Bill Greathouse: Roving Cowboy

His name was William Browning Greathouse, and in the Neutral Hills of Alberta he is still a legend. Born in Arkansas on March 31, 1866, Bill grew up in San Saba, Texas, a cattle shipping center known for violence during the post Civil War era. Comanche raids, vigilante actions and outbreaks of typhoid were more …

Her Colt ~ by Bruce Kiskaddon

Other hosses takes an interest in a colt that’s young and small The way they act you’d think they’d never seen a colt at all They would nip him and torment him if his mother wasn’t there But they don’t do much inspectin’ when they meet up with the mare It’s her that makes ’em …

Al Cherny, Canada’s Favourite Fiddler

He was born Alexander Peter Chernywech November 1, 1932, but before he left his prairie home of Medicine Hat, Alta., he was already on the trail that would take him across Canada and around the world as Canada’s favourite fiddler, the legendary Al Cherny. As a child, Chernywech received a violin from his father and …