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Is This One Of History's Most Notorious Outlaws?

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.14.2015 | Weird News

He may have been a legendary outlaw in the Old West, but Billy the Kid apparently enjoyed playing croquet. A newly uncovered photo boug...

Top 5 Wild West Ranches in America | Posted 10.05.2015 | Travel

Found in mountain valleys, endless meadows and desolate deserts, these properties offer an authentic Wild West experience, complete with log cabins, cattle drives, guided horseback rides and cowboy-style cookouts.

Sister Blandina Segale, Nun Who Confronted Billy the Kid, Faces First Sainthood Test

Associated Press | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.27.2015 | Religion

An Italian-born nun who confronted Billy the Kid, calmed angry mobs and helped open New Mexico territory hospitals and schools faced her first test f...

Water Scarcity and Red Shuttleworth's High Plains Fandango

K.J. Wetherholt | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics
K.J. Wetherholt

Like any natural resource, usage and abuse affect more than just one party, and those most vulnerable are often the ones who bear the brunt of such abuse the most. Political, economic, social, and environmental effects of water scarcity are only now beginning to register among the public.

Wisdom from the Circus High Wire: 91-Years-Young & Still Flying High

Mel Sellick | Posted 07.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mel Sellick

The first time my Aunt Rusty ever stepped onto a high wire was in front of thousands of people at Madison Square Garden. As she climbed up the wrong...

Fox News To Debut Bill O'Reilly-Produced Docuseries

AP | Posted 03.17.2015 | Media

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Fox News Channel is dipping in to the nonfiction series realm by telling stories of Wild West legends like Jesse James, Davi...

Reality TV Cameras Set Remote McCarthy, Alaska on 'Edge'

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment
Alaska Dispatch News

A new Discovery Channel reality show set in McCarthy is drawing fire for heavy-handed treatment of the reviving old mining town's dark past and alleged outlaw reputation.

A Million Ways To Die In the West Is DOA

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.31.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Seth MacFarlane is the creative force behind the new movie A Million Ways To Die In the West. He co-wrote it, produced it, directed it and stars in it. Therefore any praise should go to him, and any complaints should also be aimed his way.

5 Old West Saloons to Drink at Before You Die

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

With the sunset of the cowboy and all things fastened to him also comes nightfall on all the other trappings of the Old West, and for us the real tragedy is the disappearance of the saloon.

One Man's Stunning 20,000 Mile Adventure In Wyoming's Wildscapes Will Blow You Away [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 12.09.2013 | Travel

Over 400 days in production, from the "first shutter click to final edit." 20,000 miles driven and 100 miles traveled on foot. 125,000 thousand stills...

David Lohr

The 10 Most Notorious Criminals In American History | David Lohr | Posted 08.26.2015 | Crime

Violence and crime stain the pages of U.S. history, and sadly, they're all but certain to be part of our future. Still, the criminal mind fascinate...

It's Always Halloween in Virginia City

Anneli Rufus | Posted 10.27.2013 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

The SyFy channel calls Virginia City, Nevada one of America's most haunted towns. Lining its wood-paneled sidewalks are allegedly haunted houses and the professional ghost-hunters who roam their historic halls.

Struggling Capital Auctions Off Wild West Artifacts

Reuters | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

By Michael Sadowski HARRISBURG, Pa., July 21 (Reuters) - Thousands of artifacts from the Wild West era were sold off during a week-lon...

Koch Buys Himself Life-Size Old West Playhouse

Posted 08.21.2012 | Denver

"Nothing is impossible," so the saying goes, and is apparently a mantra that billionaire William Koch takes to heart. The oil tycoon whose net wor...

PHOTOS: A Trip To Deadwood And The Old Wild West

CarsTravelFood | Posted 07.06.2012 | Travel

When the HBO show "Deadwood" came out, it made this real old American West town a stop on many road trip itineraries.

The Ghost Towns Of Nevada

CarsTravelFood | Posted 06.04.2012 | Travel

Nevada has its fair share of wonderfully preserved ghost towns. These desolate landscapes and dilapidated buildings provide wonderful subjects for photographers as well.

Lots To Love In Nevada

CarsTravelFood | Posted 06.02.2012 | Travel

When we think Nevada, our minds often go to Las Vegas. But not everything happens in Vegas.

PHOTOS: Remnants Of The Wild West

Randy Fox | Posted 01.12.2012 | Travel
Randy Fox

Shannon Richardson's rich monochrome photos are not only cinematic in their drama and atmosphere but also in their storytelling. It's difficult to see one of Shannon's photos and not find yourself drawn into the frame, wanting to know more about the people or the place.

PHOTOS: From Eureka To Eureka

Foster Huntington | Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel
Foster Huntington

Two hundred and eighty one miles, or roughly one tank of gas in my VW Syncro, separate Eureka Utah and Eureka Nevada.

Tourists At Wild West Show Shot With Live Bullets

AP | CHET BROKAW | Posted 08.27.2011 | Crime

PIERRE, S.D. -- One of the participants in a mock Old West gun battle in South Dakota fired live ammunition instead of using blanks, wounding three to...

What's Worth It: Dunton Hot Springs

Suzanne Aaronson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Suzanne Aaronson

After fly fishing directly from the property, then a long walk marvelling at wild flowers in the mountains, nothing was better than a chatty dinner with other guests in the saloon.

Doc Holliday: The Deadly Dentist

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Legendary Wild West gambler and gunfighter, friend of Wyatt Earp, and participant of the OK Corral Shootout. This very colorful, character started out his career as a dentist.

The Butch Cassidy Revival: Bank Robberies Keep the West Wild

Lise Waring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Lise Waring

At least five banks have been robbed since April, the most recent on Sept. 22. The banks all lie a few hours south of Telluride. The news would, no doubt, have made Butch Cassidy proud.