On the Cover
Young historic reenactor, photography by Harland J. Schuster 

Jennifer Haugh, Editor
Katy Ibsen, Managing Editor
Shelly Bryant, Art Director 

In Season
Eat, Gloria Gale
Shop, Kimberly Winter Stern
Sampler, Marci Penner
Culture, Nathan Pettengill

The Cowboy and the Native American
Story by Cecilia Harris, photography courtesy of Kansas Historical Society
Modern attractions share the heritage of our ancestors.

Wild Women of the Frontier
Photography by Luke Townsend 

The Forts
Historic military forts in Kansas are more than just relics, featuring: Fort Larned, Fort Riley, Fort Scott, Fort Leavenworth, Fort Wallace & Fort Hays.

Civil War: Fort Sumter vs. the Battle of Black Jack
Story by Seth Jones, photography by Michael Snell
With battles dating to 1856 - almost five years prior to Fort Sumter - can Kansas state a claim to being the birth place of the Civil War?

Vanishing Points
Story and photography by Bill Stephens
In search of Kansas' navigational airmail arrows 

Taste of Kansas: Cooking the Day's Catch
Story by Meta Newell West, photography by Jason Dailey
From wild boar to squirrel stew, a guide to cooking the day's catch.

Recipe Feature: 
Pan-seared Crappie with Mushrooms and Asparagus

Super Simple Sauteed Morels

Milestone: Thomas H. Bowlus Fine Art Center celebrates 50 years.