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Ethical Questions Surround Ammon Bundy’s Legal Team, Strategy

OPB | Feb. 5, 2016 2:16 p.m.

Two Oregon attorneys came to the refuge at least once and inventoried which federal laws were being broken, while militant leaders ordered new recruits to engage in illegal activity.

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Northwest Volunteers Want To Help Restore Malheur Refuge

OPB/EarthFix | Feb. 4, 2016 4:57 p.m. | Burns, Oregon

People from around the Northwest are saying they want to help clean up and restore the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge after the occupation ends.

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Militant Duane Ehmer Released From Jail

OPB | Feb. 4, 2016 2:35 p.m. | Portland

Duane Ehmer, one of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers known for riding a horse named "Hellboy," was released from jail Thursday.

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Last Line Of Communication With Militants Cut

OPB | Feb. 3, 2016 3:09 p.m.

For the past 48 hours, OPB has communicated with militants still occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. That ended Wednesday.

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The Land Dispute At Malheur Is No New Phenomenon

OPB | Feb. 1, 2016 4:16 p.m.

If history tells us anything about the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, it's that land management disputes like this one are nothing new.

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How A Digital Friendship Created An Unlikely Holdout

OPB | Jan. 30, 2016 1:36 p.m. | Burns, Oregon

David Fry’s online friendship with militant LaVoy Finicum led him to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, where he is one of the last remaining occupants.

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Landowners Inside FBI Perimeter: 'We’re Psychologically Exhausted'

OPB | Jan. 30, 2016 1:18 p.m.

Andy and Vena Dunbar have spent the past six days living within a no man’s land inside the FBI checkpoints that now surround the refuge headquarters.

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Attorneys, Bundys Release New Videos Pleading With Occupiers To Surrender

OPB | Jan. 29, 2016 8:47 p.m.

OPB has obtained a video of Lisa Bundy speaking to Ammon Bundy. In the video, he asks the remaining militants to give up their standoff at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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Protester In Burns: 'It Was The Saddest Day Of My Life'

OPB | Jan. 27, 2016 4:11 p.m. | Burns, Oregon

Burns man saddened by violent arrest of militant leaders stages one-man protest in support of the Hammonds.

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1 Rancher Says He'll Ignore His Grazing Contract

OPB | Jan. 23, 2016 6:51 p.m. | Hanrey County, Oregon

A rancher from New Mexico signed a letter Saturday telling the federal government he will no longer honor his grazing contract.