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....
Our opinion on Mayor Hales choice to succeed Chief Reese at the Portland Police BureauREAD MORE
Four administrators have been fired but the cultural problems go much deeperREAD MORE
With every death the prospects for peace recede. How many generations must be tainted by violence?READ MORE
What is a name? Who owns it? Who can use it? What is it worth?READ MORE
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.READ MORE
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.