05 25 2016
  1:51 pm  
     •     
read latest

breaking news

For now, council says, Rosa Parks' name won't grace the street

For now, Portland Boulevard will remain just that: Portland Boulevard, not Rosa Parks Way.

Following a Portland City Council meeting at the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center last week, the council decided to delay a decision about renaming the street and perhaps find another way to honor the woman who sparked the civil rights movement.


Pictured Emilie Boyles

The city ruled last week that council candidate Emilie Boyles is ineligible for public campaign money and demanded that she return $145,000.

Auditor Gary Blackmer ruled that Boyles violated the public financing code by taking out a year's lease on her campaign headquarters — a former restaurant that she planned to use after the campaign for a food bank she runs.


Governor targets state's care system for major overhaul

OLYMPIA, WA—Gov. Chris Gregoire, already deep into a two-year overhaul of education, says the next big challenge is health care.


The Rev. Fred Woods of Calvary Christian Church, foreground, shares a laugh with Selena Gutierrez,…


Commenting Guidelines

  • Keep it clean: Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually oriented language
  • No personal attacks: We reserve the right to remove offensive comments
  • Be truthful: Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything
  • Be nice: No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person
  • Help us: If you see an abusive post, let us know at info@theskanner.com
  • Keep to topic: We will remove irrelevant posts and spam
  • Share with us: We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts; the history behind an article

Recently Published by The Skanner News

  • Default
  • Title
  • Date
  • Random
load morehold SHIFT key to load allload all
Oregon Lottery
Calendar

PHOTO GALLERY

Artists Rep Grand Concourse