Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Former BLM Manager Pleads Guilty to Sex With Child
A former high-level employee at the Bureau of Land Management pleaded guilty Thursday in Washoe District Court to a sexual relationship with a young relative. 64-year-old Ronald Wenker will be sentenced in May to sexual assault and lewdness charges involving a minor under the age of 14. Investigators believe the relationship started when the girl was 8, and he was arrested when she was 13, last year. Another relative had witnessed the abuse and reported it...more