Rex Tillerson, I have a modest proposal for you: It has to do with flattering your boss — and preventing nuclear war with North Korea

Oct. 13, 2017

When I was a child, we learned how to use grammar and punctuation properly. This educational practice has withered over the last half-century, and nothing suggests it will be revived.

No matter how ugly our heritage, pursue an honest assessment of it

Sept. 15, 2017

In 2017, the complex legacies of historical figures are proving impossible to restrain in stone or confine with bronze. All over the nation, statues, memorials, and monuments are giving us big trouble.

MSU hosts symposium on Montana author Ivan Doig

Sept. 11, 2017

Beginning in 1978 with the publication “This House of Sky,” Ivan Doig went on to write over a dozen more books of memoir and fiction, most set in the Montana he knew so well.

MSU sets Doig Symposium for Sept. 13-16

Aug. 31, 2017

Family, friends and scholars who study the life and work of the late novelist Ivan Doig will be featured during a four-day symposium scheduled for Sept. 13-16 at Montana State University.

When To Stop Honoring A Questionable Historical Figure? CU’s Had That Debate

Aug. 22, 2017

It’s not just statues of Confederate leaders that lead to debates over controversial figures in U.S. history.

Cody remembered in many ways

Aug. 21, 2017

In 1899 alone, Buffalo Bill’s Wild West traveled more than 11,000 miles in 200 days performing 341 times in 132 communities in the United States.

Colorado’s long history — and uncertain present — with the KKK and other hate groups

Aug. 20, 2017

Hate never left Colorado.

Reconciling class differences in divided nation

July 28, 2017

In 2017, a well-staffed army of commentators, observers, and pundits work hard to remind us that we are citizens of a divided nation, starkly at odds in our beliefs, assumptions, and opinions. When it comes to vexing each other, we have emerged as artists of endless creativity.

Center of the West Buffalo Bill symposium Aug. 2-5

July 13, 2017

As a part of its year-long centennial celebration, the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Buffalo Bill Museum is bringing international scholars and museum professionals to Cody, Wyoming, for a symposium Aug. 2-5.

It’s time to give this overused word a break

June 16, 2017

The word “inappropriate” is perishing from fatigue.