12-04-2022  4:07 am   •   PDX and SEA Weather

News Briefs

Below are fast-breaking news items.

Finding Your Roots host Henry Louis Gates, Jr with celebrity guest Regina King. (Photo courtesy of Finding Your Roots Facebook page) 

The popular PBS show “Finding Your Roots” is putting out a nationwide casting call for a non-celebrity to be featured on season 10.

READ MORE

Collage of quilts on display (Photo courtesy The James Museum) 

This first-of-its-kind-exhibition explores Black history in the West with a timeline of pictorial quilts.

READ MORE

(Photo/ Daria Nepriakhina) 

Application deadline extended to Dec. 9

READ MORE

 

The grand jury’s role was solely to determine whether the involved officers’ conduct warranted criminal charges; questions regarding matters that are civil or administrative in nature were beyond the scope of the investigation

READ MORE

(Photo/ Vaporesso) 

The board is seeking public comment on the ordinance draft 

READ MORE

(Photo/ Colin Lloyd) 

New federal licensing rules for drivers resulted in longer wait times to obtain a commercial driver's license, which contributed to the driver shortage

READ MORE

(Photo/ Kkatie Musial) 

Two of Oregon’s most economically disadvantaged and racially diverse communities are getting a boost in their fight against air pollution.

READ MORE

 

The high court put a lower court ruling overturning the ban on hold while it considers an appeal. Abortion providers who had resumed performing the procedure past six weeks after the lower court ruling will again have to stop.

READ MORE

(Photo/ Jason Rojas) 

Excess consumption of added sugars contributes to the high prevalence of childhood and adolescent obesity, and increases the risk for dental decay, heart disease, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes.

READ MORE

(Photo/ Clif via Facebook) 

Over the last three decades, research capabilities at the nation’s Black land-grant universities have been underfunded by at least $12.8 billion, compared to their predominantly white counterparts.

READ MORE

Recently Published by The Skanner News

  • Default
  • Title
  • Date
  • Random

Photo Gallery

Photos and slide shows of local events