U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on Thursday called supporters of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy “domestic terrorists” because they defended him against a Bureau of Land Management cattle roundup with guns and put their children in harm’s way.
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The Bureau of Land Management said Thursday that two bulls were euthanized during the agency’s weeklong roundup of cattle that ended Saturday with an armed standoff between supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy and federal agents.
The city of Henderson continues to tap its reserves as expenses outpace revenues, according to a tentative budget filed with the state Tuesday.
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.
Tom Collins managed to do something many Southern Nevadans thought impossible: Embarrass the office of the Clark County Commission.
Following a barrage of advertising, the Clark County Shooting Complex, which lost money in fiscal 2013, made small profits in three out of the last nine months.
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.
These days, Cliven Bundy has turned into a contemporary folk hero in the eyes of his admirers, while also gaining notoriety from environmentalists who criticize his disregard of land management regulations.
The Henderson City Council approved a construction contract Tuesday night to build concrete channeling for a stretch of the Pittman Wash at Arroyo Grande Boulevard, ending years of dispute with supporters who want to preserve the area’s natural state.
U.S. Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Tuesday he’s not going to second-guess the Bureau of Land Management’s decisions to defuse a potentially violent confrontation over Cliven Bundy’s cattle, but he did call it “unfortunate” that Bundy and his backers won’t cooperate with the roundup.