SurvivalBlog’s News From The American Redoubt

This weekly column features news stories and event announcements from around the American Redoubt region. (Idaho, Montana, eastern Oregon, eastern Washington, and Wyoming.) Much of the region is also more commonly known as The Inland Northwest. We also mention companies located in the American Redoubt region that are of interest to preppers and survivalists. Today, news of a wayward bull at a central Oregon rodeo. (See the Central & Eastern Oregon section.)


Idaho farmers say water curtailment order will dry up land, push them out of business.

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Idaho Bar Explodes In Popularity For Celebrating ‘Straight Pride Month’.

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Wild horses and burros up for adoption at BLM Off-Range Corral.


Rare white bison calf spotted in Yellowstone National Park.

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Incumbent U.S. Senator Tester debates challenger Tim Sheehy.

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The conservative tide is rising: Legislative shake-up as incumbents lose primaries following Montana redistricting.

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Grizzly bear activity prompts closures of recreation sites south of Red Lodge.

Central & Eastern Oregon

Bull escapes Sisters Rodeo arena, runs through crowd; several hit, injured as they scramble out of the way.

The was also video of the bull’s fence-jumping escape.

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“At least three people were injured and two were taken to the hospital after a bull jumped the fence during the Sisters Rodeo Saturday night.

It was not immedaitely reported how severe the nature of the injuries were.

Danielle Brandon sent the video above of the bull jumping the fence to Central Oregon Daily News.”

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School district releases photos, details of Mtn. View HS vandalism; 17 seniors face criminal charges, school punishments.

Central & Eastern Washington

Christian nationalist Sean Feucht sues members of Spokane City Council over 2023 denouncement of Nadine Woodward.

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Multiple arrests Wednesday night at newly painted Pride crosswalk mural JWR’s Comment:  To reveal their true intent, those flags are best displayed in sets of four.

Some less biased coverage of one of these incidents, over at WorldNetDaily: 3 teens arrested for leaving scooter skid marks on painted Pride intersection. JWR’s Comment:  Felony skid-marking?  Are these “Author-i-tahs” serious?

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FBI and Pullman police suspect missing toddler taken to Mexico by father and girlfriend.


Teton Pass in Teton County, Wyoming closed due to mudslide.

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Governor Gordon Issues Emergency Declaration in Response to Teton Pass Landslide.

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To file under “Perps From Outside the Redoubt”: Federal Fugitive Arrested in Cheyenne After Threatening Shootout.

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