Items by Linda Hasselstrom
We could all live healthier, more fulfilling and sustainable lives if we would try to do more with less.
A short day's drive from where you live can you put in touch with local history and help you meet new people in fascinating small towns.
In her memoir, Riding the Edge of an Era, Diana Allen Kouris relates the life described in her subtitle’s words: Growing Up Cowboy on the Outlaw Trail.
In The Family Ranch: Land, Children and Tradition in the American West, Linda Hussa looks at the way modern rural families live their lives.
Western writers offer a generous and inspired list of recommended reading for the president-elect, including a diverse collection of fiction and nonfiction.
Linda Hasselstrom writes of the joy of bread-making, and of an 80-something friend who has shared her homemade, delicious loaves with hundreds of people.
It’s not just the butterflies who respond to Linda Hasselstrom’s lavish wildflower garden in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
In the anthology Home Land: Ranching and a West That Works, a wide variety of authors argue that ranching is much more than an outmoded “lifestyle.”
Linda Hasselstrom muses sadly over the closing of a 118-year-old drugstore in downtown Cheyenne, Wyo.
The writer lauds the quiet life of the Great Plains, a region touching 10 states and a few lucky people
The writer reveals what real estate ads mean when they say a former ranch is "pristine," "exclusive," or "scenic"
Why do newcomers to the West need to build such obnoxious entrance gates to their brand-new ranchettes?
The writer calls prairie dogs "prairie rats," and she’d like New Yorkers to share their city with them
The writer urges people to look for grassfed beef raised locally to reduce the threat of Mad Cow disease
- William Bryan on Scientists strengthen link between climate change and drought
- Carl Reese on Five Western waterways worse than the orange Animas
- Steve Snyder on The Endangered Species Act's biggest experiment
- Ray Ring on Montana farmers start talking climate change
- Wayne L Hare on Dispatch from a medic on the North Star Fire in Washington