Guns

Marco Vargas grew up with gun violence. Now, he wants to do something about it.
Marco Vargas grew up with gun violence. Now, he wants to do something about it.
A new program in Los Angeles is working to train young activists.
Patriot militia groups mobilize during a deadly pandemic and massive protests
Patriot militia groups mobilize during a deadly pandemic and massive protests
‘That has a real chilling effect on democratic practice.’
New Mexico’s thin blurred line
New Mexico’s thin blurred line
Police in the state have long flirted with radical right-wing vigilantism.
Caught in the crossfire at a Colorado campground
Caught in the crossfire at a Colorado campground
A writer endures a night of bullets and bonfires in a previously serene gulch.
The NRA doesn’t represent all gun lovers
The NRA doesn’t represent all gun lovers
Rational gun legislation is possible — if gun owners with moderate views speak up.
Bullying bulls; pup poop problems; email missteps
Bullying bulls; pup poop problems; email missteps
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
In Colorado’s conservative corners, a push for gun control
In Colorado’s conservative corners, a push for gun control
Grand Junction teens broach a tense topic with community members.
America is overlooking its biggest gun problem
America is overlooking its biggest gun problem
Mass shootings capture our attention, but suicide is responsible for more deaths.
Why I’m teaching my daughters how to hunt
Why I’m teaching my daughters how to hunt
A father passes a three-generation family tradition down to his children.
Acquitted, convicted, fined or free: after the Oregon standoff
Acquitted, convicted, fined or free: after the Oregon standoff
Two years after the armed takeover of a wildlife refuge, consequences vary widely.
The West’s students rally for gun reform
The West’s students rally for gun reform
Students across the region join the National Walkout Day protest for school safety.
Elk vs. helicopter; Girl Scouts expand to weed shops; Colorado’s albino raccoon
No one needs an AR-15
No one needs an AR-15
Mental illness exists everywhere in the world, of course, but mass shootings do not.
5 types of gun laws the Founding Fathers loved
5 types of gun laws the Founding Fathers loved
Framers of the Second Amendment wanted an armed, but regulated, population.
A Western town says ‘no’ to guns in schools
A Western town says ‘no’ to guns in schools
School shootings raise a question that once seemed settled in Mancos, Colorado.
Timeline: A brief history of the Sagebrush Rebellion
Timeline: A brief history of the Sagebrush Rebellion
An interactive, year-by-year look at the current insurgency.
Cliven Bundy walks for involvement in 2014 standoff
Cliven Bundy walks for involvement in 2014 standoff
Judge dismisses case for ‘flagrant misconduct’ after prosecutors and FBI withheld evidence.
Hemp is one town’s way out of a uranium mining past
Hemp is one town’s way out of a uranium mining past
A former mining region embraces a trade with a ‘hippie’ reputation.
Cliven Bundy case ruled a mistrial
Cliven Bundy case ruled a mistrial
The ruling represents an unprecedented failure for federal prosecutors on Western lands issues.
Former BLM investigator alleges misconduct in Bundy case
Former BLM investigator alleges misconduct in Bundy case
In leaked document, accusations of ethics violations and unprofessionalism in Bunkerville standoff investigation.
Car-eating marmots; poacher ring bust-up; a Tofurky surprise
Car-eating marmots; poacher ring bust-up; a Tofurky surprise
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
How Ryan Bundy sees the West
How Ryan Bundy sees the West
The Bunkerville standoff case portends a trial over federal authority in the region.
Hunters, it’s long past time we stood up for gun control
Hunters, it’s long past time we stood up for gun control
Hunting isn’t under attack, but our freedom from violence is.
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