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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…

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…

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…

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…

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. …

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…

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…

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,…

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…