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Remembering Ruby Ridge

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Shawn Vestal with Jess Walter and Bill Morlin

News >  Spokane

Agents not sure who killed Samuel Weaver

The son of fugitive Randy Weaver was killed instantly by a bullet during a gunfight Friday with deputy U.S. marshals, but authorities Tuesday night would not say who fired the fatal shot.

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News >  Idaho

Huckleberries: Why disparity in DUI sentencing?

In today's Huckleberries print column, KXLY's Robyn Nance wonders about the disparity in two recent fatal DUI sentences. In one, the judge threw the book at a man who killed a 16YO teen and severely injured his friend. In another, the judge sentenced a man who killed 3 to one-year fixed. Robyn has a personal reason to be upset.
News >  Idaho

Bay Views: It Started At Ruby Ridge

On the anniversary of the Ruby Ridge sage, Herb Huseland wrote an off-the-grid opinion re: loners like Randy Weaver & his family: It all started with disillusioned Viet Nam Veterans and other drop outs. The 1970's saw a huge movement toward, “back to the land.”...
News >  Idaho

20 years later, events at Ruby Ridge still reverberate…

Twenty years after the 11-day Ruby Ridge siege in North Idaho left three people dead, longtime Spokesman-Review reporter Bill Morlin examines the effect the event had on right-wing extremism in America, helping spark the militia movement of the 1990s; you can read his report here...

News >  Idaho

Sara Weaver Advocates Forgiveness

On the 20th anniversary of her family’s deadly standoff with federal law enforcement officers at Ruby Ridge, Idaho, Sara Weaver (shown in 2010 AP file photo) is an advocate of forgiveness. “Three years ago I Googled my name, and I thought – that’s not the...
News >  Idaho

P.S. Sara Weaver & Forgiveness

Sara Weaver-Balter is shown in this recent photo at Redneck Chic store, south of Kalispell, Mont. Weaver-Balter has forgiven the federal agents who shot and killed her mother and brother 18 years ago on Idaho's Ruby Ridge. That's the message she wants to impart to...
News >  Idaho

PM: Ruby Ridge Figure Forgives Agents

Roxanne Allenbach, 12, of Colfax, Wash., tries herding Buddy the pig through the Swine Barn entrance chute at the Palouse Empire Fair earlier today, outside Colfax. Allenbach was helping her brother and friends with the pigs. She will show a steer at the fair. (AP...
News >  Idaho

AM: Survivor Describes Ruby Ridge ‘Hell’

White separatist Randy Weaver points to his cabin on a model of his Ruy Ridge, Idaho, property while testifying on Capitol Hill Sept. 6, 1995, before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee which was holding hearings on the 1992 raid on his cabin. Subcommittee Chairman Sen. Arlen...