If national monument or wilderness designation gets more people to visit Browns Canyon, wouldn't that threaten the very resource that is supposed to be protected by that action?
An early encounter with the wily bull trout teaches an angler lifelong respect for this rare fish, and for the Endangered Species Act that helps keep it alive.
Hunters, gun owners and NRA members need an articulate spokesman, but a loudmouth like Ted Nugent is not the ideal candidate.
In Contents May Have Shifted, Pam Houston writes about a writer’s journeys, both physical and emotional
A Good Man -- the third novel in Guy Vanderhaeghe's U.S.-Canada border trilogy -- thoughtfully explores life in that region during the late 1800s.
Hunting tag auctions may get too pricey for a lot of Western hunters, but they also raise significant money for conservation projects.
The essays in Fred Haefele's slim collection Extremophilia, River Rats, Timber Tramps, Biker Trash, and Realtors are both casual and transcendent explorations of the West.
In Lake City, Colo., the state's oldest ski lift is still hauling skiers up modest slopes at even more modest prices.
Last year's deaths and changing ecological factors point to a need for a new approach to hiker safety
Cheryl Strayed's memoir Wild describes her arduous trek along the Pacific Crest Trail as she seeks to recover from life-changing grief.
The proposed Bitterroot ski resort in Montana remains unfinished, entangled in financial and environmental problems.
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