In “Branded Graves,” uthor Randi Samuelson-Brown paints a portrait of a combative rancher who welcomes his daughter home — only to have the occasion greeted by violence.
Author Randi Samuelson-Brown talks about her novel “Branded Graves,” and how contemporary issues still reveal elements of the Wild West.
The Museum of Contemporary Art’s upcoming exhibition will feature work by dozens of artists
Rancher says his yearslong dispute with Denver-based Western Operating Co. shows lack of accountability when oil and gas companies make mistakes
Some Colorado cattle ranchers still practice the traditional rope-and-drag method on branding day, when neighbors and friends gather each spring to mark, vaccinate and castrate calves
A Walden rancher who lost cows to wolves and a wolf advocate who teaches strategies to protect cattle tried to work together. Their falling out shows just how controversial wolves are in Colorado.
LAMAR — Gazing north across the rangeland from the spot where a spring wildfire destroyed 9,000 acres of May Ranch pasture in a few hours, you can see scorched cottonwoods puncturing the horizon like black thumb tacks. In April, after a year so dry the sage roots turned to powder, the wildfire flew on hurricane […]
Ranchlands, which leases the Chico Basin Ranch southeast of Colorado Springs from the state land board, is finding other ways to make money
Don Gittleson was sitting in his pickup at 2:30 a.m. when he heard a cow and calf calling to each other, a nervous mooing and a commotion in the dark. The Walden rancher started up the engine and began wildly honking the horn as he drove through the pasture toward the noise, where he spotted […]
LAMAR — The day that Dallas May started to feel his family ranch’s fortunes solidify, after more than 40 years of raising cattle, was the day he got in his pickup to chase what appeared to be two poachers carrying weapons the size of rocket launchers. It turned out they were international bird experts from […]