When the first of Cliven Bundy’s cows is removed from federal land 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas, conservationists like Terri Robertson will have reason to celebrate. The issue hits home for her. Besides a lifelong connection to the area, Robertson also happens to be Bundy’s cousin.
BundyFest, a Nevada festival organized to mock the Bundy ranch “saga,” may or may not actually happen.
Flanked by someone who could be their famous new lawyer, the embattled Bundy family is meeting with nationally known conservative public interest attorney Larry Klayman about possible legal action over the failed federal roundup of its cattle.
Mary and Carrie Dann never received a visit from the camouflage cavalry, and I’m not sure whether they would have welcomed the support of armed militia. But the story of the Shoshone sisters is worth revisiting in the wake of recent events at Cliven Bundy’s ranch near Bunkerville.
As a noisy livestock dispute unfolded in northeastern Clark County, someone with a shovel decided to disturb the peace of one of Gold Butte’s most restful residents. For more than 50 years, the grave of Arthur Coleman sat undisturbed at the long-abandoned Gold Butte town site. But sometime in the past week or weeks, Coleman’s final resting place was dug up, leaving a deep hole surrounded by pieces of wood and other debris.
Several months after he effectively moved out of the community he was elected to lead, Mesquite Mayor Mark Wier has announced plans to step down. “Effective May 12, I will resign as mayor of Mesquite,” he said at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” was on a break last week when Cliven Bundy and the BLM were doing their dance in Bunkerville. But fear not, snark fans. Stewart returned on Monday night and wasted no time giving his take on America’s most famous rancher and the militia men who have his back.
A new report analyzing the financial ramifications of a takeover of some of Nevada’s millions of acres of federal lands suggests the state would benefit from such a transfer.
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.
Approximately 40 protesters have gathered outside Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters asking for Sheriff Doug Gillespie to intervene and “protect the people” involved in the Cliven Bundy cattle dispute.