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Old Burns Hotel Among 27 Projects To Get Oregon Dollars

OPB | May 10, 2017 10:09 a.m. | Burns, Oregon

An old, vacant hotel in Burns will be refurbished with funding from the State Historic Preservation Office.

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Gov. Kate Brown Makes Her First Post-Occupation Visit To Burns

OPB | April 12, 2017 4:45 p.m. | Burns, Oregon

Gov. Kate Brown spent Wednesday in Harney County, talking with local residents and officials. OPB reporter Amanda Peacher was there. 

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2nd Malheur Trial Offers Hope For Some Harney County Residents

OPB | Feb. 20, 2017 2:02 p.m.

In Harney County, some residents hope this next trial offers a second shot at justice for their community. 

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Oregon Standoff Verdict: Not Guilty

OPB | Oct. 28, 2016 noon

The verdict is in for the trial of the Malheur Refuge occupiers. All seven defendants were found not guilty of conspiring to impede federal workers of doing their jobs. We'll talk about the verdict, reaction to it and what it might mean for federal workers and patriot movements going forward.

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Ammon Bundy To Testify Tuesday: 'I Have No Other Choice'

OPB | Oct. 3, 2016 4:30 a.m. | Portland

As the defense enters the second week of presenting its case, Ammon Bundy is set to take the stand in defense of his actions during the 41-day takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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Harney County Residents Come Together For Fair

OPB | Sept. 12, 2016 9:27 a.m.

Each year, residents from across Harney County come together for the county fair.

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Defense Says Government Lied To Court About Facebook Evidence In Refuge Trial

OPB | Sept. 9, 2016 7:59 p.m.

Defense attorneys told the Judge Anna Brown the government hadn’t been honest with her or the defense about how it handled Facebook evidence.

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Malheur Refuge Headquarters Will Remain Closed During Trial

OPB | Sept. 3, 2016 1:51 p.m. | Portland

The headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge could remain closed for the rest of the year. It’s been closed since the armed occupation in January.

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Ryan Bundy Asks To Remove Standby Counsel, Dismiss Charges

OPB | Sept. 3, 2016 12:25 p.m. | Portland

Ryan Bundy is asking a judge to get rid of his standby counsel and dismiss the government's case against him.     

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Rebroadcast: 41 Days, Refuge Occupation Documentary

OPB | Sept. 5, 2016 12:06 p.m.

We listen back to our documentary of the nearly six-week Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation in this hour-long Think Out Loud special.

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'This Land Is Our Land': Defense Strategy

OPB | Sept. 2, 2016 7 a.m.

OPB speaks with a Portland-based defense attorney, who explains how they go about trying to build a case for defendants when there is a mountain of documented evidence against them.

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'This Land Is Our Land': Meet The Defendants

OPB | Sept. 2, 2016 7 a.m.

In the debut episode of "This Land Is Our Land," OPB takes a closer look at the men and women charged with taking over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge earlier this year.

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Judge Details Malheur Occupation Evidence Allowed At Trial

OPB | Sept. 1, 2016 6:07 p.m. | Portland

U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown has ruled what disputed evidence and testimony will be allowed in the trial of Ammon Bundy and others accused of taking over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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News Roundtable | Generic Drug Pricing | Defending The Bundys

OPB | Sept. 2, 2016 noon

Our news roundtable goes over the biggest stories of the week. Rep. Kurt Schrader sponsors a bill to prevent drug price gouging. We hear a preview of OPB's occupation trial podcast.

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Faces Of The Malheur Refuge Occupation Trial

OPB | Sept. 1, 2016 6 a.m. | Portland

Twenty-six people were indicted over the 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon, in early 2016. Here, we track the legal status of those individuals. 

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Oregon Standoff Judge Rules On Self-Representation, Mental Health Testimony

OPB | Aug. 30, 2016 5:43 p.m.

U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown ruled Kenneth Medenbach and Ryan Bundy can continue to represent themselves, despite violating past court rulings.

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Judge Approves Harney County Video Feed Of Refuge Trial

OPB | Aug. 25, 2016 4:24 p.m. | Portland

U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown approved a request by prosecutors to set up a remote video of the trial at the Bureau of Land Management office in Burns.

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Ryan Bundy Could Lose Ability To Represent Himself At Trial

OPB | Aug. 24, 2016 4:17 p.m. | Portland

U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown appears poised to terminate Ryan Bundy’s status as his own attorney in his upcoming trial, which starts next month.

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Ryan Bundy To Argue Why Oregon Governor Should Testify In Refuge Trial

OPB | Aug. 24, 2016 11:36 a.m.

Thursday, Ryan Bundy is scheduled to argue why Oregon Gov. Kate Brown should testify as a witness at next month’s trial in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation. 

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Ryan Bundy Placed In Disciplinary Housing

OPB | Aug. 9, 2016 5:36 p.m.

Ryan Bundy, one of the leaders of the Malheur refuge occupation, has been placed in disciplinary housing at the Multnomah County Detention Center for threatening staff.