Lieutenant Governor of Alberta’s History Quiz Show

  Dear Albertans, I am truly inspired by the way that we are all adapting to recommendations in response to COVID-19. I know that our collective efforts will bring us safely through this challenging time. I also know that families with school-aged children are particularly looking for ideas to keep their young ones learning at …

Stan Jacobs

Legendary Cow Boss By Haley Rutherford originally published in October/November Canadian Cowboy Country Magazine Legends aren’t born, but are a product of both circumstance and the environment in which they live. And as such, a true legend would never lay claim to the title, but simply do what he has to do to get the …

Who Knows What Tomorrow Will Bring?

The horse is prepared for the day of battle but the victory rests in the Lord. —Proverbs 21:31 (paraphrased) It all seemed so simple. All I had to do was pull the red bull “off the cows” (out of the pasture) and load him in the trailer. It’s being done all over the West and …

Fence Phones

Barbed Wire Strung Together the First Telephone System By Duane Gray Migowsky Due to southwest Saskatchewan’s geographic location and sparse population, we realized generations ago that if we want something done, we have to do it ourselves. One of our great do-it-yourself ideas turned barbed wire fences into a communications network. Barbed wire, considered not …

Working at home on the range..

Here at Canadian Cowboy Country, we are all keeping a physical distance, and we are maintaining our social contact via phone, video conferencing, emails, social media and through the pages of the magazine. Our April/May issue went to press on schedule, so it will be arriving in your mailbox soon. Check our website and/or our …