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  • Invoking local rights, Utah protesters cross into federal land

    Invoking local rights, Utah protesters cross into federal land
    A local county commissioner here frustrated with what he called overreach by the federal government led a protest ride of several dozen all-terrain vehicles into a public canyon closed off by the Bureau of Land Management. “It feels great,”...
  • Protesters in Utah drive ATVs onto federal land — but find no showdown

    The ATVs kicked up sprays of dirt, their riders waving American flags and protest signs as they rumbled along a disputed canyon trail that federal officials had closed to motorized vehicles. Their message Saturday was clear amid the dust: This was the...
  • City to host sale of back taxes amid concern about vacants

    City to host sale of back taxes amid concern about vacants
    The city will conduct its annual tax sale this month in an effort to boost tax rolls, but some critics say it's a quick fix that contributes to one of Baltimore's most entrenched problems — vacant properties. City officials scheduled about 10,...
  • O'Malley: Md.'s commitment to open space remains strong [Letter]

    O'Malley: Md.'s commitment to open space remains strong [Letter]
    In a recent Sun article calling on me, and Maryland's legislature to reaffirm our longstanding commitment to parks, playgrounds, trails and fields ("Marylanders need to speak up for open space," April 1), Dan Rodricks does a good job of spotlighting an...
  • Citing armed protesters, BLM returns seized cattle to Nevada rancher

    Citing armed protesters, BLM returns seized cattle to Nevada rancher
    After spending a week whisking away nearly 400 cattle they said were illegally grazing on federal land in the Nevada desert, officials facing a battalion of protesters with horses and guns decided to free those cattle in a stunning reversal Saturday...
  • Stephen Colbert performs 'The Ballad of Cliven Bundy'

    Stephen Colbert performs 'The Ballad of Cliven Bundy'
    The tale of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his standoff with the federal government over his ability to let his cattle graze federal lands without paying took an even more inflammatory turn Wednesday when video came to light of the outspoken rancher...
  • Just what we don't need: A new Sagebrush Rebellion

     Just what we don't need: A new Sagebrush Rebellion
    Some 50 political leaders from nine Western states gathered in Salt Lake City this month to discuss plans to wrest control of millions of acres of public lands from the federal government. One wonders whether, like a dog chasing a car, they've figured out...
  • The Bundys and the dispute over conservative principles [Letter]

    The Bundys and the dispute over conservative principles [Letter]
    The recent Nevada ranchers standoff with the federal government has caused considerable discussion in the media ("After Nevada ranch stand-off, emboldened militias ask: where next?" April 17). On the one side are the supporters of Cliven Bundy and his...
  • On race, meet dumb and dumberer

    Oh, my Lord, where to begin? You already know what this column is about. You know even though we are barely three sentences in. You knew before you saw the headline. There are days in the opinion business when one story makes itself inevitable and...
  • Cliven Bundy's phony war

    Re "A new Sagebrush Rebellion," Editorial, April 27 Renegade Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's ceaseless self-promotion has become ever more incredible. He has claimed that federal authorities want to kill him. Not so. What the government really wants...
  • Nevada governor and senator join criticism of federal cattle roundup

    LAS VEGAS — Nevada's governor and one of its U.S. senators have joined a chorus of criticism of a month-long federal government roundup of a recalcitrant rancher’s 900 cattle that for decades have grazed on hundreds of thousands of acres of...