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.
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.