On the cover: Idaho's potato king, 89-year-old J.R. Simplot.
Photo ©C. J. Hadley
Table of Contents
SURE AS THE WEST TEXAS WIND
The solid heritage of the Pitchfork Ranch. By J. Zane Walley
A grassroots approach in Idaho. By Russ Camper
J. R. SIMPLOT
The inimitable Mr. Spud. By C.J. Hadley
Wyoming's place of hope. By Eric Grant
MONTANA CULTURE 3x
Choices on the 4th of July. By Wallace McRae
DEATH OF A HARDWARE STORE
Changes in Jackson, California. By Carolyn Fox
FAREWELL TO WHIDBY ISLAND
Leaving the Washington farm. By Leandra Reuble
REMEMBERING THE CATTLE DRIVE
Four Oregon cowboys and 2,000 cattle. By Cameron Cliff
RANCH LIFE AND THE HUNTING TRAIL
Theodore Roosevelt and Frederic Remington in the Dakotas.
Notes by Sherill Steele-Carlin
NOTORIETY & CREDIBILITY
What did Oprah do? By Baxter Black
DANGER TO DEMOCRACY
Media forces conformity on dissidents. By Alston Chase
Big lies can be made into ultimate truth. By Tim Findley
CONFESSIONS OF RED MEAT SURVIVORS
Ray Houston, Oregon; Paul Kleffner, Montana; Collins Sayner, Texas;
Edsil Runyan, New Mexico; Ray and Herman Vowell, Oregon.
EVENTS IN THE WEST
Summer gatherings. Compiled by Eileen DiCicco
OUTBACK ROUNDUP '98
The photo contest winners.
The front yard at Linda's ranch.
OUT ON THE RANGE
Adam Jahiel shoots the branding.
PORTRAIT OF THE WEST
Larry Turner at the ZX.
SUCCESS AT LOCO CREEK
Proof that cooperation really works. By Andy Warren, BLM
ON THE RAC
Pain and suffering for Babbitt. By Carolyn Dufurrena
Using your tax dollars. By J. Zane Walley
GRANDPA'S EARLY MORNIN'S
A poem by Gary McMahan
CONVERSATION WITH BILL KITTREDGE
A leading voice of contemporary western literature. By Lee Juillerat
Where life is sane. By Gary McMahan
There were angels among us. By Lyn DeNaeyer
The Olano family and a friendlier era. By Larry Angier
DIRTY HARRY'S GARAGE
A fountainhead of interesting materials. By Lee Pitts
Calving in Colorado. By Eric Grant
HARDY NATIVE OF THE RANGE
Sagebrush has taken a lot of heat. By Heather Smith Thomas
PRAIRIES, HAWKS & COWS
Marcy Houle and Oregon's Zumwalt Prairie. By Jean Nelsen
AMAZING FACTS & QUOTES
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