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'Frontline' Presents 'American Patriot,' A Look At The Malheur Standoff

For "American Patriot," "Frontline" goes inside the battle between a ranching family in the West and the federal government, examining how a simmering fight over land in Nevada and Oregon became deadly, invigorated a wider militia movement, and continues to challenge law enforcement. Premieres May 16. 

2 Occupiers Found Guilty Of Conspiracy For Roles In Oregon Standoff

A jury has convicted occupiers Jason Patrick and Darryl Thorn on felony conspiracy charges for their roles in last year’s takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

Malheur Occupier's Father Calls His Son A Liar In Federal Court

Defense witnesses in the second trial stemming from last year’s occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge provided new details and refuted previous testimony about a Dec. 29, 2015, meeting in Burns.

What Did Harney County Residents Know Before The Malheur Occupation?

A local rancher tells OPB that Ammon Bundy spoke broadly about the idea of seizing government buildings before the occupation began.  

Listen: OPB's 'This Land Is Our Land' Podcast

OPB's "This Land Is Our Land" covers the trial of Ammon Bundy and others charged in the 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon in 2016.

About An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

An armed, self-described militia group protesting the sentencing of a pair of Burns, Oregon, father-son ranchers for burning federal lands seized control of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon, for 41 days in early 2016.