Spurred in part by the BLM’s April roundup of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy’s cattle that brought an armed confrontation between federal agents and Bundy supporters, Assemblyman Ira Hansen is pushing for a bill in the 2015 legislative session that would prohibit BLM and Forest Service law officers from enforcing state laws.
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Life on the ranch six miles downstream of this Virgin River hamlet has been peaceful in the six months since hundreds of gun-toting militia members from across the nation rallied in support of defiant rancher Cliven Bundy, but FBI investigators could change things a bit.
Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy claims “the Feds” are retaliating against his family with a wide-ranging public lands plan that would blanket a swath of Southern Nevada with environmental protections, including much of the Gold Butte range around his 160-acre ranch.
Cliven Bundy, the Southern Nevada rancher who was criticized earlier this year for suggesting that African-Americans were better off as slaves, is raising eyebrows again.
Federal land managers say their preferred plan to manage 3.1 million acres of public land in southern Nevada would balance resource development and protection.
Rancher Cliven Bundy says a Las Vegas woman injured when her car hit a cow on Interstate 15 near Mesquite should be suing the federal government instead of him.
State transportation officials are refuting rancher Cliven Bundy’s claim that they are ultimately responsible for keeping his cattle off Interstate 15 in northeastern Clark County.
In April, a car collided with one of rancher Cliven Bundy’s cows on Interstate 15 near his Bunkerville ranch, killing the animal and sending the vehicle careening down an embankment. A Las Vegas woman injured in the crash is suing Bundy.
A rural Northern Nevada county will send a message the old-fashioned way to Washington about what it calls federal overreach on public lands: by horseback.
Nevada’s chief federal prosecutor said Tuesday a public interest group got it wrong when it said authorities were “sitting on” cases the Bureau of Land Management proposed for prosecution weeks after the agency’s standoff with Clark County rancher Cliven Bundy.
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy claims the April confrontation between the federal government and his armed supporters was part of an age-old spiritual battle between good and evil.
A heat-of-the-moment comment in the aftermath of the standoff at Cliven Bundy’s ranch has cost two Las Vegas SWAT officers their jobs on the elite unit.
The adult son of a Nevada rancher who hosted armed protesters against federal agents in a cattle roundup dispute in April acknowledged Monday that he faces arrest in a separate criminal case stemming from his felony conviction on burglary and weapon charges.
A new report from a national organization dedicated to fighting hate groups and racism takes the government to task for mishandling the April 12 armed showdown with Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, but its authors were equally critical of Bundy and his militia supporters.
Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie, speaking to a Review-Journal editorial board Thursday, recounted the mistakes made by both sides before an April 12 standoff between armed protesters and the Bureau of Land Management on Cliven Bundy’s Bunkerville cattle ranch.
They weren’t Oath Keepers, sovereign citizens or militia members.
A public land advocacy group sued the Bureau of Land Management on Thursday to make public documents on the agency’s handling of the armed standoff with Soouthern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy.
No one knows exactly what triggered Jerad and Amanda Miller’s weekend shooting rampage, but analysts are studying links between the violence with extremism and the Bunkerville standoff.
Jerad Miller didn’t die on his own terms after all, the Review-Journal has learned. It was a Las Vegas police officer — not Amanda Miller, his wife — who fired the shot that ended the life of the 31-year-old cop killer, according to an official with knowledge of the case.
Debate over Nevada public land flared anew on Friday when U.S. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada warned President Barack Obama against designating a national monument in the Gold Butte region of Clark County.
Most of the questions posed in the aftermath of Cliven Bundy’s April skirmish with armed federal agents in Bunkerville have centered on what the government will do next, but even deeper questions remain about the future of the Gold Butte area where the rancher’s cattle grazed, a geological and archaeological treasurehouse frequented by ATV users.
Southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy no longer is a Republican.
“We’re going to keep going until the public insists that the BLM does the right thing,” said Gerber, 72.
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