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Standoff rancher draws advocates’ ire, supporters’ cheers
To conservative followers, the plainspoken 71-year-old Cliven Bundy is an icon, but conservation advocates characterize Bundy as an outlaw.

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Ex-seasonal firefighter sentenced for igniting another fire
A former seasonal Montana firefighter who acknowledged that he deliberately sparked dozens of wildfires five years ago has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for starting another blaze in 2016
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.
2 deer from special Montana hunt test positive for disease
Two deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease after they were killed in the opening weekend of a special hunt under way in southern Montana to gauge the prevalence of the brain-wasting illness
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.