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150330 loretta smith

EDITORIAL: Being Ambitious is No Crime

Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith apparently works too hard and spends too much on her constituents. Is that a sin? … For all the information click here


150330 madison chokehold

Chokehold at High School Draws Complaint

A Madison High School mother is taking a stand after her daughter was placed in a chokehold by a school vice principal during a minor scuffle off campus last winter… To read the whole story click here


150330 rob patridge

Q & A: OLCC Chair Rob Patridge on Marijuana Regulation

The Skanner News spoke with Patridge to clarify what role diversity will plan in the OLCC’s rulemaking, lessons learned from Colorado’s marijuana rollout, and ensuring a healthy free-market in Oregon … To read all about it click here


150330 eviction comic

Tenant Rights Organization Releases Eviction Comic

The new Community Alliance of Tenants’ comic book “Know Your Rights: Don’t Get Evicted” is a reference to help people understand their legal rights as a renters facing eviction … To check the details click here


150330 EggHunt

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New Online Order Form to Place a Job, Bid/Legal Notice or Sub-Bid Ad for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase an ad for a job, bid/legal notice or sub-bid.


Have fun with our interactive Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

On our website, under Entertainment, click on Crossword Puzzle,  or Sudoku Puzzle.  Ten fresh puzzles each week. If you just can’t guess that word, just tell it to fill it in for you!


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150326 caring for your baby

The Skanner News' Special Section

Read The Skanner News' Special Section on Health in Our Turn-the-Pages Edition … For the online edition click here


150326 legacy chip summit main

Oregon Hospitals Keep Community Benefit Spending

Oregon hospitals won't reduce spending on services that benefit the community, even though the facilities are spending far less on uncompensated charity care because more people are insured … To read the whole story click here


150326 marijuana regulation full

Starting a (Legal) Cannabis Company

Will Black Oregonians will have a fair shake in new multi-million dollar industry? … To read all about it click here


150326 colorado pot study main

Racial Disparities in Arrests Persist with Legal Pot

The legalization of marijuana in Colorado has reduced pot arrests, but a newly released study says it doesn't solve one of the central goals of drug-policy reformers: ending racial disparities in enforcement … To check the details click here


150326 in the tiger tunnel

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skanner place ads job

New Online Order Form to Place a Job, Bid/Legal Notice or Sub-Bid Ad for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase an ad for a job, bid/legal notice or sub-bid.


Have fun with our interactive Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

On our website, under Entertainment, click on Crossword Puzzle,  or Sudoku Puzzle.  Ten fresh puzzles each week. If you just can’t guess that word, just tell it to fill it in for you!


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150323 starbucks race

Starbucks Baristas Stop Writing 'Race Together' on Cups

The cups were 'just the catalyst' for a larger conversation, and Starbucks will still hold forum discussions, co-produce special sections in USA TODAY and put more stores in minority communities as part of the Race Together initiative … For all the information click here


150323 peoples plan

PAALF Launches 'The People’s Plan’

Instead of conforming to the equity goals of current Portland government and non-profit entities, organizers say, the plan will set and push its own equity agenda … To read the whole story click here


150323 bonamici

Reflections from Selma

'From back home in Oregon, where our state is a leader in breaking down barriers to exercising the right to vote, I say to Congressman Lewis, thank you for inspiring us, and for sharing your history, your humanity, your conscience, and your lessons of compassion' … To read all about it click here


150323 kam williams

Kam Williams Celebrity Interview: April D. Ryan

Besides covering the Obama administration, April’s responsibilities include hosting 'The White House Report,' a syndicated show airing on about 300 radio stations around the country … To check the details click here


150323 march madness

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skanner place ads auto

New Online Order Form to Place an Auto Ad for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase an auto ad.


Have fun with our interactive Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

On our website, under Entertainment, click on Crossword Puzzle,  or Sudoku Puzzle.  Ten fresh puzzles each week. If you just can’t guess that word, just tell it to fill it in for you!


The Skanner's Online Webpaper

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 150319 brown kate

Oregon Adopts Automatic Voter Registration

Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill that puts the burden of registration on the state instead of voters … For all the information click here


150319 black journalists

Northwest Black Journalists in the Spotlight

We here at The Skanner News are celebrating the 75th anniversary of the National Newspaper Publishers Association during Black Press Week. In honor of this special event we are highlighting Black journalists and those who focus their work on African American communities throughout the Northwest … To read the whole story click here


150316 brushfire full

Brushfire Creative Partners Launches

In its premier offering, Brushfire addresses gentrification along with its effect on the collective psyche of many Black Portlanders in a video titled ‘Future: Portland'… To read all about it click here


150319 march madness

Eagles Confident They Can Upset Georgetown

Eastern Washington, seeded 13th in the South Region, will try to be the next overachieving underdog to down Georgetown … To check the details click here


150319 SEA y we speak

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skanner place ads auto

New Online Order Form to Place an Auto Ad for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase an auto ad.


Have fun with our interactive Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

On our website, under Entertainment, click on Crossword Puzzle,  or Sudoku Puzzle.  Ten fresh puzzles each week. If you just can’t guess that word, just tell it to fill it in for you!


The Skanner's Online Webpaper

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150316 ban the box

City Council Considers Resolution to “Ban the Box”

The citywide initiative would prevent employers within Portland city limits from asking about criminal histories on job applications, effectively eliminating the past convictions checkbox … For all the information click here


150316 stem photo

Building a Cutting Edge School from Scratch

Part 2 of 2: Science education advocates have criticized Portland Public School District's treatment of the Roosevelt remodel … To read the whole story click here


150316 brushfire full

Brushfire Creative Partners Launches

Digital producer Ifanyi Bell and photographer Margaret Jacobsen have teamed up to launch the new communications agency Brushfire Creative Partners … To read all about it click here


150316 black athlete

Kentucky Basketball Legacy: The Black Athlete

1966 an all Black team in an NCAA Championship Finals was brand new to millions of American spectators … To check the details click here


150316 toddler diets

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skanner place ads wedding

New Online Order Form to Place a Wedding Announcement for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase a wedding announcement.


Have fun with our interactive Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

On our website, under Entertainment, click on Crossword Puzzle,  or Sudoku Puzzle.  Ten fresh puzzles each week. If you just can’t guess that word, just tell it to fill it in for you!


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