A federal judge ordered three Idaho men to remain in custody at least until they appear in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas on charges stemming from an armed standoff with federal agents during a public lands dispute in April 2014.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Federal judges in Washington D.C. and Nevada have agreed to give environmental lawyers a seat at the table in separate legal battles between the government and opponents of new U.S. protections for the greater sage grouse.
A wrongful death lawsuit has been dismissed against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and two federal agents who shot and killed a 20-year-old man on a state highway outside Las Vegas nearly two years ago.
BURNS, Ore. (AP) — One of the protesters occupying a national wildlife refuge in Oregon says the ultimate goal is to turn the land over to local authorities so people can use it free of federal oversight.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has extended the public comment period on the agency’s plan to withdraw 10 million acres of public lands in six western states from potential mineral extraction to protect habitat for the greater sage grouse.