Living West

Have Horse, Will Travel

To be the Working Ranch Cowboys Association world champion, you’ve got to live the cowboy life inside and outside of the arena. Travis Duncan does just that.

Video: Luke Branquinho is The Bulldogger

A short film lets us into the life of driven steer wrestler Luke Branquinho.

Cowboying on the Sagebrush Sea

Tending to livestock in Nevada’s Great Basin was and is a lonely job. But the life and the landscape aren’t as sparse as they might seem.

Bear in Mind

It’s important to proceed with caution when heading into grizzly bear territory.

The Exhilarating Indian Relay

Colorful uniforms, high-speed horse races, and energized crowds are the perfect equation for the West’s most exciting ride.

Where Have All The Monarchs Gone?

The good news about the precipitous decline in the population of everyone’s favorite migrating butterflies? It’s not too late to reverse it.

Paradise Found

At Philmont Scout Ranch in northern New Mexico, the legend began long before the Boy Scouts showed up.

Oklahomans, OK!

“Okla” is Choctaw for people. As much as it’s red earth and blue skies, mountains and lakes, tornadoes and earthquakes, and oil and gas, it’s Reba and Blake and hundreds of other Oklahomans who’ve shaped not just the state but the country.