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The Westerner · 6h ago

EPA Union Urges Employees to Rally on Capitol Hill for ‘Respect’

Environmental Protection Agency employees are being urged to join a rally on Capitol Hill next month by a union representing the agency, according to an email obtained by the Washington Fr...
The Westerner · 23h ago

Rancher claims cartel activity captured on camera

A southern Arizona rancher is sharing video, he says, that shows cartel activity happening on his property. Jim Chilton has a 50,000-acre ranch in Arivaca. He claims game cameras mounted th...
The Westerner · 21h ago

Ranchers criticize wilderness proposal by Udall, Heinrich

New Mexico’s two U.S. senators have introduced legislation they say has been years in the making to set aside tens of thousands of acres as wilderness on opposite ends of the state in areas ...
The Westerner · 22h ago

West's challenge is still water scarcity, wet winter or not

by Zack ColmanPioche, Nev.—The number of “For Sale” signs compete with “Open” in the storefronts along the main street in this hilly town, where fortunes evaporated with the silver and zinc ...
The Westerner · 1d ago

Clarence "Yunk" Griffin, 1942-2017

Clarence "Yunk" Griffin of Snyder, Texas went to be with our Lord and Savior on February 18, 2017 in Lubbock, Texas after a series of health complications. Yunk was born May 1, 1942 in Co...
The Westerner · 1d ago

Hatch tells state lawmakers Trump looking at Bears Ears, Grand Staircase

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, told state lawmakers Wednesday that even though President Donald Trump may irritate some people, "in a lot of ways, we're taking on things that we've never been abl...
The Westerner · 1d ago

Study on grazing in the West

On the 20th I linked to a column by Matthew Anderson, Grazing should be critical piece of ...
The Westerner · 1d ago

Two children burned after Dakota Access protesters set 20 fires during evacuation

Two children were burned, one of them severely, at the Dakota Access camp evacuation Wednesday after remaining activists set fire to about 20 shelters and a vehicle in what was described as ...
The Westerner · 1d ago

No home on the range - BLM, powerball, pzp & pine nuts

There are an estimated 100,000 wild horses in the Western United States, but only a little more than half of them actually live in the wild of the vast range lands. The rest are kept in corr...
The Westerner · 1d ago

Giffords promotes gun bills in NM Legislature

Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords – who barely survived an assassination attempt six years ago – joined the debate Wednesday over gun proposals moving through the New Mexico Legislature. Giff...