Salmon native fights harassment in military

Retired Col. Scott Jensen at a change of command ceremony in Jacksonville, N.C., in 2013. Jensen, a Salmon native, recently became chief executive officer of Protect our Defenders, a nonprofit focused on mitigating sexual assault in the U.S. military. courtesy of Scott Jensen

Last year, major figures in politics, entertainment and business reckoned with a wave of allegations of sexual assault. This year, it’s the military’s turn, said retired Marine Corps Col. Scott Jensen.

Woman dies after casino boat fire off Fla. coast

In this photo provided by Pasco County flames engulf a boat Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in the Tampa Bay area. The boat ferrying patrons to a casino ship off the Florida Gulf Coast caught fire near shore Sunday afternoon, and dozens of passengers and crew safely made it to land with some jumping overboard to escape, authorities said. (Pasco County Fire Rescue via AP)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A female passenger has died hours after a casino boat caught fire off Florida’s Gulf Coast, forcing her and about 50 other passengers and crew to jump into the chilly waters to escape.



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