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Western Views: Buffalo, Wyoming, celebrates Longmire Days

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEWS The people of Buffalo, Wyoming, have a lot of reasons to be proud of their town: It has an important place...
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Western Views: Mad Mike and his Wild Rocket Show

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEWS California has a reputation for attracting some very interesting characters. There’s been another one on the loose, making a name for...
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Western Views: When Wild Bill Hickok played ball

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEWS 1869 was a banner year for many Americans: It’s the year that baseball grew up and turned pro. The first professional...
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Western Views: Farming has a long history in the West

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEWS The mysterious cliff dwellings in the American Southwest are fascinating places. They are historical registers that teach us just a little...
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Western Views: Are there diamonds in California?

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEWS California is famous for its gold in the Sierra Nevada, just as Nevada is renowned for its silver bonanza and Montana...
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Western Views: Basque sheepherders in the West

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEWS Do you remember sheepherder wagons? I recall seeing them off in the distance, out on the prairie, in those Wyoming hills...
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Western Views: The significance of the Battle of Washita River

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEWS The story of the American West is a checkered one, with heroic struggles and devastating misdeeds. It’s war and peace on...
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Western Views: Shep’s Lessons In Loyalty

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEWS I’d like to tell you an old story that still wanders the Montana countryside. It starts in the summer of 1936...
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Western Views: Make the Border Wall an asset, not a liability

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEWS Back when I was growing up in a small town on the Rio Grande, the border with Mexico was just a...

The Catholic priest who became an unlikely Western hero

By Len Wilcox WESTERN VIEWS When we think of Western heroes, there’s a slew of them to consider.  Men like Kit Carson, Jim Bridger, Juan Bautista...

U.S. 395. Stunning beauty on the western lip of America’s Outback

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com I am planning a two-week road trip for later this summer, most likely from my home in Washington to Southern California...

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