Portland Lawyer and Ex-Legislator Kelly Clark Dies at 56


Portland lawyer Kelly Clark, a former Oregon legislator who achieved prominence through his representation of the victims of child sex abuse, has died at 56.Clark over the past 15 years won landmark cases for clients against the Archdiocese of Portland and the Boy Scouts of America. His personal story was fascinating: Once a fast-rising and widely respected state representative from Lake Oswego destined ...   More
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

Where Eagles Won’t Dare

Some Eagle Scouts protest the Boy Scouts’ gay ban by returning their badges. Not these Oregon leaders.

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A Boy Scout must be trustworthy, loyal, helpful and the like. But to obtain the highest honor, the rank of Eagle Scout, a Scout must also prove his service has had an impact on his community. Th   More
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 SAM STITES

WW's Martin Cizmar on CNN


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Tuesday, August 7, 2012 RUTH BROWN

WW Editor's Protest Gets Noticed

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WW's own Arts and Culture Editor Martin Cizmar (pictured) briefly became an internet celebrity last week, when an image he posted on his personal Facebook page went viral after getting noticed by a writer at his former paper, the Phoenix New Times.On Thursday, July 19, Martin, a former Eagle Scout in his home town of Tallmadge, Ohio, returned his Eagle Scout badge to the Boy Scouts of America, after ...   More
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 by Ruth Brown

Backlash Against Boy Scouts in Laurelhurst Over Christmas Tree Pickup (UPDATED with Boy Scouts comment)

Some Laurelhurst residents don't want their neighbors to support one of the Boy Scouts of America's local holiday season traditions—picking up Christmas trees for recycling. The objections in this "Dear Neighbors" letter (PDF) being circulated in the Northeast Portland neighborhood from residents Richard Kuhns and Mary Quigley focus on the Boy Scouts' stance against Scouts and parent volunteers ...   More
Thursday, December 30, 2010 STACY BROWNHILL


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