Category Archives: Ranching

Forest Service takes grazing permit from rancher who killed wolf on his allotment

Rancher’s Grazing Permit Revoked After Wolf Kill By Greg Henderson as originally published in DROVERS The U.S. Forest Service has revoked the grazing permit of New Mexico rancher Craig Thiessen….

Adams County (Idaho) Agrees to Pay Slain Rancher’s Family $2.6 Million in Settlement

First published in the Idaho Stateman. Three years after two sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a Council rancher, a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family has been settled for…

Why are ranchers regulated by city folks?

Why are farmers, ranchers regulated by city people   LETTER TO THE EDITOR The Daily Sun Lower Yakima Valley News Leader   It is an amazing thing to me that…

Cow Lawyer — Range Wars & Legal Tales — by Mancos MacLeod

Although Lawyers are supposed to be golfers, because I didn’t do much golfing once I got to Kanab, I didn’t meet many people, including potential clients, on the golf course,…

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…