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Finicum family, Bureau of Land Management still tangling a year after fatal standoff

February 4, 2017


  Widow fights for grazing rights A year after her husband Robert “LaVoy” Finicum was fatally shot by police after a standoff near Burns, Oregon, his widow Jeanette is continuing her fight against the Bureau of Land Management over grazing rights for the family’s cattle herds. … more >   By Valerie Richardson – The […]

US interior secretary, officials warn of ‘impacts’ from Bundy brothers’ acquittal

October 29, 2016


  VIDEO HERE! The US interior secretary is urging vigilance, following the Bundy brothers being found not guilty of crimes relating to a six-week armed Oregon standoff. A Bureau of Land Management chief echoed the message, warning of “potential impacts of the verdict.” “As we digest the jury’s verdict, our foremost priority continues to be […]

U.S.: Congressman Blumenauer Writes Open Letter To President About Marijuana

January 16, 2016


Tue, 01/12/2016 – 22:24 – steveelliott By Steve Elliott Hemp News Congressman Earl Blumenauer on Tuesday wrote an open letter advocating marijuana legalization to President Obama in advance of the President’s State of the Union speech. "As you begin your last year in office, I hope there is one more step you take to bring […]