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Proposed National Bison Range Transfer

According to this Article in the Flathead Beacon, Tribes have a proven record to manage the range and are committed to maintaining public access One of the core principles of Montana…

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OTHER SIDE: Rural Economic Downturns Fuel Sagebrush Rebellion Events?

According to HCN, nature resource-dependent rural communities help explain why disputes happen where they do. NOTE:  In the West, there is an old saying to the effect that: “good fences…

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Revisiting the Jack Yantis Shooting — by Todd Macfarlane

After a lengthy nine month investigation, as reported in the Idaho Stateman, Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has announced that state and federal prosecutors have declined to prosecute Adams County…

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Memories of Jack Walther — by Todd Macfarlane

JACK WALTHER in a Nutshell – from My Perspective –  In the original Australian film, “Man From Snowy River,” there is a sequence of scenes that helps illustrate my relationship…

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What I Learned from the Range Rights Workshops — Riding the Range — by Redtail Rose

If you ever get the chance to sit through one of Dr. Angus McIntosh’s workshops, it’s a lot to try to absorb in one setting, and I mean a lot. …

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Old War Horses — by Mancos MacLeod

  I grew up and have lived my whole life in the American West.  In the culture and generation that I grew up in, we had a term for the…

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What is the Difference between the Rainbow Family & Occupy Malheur — a View from the Trenches — from My Perspective — by Todd Macfarlane

First Question:  What is the Difference Between Occupy Malheur and a Rainbow Family Gathering? Before turning to my piece about why it will be such a challenge for anyone involved…

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Hardest, Saddest Week — a View From the Trenches — by Todd Macfarlane

A View from the Trenches – from my Perspective – by Todd Macfarlane This past week has been one of the hardest, saddest weeks of my life. As many know,…

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Press Release from LaVoy Finicum & Malheur Occupiers

Our message is being distorted and mischaracterized.  “Reports in the media have tried to portray myself and others as gun toting militants with a death wish. Nothing could be farther…

Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Trials

MIDWAY — The art of training a dog to round up sheep has been in practice for hundreds of years and the top dogs and handlers in the world will…