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  • The movie-magic West rides again

    The movie-magic West rides again

    If you want to see the Old West live again, drop by a ranch and offer to help with the springtime cattle branding.

  • The Rise of the Minotaur

    The Rise of the Minotaur

    Bull riding explodes from its rural Western roots to become a modern spectacle along the lines of NASCAR.

  • Schmear campaign

    Schmear campaign

    How do you find a really good bagel in a place like Missoula, Mont.?

  • When Mary had a lot of lambs

    When Mary had a lot of lambs

    Forty years ago, Wyoming ranchers raised a lot of sheep, and ranch kids like the author’s own knew the joys and frustrations of raising “bum” lambs.

  • We’re  in this together

    We’re in this together

    Owning a house in Rawlins, Wyoming now has global implications.

  • My Crazy Brother

    Ray Ring takes a personal, painful look at the West’s suicidal tendencies, as shown in the life and death of his brother, John.

  • Breaking the silence of suicide

    It may seem like a considerable departure for High Country News to write about mental illness and suicide, but as Ray Ring’s deeply personal lead story shows, both tragedies are rooted in the West.

  • No frigate like a book

    This special issue focuses on books and essays that help us understand the complex, chaotic West.

  • RV Nation

    On a Western road trip, Evelyn Spence ponders the peculiar names – and increasing numbers – of gigantic RVs.

  • Old West meets Old World in Big Horn

    In Big Horn, Wyo., in the shadow of the Big Horn Mountains, Westerners have been playing polo for more than a century

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