In “Undercover Outlaw,” author Gini Rifkin’s steamy Western romance, the two heroes finally give in to longing — but there’s a wrinkle in their anticipation.
It took Teow Lim Goh 15 years of trial and error before she settled on the collection of pieces that chronicled her self-discovery.
In this essay, author Teow Lim Goh reflects on magnificent western landscapes, through the lens of Hollywood and personal experience
Megan Kate Nelson, a Colorado-born graduate of Littleton High School, is a writer and historian living in Lincoln, Massachusetts. She has written about the Civil War, U.S. Western history and American culture for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine and others. She earned her B.A. in history and literature from Harvard University […]
Prologue Lost The Cut, Montana Territory. October 1870. The dog stopped along the trail ahead of him, growling. Yellowstone Jack Baronett reined in his horse and dismounted, taking his gun from the saddle. He soon saw what had captured the dog’s attention: an animal was dragging itself slowly up the side of the Cut, a […]
Pat Jurgens, writer and retired librarian, has published numerous articles in local and regional magazines. She also dabbles in memoir and poetry, has contributed to several anthologies, and won awards from Denver Women’s Press Club, Poetry Society of Colorado, and Jefferson County Historical Commission. She lives in an old mountain cabin in Colorado and walks […]
Chapter 13 The moment she saw Harlan, Louisa knew. In her heart she prayed it was not Thomas, but before Harlan spoke his name she felt the swift, cruel agony of loss. This knowing surprised her, as it always did when she sensed something before it happened. She climbed into the wagon with Harlan and […]
By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — Sen. Dianne Feinstein is calling on federal land managers to conduct an investigation to determine how many of the wild horses captured on public lands in the U.S. West end up at slaughterhouses. The California Democrat also wants the federal Bureau of Land Management to reevaluate […]
Until very recently, Denver’s eighth-grade social studies curriculum asked students to identify the challenges faced by settlers as they moved West in the 1800s — but not those faced by the Native Americans whose land they took. Denver Public Schools officials are now revising that curriculum. Tamara Acevedo, deputy superintendent of academics, said in a […]