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UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019

Locals react to Walmart’s decision to stop selling some ammo, discourage open carry

Walmart announced Tuesday it would no longer sell handgun and short-barrel rifle ammunition.


UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018

Superstore chain Fred Meyer to stop selling guns, ammo

Superstore company Fred Meyer said it will stop selling guns and ammunition.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018

Walmart sets age of 21 to buy firearms, ammunition

Walmart says it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21.


Arizona man says he sold ammunition to Las Vegas shooter

An Arizona man named in court documents as a “person of interest” during the investigation of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history said Tuesday he had met the …


Unruly man with guns arrested at Houston hotel

Houston police say an intoxicated man was arrested at a hotel ahead of a New Year’s Eve party for unlawfully carrying a weapon and trespassing after officers found several guns …


Montana firefighter injured by exploding ammunition

Montana firefighter suffered a wrist injury when he was struck by exploding ammunition while battling a mobile home fire near Lincoln, northwest of Helena.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017

Antifascists comply with order to remove ammunition at rally

Groups at an anti-fascism rally in downtown Kansas City complied with a police order on Saturday to remove ammunition from their weapons, but they said the order violated their rights …


UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017

Convicted felons arrested after police find stolen guns and 10,000 rounds of ammunition in motel room

Police arrested two convicted felons after finding six stolen guns and 10,000 rounds of ammunition in a downtown Spokane motel room.


Seattle gun-sale tax raises less than $200,000 in first year

A city leader says Seattle’s tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition brought in less than $200,000 in its first year.


$5,000 reward up offered in Crater Lake ammo theft case

Authorities have increased the reward for information that leads them to whoever stole 10,000 rounds of ammunition at Crater Lake National Park.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017

Reverse Obama’s ammunition ban on federal lands

Issued under cover of darkness by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe, Director’s Order 219 places an immediate ban on the use of traditional ammunition in national parks, …


Ammo makes plans to expand Lewiston operations

Vista Outdoor Inc. plans to expand its ammunition manufacturing capacity in Lewiston, creating up to 137 new jobs, to meet increasing market demand.


Consumer demand still fuels ammunition shortage

For more than four years, shooting enthusiasts have suffered through ammunition shortages that have often left shelves bare even at giant retailers such as Cabela’s. Ammunition manufacturers say point blank …


Wildlife dividend: Guns, ammo have direct connection to conservation

A set of numbers suggests that Barack Obama’s presidency is the best thing that’s happened to hunting since Teddy Roosevelt. Record-breaking sales of guns and ammunition in recent years have …


Company’s ‘pork bullets’ profoundly poor idea

Call it the redneck trifecta: stupidity, weaponry, bigotry. A North Idaho company hit all three recently with its marketing of what I am calling “pork bullets” – a bit of …


Potlatch aiming for gun companies

Potlatch, Idaho, a former timber town tucked up against the Clearwater National Forest, hopes to use its history and culture to recruit a new kind of business: gun manufacturers. The …


Idaho town wants gun-themed development

Potlatch, Idaho – a former timber town tucked up against the Clearwater National Forest – hopes to use its history and culture to recruit a new kind of business: gun …


Federal agents seize guns, grenades, ammunition

Two Idaho men are in custody following an undercover federal probe into illegal explosives manufacturing that included the seizure of hand grenades, firearms and 10,000 rounds of rifle ammo. Kenneth …


More arms to bear

Thom George may have been a foreigner in North Idaho, but he wasted little time in adjusting to the area’s outdoor-oriented lifestyle. After moving to a sprawling plot of countryside …


Clinton Continues Fight To Ban Cop-Killer Bullets With Rally, Ads Speech In High-Crime Area Caps Week-Long Defense Of Crime Bill

President Clinton Friday capped a week-long political offensive on crime issues with a proposal to put new restrictions on “cop-killer” bullets and a vow to fight “Washington lobbies” opposed to …