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Nevada settles lawsuit with former forestry chief

A former Nevada Division of Forestry battalion chief who claimed he was fired for speaking out about alleged improper management of firefighting resources in Elko County has settled his lawsuit against the state.

BLM confirms six Bundy cattle died in roundup

Six cattle died in the roundup of Cliven Bundy’s livestock that culminated with the release of some 350 animals after a standoff between armed protesters and federal agents on April 12.

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BLM releases Bundy cattle after protesters block southbound I-15

More than 100 head of Cliven Bundy’s confiscated cattle were released from a corral outside of Mesquite after a 20-minute standoff between angry and armed ranchers and law enforcement officers Saturday.

BLM: 2 bulls euthanized during Cliven Bundy cattle roundup

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.

Nevada Cattlemen’s Association gives statement on rancher Bundy

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.

Range War: Timeline of Events

Timeline of events related to Cliven Bundy and the Range Wars, 1946-2014.

BLM offering few details in deaths of 2 bulls in Bundy roundup

Since two bulls were shot during the weeklong roundup of Cliven Bundy’s cattle in the Gold Butte area, Bureau of Land Management officials have been short on details about how and why they were killed.

Environmentalists: Bunkerville rancher Bundy is freeloading

Environmentalists say Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, whose skirmish with the federal government has gained him icon status with states’ rights and free speech advocates as well as other disgruntled ranchers, doesn’t “own” the public land where hundreds of his cattle roam in the Gold Butte area nor does he have the “right” to let them graze there.

Minimum-wage bus tour coming to Las Vegas

A national group pushing for a hike in the minimum wage will take its campaign to Las Vegas on Monday with its “Give America a Raise” bus tour.

Nevada politicians fan the flames of Bundy-BLM clash

Each time a public official or political candidate spoke out for or against the Bureal of Land Management or Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, who fought off federal attempts to remove his cattle from Gold Butte, it added fuel to an already hot-burning fire that quickly turned into a national inferno, pitting the romantic image of the cowboy rancher against the behemoth federal government that owns 85 percent of the Silver State.

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