Writer

Allen Best

Allen Best has been a journalist writing about Colorado and the West for over 40 years. He writes a bi-weekly newsletter called Big Pivots that chronicles the energy transition. Fans say it’s a book that you read a chapter every other week. Except unlike a book, this is real-time. Allen is a pro.


Articles

What do we owe wildland firefighters?

By Jonathon Golden

Vacancies, of course, limit how much federal firefighters can do. If Western communities want to be protected, they need to ensure that their firefighters receive better pay and benefits.

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Urban-rural divide is alive and well

By Allen Best

“The annual Western Stock Show puts cowboy hats in high-end restaurants and strip joints alike.”

Photograph by Allen Best, outside of Akron, CO

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