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Desert tortoise faces uncertain future amid Bundy conflict
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Desert tortoise faces uncertain future amid Bundy conflict
It all began with the tortoise.

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Rancher Cliven Bundy walks out a free man
Federal judge found what she called “flagrant misconduct” by prosecutors dismissed criminal charges against the 71-year-old states’ rights figure.
Judge’s decision due on dismissing ranching standoff case
Judge criticized prosecutors for what she called “willful” violations of due process rights of defendants.
Inslee vows resistance on federal marijuana policy
Inslee vows resistance on federal marijuana policy
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee issues call to defend recreational marijuana
In Pacific NW, Lack Of Clarity Looms After Sessions’ Cannabis Decision
In rescinding the Cole Memorandum, Sessions plans to let federal prosecutors decide how aggressively to enforce federal cannabis laws.
Bleak forecast for Colorado River supplies; 20% snowpack
The first forecast of the year for Colorado River water supplies is a bleak one
Q&A: What does Sessions’ policy mean for the future of weed?
Confusion abounds about what the policy might mean for marijuana users, sellers and states that collect taxes from pot sales.
Marijuana investors skittish after Sessions’ shot at pot
A Nevada state lawmaker said he was concerned Sessions’ action could snuff out the budding industry in that state
US to end lenient policy that let legal pot flourish
Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ new stance will instead let federal prosecutors decide how aggressively to enforce longstanding federal law prohibiting marijuana.
Men in Oregon standoff violate their release conditions
A judge is taking action against two men who took part in the occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge after Facebook photos showed they violated their release conditions by visiting the Bundy ranch in Nevada without permission.

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