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Chaos on the range may have left opening for grave robbers

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.

Mesquite mayor to step down after moving to Utah

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.

‘Daily Show’ host Stewart takes shots at Bundy

“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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bundy supporters party, welcome ‘domestic terrorist’ label

Wearing a cowboy hat and with a copy of the U.S. Constitution poking from his shirt pocket, controversial rancher Cliven Bundy on Friday asked dozens of supporters of his cattle-grazing feud with federal land managers what they thought of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid calling them “domestic terrorists.”

Reid calls Bundy supporters ‘domestic terrorists’

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on Thursday called supporters of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy “domestic terrorists” because they defended him against a Bureau of Land Management cattle roundup with guns and put their children in harm’s way.

Nevada rancher questions Bundy’s legal strategy

If anyone can feel Cliven Bundy’s pain, it’s a man like Demar Dahl. But while some members of the public are on Bundy’s side, that doesn’t mean Bundy is on stable legal footing, Dahl says.