Taking the 'High' Road in the West
Fox, Walter, Editor & Publisher
An environmentally conscious American newspaper that would seem to defy all of the normal patterns of circulation, advertising, and frequency of publication is celebrating its 35th year of operation in 2005. The High Country News, a biweekly published in Paonia, Colorado, targets an 11-state area west of the Rocky Mountains. Describing itself as "the paper for people who care about the West," HCN offers news, analysis and commentary on water, public lands, wildlife, grazing, logging, mining, wilderness, growth, politics, and other topics of interest to the region.
Founded in Lander, Wyo., in 1970 by Tom Bell, an educator and rancher- turned-environmentalist, the paper now has …
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Publication information: Article title: Taking the 'High' Road in the West. Contributors: Fox, Walter - Author. Magazine title: Editor & Publisher. Publication date: April 1, 2005. Page number: Not available. © 2002 Editor & Publisher. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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