Federal prosecutors said Jason Blomgren was a low-level defendant who spent about 15 days at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon.
U.S. District Court Judge Ann Aiken sentenced Michael Emry, 55, of John Day, to two and a half years in federal prison and three years of supervised release.
Mike Arnold, whose nearly two-decade career included defending Ammon Bundy in his first four months in jail, has left his firm to grow marijuana.
Geoffrey Stanek was sentenced to six months home detention for his role in the 41-day long occupation in eastern Oregon.
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When Rita Poe approached Nancy Zingheim with an unusual request, Zingheim had little idea what she was getting into. Two years later, Zingheim has a clearer picture of Poe and the wildlands she loved.
Gov. Kate Brown spent Wednesday in Harney County, talking with local residents and officials. OPB reporter Amanda Peacher was there.
Federal court was packed Monday for what appears to be the final day of the defense’s case in the second trial stemming from last year’s occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Opening statements got underway Tuesday for the trial of the second group of defendants charged in connection with the 2016 armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Federal wildlife employees will again be barred from testifying about any fear they felt during last winter's armed occupation of a national bird sanctuary in southeastern Oregon.
Duane Ehmer and his attorney said in a court filing late Wednesday that U.S. District Judge Anna Brown might not be impartial.
Marcus Mumford was tased by U.S. Marshals on Oct. 27, just after he learned his client, Ammon Bundy, and six others were found not guilty of conspiring to occupy the Oregon wildlife refuge.
LaVoy Finicum's widow, Jeanette, and their children are planning to hold a meeting later this month to talk about the Constitution, property rights and other issues.
Ammon and Ryan Bundy have been found not guilty of conspiracy. Their five co-defendants Jeff Banta, Shawna Cox, David Fry, Kenneth Medenbach and Neil Wampler have all been found not guilty as well.
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.
One of the more stunning moments during the trial of seven people accused of occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge came from Lt. Brian Needham of the Harney County Sheriff's Office.
Harney County Sheriff David Ward takes the stand Wednesday morning as the first witness for the prosecution, and the jury could also hear from refuge manager Chad Kargas before the day is over.
Defense attorneys told the Judge Anna Brown the government hadn’t been honest with her or the defense about how it handled Facebook evidence.
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.