Interior Department moves to shrink multiple national monuments

Interior Department moves to shrink multiple national monuments

By Kenneth Artz / Heartland Institute The Trump administration is reviewing 27 national monuments, considering shrinking them in size and altering the activities allowed within their borders. The 1.5 million acre Bears Ears National Monument in Utah should be reduced in size, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says. The Trump administration is reviewing 27 national monuments, […]

1899 – Black Jack Ketchum shot by conductor during train robbery

1899 – Black Jack Ketchum shot by conductor during train robbery

By SoAzNewsX August 16 1878- New Mexico Territory- lawman John Beckwith was involved with a number of shoot-outs, one, on this date, in the home of his hard case father, Henry, who killed his son-in-law, William Johnson, during a wild argument in the ranch house, a fight where John tried to intervene and was almost […]

High court: Arizona cattleman wins cattle brand dispute

High court: Arizona cattleman wins cattle brand dispute

From The Westerner Blog In a fight reminiscent of the old West, it’s now official: Two Arizona ranchers cannot have the same brand for their cattle. Only this battle was fought not with guns but with lawyers. The ruling came from the Arizona Supreme Court. And the rancher on the losing end didn’t end up […]

California ranchers rebel as 1.8 million acres set aside for… frogs?

California ranchers rebel as 1.8 million acres set aside for… frogs?

From Technocracy News This is an example of Reflexive Law being applied, which I explained in Chapter 7 of Technocracy Rising: The Trojan Horse of Global Transformation. This whole twisted mess started when the radical Center for Biological Diversity (based in Tucson, Arizona) sued the state of California for alleged abuses that endangered a native frog, […]

1887 – Sundance Kid convicted of grand larceny

1887 – Sundance Kid convicted of grand larceny

By SoAzNewsX August 9 1878- Bennett Creek, Idaho- one enlisted man is wounded in fight with Bannock Indians. 1887- Sundance, Wyoming– Harry Longabaugh, aka the Sundance Kid, was convicted of grand larceny. 1944- Actor Sam Elliot was born at Sacramento, CA. You Know My Name (1998), The Hi-Lo Country, Rough Riders (1997), The Ranger, the […]

U.S. cattle inventory at 103 million head, jumps 4% since 2015

U.S. cattle inventory at 103 million head, jumps 4% since 2015

From The Westerner Blog The total U.S. cattle herd counting all cattle was at 103 million head on July 1, 2017. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) outlines in the latest Cattle Inventory Mid-year Report that the total herd count has increased 4% since the previous summer report on July 1, 2015, when […]

1862 – Army establishes Fort Bowie to guard Apache Pass

1862 – Army establishes Fort Bowie to guard Apache Pass

By SoAzNewsX July 26 1861-Fort Fillmore, New Mexico Territory- Captain Baylor gains control of the territory after driving Union troops from the fort. 1862- Fort Bowie, New Mexico Territory (present day Arizona)– the fort is established where General Carleton secured a spring to guard the eastern approach to Apache Pass. 1863- Huntsville, Texas- Sam Houston […]

National Day of the Cowboy celebration at the Empire Ranch

National Day of the Cowboy celebration at the Empire Ranch

By SoAzNewsX The National Day of the Cowboy is being celebrated nationwide on Saturday, July 22. It will also be celebrated locally at the historic Empire Ranch in southeastern Arizona–one of only three places in Arizona where activities are scheduled for the day. At the Empire, participants can get a tour of the ranch, demonstrations […]

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