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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, photo, a statue stands outside the Boys Scouts of America headquarters in Irving, Texas. The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy protection as it faces a barrage of new sex-abuse lawsuits. The filing Tuesday, Feb. 18, in Wilmington, Delaware, is an attempt to work out a potentially mammoth compensation plan for abuse victims that will allow the 110-year-old organization to carry on. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy due to sex-abuse lawsuits

Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow…
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After 12 years of service in the Vancouver Fire Department, nine of which he served as the chief, Fire Chief Joe Molina is set to retire this summer. He began his career as a firefighter in 1992 at a fire department in Waco, Texas. Below, Vancouver Fire Chief Joe Molina's captain helmet from his years in Waco, Texas, sits on his bookshelf at his office in Fire Station 5 in Vancouver. (Alisha Jucevic/The Columbian)

Vancouver Fire Chief Joe Molina to hang up his helmet

Vancouver Fire Chief Joe Molina is retiring from his post after steering the department through a tumultuous decade, one that saw gutting Recession-era cutbacks, a slow recovery and major changes…
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A photo of Nikki Kuhnhausen is placed at the front of the room during the vigil at the Vancouver United Church of Christ in Vancouver on Dec. 20, 2019. (Alisha Jucevic/The Columbian)

Bill named after slain transgender Vancouver teen seeks to limit panic defenses

Rep. Sharon Wylie, D-Vancouver, evoked the memory of slain transgender teen Nikki Kuhnhausen before her colleagues last week approved a bill limiting so-called panic defenses.
Clark County Politics
Tom Mattson, left, and Marc Neidlinger met on Kickstarter and both designed the game mechanics of Unsettled, which is set for release in October.

Vancouver firm Orange Nebula settles in for Unsettled

In a small, downtown Vancouver workspace fringed with pop-culture sci-fi posters, figurines and plants with hanging vines, a local group of board game designers kick back on a leather sofa…

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