Holidays on the Ranch

Holidays on the Ranch

The holidays are a special time of year—a moment of reflection, gratitude and goodwill. Like nowhere else, the season is particularly meaningful on ranches and farms, where tradition and heritage come to life and the spirit of compassion often takes a tangible form.  ...
The Long Arc of Cattle Ranching

The Long Arc of Cattle Ranching

Following negotiations of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, American settlers began migrating westward. The acquisition from France, which President Jefferson would later say “stretched the Constitution until it cracked,” incorporated some 828,000 square miles of new...
Hunting Season in the Mountain West

Hunting Season in the Mountain West

As the fall season descends over the Mountain West there is a certain mystique in the air. The dog days of summer slowly give way to crisp autumn mornings and nights, which bring with them a bounty of color. In this, nature’s final curtain call before winter, the...
WSJ: Meet the Brokers Who Wrangle Luxury Ranch Sales

WSJ: Meet the Brokers Who Wrangle Luxury Ranch Sales

Meet The Brokers Who Wrangle Luxury Ranch Sales These brokers face grizzlies and avalanches to sell multi-million dollar Western properties By Candace Taylor   Live Jackson Hole’s Chopper Grassell and Richard Lewis, part of the dedicated team at Western Ranches, were...
The Economy of Rodeo

The Economy of Rodeo

Take a drive around any given small town in rural American on any given summer night, and there is a good chance of finding a throng of trucks and trailers, cowboys and cowgirls, livestock and rough stock, parked around the metal fences of a dirt arena. At once gritty...