The Dinosaur Cowboy

By Hayley Young Ranchers and farmers across the Great West spend their time caring for and working their land—the land that feeds their livestock and fills their grain bins each year; the same [...]

Thank a Farmer

Text and Photo by Stacy Bronec “My grandfather used to say that once in your life you need a doctor, a lawyer, a policeman, and a preacher. But every day, three times a day, you need a farmer,” [...]

Just Wait a Minute…

By Lochiel Edwards There’s an old saying, “If you don’t like the weather in Montana, just wait a minute.” A combination of impressive Rocky Mountains and sweeping plains, deep western valleys, [...]

Sheepherder’s Monuments

Text & Photos by Kent Hanawalt There are four distinct rockpiles on the Ellison Ranch, which is headquartered near the West Boulder River on the Park/Sweet Grass County line. These rockpiles [...]

Rodeo Roots

Viva Rodeo Rodeo traditions are heavily influenced by Spanish-American history. (In fact, “rodeo” means “roundup” in Spanish.) Early Montana cowboys mounted wild mustangs, descended from the [...]

PRCA Schedule

June Dawson County Fair & PRCA Rodeo June 11, Glendive Little Belt Cowboys PRCA Rodeo June 19-20, Belt Fort Benton Summer Celebration & PRCA Rodeo June 25, Fort Benton Little Big Horn [...]

The Miles City Bucking Horse Sale

Miles City has always been revered as a cattle town. It’s been a destination for herds from as far away as Texas since the Northern Pacific first arrived in 1881. And in 1934, the Hereford breed [...]

Jammin’ in Grass Range

Music has a way of bringing folks together. The strum of strings, the beat of a drum, voices in melody—it invokes something primal in us. Tens of thousands of years ago, our ancestors used art [...]

Off the Map

By Brad Reynolds Being a small business owner presents its obvious challenges. You have corporations to compete with. You have customers to entice. And, as the saying goes, your success is (at [...]

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