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.
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Dramatic video from inside Finicum's vehicle
Footage released by Deschutes County Sheriff's Office Tuesday shows the moment that Robert 'LaVoy' Finicum, one of the armed protesters who took over a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon in January, was killed in a shooting that was deemed 'justified and necessary' by a county prosecutor.
The footage, which combines film from a police helicopter and a camera held one of Finicum's passengers, was recorded on January 26 during his attempt to travel between the occupied Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and a meeting in the town of John Day...more
To see and hear what it was like to have been in the vehicle, watch this video: