On the cover: "I like the old West, the family values, the way
we treat our horses and cattle, our dress, our manner," says buckaroo
Tom Freeman, shown here with sons Asher and Barak at the TS Ranch
in Battle Mountain, Nev.
Photo ©Copyright Larry Turner
Table of Contents
Photo ©Copyright Amy Raab
THIS LAND WAS YOUR LAND
Is private property becoming worthless? By John Anderson
BENEATH A DEEP-BLUE SKY
Many small western towns have shed their chaps for spandex. By
CAUGHT TWIXT BEASTS AND BUREAUCRATS
Wolves and new rules from a softer society. By J. Zane Walley
Some positives for drought. By Carolyn Dufurrena
A CRISIS IN ATTITUDE
The paradox may be that it is not poverty, but wealth, that leads
famine. By Tim Findley
WHERE'S THE BEEF?
Clinton's monumental announcement and the newcomers to Southern
NEW MEXICO'S CATTLE QUEEN
Susan Hummer McSween, a woman of the frontier. By Drew Gomber
Sharing life with Al Gore and Felix Ungar. By Alston Chase
HATE AND SWITCH
Will it save the Earth? By Dan Dagget
"On the RAC" by Carolyn Dufurrena drew applause and comment. By
and Sid Houpt
PORTRAIT OF THE WEST
Brent Baldwin, Ogden, Utah. By Richard Menzies
OUT ON THE RANGE
With photographers Jess Smith, Roger Peters and Ernest Jones.
THAT LOOK IN THE EYE
Mortified as a kicked blue healer pup. By Gary McMahan
IN SEARCH OF HEAT
Notes from a frozen tractor seat.
By Ryan Taylor
The answer for the new West? By Lois Moran
Fighting for the rights of ranchers. By J. Zane Walley
AFTER THE FLAMES, NEW LIFE
Instead of fighting fires, the Forest Service is setting a few.
Arizona cowboys are inundated with challenges. By Jack Stauder
STILL STEALING OUR LAND
Grandpa and the greedy Tennessee Valley Authority. By J. Zane
The Skinners ride the rhythms of the seasons. By Jean Nelsen
THE GREY FOX
Richard Farnsworth, at home with New Mexico ranchers. By J. Zane
ONE ROOM SCHOOL
Oregon students are limited only by their imagination. By Angela
Cleo Fuchs, NM; Torrey Johnson, MT; Fred LaMay, NM; Frank Swenson,
A Nevada poem by Smith.
Looking for gold (and discovering snails) in Southern Utah. By
Help from two mares. By Lisa Higby
Letter from the Editor
Me? Far right?
A redneck radical? By C.J. Hadley
AMAZING FACTS & QUOTES
GREAT WESTERN EVENTS
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