Expressing the Rural West into the Future

An exhibit at the Western Folklife Center in Elko, Nevada, showcases the craftmanship of artisans under 40 years old. Here is a sampling of the featured gear and accessories.

Ode to the Cabin

Cowboys and pioneers—and even I—lived inspiring lives in tiny houses before they were a pop-culture phenomenon.

Small Towns, Cowboy Charm

The West’s best cowboy destinations often are not along the Interstate or near a major airport. Here are 10 small towns that continue to honor their horse, cattle and cowboy heritage.

The Ralgro Rooster


Kent Rollins entertained audiences at the 31st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada.