Living West

All Roads Lead to Ernie

Collectors from all over the world and silversmiths from all over Indian Country converge at Ernie Montoya’s Sunwest Silver, one of the biggest turquoise operations in North America.

Cheyenne Frontier Days

Montana-based fine-art photographer Erika Haight went on assignment for C&I to Wyoming’s Cheyenne Frontier Days — and captured some of the experiences in and out of the arena.

Rodeo Report: The 1st Annual Hunter Norman Memorial Bulls & Ranch Broncs

C&I talks to organizers about the successful inaugural rodeo in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Cowboy Artists of America Launch Online Art Sale

The inaugural 48-hour Cowboy Trails sale, offering works from CAA’s annual trail ride, kicks off July 11. View paintings now at caacowboytrails.com.

Honoring a Young Cowboy Taken Too Soon

A tragic death, a brand-new memorial rodeo, and the hearts of parents and cowboys everywhere.

The Family Ranch

Determined to keep their family ranch, Wyoming brothers Cody and Chase Lockhart have created a Jackson Hole niche: local beef.

C&I’s National Pet Day

Happy National Pet Day! We look back at our favorite images of furry friends from past year’s annual photo contest issue in celebration.

The Ranch at the Edge of the West

Pat Harvie’s spread in the Aleutian Islands has lush grasslands and no natural predators, but that doesn’t mean ranching in the Cradle of Storms is easy.