The Skanner Newspaper - Northwest http://theskanner.com/news/northwest Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:43:04 -0700 MYOB en-gb jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner Newspaper) Ex-Oregon Gov. Vic Atiyeh Dies at 91, Championed Tax Cuts http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21554-ex-oregon-gov-vic-atiyeh-dies http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21554-ex-oregon-gov-vic-atiyeh-dies He was a golfer, fly fisherman and collector of guns and memorabilia from the 1805 Lewis and Clark expedition

 

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Northwest Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:31:14 -0700
Portland and Vancouver Parks Offer Free Summer Playgrounds, Concerts and Movies http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21544-portland-and-vancouver-parks-offer-free-summer-playgrounds-concerts-and-movies http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21544-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   

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Northwest Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:22:39 -0700
Activists Call for Federal Probe of Washington Corrections Hiring http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21542-activists-call-for-federal-probe-of-washington-corrections-hiring http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21542-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

 

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:19:28 -0700
White Supremacist Sentenced to Life for Northwest Murder Spree http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21534-white-supremacist-sentenced-to-life-for-northwest-murder-spree http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21534-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  

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Northwest Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:31:58 -0700
Groups Seek Ban Of Oil In Older Railroad Tank Cars http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21527-groups-seek-ban-of-oil-in-older-railroad-tank-cars http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21527-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. 

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Northwest Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:18:06 -0700
Dawson Park Reopens With a Concert from Ocean 503 http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21526-dawson-park-reopens-with-a-concert-from-ocean-503 http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21526-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  

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helen@theskanner.com (Helen Silvis) Northwest Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:44:02 -0700
Portland Youth Lead Effort to Heal Community and Build Peace http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21519-portland-youth-lead-effort-to-heal-community-and-build-peace http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21519-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  

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helen@theskanner.com (Helen Silvis) Northwest Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:21:57 -0700
Steve Blake Returns to Portland Trailblazers on Two-Year Contract http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21518-steve-blake-returns-to-portland-trailblazers-on-two-year-contract http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21518-steve-blake-returns-to-portland-trailblazers-on-two-year-contract Fan favorite has played for the Blazers twice before, most recently from 2007-10 

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Northwest Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:09:47 -0700
Seattle Gun Violence Study Points to Prevention Policy http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21507-seattle-gun-violence-study-points-to-prevention-policy http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21507-seattle-gun-violence-study-points-to-prevention-policy ‘The evidence shows gun violence begets gun violence’

 

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lisa@theskanner.com (Lisa Loving) Northwest Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:02:50 -0700
Seattle: Turning on Lights by Taking out the Trash http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21505-seattle-turning-on-lights-by-taking-out-the-trash http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21505-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 

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Northwest Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:57:04 -0700
Portland Ban the Box Campaign Could Remove Barriers to Housing and Jobs http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21502-portland-ban-the-box-campaign-could-remove-barriers-to-housing-and-jobs http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21502-portland-ban-the-box-campaign-could-remove-barriers-to-housing-and-jobs Following national trends, the checkbox inquiring about arrests might soon be history  

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Northwest Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:18:28 -0700
Outside IRCO Protesters Claim Diversity Equals Anti-White Genocide http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21485-outside-irco-offices-protesters-claim-diversity-equals-anti-white-genocide http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21485-outside-irco-offices-protesters-claim-diversity-equals-anti-white-genocide Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization staff feared clients could face harassment  

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helen@theskanner.com (Helen Silvis) Northwest Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:12:53 -0700
Oil Train Records Show What Oregon Tried to Hide http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21479-oil-train-records-show-what-oregon-tried-to-hide http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21479-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

 

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Northwest Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:32:03 -0700
Big Run of Sockeye Salmon in Columbia River http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21478-big-run-of-sockeye-salmon-in-columbia-river http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21478-big-run-of-sockeye-salmon-in-columbia-river It's the second-largest sockeye run on the record books

 

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Northwest Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:44:06 -0700
Washington Issues First Pot Shop Licenses http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21477-washington-issues-first-pot-shop-licenses http://theskanner.com/news/northwest/21477-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

 

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