State officials investigate wild horse killings

Agriculture Department offering cash rewards for anonymous tips at (775) 322-4900. Lines are open 24/7. WRITTEN BY ED PEARCE Cross-posted from KOLO News LYON COUNTY, NV - Some called him "Railroad Man" or "Flash." The crews and passengers on the V&T Railroad who saw the paint stallion leading his band near American Flat almost every… Continue reading State officials investigate wild horse killings

Six months for Nevada wild horse killers

Cross-posted from The Washington Post via the Associated Press Written by SCOTT SONNER RENO, Nev. (Nov 3, 2010) -- A federal judge ordered prison time for two men who admitted to using wild horses as target practice but sought leniency Wednesday, telling them that "drunken and boneheaded is not an excuse" for the crime. "I… Continue reading Six months for Nevada wild horse killers

The War Against the Horse

Written by DEANNE STILLMAN On June 22, two men will go on trial for allegedly killing five wild horses in Nevada. The federally protected horses were gunned down in December at a time when the debate over the plight of the country’s mustangs had reached a fever pitch. Last week, the men accused of the… Continue reading The War Against the Horse

Arrest made in Wild Horse killings

ROCK SPRINGS - Authorities have arrested a Bureau of Land Management employee in connection with the June shooting deaths of three horses at the agency's holding corrals. BLM spokeswoman Lorraine Keith said Tuesday that Jason Hein was arrested in Billings on Friday. "It's good news that the process is working ... and hopefully we'll have… Continue reading Arrest made in Wild Horse killings