Cliven Bundy’s son said four certified letters from the BLM arrived Tuesday. But so far, the 67-year-old Bunkerville resident has chosen not to open the envelopes.
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While distancing itself from the legal issues that prompted the BLM to round up Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy’s range cattle then release hundreds of them as the threat violence loomed, the conservative Nevada Cattlemen’s Association issued a statement Wednesday that sympathizes with Bundy.
A water tank that supplies the northern half of Ely was broken into over the weekend. Until the water could be tested for bacteria and contaminants, White Pine County officials ordered residents to boil the tap water for three minutes before using it.
A man jumped to his death from the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge bridge Tuesday afternoon, officials say.
Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins faced criticism and more after apologizing to fellow commissioners Tuesday over some of his comments made during the Clive Bundy standoff.
Former Southern Nevada Water Authority boss Pat Mulroy will become a fellow at Brookings Mountain West and a faculty associate of Desert Research Institute, the organizations announced Tuesday.
Cliven Bundy’s standoff with the Bureau of Land Management over the agency’s roundup of his cattle will go down in history as a high-profile clash of Old West values with today’s federal regulations on the use of public lands and natural resources.
Tensions between federal agents and states’ rights activists nearly came to violence Saturday, but by Sunday afternoon the Southern Nevada ranch at the heart of a clash over cattle and grazing rights looked more like a campground than an armed standoff.
Some First Amendment supporters say “free speech zones” like those created but now dismantled by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management near a controversial Southern Nevada cattle roundup are intended to stifle rather than encourage debate. Regardless of the purpose, advocates say such zones are an inappropriate infringement of free speech.
Cliven Bundy’s fight with the Bureau of Land Management over the federal agency’s roundup of his cattle attracted a diverse group of foot soldiers: fellow ranchers, Las Vegans and militia and patriot groups were among them.