The best Western towns welcome visitors with a great mix of hometown hospitality, annual historic re-enactments and heritage events.
A historian remembers an extraordinary afternoon with Trooper Charlie Windolph and its influence on an extraordinary career.
Remarkable photographs by German immigrant-turned-soldier Christian Barthelmess offer a window into a soldier’s life in the West.
The valiant Southern Cheyenne chief never stopped believing that peace and freedom WERE possible for his tribe.
Chief Joseph’s leadership of the Nez Perces from Yellowstone to Bear Paw remains a defining moment in American Indian history.
How the Cowboys Ruled Tombstone before Wyatt Earp.
Our 18th Annual Celebration of the Absolute Best of the West!
Before Wichita, Dodge City and Tombstone, the Earp Brothers were more notorious than heroic.
Brothers Wyatt and Morgan’s “bum” year pimping in Peoria, Illinois, primed them for their future as frontier boomtown opportunists on both sides of the law.
Glorified, fictionalized and hotly debated, the enigmatic lawman’s life from antebellum Illinois to urban Los Angeles remains iconically fascinating 90 years after his death.
The Man, The Myth And The Search for Order.
On the anniversary of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, we celebrated in Cave Creek.