Each of Aspen Journalism’s reporters and editors, as well as two freelance journalists, took home first-place awards.
A coalition is pushing land managers to deal with the methane leaks by authorizing a project to capture the methane and either use it somehow or destroy it. To do that, they’ll have to surmount a host of bureaucratic challenges.
SkiCo officials have taken the position that broader character and use concerns on the backside should not hinder the review of their ski area proposal. County planning staffers disagree.
• Lake Powell storage falls to a record low of 32.45% of capacity.
• Lake Powell’s surface elevation drops to 3,554.24 feet, also a record low.
• Roaring Fork River flowing at 32.4 cfs at Aspen, or 32.7% of average.
As the state of Colorado grapples with whether to implement a demand-management program, which would pay irrigators to temporarily dry up fields in an effort to send more water downstream, there could be unintended consequences for the animals that use irrigated agriculture for their habitat.