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Dickinson Press readers deserve apology; Scouts about serving, protecting youth

October 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

On Wednesday, The Dickinson Press published an article which at best deserves a front-page apology and at worst, an “F” for quality, investigative journalism. Continue Reading

Dickinson Troop 32 listed in Scout scandal

October 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Two instances in the 1990s involving Dickinson Boy Scout Troop 32 that showed up in recently released confidential files raise questions of whether a cover-up of child sexual abuse took place here more than a decade ago. Continue Reading

The ‘Perversion Files’: Documents show locals helped in Boy Scouts cover up

October 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

PORTLAND, Ore. Again and again, decade after decade, an array of authorities police chiefs, prosecutors, pastors and local Boy Scout leaders among them quietly shielded scoutmasters and others accused of molesting children, a newly opened trove of confidential papers shows. Continue Reading

Boy Scouts’ “perversion files” made public

October 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Documents show officials helped cover up abuse. Continue Reading