Trading a Large Salary for Bigger Mountains

This gear shop owner moved from Nebraska to Wyoming's Wind Rivers for a smaller salary and higher cost of living. She wouldn't change it for the world.

Kelly Bastone
Apr 15, 2019

Steal the Thunder

Indian relay racing is sometimes called America’s first extreme sport. For years, the Brew Crew—a team from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota—were a dominant force. Then tragedy struck. This is the story of the Lakota’s spiritual relationship with the horse, and a quest to regain glory on the track.

Will Bardenwerper
Mar 14, 2019

These Farmers Have a Different Take on Big Ag

A new nonfiction book by Ted Genoways looks at the complex argument over how best to grow food in America, told from the farmer's perspective. Another good read explores how a drug kingpin made millions breeding horses.

Peter Vigneron
Sep 26, 2017

The Best Weekend Escapes of 2017

Make the most of summer with these 48-hour ­adventures, from surfing in Texas to tasting your way through Oregon’s wine country

Graham Averill
Jun 14, 2017

A Toxic Threat to Wildlife

Putting pipelines through sensitive ecosystems has led to catastrophic oil leaks before. The threat from Keystone is no different.

Lena Moffitt
Jan 29, 2015