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Malheur occupier Duane Ehmer sentenced to one year in prison
In March, a jury found Ehmer guilty of depredation of property, a felony.

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Land policies to be tested in Bundy standoff trial in Vegas
The trial sets up as a test of public land policies in Western U.S. states where the federal government controls about 85 percent of the land.
Hanford board says more money needed for cleanup
The Hanford Advisory Board says more money is needed to clean up the Hanford Nuclear Reservation
BLM hosts sage grouse meetings in Utah Tues, Wed, Thurs
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is hosting three public meetings in Utah this week to gather input on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's plans to reassess sage grouse management policies adopted under the Obama administration
Reopening The Sage Grouse Debate Has Ranchers, Conservationists Weighing Risk And Reward
Many in Oregon are worried that any roll back of the sage grouse plans could land the bird on the endangered species list.
7 leaks found in Hanford’s oldest double-walled tank
Inspectors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation have found seven leaks in the site's oldest double-walled radioactive waste storage tank
Chronic wasting disease found for first time in Montana deer
Wildlife officials say a potentially fatal disease that affects deer, elk and moose has been found in Montana for the first time
California approves rescue plan for shrinking Salton Sea
Projects outlined in the plan would cover 29,800 acres of the 48,300 acres expected to dry up by 2028.
Grizzly bear bites hunter’s hand as he deploys bear spray
A hunter in Montana was attacked by a grizzly bear while tracking an elk he shot, leaving him with injuries to his hand
Bozeman hunter shoots, kills 900-pound female grizzly bear
Montana wildlife officials say a Bozeman hunter shot and killed a female grizzly bear after it charged at him
Government agrees to halt use of cyanide traps in Colorado
Court documents show the U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to stop using “cyanide bombs” pending further study.