Items by Wendy Beye
Ranchers try to make sense of the alphabet soup of grants, loans, and regulations affecting their recovery efforts
Sports teams in small, remote Western towns playing at far-flung schools keep their families on the road all winter long.
Ranchers along Montana's Musselshell River had a long way to go after floods damaged their fields and equipment
When the Musselshell River flooded Roundup, Mont., it did damage to everything but the townsfolk's indomitable spirit.
With so many unwanted horses abandoned to starve these days, it’s time to reconsider slaughterhouses.
It's better to live without fences altogether, but if you must put up a fence in a wild landscape, don't use the woven wire ones.
Wendy Beye remembers her father, who worked hard to save the California quail during his years as a state Fish and Game manager near the Mojave Desert.
A flight instructor mourns the recent deaths of three fire-fighting pilots and fears more may die during this summer’s fire season
A Montana pilot flies a fire spotter over the western part of the state in one of the worst fire seasons she’s ever known
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