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Laurine Lassalle
Data Journalist and Editor
at Aspen Journalism

Recent posts



Tracking the Curve: Documenting COVID-19 in Pitkin, Eagle and Garfield counties

Data project on the spread of COVID-19 in the Roaring Fork Valley (Colorado), which includes case counts, hospitalization data, deaths, and vaccination data.


September 26, 2022

About two and a half years after the first COVID-19 case was reported in the United States and in Colorado, responses to the pandemic have varied widely across the state — and on the Western Slope. 

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September 27, 2022

An analysis of pandemic data from six Western Slope counties —Pitkin, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Mesa and Delta — conducted by Aspen Journalism and Aspen Public Radio shows that the counties home to resort communities that played host to the first cases saw higher infection rates but lower death rates, while the lower-elevation counties saw comparatively fewer cases but higher death rates.

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