Category Archives: Public Lands Ranching

Candidate for BLM director joins legal team in Snake River ranch dispute

Budd-Falen said she remains in consideration to be tapped by Trump to become the director of the BLM, which is a division of the U.S. Department of Interior under Secretary Ryan Zinke…  “I can’t say that moving to Washington (D.C.) … Continue reading

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Grazing fees to drop by 25 percent this year

Fifty percent of the collected grazing fees deposited into the U.S. Treasury are returned to the Range Betterment Fund for on-the-ground range improvement projects. Portions of collected fees are also returned to the states for use in the counties where … Continue reading

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Hammond Ranches, Incorporated continues to be denied grazing permit on BLM-administered land

Maupin said neighbors quietly support the Hammonds. “People think it’s a complete travesty.” But some are afraid to speak out. “I think people are worried about retribution from the government. Lot’s of people have refuge permits. They are hesitant to … Continue reading

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Storm Clouds Building

The eviction of ranchers from federal lands has left deep and lasting resentment by those who understand what took place. For the Marxist Lincoln’s agenda to be put into place, the South had to be “reconstructed.” And now the West … Continue reading

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Trump’s Friend Calls For POTUS To Pardon Obama Admin Political Prisoners

The Bundy family is still being held by the federal government InfoWars – July 20, 2017 Good news for Western (so-called) “public land” ranchers in general and the Bundy’s in particular. Be sure to watch both videos. — jtl, 419 … Continue reading

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Judge to curtail defense witnesses in Bundy standoff case

 After nearly two months of testimony by more than three dozen prosecution witnesses, defense attorneys were knocked off a plan to call most of about 10 witnesses. How do you spell Kangaroo Court? — jtl, 419 By Ken Ritter, Associated … Continue reading

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Court rules Hage family must pay $587K for grazing cattle on federal land in Nevada

“The federal government is going after all kinds of property,” Hage said. “Not just our property rights. This is a bellweather that they don’t want private property rights out there. They are extinguishing them as fast as they can.” And, … Continue reading

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Cheney Pushes for BLM 2.0 Rule Repeal

Well, there is still a lot of swamp to be drained but at least this is a start. — jtl, 419 via Northern Ag.NET This month freshman Wyoming Congressman Liz Cheney sponsored a resolution to repeal the Bureau of Land … Continue reading

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Prosecutor: No formal agreement to conspire in refuge takeover, but a ‘meeting of the minds’

Neil Wampler, one of the defendants acquitted during the trial last fall, attended, and just before a lunch break, stood to address U.S. District Judge Anna J. Brown. “I still haven’t gotten my property back,” Wampler told her. And probably … Continue reading

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Fireworks, Rocky Start For 2nd Malheur Refuge Trial

“It’s very curious to me that [FBI agents] all testified to an arrest warrant when there isn’t one,” Brown said, referencing testimony taken in court Monday. “This is a problem.” The arrogant bastards won’t just lie, they’ll actually lie under oath. … Continue reading

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