Nevada Press Association gives RANGE magazine top awards for 2018

Nevada Press Association Best of 2018 Magazine Category Information posted on the Nevada Press Association website Awards given to RANGE magazine for 2018 include the following: Best Feature Writing 1. Carolyn…

Property Rights Champion Takes Key Position with U.S. Fish & Wildlife

Budd Falen takes position in Interior Department as Deputy Solicitor for Wildlife and Parks Rachel Gabel The Fencepost When Karen Budd Falen served on the Trump Transition Team on interior…

Welcome to the Neighborhood — of Sharp Knives and Rogue Stallions — Range Wars & Legal Tales — by Mancos MacLeod

NOTE:   This story was first posted on Rangefire in August, 2016, shortly after the trial.  It is being re-posted now because oral arguments in the resulting appellate case the story…

Snow, death, and learning to trust God on the South Dakota plains

“I pushed open the gate and all at once saw dead horses. I counted 7! I gave Dad the signal and he shook his head in disbelief! That’s crazy! Horses…

RANGE magazine makes historical archives available to the public

In a process that has taken well over a year, RANGE magazine has created an interactive archive of all its past issues, starting with Spring 2017, going back to its…

Wildfires cause devastating losses to livestock in Utah town

Ashton Goodell KSL SPANISH FORK — Cattle ranchers in Spanish Fork suffered devastating losses to their livestock after the Pole Creek Fire swept through Sweat Creek Canyon. The fire killed…

Federal Bait and Switch — the Long Trail of Abuses — by Todd Macfarlane

First published in Range magazine.  “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that…

Finally — President Trump Pardons the Hammonds

President Trump signed full pardons on Tuesday for Oregon cattle ranchers Dwight Hammond Jr. and son Steven Hammond, whose long-running dispute with the federal government ended with prison sentences for…

Unfinished Business — Constitutional Loose-ends, and How Private Property Rights Are Created on Public Lands — by Todd Macfarlane

  First published in Range magazine, Summer 2018 issue.   SEE Also The Laws of Prior Appropriation & Beneficial Use — Realities that Nobody Wants to Talk About.   Divisions and factions…

Lee Brothers on President Trump’s Short List for Supreme Court

  From Newsmax. Sen. Mike Lee said Thursday he’s been watching the Supreme Court since he was 10 years old, and he’s honored to be on President Donald Trump’s shortlist…