Ed Marston

Ed Marston is a contributor to Writers on the Range, a service of High Country News in Paonia, Colo. He has been publisher of High Country News since 1983.

With national attention elsewhere, what will happen to the hinterland?

It turns out that this “new economy” of ours may be just as subject to boom and bust as was the economy based on cattle, oil, and lumber. Last month’s terrorist attacks emptied Las Vegas, caused hunters to cancel trips …