05-23-2022  11:41 pm   •   PDX and SEA Weather

Former Portland Police Chief Charles Moose (The Skanner Archives) 

Charles Moose was Portland’s first Black police chief from 1993 to 1999, and was later known for his role in the Washington, D.C., sniper attacks.

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Fairy Miles, May 6, 1928 - November 16, 2021 

Funeral services will be held at Zeller Chapel of The Roses, 2107 NE Broadway Street, Portland, OR 97232 on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

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The Skanner learned only recently of the death of Geneva Jones, local television personality, long-time star of the Oregon Journal test kitchen, club woman and hostess extraordinaire. Jones, who broke through several glass ceilings, died on June 23 of this year.

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Helen Ruth Stone, Sunrise: March 7, 1926, Sunset: October 18, 2021 

Funeral services will be held at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 3725 N Gantenbein Avenue, Portland, Ore. on Friday, November 5, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.

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In this May 21, 2001, file photo, Secretary of State Colin Powell talks with reporters during a news conference at the Department of State in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) 

Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace died Monday of COVID-19 complications.

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Clara Jackson McLaughlin, October 22, 1939 - October 3, 2021 

Clara Jackson McLaughlin was best known for being the first Black woman to own and be the majority shareholder of a network-affiliated TV station in the United States.

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Harrington was opposed by Portland Police Association, the police union, from the start and resigned after 17 months after her husband broke police rules

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Dennis “Dee Tee” Thomas, a founding member of the long-running soul-funk band Kool & the Gang died peacefully in his sleep Saturday

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Joan Brown-Kline, June 13, 1948 - July 17, 2021 

A service for Joan Brown-Kline, held in Georgia, will be livestreamed starting at 11:50 a.m. PT (2:50 p.m. EDT) on Saturday, July 31

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Robert Parris Moses, a civil rights activist who endured beatings and jail while leading black voter registration drives in the American South during the 1960s and later helped improve minority education in math, has died at 86

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