Feature: Fear of the Federal Government in the Ranchlands of Oregon

Two years after the standoff at the Malheur Refuge, many people in the region remain convinced that their way of life is being trampled.

Mistrial Declared in Bundy Armed Standoff Case

The judge said prosecutors had improperly withheld evidence from the defense in the case, which stemmed from an armed standoff over grazing rights in 2014.

Federal Trial Begins for the Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy

A guilty verdict for Mr. Bundy could reinforce Washington’s control of 640 million acres of public land, while an acquittal could embolden those who ignore federal rules.

Blood and Beauty on a Texas Exotic-Game Ranch

By MANNY FERNANDEZ October 19, 2017 UVALDE, Tex. — On a ranch at the southwestern edge of the Texas Hill Country, a hunting guide spotted her cooling off in the shade: an African reticulated giraffe. Such is the curious state of modern Texas ranching,...