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Brent Gardner-Smith/Aspen Journalism

The Cascades, on the Roaring Fork River east of Aspen, on June 16,2016.

Aspen Journalism is a local, independent, nonprofit and investigative journalism organization based in Aspen, Colorado.

Our mission is to produce quality journalism, as well-informed citizens make better decisions.

We take an investigative approach to beat reporting, and do so in collaboration with other local and regional news organizations.

After we publish our stories on the Aspen Journalism website, other news organizations are invited to publish them, without charge, under our Creative Commons guidelines.

Our area of interest radiates outward from Aspen to include Pitkin County, the Roaring Fork River watershed, the Western Slope, the state of Colorado, and the Colorado River basin.

Since 2011, We’ve covered water, the environment, education, land-use, local government, housing, transportation, energy, wealth, real estate, the ski industry, and development.

Aspen Journalism is a member the Colorado Press Association and the Institute for Nonprofit News.

Our office is in the Benedict Building in Aspen at 1280 Ute Avenue, Suite 4.

We welcome comments, suggestions and questions via phone at (970) 948-1930 and via email at (first name of staffer)@aspenjournalism.org.

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Aspen Journalism
1280 Ute Avenue, Suite 4
Aspen, C0 81611

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Aspen Journalism
P.O. Box 10101
Aspen, CO 81612

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