Podcasts

Roman Nose

August 8, 2017

Never a Cheyenne Chief, he believed he could not be killed due to his "great medicine". He rode in front of the enemy while arrows and bullets whistled past, with not even a scratch.

Idaho Cowboys

August 1, 2017

Stray horses caused problems between ranchers, but they usually came to a friendly agreement. Cowboys loved silver on their saddles, bridles, bits and spurs and were the first to give money to poor kids.

Chief Pocatello

July 25, 2017

His courageous mother escaped capture, walked 600 miles returning to her native Northwestern Shoshoni tribe. Pocatello hunted buffalo, fought the Sioux, Blackfeet and white men, robbed to feed his people and died in 1884.

Battle of San Jacinto

July 18, 2017

"Remember the Alamo" and "Remember Goliad" was the war cry as General Sam Houston led the Texan Militia against Santa Anna. Victory resulted in gaining nearly one third of the United States.

The Alamo

July 11, 2017

Was there a coward in the Alamo? Moses Rose made the difficult decision to leave rather than face certain death and was branded a coward and a deserter.

National Anthem

July 4, 2017

The War of 1812, "Old Glory" and the signers of the Declaration of Independence. This is one of my favorite shows I repeat every year, so listen now to our rerun of last years show from July 5, 2016.

Chinese Trial

June 27, 2017

The hard working Chinese played a big role in settling the Old West. Virginia City, Montana was the site of the trial of two Chinese men accused of murder.

Vacation Sites

June 20, 2017

Big Springs 120 million gallons of water each day and Johnny Sack's cabin, near Island Park, Idaho. Head West to ghost towns, Nevada and Virginia City, Montana where $30,000,000 in gold was taken. Pan for gold, ride a stage coach, then past Quake Lake and into West Yellowstone to the Playmill Theatre.

Unsinkable Molly Brown

June 13, 2017

She was a "thorn" in the side of Denver society, but the rest of the world fell in love with this somewhat crude illiterate woman. She was reported to be the last woman off the Titanic.

Dentistry

June 6, 2017

Toothache? Try alcohol, heroin, or an "electric toothbrush". Mix boiled spiders, eggs, oil and apply to the sore tooth or spit into the mouth of a frog. To clean teeth, mix ground antlers, hooves, crabs, eggshells and lizard livers.