Published: March 30, 2013 at 4:36 pm
Author Linda Wommack profiles 30 of Colorado's classic landmark hotels, 22 of which opened their doors in the 19th century.
Published: March 30, 2013 at 3:47 pm
With Golden Visions, Will Bagley's second volume of a three-part series on the overland trails, again draws on thorough research to carry the reader along with the wagons west.
Published: March 28, 2013 at 6:22 pm
Author and popular novelist Larry McMurtry applies his storytelling skills to a short biography of George Armstrong Custer, though he covers little new ground.
Published: March 28, 2013 at 6:07 pm
Author Mary Thomas traces the military careers of 17 Canadians who served in the7th U.S. Cavalry, weaving the profiles into a narrative of George Custer's activities from 1866 to the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Published: March 28, 2013 at 5:36 pm
Editor Richard Upton has compiled a selection of early accounts of the June 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Published: March 28, 2013 at 5:08 pm
Author Joan Stevenson pays long-overdue homage to Henry Porter, the surviving 7th Cavalry surgeon who treated the wounded in the wake of the June 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Published: March 28, 2013 at 4:57 pm
In his self-published Modoc Vengeance, author Daniel Woodhead III draws on period newspaper reports to paint a candid picture of the 1873 Modoc War.
Published: March 28, 2013 at 4:20 pm
Django earns the handle "fastest gun in the South," even if director Quentin Tarantino spends too long in the saddle getting him there.
Published: March 28, 2013 at 4:19 pm
Custer's Last Man looks at the question, Could one of George Armstrong Custer's 7th Cavalry troopers have escaped the June 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn?
Published: March 19, 2013 at 12:12 pm
Wild West celebrates 25 years in publishing with a collection of all of the covers that have appeared since our premier issue in June 1988.
Published: February 01, 2013 at 3:34 pm
The April 2013 issue of Wild West features stories about the hard life of a 19th-century cowpuncher, the rough-riding Georgian performers in Buffalo Bill's Wild West, to death of infamous Alaskan con man Soapy Smith, the natural history of the coyote, and the Indians-vs.-settlers Owens Valley (Calif.) War.
Published: February 01, 2013 at 3:20 pm
Old-time cowhand turned author Edward C. "Teddy Blue" Abbott wrote that drovers on the long trails north would "follow their wagon boss through hell and never complain." On the classic TV Western Rawhide cowhands did their share of complaining but …
Published: February 01, 2013 at 2:14 pm
Roy Young is editor of the Wild West History Association Journal and researches the West, including the tales of three Stil(l)wells.
Published: January 31, 2013 at 5:39 pm
Con man Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith II stirred up trouble on the frontier and still sparks controversy today.
Published: January 31, 2013 at 5:15 pm
Landscape artist William Haskell renders moody dry-brush watercolors in which he only hints at human figures.
Published: January 31, 2013 at 3:26 pm
The con man and scoundrel proved in Skagway, Alaska, he was not all bad before showing his usual nerve in a final fight with enemies—a fight whose details are only now coming to light