Ammon Bundy

Citizens of Burns torn over occupiers

Burns, Ore. (KTVZ) — Hundreds of people gathered outside the courthouse in Burns, both to protest and support the armed occupation of a national wildlife preserve. People upset over the police killing of occupier and Arizona rancher Robert “LaVoy” Finicum held signs …

Bundy statement urges protesters to go home

Harney County, Ore. — A statement by Ammon Bundy, read by his attorney, asks protesters at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge to stand down. The statement read, in part, “I’m asking the Federal Government to allow the people of the refuge to go …

Oregon occupation enters 19th day

Burns, ore.– (KTVZ) Leaders of the armed occupation of Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge paid a surprise visit to a Burns, Oregon community meeting Tuesday, the 19th day of their protest at the refuge headquarters. The unannounced trip came a few hours …

Oregon protesters remove cameras

(KTVZ) Protesters occupying Oregon’s Malheur Wildlife Refuge have removed five “surveillance cameras” they claim were placed on a road near the refuge by the FBI. The group said Harney County residents alerted them to the cameras, about 15 miles from the refuge, …

Oregon protesters stay put for nearly one week

 Harney County, Ore.– (KGW) Oregon’s Harney County sheriff met with armed protesters Thursday in hopes of reaching a peaceful resolution to an occupation at a national wildlife refuge. Harney County Sheriff David Ward told protest leader Ammon Bundy he would help the …