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 arson — and later inspired the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation. In its statement announcing the pardon, the White House
While Judge Anna Brown continues to try the misdemeanor charges against Jason Patrick, Duane Ehmer, Daryl Thorn and Jake Ryan, the Jury has returned its verdict: Daryl Thorne: Gulty of Conspiracy. Guilty of Possession of Firearms in federal facility. Duane Ehmer: Not Guilty of Conspiracy. Guilty of Depredation of
The Second Oregon Standoff Trial has now gone to the jury — at least the felony conspiracy and firearms charges. Judge Anna Brown refused to allow the jury to hear the subsequent misdemeanor charges, including trespass, so the misdemeanor trial continues, with Judge Brown hearing additional evidence and arguments
This personal message from Our Land, Our Voice, and the Owyhee Basin Stewardship Coalition: Visit http://ourlandourvoice.com/ Friends: My great-grandfather came to Malheur County from the Basque Country when he was 12 years old. He later bought a ranch in Arock to raise sheep and eventually his family. Today, my wife,
Exactly one year ago, the Harney County Committee of Safety was organized for the initial and primary purpose of attempting to help Dwight and Steven Hammond. A lot has happened in the ensuing year, but the committee is still active and moving forward. One of the committee’s most important meetings
According to “Retired” Oregonian Reporter Les Zaitz, “Ammon Bundy verdict puts federal land agencies on alert.” Note: We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, here at RANGEFIRE! we have no interest in being a single-dimensional echo chamber. We acknowledge that there are always multiple sides to every story.