The Skanner News - The Skanner Editorials Fri, 27 Nov 2015 19:53:12 -0800 MYOB en-gb (The Skanner News) EDITORIAL: New Opportunity in the Marijuana industry The state must ensure licenses are available to everyone  

]]> (Bernie Foster) The Skanner Editorials Tue, 14 Jul 2015 17:00:00 -0700
The Skanner News Endorsements for Multnomah County Special Elections Check out our recommendations for Portland Public Schools Board, MESD and PCC Board. Don't forget to VOTE!   

The Skanner Editorials Thu, 07 May 2015 17:00:09 -0700
Editorial: Republicans’ Iran Meddling is Treason Secretary of State John Kerry has closed a deal with Iran that has observers wondering if he’ll win the Nobel Prize. But it almost failed

The Skanner Editorials Thu, 02 Apr 2015 18:51:43 -0700
EDITORIAL: Being Ambitious is No Crime  The Skanner News Editorial board defends the work of Loretta Smith   

]]> (The Skanner News Editorial Board) The Skanner Editorials Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:02:18 -0700
EDITORIAL: What’s on Our Holiday Wish List? Immigration Reform President Obama should sign an executive order that prevents families from being split up   

The Skanner Editorials Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:52:39 -0800
Drop Off Your Ballot and Make Your Vote Count: Full List of Ballot Drop-Off Sites VOTE: Tuesday Nov. 4 is last day to have your say on drivers licenses for undocumented drivers; GMO labeling;legalizing marijuana; gun control; Senator and Governor's races....   



The Skanner Editorials Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:54:00 -0700
EDITORIAL: Portland Police: A Tough Job But O'Dea Should Be Up to the Task Our opinion on Mayor Hales choice to succeed Chief Reese at the Portland Police Bureau      

The Skanner Editorials Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:13:13 -0700
Editorial: More Heads Need to Roll at Veterans Administration Four administrators have been fired but the cultural problems go much deeper    

]]> (Bernie Foster) The Skanner Editorials Thu, 09 Oct 2014 22:55:10 -0700
Peacebuilding Requires Persistence and a Commitment to Keep on Trying With every death the prospects for peace recede. How many generations must be tainted by violence?

]]> (Bernie Foster, Publisher of The Skanner News) The Skanner Editorials Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:52:40 -0700
Always Ask for Permission Before Using Any Name That’s Not Yours What is a name? Who owns it? Who can use it? What is it worth?

]]> (Bernie Foster, Publisher of The Skanner News) The Skanner Editorials Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:18:33 -0700
Jack Graham: Wrongfully Accused The facts of his case are shocking and point to the fact that a handful of city officials have smeared his professional name using hearsay and a poorly-done 'investigation'


The Skanner Editorials Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:39:27 -0700
The Skanner's Election Endorsements: May 2014 This year voters are spoiled for choice among a stellar field of candidates for Multnomah County and Portland City Council


The Skanner Editorials Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:04:04 -0700
No Success Without Risk From all the fuss that’s been made over the closure of Quartet restaurant, you’d think the Titanic had sunk for the second time – not just a restaurant.

]]> (Bernie Foster, Publisher of The Skanner News) The Skanner Editorials Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:12:07 -0700
Editorial: Changes to OLCC Must Include Funds for Alcohol Education and Treatment In 2011 Washington State passed a liquor privatization initiative, after a record-setting $20 million campaign. Now the grocery industry wants to privatize spirits sale in Oregon.

The Skanner Editorials Mon, 18 Nov 2013 22:49:10 -0800
Editorial: Controversy Underscores Why Portland Needs a Sustainable Equity Network
Personal failings can translate into institutional prejudices

The Skanner sponsored the event to support the effort to build a sustainable network that will promote equity throughout our community. We believe this controversy simply underscores how necessary that effort is.

]]> (By Bernie Foster, Publisher of The Skanner News) The Skanner Editorials Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:08:08 -0700