Art & Culture

Skiing And Rodeo Collide At Steamboat Springs’ Cowboy Downhill

This unique winter sporting event makes for one heck of a tradition in Steamboat Springs. “It all began when...

The Summer That Made History: Jim Thorpe In Stockholm

The year was 1912. The Summer Olympics were in Stockholm. Jim Thorpe was poised to go down in history....

Art Gallery: South Dakota’s Dignity Of Earth And Sky

Dale Claude Lamphere’s tribute to Native peoples also celebrates the beauty of the Great Plains. She stands with her...

Path Lit By Lightning: The Life Of Jim Thorpe

One of the greatest athletes of all time, Jim Thorpe died impoverished without seeing his Olympic gold medals restored....

What Lonesome Dove Author Larry McMurtry Meant To Fellow Writers

A new collection of essays written in tribute to Texas literary giant Larry McMurtry begins with a moving foreword...

Pastures Of The Empty Page: Fellow Writers On The Life And Legacy Of Larry McMurtry

Sales of a collection of essays written in tribute to the Lonesome Dove author will help fund the nonprofit...

Announcing C&I’s 2024 Visions Of The West Photo Contest Winners

Check out the winners and highlights of C&I’s annual Visions of the West photo contest celebrating the breathtaking beauty...

C&I’s 2023 Best Of The West: Highlights Of The Year’s Top Stories

From Yellowstone drama to breakout moments in fashion, iconic cinema, and celebrating newcomers to the big screens, we look...