Category Archives: Public Lands

According to Senator Mike Lee, Shooting of Unarmed Nurse Proves BLM Law Enforcement Must Go

Press release issued by Senator Mike Lee (R.Ut) on June 21 A little over a week ago, a nurse who was riding as a passenger in an off-road vehicle was…

According to Senator Mike Lee, It’s Time to Abolish Law Enforcement Authority of Federal Land Management Agencies

From Senator Mike Lee’s Website  See Also Senator Lee Goes After Forest Service & BLM Law Enforcement Authority As the primary election season in Utah heats up, a common fixture…

Senator Lee Goes After BLM & Forest Service Law Enforcement Authority

First published on ksl.com. SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, wants to rein in the law enforcement authority of the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service…

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…

BUNDY CASE UPDATES

First published in the Millard County Chronicle-Progress. There have been significant recent developments in the renowned Bundy cases in Las Vegas which seem to have received little, if any, attention…

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…

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…

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…