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.
America has been using drone warfare to kill targets in Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia. Between 3,000 and 5,000 people – many of them civilians— have been killed in these attacks, including three Americans, one a 16-year-old boy. All of this has occurred with practically no Congressional oversight or public discussion.