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UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018

Backlash over migrant caravan comments has Ammon Bundy rethinking his supporters

Ammon Bundy, one of the figureheads of the anti-government sentiment that crested with the rise of Donald Trump, Bundy made waves last week when he criticized the president for demonizing …

Ammon Bundy says he never meant to create a movement

It’s a motto of sorts. Ammon Bundy calls himself a “sunlight kind of guy.” Before his family’s infamous standoffs near Bunkerville, Nevada, and Burns, Oregon, he was living in the …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018

Matt Shea to join Ammon Bundy at far-right gathering in Whitefish, Montana

The “New Code of the West” conference will be a reunion of sorts for the Spokane Valley state legislator and public-lands opponent Ammon Bundy, both of whom rail against what …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017

Oregon refuge standoff figure free on house arrest in Nevada

A rancher’s son at the center of an armed standoff with government agents near his family ranch in Nevada in 2014 and a takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge in …

Oregon standoff figure Darryl Thorn sentenced to prison

A federal judge has sentenced a Washington man to 18 months in prison for his role in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon.

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 …

Refuge occupier Jason Blomgren sentenced to probation

A federal judge sentenced a North Carolina man on Monday to two years on probation for his role in last year’s takeover of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017

Prosecutor vows 3rd trial for two in Bundy ranch standoff case

The top federal prosecutor in Nevada vowed a third trial Wednesday for two men accused of armed assault on a federal officer in a 2014 standoff that stopped a cattle …

Jury resumes deliberations in Bundy standoff trial in Vegas

A federal jury in Las Vegas is deliberating again in the retrial of four men accused of wielding assault weapons against federal agents in a 2014 standoff near the Nevada …

UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017

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 …

Openings set in U.S. court for Bundy standoff retrial in Vegas

A federal jury in Las Vegas is due to hear openings in the retrial of four men who brought assault-style weapons to a standoff that stopped government agents from rounding …

Jury selection begins in Bundy standoff retrial in Nevada

Jury selection has begun in federal court in Las Vegas for the retrial of four men who brought assault-style weapons to a standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up …

Refuge occupier Eric Flores sentenced to home detention

A man who left the Tulalip Reservation in Washington state to participate in Ammon Bundy’s armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge has been sentenced to five months of home …

Oregon ranching standoff defendant gets home detention

An Oregon man who took part in the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has been sentenced to six months of home detention.

UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017

Oregon refuge occupier seeks release from jail

Oregon refuge occupier Jason Patrick has asked to be released from jail until his sentencing later this year.

Trial date delayed for Bundy and sons in Nevada standoff case

A federal judge in Las Vegas is pushing back the trial date for Nevada rancher and states’ rights advocate Cliven Bundy, four of his sons and six other defendants until …

UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017

Two convicted in Bundy ranching standoff in Nevada

A jury in Las Vegas has found two men guilty of federal charges in an armed standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy’s Nevada ranch …

Bundy ranching standoff trial in Las Vegas comes to an end

In the latest chapter of the long-running dispute over Western U.S. land policy, lawyers were set Wednesday to make their closing arguments in the trial of six men accused of …

Idaho defendant in Nevada ranch standoff faces cross-examination

An Idaho man whose photo as an armed protester in Nevada was seen around the world returns to the witness stand Monday with trial nearing an end for six defendants …

Ammon Bundy testifies in second Oregon standoff trial

Ammon Bundy, who was recently acquitted in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon, testified Tuesday that he felt “driven” to protest federal control of Western lands …

Jury of 7 women, 5 men seated for new Oregon refuge trial

A jury of seven women and five men, as well as four alternates, has been selected to hear the trial of four men who joined Ammon Bundy at last winter’s …

Las Vegas trial starts for 6 in Bundy ranch standoff

Trial opened Thursday in Las Vegas for six people accused of illegally wielding weapons to block a federal roundup of cattle near states’ rights advocate Cliven Bundy’s ranch nearly three …

Judge restricts workers’ testimony about fear over Oregon ranching standoff

Federal wildlife employees will again be barred from testifying about any fear they felt during last winter’s armed occupation of a national bird sanctuary in southeastern Oregon. U.S. District Judge …

Jurors won’t hear lesser charges in next Oregon refuge trial

Jurors in the second Malheur National Wildlife Refuge trial will only consider felony charges against the defendants.

Veteran who threatened police on reservation gets probation

A military veteran who threatened police during a seven-hour standoff outside his home on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation will serve no prison time after a federal judge agreed with …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017

Ammon Bundy expected to testify at next Ore. standoff trial

A judge will let Ammon Bundy testify in the upcoming trial of seven defendants charged in the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.

Spokane’s Michael Ormsby assigned to handle case against Ammon Bundy’s attorney

A federal prosecutor from Spokane has been named to handle the citation given to Ammon Bundy’s attorney, who was tackled and shocked with a Taser by U.S. Marshals in October …

Judge denies Ryan Payne’s motion to undo guilty plea

A federal judge has denied Oregon refuge occupier Ryan Payne’s request to withdraw his guilty plea.

Prosecutors push ahead with trial for last Oregon occupiers

The U.S. government will push forward with conspiracy charges against the remaining seven people who helped take over a national wildlife refuge in Oregon, just weeks after the stunning acquittal …

Oregon refuge defendant seeks to withdraw guilty plea

An Arizona man is the latest Oregon standoff figure to ask for his guilty plea to be withdrawn.