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ATV users seek protection of their access to scenic, petroglyph-rich Gold Butte

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.

Bundy Ranch Shootout app parodies BLM standoff

To some, it’s a messy, expensive battle between the federal government and the man who defies it, allowing his cattle to roam on public land closed to grazing 16 years ago. To others, the Ranch War — and Cliven Bundy himself — is a situation ripe for parody.

Possible charges against Utah ATV protest riders

The Bureau of Land Management has begun an investigation that could lead to charges against nearly 50 people who rode ATVs on an off-limits trail last weekend in Utah to show their displeasure with the federal government.

BLM’s next move against Bundy not a matter of if, but when, former officials say

Despite all the resources spent and all the ink and airtime spilled over Cliven Bundy’s cattle, government officials find themselves right back where they started. Hundreds of cows still roam on public land closed to grazing 16 years ago, while Bundy remains free to defy federal authority as his unpaid fees pile up.

Nevada ranchers fight feds for survival in changing times

Ranching on federal public lands is diminishing, and remaining ranchers in Nevada and throughout the West — a hardy breed of survivors enduring changing times — are feeling squeezed by the federal government.

Dozens of protesters ride ATVs in off-limits Utah canyon

Dozens of people rode their ATVs and motorcycles on an off-limits trail in southern Utah on Saturday in a protest against what the group calls the federal government’s overreaching control of public lands.

Protest planned in Utah over off-limits ATV trail on public land

An idyllic Utah canyon home to ancient cliff dwellings and native burials will be the site of a protest Saturday by a group of people who plan to mount their ATVs and ride a trail that has been off limits to motorized vehicles since 2007, but the federal Bureau of Land Management has warned protesters to stay away.

Horsford tells sheriff, Sandoval to move militia out of Bunkerville

U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford on Saturday called on Gov. Brian Sandoval, U.S. Sen. Dean Heller and the Clark County sheriff to take action to move militia members out of Bunkerville after hearing more complaints from residents about the armed supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy.

Bundy family, supporters file complaints against federal agents

Members of Cliven Bundy’s family and their supporters gathered at Las Vegas police headquarters Friday to file police reports against federal agents and others involved in last month’s failed cattle roundup. About two dozen people filed reports alleging crimes ranging from assault and threats with a deadly weapon to impersonating a police officer.

Federal cattle roundup spurs Bunkerville rancher to file criminal complaint

Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy is continuing his feud against the Bureau of Land Management for last month’s roundup of his cattle on public land on the Gold Butte range, saying he will file a criminal complaint Friday morning with the Metropolitan Police Department based on the federal agency’s actions.

Coroner examining Gold Butte bones

Bones found at an old Gold Butte grave site that was disturbed recently are in the hands of the Clark County coroner’s office.

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