Tag Archives: Pahvant

What Do You Know About Sugar Pine Mine? — More Back Story on What is Going on in Oregon — by James Pogue

Editor’s Note:  It seems that most people, especially outside Oregon, know little about what is going on in Harney County, let alone all the back stories.  Certainly the biggest back…

SENATOR THOMAS HART BENTON — What Do You Know About Him? — by Ken Ivory

“[T]he federal government…became the  monopolizer of vacant lands in the West: and this monopoly, like all monopolies, resulted in hardships to those upon whom it acted.” Which famous U.S. senator…

This Day in History — U.S. Army Massacres Indians at Wounded Knee — a Repost — by TJ Lovato

When I was in college, I was politically alert and studied history.  What my friends and I noticed, among many other things, is how history books depict things.  When it…

Judeo-Christian Ethos — Guest Editorial — by Nelson Hultberg

Christmas season usually generates reflection on the spiritual / philosophical side of life for many of us. What follows pays reverence to the profound importance of our Judeo-Christian heritage to…

Federal Overreach and the Water Rights Protection Act — HR 3189 — by TJ Lovato

  One would ask why the Federal Government is doing such things. However, lets not ask why for the moment and just address the fact that they are. In recent…

What Do You Know About the Federal Overreach and Abuse Occurring in the Hammond Family Ranching Case in Central Oregon?

According to the Western Livestock Journal, Oregon ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond are going back to prison for two range fires they started years ago on their private land that…

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,…

RESPONDING TO A CALL FOR HELP — Great Story About How Things Are Supposed to Be

The following story is reminiscent of the Bundy Stand-off.  And it shows how things are supposed to work — Friends and neighbors responding to provide mutual aid in response to…

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…