Malheur

15 people arrested in Oregon sex trafficking sting

Vale, Ore.- KGW-TV reports authorities in southeast Oregon have arrested 15 people in connection with an undercover sex trafficking operation. Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe said in a statement to KGW Saturday that the Malheur County Sheriff’s Office and police departments in …

Repairs continue at Malheur Wildlife Refuge

Harney County, Ore. (KGW) — Reporters were given a brief tour of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Wednesday afternoon as workers and repair crews continue to work on the headquarters building. The bird sanctuary was taken over by armed intruders on January …

FBI moves in to contain remaining Malheur occupiers

Update (02/11 11:15pm) – All occupiers have peacefully surrendered to the FBI. Thursday morning, three of the four occupiers surrendered to police. The fourth occupier, identified as David Fry, stayed inside the refuge while live-streaming the situation to over 25,000 listeners. He …

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 …