote   

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helen@theskanner.com (Helen Silvis Of The Skanner News) Northwest Wed, 05 Nov 2014 16:40:10 -0800
How Many People are Using Oregon's Death with Dignity Act? http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22064-how-many-people-end-their-lives-with-oregon-s-death-with-dignity-act http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/22064-how-many-people-end-their-lives-with-oregon-s-death-with-dignity-act Only six people under age 35 have used the law in the 10 years since it was passed in 1994 ...

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helen@theskanner.com (The Associated Press) Northwest Mon, 03 Nov 2014 20:06:59 -0800