The bones of Everett Ruess, who vanished into the desert at the age of 20, have been identified 75 years later, but the mystery of his life – and the details of his death – remain unknown.
by Philip L. Fradkin,
May 08, 2009
The recent discovery that bones found in the Southwest did not belong to the long-lost poet-wanderer Everett Ruess keeps one more evocative Western mystery alive.
by Jeff Osgood ,
Nov 12, 2009
Two new books tackle the mystery of Everett Ruess, who vanished somewhere in the Four Corners region in 1934.
by Traci J. Macnamara,
Sep 18, 2011
When you're out of work and homeless, it's inspiring to remember young wanderers like Everett Ruess, even if he never returned from his mysterious sojourn in the canyon country of Utah.
by Jane Koerner,
Nov 08, 2011
When the media reported that Everett Ruess' bones had been discovered, solving a 70-year-old mystery, Utah State Archaeologist Kevin Jones had his doubts.
by Keith Kloor,
Feb 18, 2010