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MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016

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Ammon Bundy speaks with reporter at a news conference at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, near Burns, Ore. Bundy, the leader of an armed group occupying the national wildlife refuge to protest federal land management policies said Friday he and his followers are not ready to leave even though the sheriff and many locals say the group has overstayed their welcome. (Rick Bowmer / Associated Press)

One dead as FBI busts Malheur Refuge militants 

PUBLIC LANDS -- One of the spokesmen for anti-government militants is dead in a confrontation with law enforcement at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon. Ammon and Ryan Bundy were arrested. At least five other occupiers were arrested after a shootout. The Oregonian...

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SATURDAY, JAN. 23, 2016

Arizona rancher LaVoy Finicum holds a rifle as he guards the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Tuesday near Burns, Ore.

News from the federal lands takeover front 27 

PUBLIC LANDS -- Here are a few end of the week news stories dealing with the drumbeat to transfer federal lands to state, local or private jurisdictions. Donald Trump talks guns, hunting, conservation with Field & Stream The Republican presidential candidate talks to a sportsman's...

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Habitat destruction, compounded by the recent energy boom in Wyoming, have put more pressure on sage grouse and their struggle to keep their home on the range. (Wyoming Game and Fish)

Report: Federal lands huge economic factor 

PUBLIC LANDS -- No wonder some people want to take over federal lands for private interests. Turns out they're damned valuable. U.S. Interior Department: 1 in 4 jobs in Wyoming tied to federal lands In a report issued this week, the U.S. Department of Interior...

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Spectacular snowy vistas command the horizon in this shot of Eldorado Peak at sunrise in Washington's North Cascades National Park.
 (David Jensen / Country magazine)

Federal land transfer proposals still alive in region 

PUBLIC LANDS -- Despite being largely opposed and proven wastes of taxpayer money, right-wing efforts to transfer Western federal lands to state control continue in some states, including Idaho and Washington. In Idaho, the Idaho Statesman reports: Idaho’s three-year campaign to force the government to...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2015

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