Erik Kalsta is a rancher in the Big Hole Valley and director of the Working Wild Challenge at the Western Landowners Alliance.

In August of 1919, the Lower Big Hole River ran dry. Well, not completely dry. Water still trickled between the large cobbles of the freestone stream.  But it was dry

I don’t remember the name of the rider who called us that early morning in mid-July, 1982.  We had a lot of turnover at the grazing association in the early