From the Archives ~ The ‘Griz

Maybe not poetically or politically correct but true. I woke up one night in early May to the cacophony of a canine chorus.This is not an unusual occurrence so I didn’t respond beyond a vocal admonition to desist. I noticed in the morning that the guard dog and the sheep had removed themselves from their …

From the Archives ~ Fred Feistmann

Working Cowboy to Wealth Management Consultant ~ Spirit of the West by Hugh McLennan Ol’ Sambo was wearing somebody else’s saddle and it had the look of a rig owned by a full-time working cowboy. The slick fork Wade with a well- used, 60-foot soft poly rope neatly coiled, a pair of leather hobbles hanging …

Scratch-My-Back Cookies

Bill and Pearl Collins – Leecoll Stables, Calgary, Alberta These cookies were Pearl’s Grandmother Harrington’s favorite. MAKES 2 DOZEN COOKIES 3/4cup butter1 cup brown sugar1 egg1-1/4 cups flour1/2 tsp salt1 tsp vanilla1/2 tsp baking soda1 cup rolled oats1 cup coconut ~ Mix butter, sugar and egg. Add remaining ingredients.  Drop by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheet …

From the Archives ~ GJ Bucking Horses

The End of an Era It’s the end of an era.  For the last 37 years, Gene and Joy Allen of the beautiful, remote Kispiox Valley in north-western British Columbia have bred some of North America’s most flamboyant bucking horses. Their high-kicking bloodlines run in many of today’s top rough stock herds. But eventually time …