LAS VEGAS (AP) — A debate is raging in the inbox of the U.S. Secretary of the Interior about whether President Donald Trump should keep the scenic and artifact-rich Gold Butte area in southern Nevada as a national monument.
LAS VEGAS — A federal jury in Nevada is about to be picked to decide whether a tense standoff pitting armed ranchers and rangers against federal agents over a herd of cattle in a dry river bed amounted to a peaceful expression of free speech and weapon rights, or an insurrection
With some rural Nevadans angry that President Barack Obama designated two sprawling national monuments in the state in 2016, two Republican congressional lawmakers have introduced a measure to restrict the ability of future presidents to do the same.
BUNKERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — Supporters of cattleman and anti-federal figure Cliven Bundy are protesting a presidential decision to give national monument protection to public land where Bundy grazes cows near his southern Nevada ranch.
More than two years after an armed standoff with rancher Cliven Bundy prompted a pullout of researchers from Gold Butte, federal land managers are returning to the scenic, historic and ecologically fragile area.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The federal Bureau of Land Management is taking safety precautions after gunshots were fired near a group of contract employees on public land in southern Nevada where rancher Cliven Bundy's cattle roam.