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  RANGE magazine has been raising a fuss and a ruckus in favor of ranchers for over 25 years.  Part of RANGE’s mission is to Address Issues Facing the West, and…

Point of Agreement: the Federal Government is Missing the Mark — Realities Nobody Wants to Talk About — by Todd Macfarlane

More Realities: There seems to be little agreement about all the reasons WHY the Federal Government should NOT be managing such massive amounts of land and resources in the West,…

Govt Tries to Present Inadmissible, Tainted Evidence in the Oregon Standoff Trials?

According to OPB, Judge Deals Government Blow Over Facebook Evidence In Refuge Trial According to OPB, it was a rough morning for U.S. attorneys arguing the federal government’s case against Ammon Bundy, Ryan…

On the Lighter Side — Two Ranching Sisters

  Two sisters, one blonde and one brunette, inherit the family ranch. Unfortunately, after just a few years, they are in financial trouble..  The fact that they didn’t have any…

Isn’t that Special? — Lessons Learned from the Dakota Access Protests — Off the Reservation — by Redtail Rose

The Wisdom of Leaving the Reservation to Stage a Protest. Among the many slurs about my people is one about “going off the reservation,” that has gotten some attention lately….

ANOTHER SIDE: Les Zaitz Continues Crusade Against Sheriff Glenn Palmer — Repost by Iwusthe Driver, Editorial Assistant

According to award-winning reporter, Les Zaitz, at The Oregonian, Sheriff Glenn Palmer makes his own rules in Grant County, Oregon. NOTE:  In the West, there is an old saying to the…

Fact & Fiction about Support for Bears Ears

According to a recent Op/Ed in the Salt Lake Tribune, new poll shows that the majority of Utahns oppose the president naming Bears Ears region as a new national monument. Coincidence…

Oregon Attorney Weighs in on Adverse Possession Claim

According to Oregon Attorney, Mike Arnold (former Ammon Bundy attorney) Adverse Possession is Available Against Department of Interior in Limited Circumstances Remember when Judge Jones said to the Bundys that…

FIRESTORM — a Growing Symptom of Federal Management

  According to the Oregonian, POOR PLANNING AND TACTICAL ERRORS FUELED A WILDFIRE CATASTROPHE The Malheur National Forest was on red alert. Weather forecasters were calling for abundant lightning and…

A Case in Point Regarding Judicial Transparency (among other things) — Legal Reality Check — by Todd Macfarlane

    OPB recently broke a story about unique developments in the Bundy/Malheur Refuge case that provide several perfect examples of the kind of lack of transparency that I’ve been…