The FBI and Oregon State Police have arrested several people in connection to the occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. One person was killed.
By Conrad Wilson and Ryan Haas, OPB
A building at the Harney County Fairgrounds in rural Oregon was packed to the seams Wednesday night, as local residents discussed an ongoing occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Many of the speakers at the meeting said they didn’t…
By John Sepulvado, OPB
Ryan Bundy of the so-called Bundy Militia tells Oregon Public Broadcasting that he and the other men occupying federal buildings in Harney County, Oregon, will leave peacefully if the people of the community want them to.
By PBS NewsHour
Armed protesters have occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon in protest of federal control of western ranch lands and the treatment of two Oregon ranchers. William Brangham gets an update from Amanda Peacher of Oregon Public Broadcasting.
By Rhana Natour, Joshua Barajas
After some initial silence, Republican presidential candidates began to make calls for a peaceful end to the takeover of a small wildlife refuge by anti-government protesters 30 miles outside Burns, Oregon.
By John Sepulvado, OPB
In many ways, the standoff between militia and the U.S. government encapsulates a deeply intertwined anti-federal sentiment mixed with Mormon symbolism.
By Amanda Peacher, OPB
The militiamen said their mission in Burns, Oregon, is to put the federal lands under local control, although it’s unclear by what means. The leader of the occupation, Ammon Bundy, said the protesters have a plan that will take “several…
A group of protesters and purported militiamen occupied a federal building at an Oregon wildlife refuge late Saturday and vowed to stay there indefinitely to highlight rancher rights. Amelia Templeton, a reporter for Oregon Public Broadcasting, joins Hari Sreenivasan on…
By Michael D. Regan
A group of militiamen took over the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in support of two nearby ranchers sentenced to prison beginning on Monday. The ranchers were convicted of setting fire to federal land.
Over the next decade, economists and business leaders say America faces a shortage of millions of skilled workers for blue collar jobs as Baby Boomers retire. Now, Oregon is planning ahead by ramping up efforts to train Generation X'ers and…
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