The Skanner News - Northwest http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:48:16 -0700 MYOB en-gb info@theskanner.com (The Skanner News) Portland Comics Publisher Releases Political Biography of Jeb Bush http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23122-portland-comics-publisher-releases-political-biography-of-jeb-bush http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23122-portland-comics-publisher-releases-political-biography-of-jeb-bush Jeb Bush biography is one of a series on presidential contenders   

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner News) Northwest Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:23:00 -0700
'Wake of Vanport' Draws More Survivor Stories http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23120-wake-of-vanport-draws-more-survivor-stories http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23120-wake-of-vanport-draws-more-survivor-stories The multimedia oral history project expands to include new survivor stories   

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Northwest Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:55:28 -0700
Rain and Rising Humidity Help Firefighters in West http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23118-rain-and-rising-humidity-help-firefighters-in-west http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23118-rain-and-rising-humidity-help-firefighters-in-west Rain and cooler temperatures Monday helped firefighters battling a series of big blazes in the western states    

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Northwest Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:45:13 -0700
Common Core Results Show Goals were not Met http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23117-common-core-results-show-goals-were-not-met http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23117-common-core-results-show-goals-were-not-met Oregon did not test enough black and special education students to meet standard   

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jim@marketingportland.com (CHRISTINE ARMARIO, Associated Press) Northwest Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:15:01 -0700
New Projects on MLK http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23109-new-projects-on-mlk http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23109-new-projects-on-mlk Mayor Charlie Hales and the Portland Development Commission announce a new grocery store and housing development in Northeast Portland   

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young) Northwest Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:29:37 -0700
Janelle Monae and Jidenna Lead Rally Against Violence at Dawson Park http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23108-janelle-monae-and-jidenna-lead-rally-against-violence-at-dawson-park http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23108-janelle-monae-and-jidenna-lead-rally-against-violence-at-dawson-park the two stars are helping call attention to brutality across the nation as the embark on free tour   

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donovan@theskanner.com (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:48:58 -0700
Ferguson Municipal Judge Announces Sweeping Changes http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23106-ferguson-municipal-judge-announces-sweeping-changes http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23106-ferguson-municipal-judge-announces-sweeping-changes Many old arrest warrants withdrawn, plus defendants get new court dates and payment options   

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Northwest Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:54:14 -0700
Gov. Jay Inslee Pays Tribute to Lost 'Hero' Firefighters http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23104-gov-jay-inslee-pays-tribute-to-lost-hero-firefighters http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23104-gov-jay-inslee-pays-tribute-to-lost-hero-firefighters The deaths of 3 men bring deathtoll of firefighters killed fighting blazes in West to 13    

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jim@marketingportland.com (Brian Skoloff, Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press) Northwest Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:06:10 -0700
Peace Fest Aims to Empower Youth http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23091-peace-fest-aims-to-empower-youth http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23091-peace-fest-aims-to-empower-youth Former Sen. Avel Gordly to speak at the Aug. 23 event at Benson High School  

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young) Northwest Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:19:05 -0700
Economists Make Case for $15 Minimum Wage in Oregon http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23090-economists-make-case-for-15-minimum-wage-in-oregon http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23090-economists-make-case-for-15-minimum-wage-in-oregon Advocates say minimum wage hit peak value in 1968

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donovan@theskanner.com (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:10:57 -0700
Woman Challenges Portland to Support Black Restaurants http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23089-woman-challenges-portland-to-support-black-restaurants http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23089-woman-challenges-portland-to-support-black-restaurants Inspired by Black Lives Matter movement nationwide   

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donovan@theskanner.com (Donovan M. Smith) Northwest Thu, 20 Aug 2015 18:50:29 -0700
Seniors Can Now Age in 'Villages' http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23088-seniors-can-now-age-in-villages http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23088-seniors-can-now-age-in-villages Virtual villages will ensure aging people can stay home with support   

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young) Northwest Thu, 20 Aug 2015 18:24:30 -0700
Western Wildfires: Wind, Strained Resources Complicate Fight http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23084-western-wildfires-wind-strained-resources-complicate-fight-2 http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23084-western-wildfires-wind-strained-resources-complicate-fight-2 Firefighters work tirelessly to combat the blazes   

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Northwest Wed, 19 Aug 2015 22:21:10 -0700
Mayor Hales, Commissioner Saltzman to Announce Northeast Portland Projects http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23076-mayor-hales-commissioner-saltzman-to-announce-northeast-portland-projects http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23076-mayor-hales-commissioner-saltzman-to-announce-northeast-portland-projects Officials to hold press conference today

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner) Northwest Mon, 17 Aug 2015 17:30:50 -0700
PPS Considers New Design at Roosevelt http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23075-pps-considers-new-design-at-roosevelt http://www.theskanner.com/news/northwest/23075-pps-considers-new-design-at-roosevelt The resolution considers turning a shop building into a STEM "makerspace"   

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arashi@theskanner.com (Arashi Young) Northwest Mon, 17 Aug 2015 17:12:06 -0700