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The Westerner · 8h ago

Trump Wants to Free Up Federal Lands, His Interior Secretary Fails Him

The president should ignore Ryan Zinke’s recommendations and revoke illegally designated or expanded national monuments. by William Perry Pendley Like a rookie agent in a spy thriller, Secre...
The Westerner · 10h ago

Forest Service tried to quash paper debunking Montana wildlife authority

The U.S. Forest Service has disavowed a legal analysis it commissioned that showed federal land managers have given state wildlife departments more authority than they really possess. In J...
The Westerner · 10h ago

Woman at LongHorn Steakhouse bit several times by copperhead snake

A Virginia woman was out to eat at LongHorn Steakhouse with her 13-year-old son, her boyfr...
The Westerner · 11h ago

Ranch Radio Song of the Day

Its Swingin’ Monday and from their new 2017 CD The King of Killing Time we bring you the Sweetback Sisters with I Got Lucky With You.https://youtu.be/qWPMi-B_4HY
The Westerner · 1d ago

Cowgirl Sass & Savvy (revisited)

And then there was the lariat ropeBy Julie Carter The lariat rope was used long before cowboys were cowboys. It wasn’t even a cowboy invention. Back in the days of the Roman Empire, circa 30...
The Westerner · 1d ago

Let’s Dance

Quick, Quick, Slow, SlowLet’s DanceSlow, Quick, QuickBy Stephen L. WilmethConcordia was the location of the blessed event. What a gorgeous church that is.Pastor Bolm had been our pastor, fri...
The Westerner · 1d ago

Baxter Black: Stress

Let's say a busload of Brazillian soccer players came by your place one fine fall afternoon unexpected and took you on a three-day road trip. You didn't have time to pack your toothpaste ...
The Westerner · 1d ago

Lee Pitts: I’ll Let You Go Now

I'm the last person in America who doesn't own a cell phone so when your phone doesn't ring, it's me. I have a good reason for being a telephonicphobiac… I'm a writer and I think it was A...
The Westerner · 1d ago

Ranch Radio Song of the Day

Our gospel tune today is I’m Longing for Home by Jerry Lee Lewis. The tune is on his 1971 album In Loving Memories.https://youtu.be/ecpmB8EXxTk
The Westerner · 1d ago

Hours After Hurricane Irma, Miami-Dade County Tickets Residents for Code Violations

Mere hours after Hurricane Irma, Miami-Dade County was ticketing residents for building code violations on their wrecked properties. Celso Perez was helping his neighbors remove some fallen...