Santa Fe Depot True West Magazine

Where the West Comes Alive

The best Western towns welcome visitors with a great mix of hometown hospitality, annual historic re-enactments and heritage events.

Little Bighorn’s Forgotten Hero

A historian remembers an extraordinary afternoon with Trooper Charlie Windolph and its influence on an extraordinary career.

Cavalry Soldiers True West Magazine

Eyewitness to History

Remarkable photographs by German immigrant-turned-soldier Christian Barthelmess offer a window into a soldier’s life in the West.

Chief Joseph True West Magazine

I Will Fight No More Forever

Chief Joseph’s leadership of the Nez Perces from Yellowstone to Bear Paw remains a defining moment in American Indian history.

Wyatt Earps

The Earp Rap Sheet

Before Wichita, Dodge City and Tombstone, the Earp Brothers were more notorious than heroic.

Earps Gone Wild

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.

Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp True West Magazine

The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp

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.