Items by Marge Higley

"Land of Bewilderment"
For years, Streamboat Springs, Colo., showed the normal, orderly growth expected in a prosperous rural community that also caters to tourists. Now, a rush of growth has pushed condos up the sides of the mountains and transformed the community.
Pioneer Wyoming rockhound has famous jade collection
Bilford Foster, a lapidarist in Lander, Wyoming, recounts how he became well-known for his jade jewelry.