Published: October 03, 2012 at 10:23 am
From hardy frontier stock and dedicated to law enforcement, Sheriff Glenn Reynolds was called to transport the dangerous Kid (at right) and eight other prisoners to Yuma Territorial Prison
Published: October 02, 2012 at 6:34 pm
Prolific Western writer Chris Enss has delved into the lives of ordinary Westerners, though the extraordinary Custers have also drawn her interest.
Published: October 02, 2012 at 5:33 pm
Jon Coleman bites off all he can chew in Here Lies Hugh Glass, an ambitious treatise on American exceptionalism centered around the 19th-century mauling of mountain man Glass.
Published: October 02, 2012 at 5:17 pm
Authors Howard Kazanjian and Chris Enss present an overdue biography of Cherokee lawman Sam Sixkiller.
Published: October 02, 2012 at 4:51 pm
Ho! For the Black Hills presents a trove of letters written by Jack Crawford, 19th-century newspaper correspondent and self-proclaimed "Poet Scout of the Black Hills."
Published: October 02, 2012 at 4:29 pm
In Apache Tactics, Indian wars scholar Robert Watt explores the strategy, conditioning and other attributes of this warrior tribe of the American Southwest.
Published: October 02, 2012 at 4:11 pm
In this new release of the fanciful 1939 version of Frontier Marshal, Randolph Scott portrays Wyatt Earp, Cesar Romero his friend Doc "Halliday."
Published: October 02, 2012 at 1:01 pm
Maynard Dixon captured the true shapes and colors of the desert Southwest as no other artist before or since.
Published: October 02, 2012 at 12:12 pm
In the December issue of Wild West, readers share dispatches about frontier friends with firearms, bandit leader Joaquín Murrieta, the death of the open range and Billy the Kid's wacky hat.
Published: October 02, 2012 at 11:39 am
Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday had a friendship as famed as their 1881 fight with the Cowboys in Tombstone.
Published: August 19, 2012 at 6:39 pm
The October 2012 issue of Wild West features stories about the reluctant participants of that October 1881 gunfight in Tombstone, a fight between Winchester-toting Rangers and a band of surprised Comanches and Kiowas, the lynching of hired gun Jim Miller, tombstones of the Western and famous, and the struggle between Spain and Russia for the California coast.
Published: August 19, 2012 at 6:23 pm
How do you feel about vigilante (read "mob") action in the Wild West? Was it ever justified? Specifically, was it justified in the case of Jim Miller, aka "Killin' Jim" and "Deacon Jim"? Miller had gotten away with murder one …
Published: August 19, 2012 at 5:45 pm
Wes Cowan blended his fascination with history and love for antiques to create the internationally recognized Cowan's Auctions.
Published: August 19, 2012 at 5:25 pm
Maurice Turetsky moved to Santa Fe at middle age with no notion of Billy the Kid - the figure he found has become highly personal in his artwork.
Published: August 19, 2012 at 4:47 pm
In the October issue of Wild West, readers share dispatches about Libbie Custer's devotion, Monahsetah's legend, White Bull at the Little Bighorn, Frederick Chiaventone's ode to Red Cloud, Julia Bulette's killer and plural wives of the Plains Indians.
Published: August 19, 2012 at 4:18 pm
"Killin' Jim" Miller may have been the deadliest gun for hire in the West - that is, until the good citizens of Ada, Oklahoma, put a permanent end to his bad ways.