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Bundy, BLM among topics as Hardy, Innis debate

GOP congressional candidates Assemblyman Cresent Hardy and Niger Innis clashed in debate Tuesday over the Bureau of Land Management and its attempt to round up Cliven Bundy’s cattle on public land.

Lingering militia presence draws mixed reaction in Bunkerville

Rancher Cliven Bundy, whose refusal to pay fees for grazing cattle on public lands for 21 years led to a controversial roundup by the Bureau of Land Management, debunked claims Tuesday that militia followers who rallied to his cause continue to stir up this rural community with checkpoints and an armed presence.

Bundy defends remarks about slavery

In a fresh statement defending his remarks about slavery, Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy on Friday said Americans are all “in some measure slaves of the federal government,” from being controlled by the heavy-handed Bureau of Land Management to answering to the Internal Revenue Service.

Western GOP officials: Let states run public lands

Some Western Republican officials meeting in Salt Lake City on Friday said their states are missing out on revenue and opportunities to prevent wildfires because they don’t have enough control over public lands.

Black congressional candidate talks with Bundy about racial remarks

Republican Niger Innis, an African-American congressional candidate and civil rights advocate, said Thursday the easy thing to do would be to condemn Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy for saying blacks on government assistance might be “better off as slaves.”

Cliven Bundy repeats racist comments in press conference

Rancher Cliven Bundy doubled down Thursday on racist statements he made to the New York Times. Bundy spoke to reporters Thursday afternoon near his ranch in Bunkerville, repeating sentiments that “the Negro community” living in Las Vegas Valley public housing looks like slaves to him.

Racist comments bring harsh criticism of Bundy

Both supporters and detractors of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy on Thursday harshly criticized racist remarks he made about “the Negro” as he wondered if African-Americans getting government support might be “better off as slaves.”

Cousins line up on opposite sides of cattle dispute

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’ could become a reality

BundyFest, a Nevada festival organized to mock the Bundy ranch “saga,” may or may not actually happen.

High-powered attorney may assist cattle rancher in BLM dispute

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.

Shoshone sisters also couldn’t beat BLM

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.