Tag Archives: Idaho

Adams County (Idaho) Agrees to Pay Slain Rancher’s Family $2.6 Million in Settlement

First published in the Idaho Stateman. Three years after two sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a Council rancher, a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family has been settled for…

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…

More on the Jack Yantis Shooting — Family & Eye Witnesses Speak Out: Widow Says “I Saw Them Murder My Husband”

  In an Idaho Statesman article, the family of Adams County rancher, Jack Yantis, involved in an encounter with two sheriff’s deputies says the deputies killed him in a “completely…

Cops Shoot & Kill Repected Rancher, Whose Assistance They Requested

It just goes to show — a badge literally is a license to kill, and it can happen to anyone.  With the police state that has developed in this country,…

Public Lands Initiative in the Works — Contrasting Recent Experiences

SALT LAKE CITY — Public lands in eastern Utah are at a crossroads. Ahead lies a field of options that range from oil and gas development to wilderness designation, the…