Kirk Siegler

Kirk Siegler appears in the following:

At An Idaho Ski Club, A Window Into A Bygone Era

Monday, February 19, 2018

Chic ski resorts may seem the natural destination for downhill enthusiasts. Years ago, North America sprouted many little volunteer-run ski clubs like Bald Mountain in Idaho.

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In Rural New Mexico, Ranchers Wage Their Battle Through The Courts

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Cliven Bundy is calling on other ranchers to rebel against the government after the collapse of a federal conspiracy case against him. But it's unclear how, or even if, other ranchers will respond.

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Descending On A Montana Town, Neo-Nazi Trolls Test Where Free Speech Ends

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

When trollers descended on a small Jewish community in Montana, a rabbi and others endured cyber-bullying. There is now a lawsuit but it's unclear whether there is much recourse for victims.

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Trump's Budget Proposal Inducing Anxiety In The Rural West

Friday, January 12, 2018

President Trump promised to be a champion for rural America. But his plan to cut rural development funds causes anxiety in at least one timber country town that's struggling to diversify its economy.

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Westerners Worry About Bundy's Defiant Stand Against Feds

Thursday, January 11, 2018

With all charges against Cliven Bundy dropped, the Nevada rancher says his fight against the U.S. government's control of public lands is just beginning.

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Judge Dismisses Federal Case Against Cliven Bundy And Sons, Bars Retrial

Monday, January 08, 2018

Less than a month after declaring a mistrial, Judge Gloria Navarro said there can be no retrial against the Nevada rancher and three other men, who led an armed standoff with federal agents in 2014.

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Mistrial Declared In Bundy Ranch Standoff Case

Thursday, December 21, 2017

The government's case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy accuses him of leading an armed standoff over control of U.S. public lands in 2014.

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Why Fires Are Becoming California's New Reality

Thursday, December 07, 2017

The wildfires consuming parts of Southern California are becoming a new normal for the state, climatologists say. They're driven by a warming ocean, high winds and drought.

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Was It 'Illegal' For Trump To Shrink Utah's Monuments? The Battle Begins

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

President Trump's authority to reduce two national land monuments in Utah now faces legal challenges, as his administration considers what to do with 25 other protected territories under review.

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In Utah, Trump Announces Dramatic Decreases In Size To State's National Monuments

Monday, December 04, 2017

President Trump announced on Monday in Utah that his administration will dramatically shrink two national monument designations that protect federal public lands. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke proposed shrinking both the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments earlier this year.

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Trump Orders Largest National Monument Reduction In U.S. History

Monday, December 04, 2017

In a speech in Utah on Monday, President Trump announced that his administration will shrink the Bears Ears National Monument by roughly 85 percent and the Grand Staircase by about half its size.

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How The Bundy Trial Hits America's Widening Information Divide

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Bundys are savvy users of social media, which helped them shift the story away from the orders and laws Cliven Bundy is alleged to have violated and toward one of a defiant cowboy taking a stand.

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Federal Trial Of Anti-Government Rancher Cliven Bundy Delayed

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

There's been another delay in the high profile federal conspiracy trial against anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy and his militia associates in Nevada. Bundy, two of his sons and another militiaman are accused of leading an armed standoff against federal agents near the Bundy ranch outside Las Vegas in 2014. The Bundys refuse to recognize federal control of public land.

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Cliven Bundy Trial Gets Started With Jury Selection

Monday, October 30, 2017

Jury selection for the federal trial against Cliven Bundy begins Monday. The anti-government rancher is charged with leading an armed standoff against federal agents in 2014.

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Cliven Bundy And Sons Face A Jury As Federal Trial Opens In Las Vegas

Monday, October 30, 2017

The anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy and some of his followers go on trial in Las Vegas, three years after he led an armed standoff with federal agents over cattle grazing on public land. Jury selection starts Monday.

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Why It Will Be Tough To Hold Hotel Legally Responsible For The Vegas Shooting

Friday, October 13, 2017

"A lot of these people who suffered through the night of October 1 want answers," says one attorney. But previous cases meant to hold venues or gun manufacturers accountable have gone nowhere.

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Las Vegas Massacre Prompts Further Look Into Nevada's Gun Laws

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

The massacre in Las Vegas has brought what's becoming a predictable narrative in the wake of deadly mass shootings in the U.S.: whether or not gun control laws could have helped prevent the tragedy.

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Build A Brewery, And They Will Come

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Some struggling small towns in rural America are beginning to tap into a new model as they try to revive themselves. Small, craft breweries are bringing people back to these declining areas.

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After Heavy Damage, Florida Keys Residents Anxiously Wait To Return Home

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Some residents of Key Largo are now being allowed back in, but the Florida Keys are still largely without power, water, medical service and cell service.

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Irma Damage Largely Cuts Off Florida Keys From The Outside World

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys hard. Evacuated residents may not be able to return home for weeks. The scope of the destruction is only just becoming clear.

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