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.
Jury selection in the second trial of those who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in 2016 is underway at the federal courthouse in downtown Portland.
Last fall, seven of the occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge were found not guilty of all of the major charges in the case.
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.
Four of the seven defendants in the second Malheur Refuge trial are scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges.
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.
Jurors who serve in the second trial for Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers will remain anonymous, according to a Friday court order.