How well-coordinated the construction sequencing would be between the new developer and the neighboring Lift One Lodge has been an open question. But the parties say they have made significant progress since September.
Author Archives: Brent Gardner-Smith
Brent Gardner-Smith, the founder of Aspen Journalism, and who served as AJ’s executive director until August 2021 and as editor from 2011-2020, is the news director at Aspen Public Radio. He's also been a reporter at The Aspen Times, Aspen Daily News and KSNO, and the executive director at Aspen Public Radio. Brent also worked in communications at ProPublica in 2010 while earning his master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.
Aspen Journalism’s reporting wins three awards from the Colorado Press Association
Our newsroom’s work covering nonresident COVID-19 cases, the market for western water rights and how ranchers fared in a difficult year was recognized by industry peers in the 2020 Colorado Better News Media Contest.
Aspen Journalism 2019 Annual Report
It was a good year for Aspen Journalism.
CWCB changes course, will open most demand management meetings to public
State agency drops requirement for volunteer workgroup participants to sign non-disclosure agreements
Aurora, Colo. Springs seek to drill on lower Homestake Creek dam sites
The two cities are seeking a permit to drill 13 test bores to study geological conditions below four alternative dam alignments on lower Homestake Creek in Eagle County.
Dividing the waters: How a compact call might unfold on Western Slope
Almost all of the water exported from the Western Slope to the Front Range is done with post-compact water rights.
Waves in Basalt whitewater park still gnarly
Four rafts flipped on June 19 in the upper wave of the Basalt whitewater park. Some were surfed.
Reservoir releases for endangered fish in Colorado River coming after peak flows
Reservoir managers take care to sustain high flows, not boost this weekend’s expected peak.
Possibility of city of Aspen dams on Castle and Maroon creeks eliminated
With a final decree entered in Maroon Creek case, Aspen maintains its water rights, but is committed to moving them.
CWCB names water mavens to demand management workgroups
74 water managers, attorneys and experts named to eight workgroups, which will meet in closed-door settings.