The Pandora’s debate: A buffer for the backcountry Step around the back of the top terminal of the Silver Queen Gondola and you enter what might be Pitkin County’s most unique, and interesting, land use realm. The acreage stretching out for miles past the Aspen Mountain ski area along both sides of Richmond Ridge gave […]
Water Desk Editor Heather Sackett on the ins and outs of the proposed Ram’s Horn Reservoir and Cow Creek storage project working its way through water court.
A letter from Mark Harvey, Aspen Journalism’s Board President, announcing our new executive director; recent news from our local data dashboard, and a selection of news from other sources.
Roaring Fork River flows and Aspen occupancy rise; Colorado work group fails to reach consensus in anti-speculation report.
Tracking “breakthrough” and nonresident COVID-19 cases in Pitkin County; low water levels at Ruedi Reservoir threatening hydropower production, and single-digit Roaring Fork streamflows.
Updates from the Data Dashboard: August 1 saw the most precipitation in Aspen of any day since 2018, raising river levels, and a bucket of local news.
State water board is investigating the feasibility of a program known as demand management, plus local data dashboard and Tracking the COVID-19 Curve.
Measuring water diversions and avoiding mudslides Aspen Journalism was set to attend an event in the Homestake Valley Thursday morning sponsored by the Eagle River Watershed Council highlighting the debate over whether or not to build a second dam in the valley that would facilitate the diversion of more Western Slope water to thirsty cities […]
Water Desk Editor Heather Sackett traveled to Kremmling to join researchers as they set out to count birds in a study examining what happens when Colorado irrigators cut back on water use.
In high-use areas clustered around the Maroon Bells, Snowmass Lake and Capitol Lake, “groups at one time” (GAOT) levels have gotten out of hand.