According to “Retired” Oregonian Reporter Les Zaitz, “Ammon Bundy verdict puts federal land agencies on alert.” Note: We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, here at RANGEFIRE! we have no interest in being a single-dimensional echo chamber.  We acknowledge that there are always multiple sides to every story.Continue Reading

  According to High Country News Editor, Tay Wiles, “Many critics of the occupation fear the verdict will embolden people in Western states who dislike the federal government to use violence or threats to try to force land agencies to bend to their will. “People are going to get killedContinue Reading

According to Energy & Environment Publishing’s Greenwire News, the trial of leaders of the armed standoff at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge represents a make-or-break moment in efforts to quash the anti-public-lands movement in the West. Note: We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, here at RANGEFIRE! we have noContinue Reading

  According to the editorial board of the Pittsburg Post-Gazzette,  The “Malheur Misfits” — an anti-government group — will get justice Note: We’ve said it over and over again, here at RANGEFIRE! we have no interest in being a single-dimensional echo chamber.  We acknowledge that there are always multiple sidesContinue Reading

According to the so-called Center for Western Priorities, “the long-awaited trial for Ammon Bundy, Ryan Bundy, and six other militants who led the 40-day armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge will bring some closure to the central Oregon town of Burns where the armed occupiers disrupted daily lifeContinue Reading

  According to Chris Zinda, what he refers as the ‘Sagebrush-Patriot standoffs’ “would have been far less likely to occur without the anarchy that is social media and the internet. Maturing at the end of their first decade, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter were all essential to the dissemination of information,Continue Reading

According to award-winning reporter, Les Zaitz, at The Oregonian, Sheriff Glenn Palmer makes his own rules in Grant County, Oregon. NOTE:  In the West, there is an old saying to the effect that: “good fences make good neighbors.”  At RANGEfire! we acknowledge our virtual neighbors on this virtual landscape, We acknowledge that thereContinue Reading

According to an opinion piece by Adam Sowards published in High Country News, Sometimes We Must Protect the West from Itself. NOTE:  In the West, there is an old saying to the effect that: “good fences make good neighbors.”  At RANGEfire! we acknowledge our virtual neighbors on this virtual landscape.Continue Reading

According to Raw Story, “Utah ranchers vow to continue Bundy war against feds despite arrests of Oregon militants.” — THE PROBLEM IS, THAT’S NOT WHAT THE RANCHERS SAID OR DID . . . . NOTE:  In the West, there is an old saying to the efffect that: “good fences make goodContinue Reading

According to R.E.A.L, “Sovereign Citizen” Bundy Terrorist Group Plans For Utah Insurrection, Possible Additional Takeover NOTE:  In the West, there is an old saying about “good fences make good neighbors.”  At RANGEfire! we acknowledge our virtual neighbors on this virtual landscape.  When what is being said is clearly on theContinue Reading