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Editor's Blog / Mike Harris

mike_harris_cropBorn and Raised in Southern California, Mike Harris is an award-winning journalist and editor. He loves the West and the traditions of America's pioneer spirit. His father's roots go deep into Texas and Oklahoma, while on his mother's side, the family history begins in post Civil War Louisiana. Currently he serves as publisher for La Frontera Publishing, a publisher of fiction and nonfiction books about the West, and as editor for OldWestNewWest.Com Travel & History Magazine, one of the nation's leading eZine's about the West. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California. His blog shares his views on America's West - today's new adventures set against the Old West history of America's frontier.

Editor's Blog / Mike Harris

Exploring the Mother Road, Route 66

Exploring the Mother Road, Route 66

Author John Steinbeck called it the "Mother Road," and while Route 66 no longer is part of the interstate highway system it remains a highway of legend and dreams and a very big part of the West.

Earlier this summer I took one of my seasonal drives through the West, I-40 to be exact. I like I-40, because it's pretty straight, and going through parts of Arizona and New Mexico (weather permitting) legally I can drive at 75 miles per hour. Stops basically are for gasoline and a restroom.

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Editor's Blog / Mike Harris

Three Museum Treats Waiting for You

Three Museum Treats Waiting for You If you plan on visiting California, New Mexico, or Oklahoma in the near future, three of the West's great museums - the Autry National Center, the New Mexico History Museum, and the National Cowboy Museum - are presenting outstanding exhibits that yo...
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Editor's Blog / Mike Harris

How can we better serve you?

How can we better serve you? Sure, I know, it's early December and you've lots on your mind. Probably you've yet to pick out a tree, put the outside lights up, and remember where you put the illuminated, plastic made-in-China Santa Claus that traditionally goes in the front yard...
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Editor's Blog / Mike Harris

A River of Money from Congress, a Trickle for Grand Canyon

A River of Money from Congress, a Trickle for Grand Canyon Politics is the art of making yourself look good, so maybe that's why there's so much finger pointing about how many jobs really have been created by the borrowed money flowing from Congress.

Think about it. It's like a river of money, or should I say...
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Editor's Blog / Mike Harris

Grand Canyon National Park’s Dia de la Familia a Grand Success

Grand Canyon National Park’s Dia de la Familia a Grand Success Wow! Who ripped a couple of months out of my calendar?

Here I was, smugly thinking I had everything under control, and wham! Today, Nov. 9, starts the second week of November, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner.
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