Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Fire-starting ranchers get a new blessing from BLM
Fire-starting ranchers get a new blessing from BLM
The agency hopes the Hammonds’ cows will reduce fire risk in eastern Oregon.
Militias, MAGA activists and one border town’s complicated resistance
Militias, MAGA activists and one border town’s complicated resistance
How Arivaca, Arizona, became a magnet for anti-immigrant activists – and what locals did next.
 With a pardon, Trump perpetuates Bundy standoff
With a pardon, Trump perpetuates Bundy standoff
Clemency for Oregon ranchers convicted of arson fans anti-federal flames.
After Malheur, side effects of the Bundys’ extremism linger
After Malheur, side effects of the Bundys’ extremism linger
But in Harney County, Oregon, collaboration around public lands grows.
At a range rights gathering, the press was in the crosshairs
At a range rights gathering, the press was in the crosshairs
In the era of social media, far-right activists aim to subvert mainstream journalists.
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.
Defendants ordered released as Bundy trial continues
Defendants ordered released as Bundy trial continues
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy says he would rather stay in jail.
Bundy trial delayed as the defense hammers on feds
Bundy trial delayed as the defense hammers on feds
Defense wants more transparency on surveillance footage and shredded documents.
The jury for key Bundy trial in Las Vegas has been selected
The jury for key Bundy trial in Las Vegas has been selected
Prospective jurors faced questions on mass shootings, conspiracy theories and more.
How the Bundy trial embodies many of America’s divisions
How the Bundy trial embodies many of America’s divisions
The conflict touches a number of flashpoints in today’s political climate.
How we risked losing the West
How we risked losing the West
A look back at how range science misled land managers.
Latest: Malheur occupiers sentenced
Latest: Malheur occupiers sentenced
Ten other participants still await their punishment.
In elk poaching case, a glimpse of a simmering land conflict
In elk poaching case, a glimpse of a simmering land conflict
An Oregon rancher is charged for an elk slaughter.
The Malheur Refuge  trials are over, but the movement that led to them isn’t.
The Malheur Refuge trials are over, but the movement that led to them isn’t.
Four defendants receive guilty verdicts, ending a yearlong drama.
Second round of Malheur defendants face conspiracy charges
Second round of Malheur defendants face conspiracy charges
Federal prosecutors are moving ahead, despite the first trial’s acquittal.
How Ammon Bundy got acquitted in Oregon
How Ammon Bundy got acquitted in Oregon
At the Malheur trial, Bundys were acquitted, but what will happen in Nevada?
Why the Malheur verdict sets a dangerous example
Why the Malheur verdict sets a dangerous example
Lawyers “aimed too high” for a conspiracy charge—and lost it all.
What we’re reading about the Bundy trial in Oregon
What we’re reading about the Bundy trial in Oregon
A guide to making sense of the courtroom drama, as the trial begins.
The new Malheur occupants: Grazing cattle
The new Malheur occupants: Grazing cattle
The Bundy clan may be in jail, but ranchers continue to take advantage of the refuge.
The darkness at the heart of Malheur
The darkness at the heart of Malheur
A Westerner traces the roots – and meaning – of the Oregon occupation.
At Malheur, Sally Jewell was missing in action
At Malheur, Sally Jewell was missing in action
The secretary of the Interior instead took a trip to Africa to combat wildlife poaching.
Analyst: FBI let Malheur militants save face to end occupation
Analyst: FBI let Malheur militants save face to end occupation
Emotional negotiations with a like-minded Nevada state legislator may have helped FBI operation.
The surprising history of the Malheur wildlife refuge
The surprising history of the Malheur wildlife refuge
The refuge’s creation helped support nearby ranchers.
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