Cowboy Dwane Ehmer, of Irrigon, a supporter of the group that occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, walks his horse Jan. 7, 2016, near Burns, Ore. The group has said repeatedly that local people should control federal lands, but critics say the lands are already managed to help everyone from ranchers to recreationalists.
Cowboy Dwane Ehmer, of Irrigon, a supporter of the group that occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, walks his horse Jan. 7, 2016, near Burns, Ore. The group has said repeatedly that local people should control federal lands, but critics say the lands are already managed to help everyone from ranchers to recreationalists. Rick Bowmer AP
Cowboy Dwane Ehmer, of Irrigon, a supporter of the group that occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, walks his horse Jan. 7, 2016, near Burns, Ore. The group has said repeatedly that local people should control federal lands, but critics say the lands are already managed to help everyone from ranchers to recreationalists. Rick Bowmer AP

Federal land control, Malheur takeover debated in Richland

April 15, 2016 9:52 PM