SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is praising a 26-page ruling from a federal judge in Georgia that exempts Utah and 10 other states from a controversial regulation involving water.  SEE also Ranchers Praise Delay of Controversial Federal Water Rule.  Utah was among an 11-state coalition thatContinue Reading

  The Bundy Ranch Story — Part 1 — a Government Gone Rogue   The Bundy Ranch Story — Part 2 — Liberty’s Sacrifice   The Bundy Story — Part 3 — United?   MORE TO COME — will post as available For a Nutshell Wrap-up of the Oregon StandoffContinue Reading

In January 2016, an armed militia group seized control of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon. Their goal: to protest federal control over western rangelands. It’s the latest episode in a long history of conflicts over the use of federal lands in the West.  Reposted from Free RangeContinue Reading

  In the West, there is the well-known saying that “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors.”  But regardless of the condition of a fence, it doesn’t do much good if someone doesn’t close the gate.  The Code of Rural Gate Etiquette is really more a matter of ethics. This piece exploresContinue Reading

  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 tell the otherwise untold stories of The Cowboy Spirit on America’s Outback.   For fresh, bold, new information, RANGE magazineContinue Reading

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 adverse possession wasn’t available against the federal government? Well, that was plain wrong. It was explained in an earlier pleading,Continue Reading

  According to this New York Times article in 2002, the Dann sisters of the Western Shoshone Tribe in Crescent Valley, Nevada, are rough, elderly, hidebound ranchers who live without electricity, hot water or furnace. Though Carrie Dann is nearly 70 and her sister Mary is nearly 80, they stillContinue Reading

Note:  This is the final part of a multi-part series about Seven Realities in the West that the Federal Government and the Mainstream Media don’t seem to want to acknowledge or talk about.  When the series is complete, we will combine it all in one piece. The seventh and finalContinue Reading

In case you hadn’t heard, there’s something going on in Burns, Oregon. Most people who might have occasion to read the Pahvant Post probably already know that because we have re-posted several items about it.  We first published something about the Hammond situation clear back in November, long before anyContinue Reading

OPINION – Any time the news media starts to hyperventilate about terrorism, that’s the time to make certain your BS detector is calibrated and functioning. It’s essential to keep this in mind as the story of the Hammond family’s ordeal in Oregon finally begins to reach the public’s consciousness. SensationalContinue Reading