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Tue Sep 6, 2016, 07:30 AM

Malheur Refuge Headquarters Will Remain Closed During Trial [View all]

The headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge could remain closed for the rest of the year. Itís been closed since the armed occupation in January.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is installing security upgrades at the refuge headquarters and visitor center, and says the work could take until early next spring.

The upcoming trial of eight defendants who occupied the headquarters, including Ammon and Ryan Bundy, is creating additional interest in the refuge.

Jason Holm, spokesman for the Pacific Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, says federal and local law enforcement regularly brief the agency on security concerns.

Read more: http://www.opb.org/news/series/burns-oregon-standoff-bundy-militia-news-updates/malheur-wildlife-refuge-closed-during-occupation-trial/

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