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Morning Star Boys’ Ranch

Morning Star Boys’ Ranch, a Spokane boys’ home, is an institution beloved by many. Others, however, say the ranch was a place where they endured physical and sexual abuse. Follow the investigation here.


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  • Tue., Aug. 31, 2010

    Abuse payments sap diocese fund, putting churches at risk

    The Catholic Diocese of Spokane is broaching a consequence of its bankruptcy once thought unthinkable – the sale of churches to pay victims of clergy sex abuse. New claims of …


  • Wed., June 9, 2010

    Rulings upheld in boys ranch case

    A state appeals court panel has declined to review a judge’s decision to limit the number of witnesses who may testify in the second child sex abuse lawsuit against Morning …


  • Thu., May 27, 2010

    Former resident sues Morning Star

    An Alaska man is suing Morning Star Boys’ Ranch, claiming that he was sexually abused nearly 30 years ago by the ranch’s former director, as well as by other residents. …


  • Fri., May 7, 2010

    Morning Star suit awaiting ruling

    A lawsuit against Morning Star Boys’ Ranch by a former resident who claims to have been abused there has been stayed by the state Court of Appeals while that court …


  • Thu., May 6, 2010, 8:52 p.m.

    Court delays Morning Star trial pending review

    A lawsuit against Morning Star Boys’ Ranch by a former resident who claims to have been abused there has been stayed by the state Court of Appeals while that court …

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