Ryan Bundy, who led a weeks-long militia occupation of a wildlife refuge earlier this year, claims he was just a "rancher trying to practice braiding rope."
After a near-confrontation between one of the occupiers and the FBI Wednesday afternoon, the bureau stationed agents around the occupiers' encampment.
The remaining militiamen occupying a wildlife refuge in Oregon have said they will only surrender if they receive a guarantee that they will not be arrested.
The feds say Robert “LaVoy” Finicum was reaching for his gun when state troopers opened fire during a confrontation on Tuesday.
Two Indigenous people remember the Oka crisis, and have some experience going head-to-head with the Canadian government.
In a livestream broadcast from the wildlife refuge on Wednesday, the militiamen said they have supplies "for the long haul" and are prepared to fight.
A new poll reveals deep support in seven western states for national park designations and federal, rather than state, control over land set aside for public use.
The anti-government militia, led by Ammon Bundy, is occupying an important plot of land along the Pacific Flyway — one of four north-south migratory bird routes in North America.
The militia that is occupying a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon is ready for battle. There's just one problem: No one is showing up.
“Let’s get the community back to normal before everything gets out of hand,” the sheriff said. The two men agreed to disagree, but they're going to try again on Friday.