Project Description

Legends of the Old West | Legends Lite

Interviews, short stories, and tantalizing nuggets of history that arrive between seasons. Hosted by Mandi Wimmer.

High West Whiskey


The story of how David Perkins, a biochemist, founded and named High West Whiskey. Learn the Old West meanings behind their “core four;” the laws necessary to make straight whiskey; how you can contribute to the preservation of the Old West by drinking American Prairie Bourbon; and which whiskey is best shared with a good lookin’ stranger.

The Outlaw Harry Tracy


Harry Tracy terrorized the Pacific Northwest in the waning days of the Old West. He was a thief, an escape artist and a cold-blooded murderer. He ran with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and was said to be more ruthless than Jesse James. This is his story…
Ghosts of Deadwood


Interviews with Ty Sanford, Maurice Miller and Chris Carpenter. Ty Sanford of Deadwood Alive discusses the most cold-blooded attempted murder in Deadwood’s history and then highlights some creepy encounters in the haunted places of the town. Maurice Miller of Black Hills Paranormal Investigations and Chris Carpenter of Scattered Souls Paranormal talk about some of their eerie experiences in Deadwood during a weekend of investigations.

Women of Deadwood


An interview with Carolyn Weber, Executive Director of Deadwood History Inc., about some of the prominent women of Deadwood: Martha Bullock, Aunt Lou Marchbanks and Dr. Flora Hayward Stanford. On location from the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center in Deadwood, South Dakota.