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How Many People Died During the Indian Wars?
Shootout at the Middleton Ranch
Andy Cooper quickly saw the lucrative opportunities in the business of stealing livestock in Arizona.
A Good Time to get Sick
A sudden illness kept Granville Stuart in Montana—to that region’s good fortune.
The Road to and from China
The Burlingame Act brought Chinese workers to the American West—for a time.
A Hero on the Run
Ray Simpson stopped a bank robbery—but then came the threats.
A Sad End For Matt Warner
The former outlaw was doomed by his own memoir.
Carl Hayden: A New Breed of Frontier Lawmen
"Hayden was known among his colleagues as a “work horse,” in contrast to the many “show horses” in Congress..."
"Bill Kirkland had many “First’s” in his life but in 1910, he became a last, the last of that brave, fearless, breed of frontiersmen..."
A rendezvous with rambunctious Wyoming homesteader Elinore Pruitt Stewart.
Custer’s Black Hills Trail leads to adventure across three states.
Review of Deanne Stillman's
Fake News Guru
His strange story about Olive Oatman’s grandson is finally unveiled.