The Skanner Newspaper - News Briefs http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:38:47 -0700 MYOB en-gb jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner Newspaper) Emmy-Winning Journalist Andrew DeVigal Will Head New UO Center http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21588-emmy-winning-journalist-andrew-devigal-will-head-new-uo-center http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21588-emmy-winning-journalist-andrew-devigal-will-head-new-uo-center DeVigal was appointed Chair of Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement  

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News Briefs Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:50:09 -0700
Seattle-Metro News and Events for July 25 Through August 2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21587-seattle-metro-news-and-events-for-july-25-through-august-2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21587-seattle-metro-news-and-events-for-july-25-through-august-2014 Seafair Stories, Human Rights Commission seeks candidates, hydroponics event, Women’s Sensuality Summit, college information sessions.

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News Briefs Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:19:00 -0700
Portland-Metro News and Events for July 25 Through August 2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21584-portland-metro-news-and-events-for-july-25-through-august-2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21584-portland-metro-news-and-events-for-july-25-through-august-2014 Lents street fair, free youth sports safety seminar, Haunted Tours auditions, study seeks children with autism, Basic Rights racial justice event, and more....

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News Briefs Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:26:41 -0700
VIDEO: NNPA Convention 2014: Portlanders Honored at Welcome Event http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21562-nnpa-convention-2014-portlanders-honored-at-welcome-event http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21562-nnpa-convention-2014-portlanders-honored-at-welcome-event When the NNPA Convention gathered in Portland June 25-28 Portlanders were honored for their contributions to African Americans and other communities of color in Oregon 

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News Briefs Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:30:52 -0700
Seattle News and Events for July 18 Through August 2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21547-seattle-news-and-events-for-july-18-through-august-2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21547-seattle-news-and-events-for-july-18-through-august-2014  Primary ballots, Sensuality Summit, Tai Shan performance, job fair, Seattle Library hosts Thrilling Tales, the search for a  Bellevue police chief and more...

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News Briefs Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:06:42 -0700
Portland-Metro News and Events July 19 Through August 2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21546-portland-metro-news-and-events-july-19-through-august-2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21546-portland-metro-news-and-events-july-19-through-august-2014 Unclaimed refunds, healthcare for foster kids, ReShonda Tate Billingsley event, remembering Janice Scroggins and more... 

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News Briefs Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:54:31 -0700
Eugene Police Investigate Swastika Graffiti http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21529-eugene-police-investigate-swastika-graffiti http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21529-eugene-police-investigate-swastika-graffiti Is hate group activity rising again in the Northwest?  

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News Briefs Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:46:03 -0700
PCRI Honors Five Pioneers for Contributions to Black Community http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21516-pcri-honors-five-pioneers-for-contributions-to-black-community http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21516-pcri-honors-five-pioneers-for-contributions-to-black-community Charles Jordan, Pauline Bradford, Harold Williams Sr., Evelyn Collins and Dr, John Marshall all made Portland a better place for African Americans 

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News Briefs Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:28:17 -0700
Portland News and Events for July 11 Through August 2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21514-portland-news-and-events-for-july-11-through-august-2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21514-portland-news-and-events-for-july-11-through-august-2014 Silence the Violence Rally on Friday afternoon, Cooling Centers for elderly open, boxing camp, community voice meeting, National Night Out fair, and much more...

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News Briefs Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:47:47 -0700
Seattle News and Events for July 11 Through August 2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21513-seattle-news-and-events-for-july-11-through-august-2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21513-seattle-news-and-events-for-july-11-through-august-2014 Goodwill receives a donation of skulls; senior friendly computing; Bellevue Job Fair, Mariners and more...

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News Briefs Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:33:27 -0700
"We Are Black" Will Celebrate Portland's African American Community http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21503-we-are-black-will-celebrate-portland-s-african-american-community http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21503-we-are-black-will-celebrate-portland-s-african-american-community The challenge? Complete the statement: We are Black. We are _______   

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News Briefs Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:41:25 -0700
Weekend Shootings Leave Man Dead, Four People Injured http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21483-weekend-shootings-leave-man-dead-four-people-injured http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21483-weekend-shootings-leave-man-dead-four-people-injured Hahrahcio Roy Branch, 26, died in hospital from his injuries  

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News Briefs Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:18:59 -0700
Portland-Metro News and Events July 2 through August 2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21473-portland-metro-news-and-events-july-2-through-august-2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21473-portland-metro-news-and-events-july-2-through-august-2014 Childrens fountain, Blues Fest, Talent show, Oregon League of Minority Voters and more...

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News Briefs Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:29:54 -0700
Seattle News and Events for July 2 through August 2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21472-seattle-news-and-events-for-july-2-through-august-2014 http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21472-seattle-news-and-events-for-july-2-through-august-2014 Voter registration, Find it Fix it Walk, Seniors computer classes, Sound cycling, measles outbreak 

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News Briefs Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:08:32 -0700
Story Midwife Laura Lo Forti to Lead 2014 NPMTC Vanport Project http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21471-story-midwife-laura-loforti-to-lead-2014-npmtc-vanport-project http://theskanner.com/news/newsbriefs/21471-story-midwife-laura-loforti-to-lead-2014-npmtc-vanport-project Get involved, learn and  tell the story of the Vanport flood on video 

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News Briefs Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:40:29 -0700