Right-Wing Ranchers

The Western Watersheds Project sued the U.S. Forest Service in federal court, claiming it’s allowing Utah’s Monroe Mountain area to be devastated by scofflaw ranchers who “have made overtly clear they have guns to back up their threats, and they call for the arrest of USFS employees who attempt to exercise basic management and oversight on federal grazing allotments as required by law.”

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Feds: Moving Land Agency Will Save Money, Improve Decisions

The Trump administration said Tuesday that it can save taxpayers millions of dollars, make better decisions and trim a “top heavy” office in Washington by moving the headquarters of the nation’s biggest land agency to Colorado and dispersing scores of jobs across 11 states in the U.S. West.

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Judge Tosses Federal Case Against Bundys, Bars Retrial

A Nevada federal judge on Monday permanently tossed the case against Cliven Bundy and his sons over their 2014 armed standoff against the government, while in Oregon the attorney who won son Ammon Bundy’s acquittal in the case over the 2016 occupation of a wildlife refuge outmaneuvered efforts to keep him from practicing law.

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