Category Archives: Ranching

Making of a Herd Bull — the Political Evolution of Southern Utah’s Mike Noel — by Todd Macfarlane

First published in Range magazine. At conclusion of the 2018 Utah legislative session, Rep. Mike Noel, from House District 73—comprising five full rural southern Utah counties, and parts of two…

Travis Williams Fundraiser

Note:  We were a little behind the curve here, as a result of being late to learn about what happened to Travis Williams, and are therefore late passing along the…

RANGE 2019 Calendar Celebrates America’s Outback

Pictorial History Celebrates America’s Outback The drama of life in the American West is featured in the 2019 edition of the Real Buckaroo Calendar produced by RANGE magazine. RANGE is…

RANGE magazine’s “The Good, the Bad & the Bovine” receives Will Rogers Gold Medallion award

“There’s a lot of red meat and gorgeous photos in “The Good, the Bad & the Bovine.” It all started with the ancient aurochs, prehistoric ancestor of Longhorn, Zebu and…

Stanton Gleave and the Piute Posse — by Todd Macfarlane

First published in Range Magazine.  What are the biggest keys to success?  In Stanton Gleave’s case, stubbornness and bullheadedness, sometimes referred to as patience, persistence and perseverance. Stanton Gleave presides…

Snow, death, and learning to trust God on the South Dakota plains

“I pushed open the gate and all at once saw dead horses. I counted 7! I gave Dad the signal and he shook his head in disbelief! That’s crazy! Horses…

RANGE magazine makes historical archives available to the public

In a process that has taken well over a year, RANGE magazine has created an interactive archive of all its past issues, starting with Spring 2017, going back to its…

Wildfires cause devastating losses to livestock in Utah town

Ashton Goodell KSL SPANISH FORK — Cattle ranchers in Spanish Fork suffered devastating losses to their livestock after the Pole Creek Fire swept through Sweat Creek Canyon. The fire killed…

Federal Bait and Switch — the Long Trail of Abuses — by Todd Macfarlane

First published in Range magazine.  “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that…

Finally — President Trump Pardons the Hammonds

President Trump signed full pardons on Tuesday for Oregon cattle ranchers Dwight Hammond Jr. and son Steven Hammond, whose long-running dispute with the federal government ended with prison sentences for…