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Bundy standoff, Hammond fire case, occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and other stories related to ranchers, livestock and government control of public land.


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Sources: Las Vegas Review Journal; Washington Post; Wikipedia

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Cliven, Ammon and Ryan Bundy walk free after Judge Navarro dismisses case with prejudice

January 11, 2018 — Judge Gloria Navarro of the Nevada District Court dismissed "with prejudice" the case against Cliven Bundy and his sons Ammon and Ryan Bundy, and Ryan Payne on Jan. 8. This means federal prosecutors will not have the option to reopen or retry the case. Ryan

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Coyotes and Wolves and Bears, Oh My! Predators can have a serious effect on ranchers’ bottom line

January 11, 2018 — Kristy Wardell knows what it looks like when a coyote kills a sheep. And when a wolf kills a sheep. And when a grizzly bear kills a sheep. She'll tell you she's had entirely too much experience with the remains of predator attacks on livestock.  

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Judge dismisses Bundy case: Charges dropped, Cliven, Ammon, Ryan go home

January 8, 2018 — Judge Gloria Navarro of the Nevada District Court dismissed “with prejudice” the case against Cliven Bundy and his sons Ammon and Ryan Bundy, and Ryan Payne. This means federal prosecutors will not have the option to reopen or retry the case. The Bundy men are

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Judge rules mistrial in Bundy case

December 22, 2017 — Judge Gloria Navarro sent the jury home and declared a mistrial in the Bundy "standoff" case involving Cliven, Ammon, Ryan Bundy, Ryan Payne and several others. The judge said she believes the prosecution willfully withheld evidence about BLM snipers and marksmen, surveillance cameras, logs and

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Bundy case declared mistrial

December 20, 2017 — Judge Gloria Navarro sent the jury home and declared a mistrial for the Bundy “standoff” case involving Cliven, Ammon, Ryan Bundy and several others. The judge said she believes the prosecution willfully withheld evidence about BLM snipers and marksmen, surveillance cameras, logs and maps, threat

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Bundy Trial: Jury sent home for now

December 14, 2017 — Yesterday, Dec. 11, Judge Gloria Navarro sent jurors home for several days to give herself, the defense the time to gather evidence it has been withholding. According to Brian Hyde, who has reported on the trial from the beginning, reported that Judge Navarro said in

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“Get off my Lawn” Interview with Carrie Stadheim

December 14, 2017 — Tri-State Livestock News editor Carrie Stadheim addresses the monument shrinkage, the Bundy issue and the Hammonds’ imprisonment with Gavin McInnes on his show, “Get off my Lawn.” Editor’s Note: We have compiled a list of all the articles we have published, as well as a

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Bundy trial upset: Judge dismisses jury for days to meet with defense and prosecution

December 12, 2017 — Yesterday, Dec. 11, Judge Gloria Navarro sent jurors home for several days to give herself, the prosecution and the defense time to sort out several issues. According to Brian Hyde, who has reported on the trial from the beginning, reported that Judge Navarro said in

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White House plans to reduce National Monument designations in Utah, restoring public lands grazing

December 4, 2017 — The National Cattlemen's Beef Association and Public Lands Council applauded the White House's plan to reduce the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. The decision – which follows an extensive review of monument designations by the Department of Interior – is a clear win

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Cliven Bundy, Ammon Bundy given prison release, Cliven declines. Trial continues

November 29, 2017 — November 29, 2017 – The Bundy Ranch Facebook page and Fox5 Vegas reported today that Judge Gloria Navarro has granted pretrial release to Cliven Bundy and Ammon Bundy. The Bundy Ranch made the following comment on its Facebook page: “This does NOT mean the trial

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Ryan Bundy released pre-trial, prays before Tuesday’s court

November 14, 2017 — Cliven Bundy’s son Ryan Bundy, one of the four men on trial in Las Vegas, was released yesterday to a halfway house after serving over a year and a half in prison awaiting trial. Cliven Bundy and Ammon Bundy and Ryan Payne remain in prison

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Ryan Bundy released to halfway house for duration of trial

November 14, 2017 — Late Monday evening, U.S. District Judge Gloria M. Navarro agreed to place Ryan Bundy, who is representing himself in court, on GPS monitoring and release him from jail to a halfway house. Last week the judge denied the initial request to allow Ryan, his father Cliven

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False start for Bundy trial

November 7, 2017 — The jury has been selected and while trial was scheduled to begin today for the "tier 1" Bundy standoff defendants, opening statements have been delayed until next Monday. Cliven Bundy, his sons Ammon Bundy and Ryan Bundy and Ryan Payne, a Montana army veteran and

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Bundy Trial: LIVE Updates

November 7, 2017 — Standing trial is Cliven Bundy, 71, his sons, Ammon and Ryan Bundy, who also led last year’s Oregon occupation, and a fourth defendant, Ryan Payne, a Montana resident linked by prosecutors to a militia group called Operation Mutual Aid.A would-be fifth trial defendant, internet blogger and radio host Peter Santilli, pleaded guilty on Oct. 6 to conspiracy and faces a possible six-year prison term.

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Trial for Cliven and Ammon Bundy, Ryan Payne and others to begin Nov. 7

November 3, 2017 — Jurors selection is complete and the trial for Cliven Bundy, his son Ammon Bundy, Ryan Payne and others is set to being Nov. 7. The men are charged with conspiracy, assaulting a federal officer, extortion and more for the leading a group of protesters or

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Bundy standoff participants take plea deal

October 26, 2017 — Two Idaho men involved in the Bundy "standoff" near Bunkerville, Nevada, April 12, 2014, have agreed to a plea deal that assures them that the will serve no more prison time. The two pled guilty to obstructing a court order, a misdemeanor. According to Eric

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BLM invites public to comment on Sage-grouse conservation plans, furthering state collaboration

October 5, 2017 — WASHINGTON – Given a finding by the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada that the Bureau of Land Management's designation of Sagebrush Focal Areas in its 2015 greater sage-grouse plan amendment for Nevada was illegal, the Bureau today offered the public an opportunity

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Idaho lawmakers to Sessions: Drop it already

September 15, 2017 — Republican Idaho representative Dorothy Moon and more than one-third of the other legislators in her state sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions encouraging him to drop the charges against two Idaho men being charged in association with the April 2014 "Bundy standoff,

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Two fully acquitted, two partly acquitted from Bundy standoff

August 24, 2017 — Two of the four men on trial for their participation in the Bundy "standoff" on Aug. 12, 2014, were fully acquitted Aug. 22, and the other two were acquitted of some charges. Steven Stewart of Idaho and Ricky Lovelien of Montana, were acquitted and released

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Four Bundy standoff participants released – some acquitted, others partly acquitted

August 22, 2017 — Update: Eric Parker and Scott Drexler were released on recognizance but will be re-tried by the federal prosecutor beginning on Sept. 25., according to Montana attorney Roger Roots who was present for the judge's hearing Aug. 23, the day after the verdict was announced. This

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