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Idaho official poses with anti-government group in Capitol

Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin said Friday that a photo she posted on Facebook of herself with members of an anti-government group is her way of showing support for another man who is in federal prison for traveling across state lines to aid in extortion.

Bundy: Judge did U.S. government a favor by throwing out case

Southern Nevada rancher and state’s rights activist Cliven Bundy said Friday a judge in Las Vegas did the U.S. government a favor last month when she threw out his criminal case stemming from an armed standoff with federal agents at his Bunkerville ranch in April 2014.

Man involved in Bundy standoff greeted by Idaho House

The Idaho House last week greeted and applauded Erik Parker, a Hailey man who recently pleaded guilty to obstruction of a court order stemming from his actions during the 2014 standoff near Bunkerville, Nev., the Post Register reports...

Ranching standoff trial a test of federal government control

The ability of the federal government to enforce its own land policies in the West will be tested as a trial begins this week of a Nevada rancher accused of leading a 2014 armed standoff with federal agents in a dispute over cattle grazing.

Idaho’s new US Attorney says he’ll maintain hands-off stance in Bundy case

New Idaho U.S. Attorney Bart Davis says there’s no role for him or his office in the continuing legal clashes over the 2014 Cliven Bundy standoff in Nevada, though Idaho state lawmakers have been highly critical of how four Idaho residents have been treated. Fifty-three current and former Idaho GOP state lawmakers...

2 in Bundy standoff case take plea deals, avoid 3rd trial

Two Idaho men have pleaded guilty to lesser charges to avoid a third trial for having assault-style weapons during a confrontation with federal agents near states' rights figure Cliven Bundy's ranch in 2014. Pleas on Monday by Eric Parker and Scott Drexler to misdemeanor charges...

Cliven Bundy loses bid to represent self in standoff trial

Nevada cattleman and state’s rights figure Cliven Bundy lost a courtroom bid to represent himself at his upcoming trial, after refusing Wednesday to recognize federal authority over grazing land at the center of a 2014 armed standoff with federal agents, his lawyer said.

Retrial begins in Vegas for 4 defendants in Bundy standoff

Armed assault and lawful protest were the opposing scenarios presented to a federal jury in Las Vegas as the retrial began for four men who bore assault-style weapons during a standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up rancher Cliven Bundy’s cattle in April 2014.