Harney County Newswire

Harney County Newswire

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  1. Is Pete Santilli a free speech champion or just another loud mouth? - Monday, 08 February 2016 17:22Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Newberg Graphic

    ... wildlife refuge fall under free-speech protections in the First Amendment. Santilli spent nearly two months in Harney County, broadcasting his Internet show from room 123 of Burns' Silver Spur Motel, loudly supporting the wildlife refuge occupiers' ... 7 comments

  2. Cliven Bundy Is Going to OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Gawker

    ... travel to Burns and Portland, about which some residents are apprehensive. From OPB : A local group called the Harney County Committee of Safety formed initially under the guidance of Ammon Bundy with the intent of "safeguarding individual rights." ...


  3. Ammon Bundy's lawyers deny breaking legal ethics rule with refuge visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Oregonian

    ... in their offices billing clients 24-7." Lawyers Lissa Casey and Bryan Boender drove to the federal refuge in Harney County on Jan. 9 with a letter dated Jan. 8. The letter, which Bundy agreed Arnold could read to The Oregonian/OregonLive, made ... 2 comments

  4. Message DeliveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Baker City Herald

    ... the death of Arizona rancher Robert 'LaVoy' Finicum, who was shot and killed by Oregon State Police Jan. 26 in Harney County. HALFWAY - Terrie Simons was heartbroken when she heard that Robert "LaVoy" Finicum had been shot and killed by Oregon State ... 1 comment

  5. Ammon Bundy issues new statement from jail: Urges elected officials to support their imprisoned constituentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Oregonian

    ... federal orders to leave. Four people indicted still remain on the federal property outside of Burns in Harney County. Bundy made the recording Saturday. It was released Monday by his lawyers, Mike Arnold and Lissa Casey of the Eugene-based Arnold ...


  6. LaVoy Finicum mourners draw public lands attention, but Malheur occupation questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Washington Times

    ... We'll find out in a few years. But I'm not really optimistic." Over the weekend, billboards showing a photo of Harney County law enforcement officers popped up with the message, "Our Heroes/Making Harney County Proud," as reported by KOIN 6 TV. The ... 2 comments

  7. What Harney County safety committee wantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | OregonLive.com

    The Harney County Committee of Safety wants to be clear about its intent. Since forming in mid-December 2015, we have maintained open lines of communication with all who attempted a dialogue, which included members of the occupiers' protest at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. 1 comment

  8. Slant 1-28-2016Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Eugene Weekly

    ... pledge, we predict a citizen initiative will circulate to kill the district once and for all. The drama in Harney County is evolving but still unresolved as we go to press this week. Some occupiers are behind bars, one is dead, others are still ...


  9. Harney County's true patriot; boosting PERS burden: Editorial week in reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | OregonLive.com

    ... board. If you want a true example of public service and standing up for constitutional ideals, look to Harney County Sheriff Dave Ward. 'All told, (Ward) performed a 21-year run of service comprising active duty, the Oregon Army National Guard and ...


  10. Malheur occupation enters new phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Western Livestock Journal

    ... as a form of protest against overreach by the federal government. It was sparked by the imprisonment of Harney County ranchers, Dwight and Steven Hammond, whose prescriptive range fires accidentally spread onto a total of 140 acres of federal ...


  11. Harrop: Rural West gets a big boost from federal governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Columbian

    ... of south central Oregon is shared by communities far from the region's booming cities. The good folks of Harney County certainly did not deserve this invasion by outsiders. They are entitled to resent the closing of the refuge along with threats ...


  12. Burns Paiutes to Ammon Bundy: You're not the victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Oregonian

    ... Their land included the existing wildlife refuge, all surrounding ranches and every acre of federal land in Harney County. Fred Townsend, 78, has spent four decades attempting to retrieve additional interest payments for 1.5 million acres that once ...


  13. 30 minutes of chaos: Witness details events of Finicum shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Columbian

    ... from Arizona, often acted as spokesman for the group. The armed protesters turned life upside down in remote Harney County and grabbed headlines from coast to coast with their demands. They wanted the refuge and other federal property turned over to ...


  14. What did LaVoy Finicum die for?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Los Angeles Times

    ... shootout between police and the anti-government gunmen. The occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Ore., is mostly over. Four militants remain inside the refuge; 11 have been arrested and charged, including the Bundy ...


  15. Funeral to draw large crowd in support of Oregon protesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Echo

    ... person and over social media to join their ranks beginning in November, and, in October, warned the sheriff of Harney County in the nearby town of Burns of "extreme civil unrest" if their demands were unmet, among other acts of intimidation. It ...


  16. Cliven Bundy compares LaVoy Finicum to Jesus at funeral: 'He was basically crucified'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Raw Story

    ... occupation started as a protest against what Bundy and company considered to be an unjust prison sentenced for Harney County ranchers who were convicted of setting fire to federal lands. Four holdouts remain inside the wildlife refuge as of ...


  17. 'Rural Lives Matter' rally draws about 100 to HalfwayRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Baker City Herald

    ... heard that Robert "LaVoy" Finicum had been shot and killed by Oregon State Police troopers Jan. 26 beside a Harney County highway. "Let's start by trying to reunite our county and our community," Simons, 49, of Halfway said a little before noon ...


  18. Bunker Standoff Update Day 36: Odds and EndsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Balloon Juice

    ... According to Amelia Templeton of Oregon Public Broadcasting , Cliven Bundy gave a talk to a dozen people from Harney County that travelled to attend Finicum's funeral. JJ McNabb, on her twitter feed , is also reporting that the militia meet up in ...


  19. Oregon standoff: LaVoy Finicum memorial torn down, reward offered for answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | OregonLive.com

    ... The destruction of the memorial is the latest sign that some residents have tired of the occupation at the Harney County wildlife refuge, which has stretched into its sixth week. Though the occupation's leaders have been arrested, four holdouts ...


  20. The View From My Place: This Land Is (just) My LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Manchester Journal

    Until January 2, 2016 few people had heard of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon; but we know about it now. On this day two sons of the notorious Nevada rancher, Cliven Bundy, decided they wanted to peacefully protest the re-arrest of the father and son Oregonian ranchers, Dwight and Steven Hammond who were convicted of intentionally burning 100 acres of federal land. 1 comment