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Judge Deals Government Blow Over Facebook Evidence In Refuge Trial

OPB | Aug. 23, 2016 1:25 p.m.

The U.S. attorney wasn’t able to explain to the court how raw, unfiltered information from 11 Facebook accounts ended up as part of the evidence presented in the discovery process. 

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Eastern Oregon Wildfire Spreads To Nearly 80 Square Miles

AP | Aug. 22, 2016 1:07 p.m.

A wildfire spotted Sunday afternoon in Eastern Oregon has quickly become the state's largest active blaze.

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Roseburg Boy Names Prize Steer After Slain Refuge Occupier

AP | Aug. 15, 2016 11 a.m.

The steer was named by Ryley Schneider, who says Robert "LaVoy" Finicum was a hero for standing up against government overreach.

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Oregon Crops Top $5 Billion In Value; Beef Leads Way

AP | Aug. 12, 2016 8:01 a.m. | Portland

For the second year in a row, beef is Oregon's No. 1 agricultural commodity.

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Special Jail Privileges For Refuge Occupiers Remained Private For Weeks

OPB | Aug. 5, 2016 8:58 a.m.

U.S. District Court Judge Robert E. Jones revealed Friday that Ammon Bundy and other Malheur refuge occupiers received "special accommodations" after complaining about jail conditions.

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Jury Selection For Refuge Occupiers To Begin In September

OPB | Aug. 3, 2016 11:43 a.m. | Portland

Counsel for eight co-defendants set to go to trial in September for participating in the Malheur refuge occupation said the defense's "bus definitely has no driver."

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Mid-Level Organizer Of Malheur Refuge Occupation Pleads Guilty

OPB | Aug. 1, 2016 11:45 a.m.

Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupier Joseph Donald O’Shaughnessy has become the tenth defendant to plead guilty for his role in the January takeover near Burns.   

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Hot And Dry: The Perfect Recipe For Wildland Fires

Northwest News Network | July 31, 2016 10:30 a.m.

The National Weather Service has issued red flag warnings in both Oregon and Washington.

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Ryan Bundy Declares Himself An 'Idiot' Not Subject To US Courts

OPB | July 28, 2016 5:53 p.m.

Malheur refuge occupier Ryan Bundy filed a flurry of court documents Thursday, declaring himself an "idiot of the 'Legal Society'" who is "incompetent" and not subject to federal law.

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An Urban Refuge Where Humans And Wildlife Coexist

KCTS9/EarthFix | July 25, 2016 11:45 p.m. | Issaquah, Washington

One of the nation's first urban fish and wildlife refuges coexists with 20 percent of Washington's population in the Lake Sammamish watershed east of Seattle.