Give Thanks for PROPERTY RIGHTS

by John Stossel posted in Reason When we celebrate Thanksgiving this week, I will give thanks for property rights. Property rights allow each individual or family to do what we…

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…

The Case for Carnivorous Humans

Dan Murphy Originally published on Drovers The opinions in this commentary are those of Dan Murphy, a veteran journalist and commentator. The Heartbreak of Vegetarianism Although it paints something of…

Real People for Clients — Range Wars & Legal Tales — by Mancos MacLeod

As I was trying to get rolling making rain as a country lawyer, I met Chet and Maggie Rawlins the Spring of ‘92.  They definitely weren’t golfers  (See Lawyers are Supposed to…

The Astarita Trial– FBI Conspiracies and Corresponding Theories — by Todd Macfarlane

First published in Range magazine It has now been almost three years since the infamous occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County Ore., as part of a…

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…

HORSE SENSE: Talk is Cheap; Show Me; Don’t Tell Me — Life Lessons Learned from Horse Trading — by Mancos MacLeod

I’ve been around horses and horse trading essentially my whole life.  (See Memories of Jack Walther).  And believe it or not, valuable life lessons can be learned from horse trading….

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…