The Runoff is a new monthly newsletter from Aspen Journalism’s Water Desk editor, Heather Sackett.

The Roundup is a weekly roundup of Aspen Journalism’s original stories, data dashboard, and updates from our newsroom.

Recent newsletters published by Aspen Journalism

The Roundup | The strongest incentive to stay

It’s clear that this stock of housing is important to the community, based on the sheer numbers. But there’s something more. The ability to own a home, affordable to those who work in the community, might be the strongest incentive there is to hold on, stick it out, keep playing “the lottery” because eventually something…

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The Runoff | From panic to acceptance

Some water managers at CRWUA acknowledged a truth that is widely known but rarely stated so candidly: As the Colorado River crisis deepens, water to cities will not be cut off in favor of continuing to grow hay in the desert, no matter what the law of the river says. 

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