Category Archives: Public Lands

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Stanton Gleave and the Piute Posse — by Todd Macfarlane

First published in Range Magazine.  What are the biggest keys to success?  In Stanton Gleave’s case, stubbornness and bullheadedness, sometimes referred to as patience, persistence and perseverance. Stanton Gleave presides…

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A Realistic Assessment of Utah’s Role in the Current “Public Lands” Debate REVISITED — by Todd Macfarlane

First published in January, 2017, we are revisiting the issue a year later, based on recent developments, as noted at the bottom. The past few years have been very eventful…

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Breaking News: Mistrial in the First Bunkerville Standoff Trial

  Reposted from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, by Jenny Wilson LAS VEGAS, NEVADA:  A federal judge declared a mistrial Monday in the first Bunkerville standoff case, which targeted six men…

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Bundy Supporters & Anti-Bundy Protestors Clash at Beginning of Trial in Las Vegas

  Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, and environmental activist organization, leads Anti-Bundy protests in Las Vegas as the first Bunkerville trial begins. By JENNY WILSON…

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A Realistic Assessment of Utah’s Role in the Current Public Lands Debate — by Todd Macfarlane

The past few years have been very eventful on the Western “public lands” front.  I put quotation marks around the term/phrase “Public Lands” because according to my evolving understanding, the…

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A Refresher — The Bunkerville Protest Revisited — Connecting the Dots on the Bundy Standoff

  As the “Bundy” trials in Las Vegas are quickly approaching, we’re re-posting this article as a refresher about the original Bundy Standoff.  The primary substantive content of this article…

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Owyhee Ranchers Still on Pins & Needles About what Obama Might Do Before Leaving Office — Especially After Bears Ears and Gold Butte

This personal message from Our Land, Our Voice, and the Owyhee Basin Stewardship Coalition:  Visit http://ourlandourvoice.com/ Friends: My great-grandfather came to Malheur County from the Basque Country when he was…

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Bears Ears Debate Reaches Fever Pitch

  In the week before Christmas, the Bears Ears Monument debate has reached feaver pitch.  Many are concerned that President Obama will ignore congress, ignore local sentiments, and create one…