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Nevada rancher's neighbors weary of attention

Published on NewsOK Modified: May 1, 2014 at 10:29 am •  Published: May 1, 2014

BUNKERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — For weeks, police in Mesquite, Nevada, have been getting phone calls from travelers from around the country, wondering if it's safe to drive on Interstate 15 near where armed backers of a Nevada rancher have been camped since a standoff April 12 over cattle grazing on federal land.

Police Chief Troy Tanner tells callers it's safe.

But local authorities and Bundy's neighbors in the tiny farm town of Bunkerville are growing weary of intense media attention and the unresolved dispute in the scenic Virgin River area 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas.

A local Democratic congressman wants an investigation into self-described militia members living in flag-flying encampments along a state highway leading to the Bundy ranch.

The campers say they aren't leaving until Bundy tells them to go.


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