With a final decree entered in Maroon Creek case, Aspen maintains its water rights, but is committed to moving them.
Category: Aspen Desk
Working in the shadows: Aspen’s long reliance on undocumented workers showing signs of stress
“We know they’re working because they’re needed, because they want to work, and because employers need them.”
Aspen Journalism’s top reporting efforts, from 2011 to 2018
As we head into our ninth year of operations, we take a look back.
Timeline: Castle Creek Reservoir and Maroon Creek Reservoir
A detailed look at events related to the city of Aspen’s stated intent to build dams on upper Castle and Maroon creeks.
The Aspen 50: billionaires of Pitkin County
There are now more than 1,600 billionaires in the world, and at least fifty of them have stakes in the Aspen area — primarily through their ownership of real estate in Pitkin County.
Build and let live: 40 years of affordable housing in Aspen
“We totally invented the concept of a dual market: a second, more affordable pool of housing that would be traded among local residents and that would be insulated from market forces.”
Who owns employee housing in Pitkin County in 2014?
A list of the owners of all of the ownership units under the jurisdiction of the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority shows what buyers paid for their unit, when they bought it, and what it’s worth as of May 2014.
Aspen airport releases video of jet crash
Video feeds from five infrared cameras released in response to an open records request from Aspen Journalism.
Giving big: Aspen-area nonprofits and their economic impact
Nonprofit tax return data from the IRS via ProPublica’s Nonprofit Explorer tool.
Aspen nonprofits: the public data table
Public data on Aspen’s nonprofits in one big searchable table.