The Skanner Newspaper - Northwest Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:43:04 -0700 MYOB en-gb (The Skanner Newspaper) Ex-Oregon Gov. Vic Atiyeh Dies at 91, Championed Tax Cuts He was a golfer, fly fisherman and collector of guns and memorabilia from the 1805 Lewis and Clark expedition


Northwest Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:31:14 -0700
Portland and Vancouver Parks Offer Free Summer Playgrounds, Concerts and Movies Portland and Vancouver Parks are offering free activities for children, teens and adults this summer   

Northwest Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:22:39 -0700
Activists Call for Federal Probe of Washington Corrections Hiring Activists say jobs are not posted and just a handful of administrators are people of color



]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:19:28 -0700
White Supremacist Sentenced to Life for Northwest Murder Spree Holly Grigsby and her boyfriend killed two people in Everett, Washington before heading south and killing two more people in Oregon and California  

Northwest Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:31:58 -0700
Groups Seek Ban Of Oil In Older Railroad Tank Cars Since 2008 derailments of oil trains in the U.S. and Canada have seen the 70,000-gallon tank cars break open and ignite on multiple occasions, resulting in huge fireballs. A train carrying North Dakota crude in DOT-111s crashed in a Quebec town last summer, killing 47 people. 

Northwest Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:18:06 -0700
Dawson Park Reopens With a Concert from Ocean 503 A splash pad fountain; a new playground with springy astroturf; and a circular walkway around a central lawn all make the park the perfect place to picnic  

]]> (Helen Silvis) Northwest Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:44:02 -0700
Portland Youth Lead Effort to Heal Community and Build Peace  Youth will work on projects over the summer and install a peace pole in each of the four focus neighborhoods in North, Northeast and East Multnomah County  

]]> (Helen Silvis) Northwest Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:21:57 -0700
Steve Blake Returns to Portland Trailblazers on Two-Year Contract Fan favorite has played for the Blazers twice before, most recently from 2007-10 

Northwest Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:09:47 -0700
Seattle Gun Violence Study Points to Prevention Policy ‘The evidence shows gun violence begets gun violence’


]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:02:50 -0700
Seattle: Turning on Lights by Taking out the Trash Trash that makes energy and water reclamation guidelines are coming soon to the City of Seattle and Washington State 

Northwest Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:57:04 -0700
Portland Ban the Box Campaign Could Remove Barriers to Housing and Jobs Following national trends, the checkbox inquiring about arrests might soon be history  

Northwest Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:18:28 -0700
Outside IRCO Protesters Claim Diversity Equals Anti-White Genocide Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization staff feared clients could face harassment  

]]> (Helen Silvis) Northwest Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:12:53 -0700
Oil Train Records Show What Oregon Tried to Hide Oregon officials made at least four redactions when the information was available in Washington records, including the source of the oil and who shipped it


Northwest Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:32:03 -0700
Big Run of Sockeye Salmon in Columbia River It's the second-largest sockeye run on the record books


Northwest Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:44:06 -0700
Washington Issues First Pot Shop Licenses Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses on Monday with a middle-of-the-night email alerting bleary-eyed pot-shop proprietors that they'll finally be able to open for business


Northwest Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:24:12 -0700