WHAT DO LYME DISEASE, ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER, WEST NILE VIRUS, AND HANTAVIRUS—DISEASES WITH WHICH WE’RE FAMILIAR IN THE ROCKIES—HAVE TO DO WITH THE DREADED… Read More
epiCENTER: Explore the CENTER of it all with our staff!
Enjoy the observations and interests of the people who work at the Center of the West here in our staff blog. Just note that these are the personal perspectives of individual staff members, and are not meant to be official representations of Center expertise or policy.
We all know the old nursery rhyme. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.All the king’s horses and all the king’s… Read More
Football fans are sure to recognize the name of Adam Vinatieri, kicker for the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts. Not as familiar may be the football pro’s… Read More
Scrapbooking is all the rage these days. While the hobby incorporates all manner of stickers, artwork, photo holders, and captions, the idea of scrapbooks is quite old. One… Read More
“Happy trails to you, until we meet again. Happy trails to you, keep smilin’ until then. Who cares about the clouds when we’re together? Just… Read More
“I was born here, in this place that would come to be called the Old West. But, to my kind, the land was ageless. It had… Read More
When most people think of western films, they usually picture a cowboy such as John Wayne or Clint Eastwood. Women tend to be afterthoughts or… Read More
“Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” —Henry Ward Beecher  As I mentioned in… Read More
It seems like everyone has a stack of old family photographs for which no one can identify the who, what, or when. Yet, intrinsically we… Read More
“A thousand Yellowstone wonders are calling, ‘Look up and down and round about you…whatever your fate, under whatever ignorance or knowledge you may afterward chance… Read More