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Published on Jun 22, 2018
New Saddlebag Dispatches Publisher Casey Cowan reflects on the life and legacy of our late co-founder Dusty Richards
New Editor-in-Chief Michael L. Frizell introduces himself and the philosophy he brings to managing Saddlebag Dispatches.
Saddlebag Dispatches Poet Laureate Chet Dixon reflects on our human struggles to help others after the tragic passing of Dusty and Pat Richards.
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Historical Columnist Velda Brotherton discusses the importance of Fort Smith, Arkansas during the frontier era, and its first commander, Major William Bradford.
A grisly discovery in the desert wilderness of New Mexico leads to an investigation where not all is as it seems in this short story from Michael McLean.
Author Michael F. Blake pulls back the curtain on his research and methodology behind his latest book, The Cowboy President: The American West and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt.
George Lochner and his daughter have gone missing and the trail leads U.S. Marshal William York to the Bender Inn. York senses something troubling with the Inn’s beautiful proprietor, Kate. Her attempts to seduce him are clumsy and obvious, and do nothing to distract him from his investigation. When he vows to return with more men, the Benders disappear. York returns to an abandoned Inn, livestock foundering in the field, and a trail cold as winter.
Classic Western Short Story by legendary author Dusty Richards.
Western Pop Culture Columnist Terry Alexander covers the career of early silver screen icon Katy Jurado.