Laurine Lassalle

Multimedia & Data Journalism Student

at UC Berkeley

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 7, 2020

Local ranchers face backlog of cattle due to coronavirus. Now comes the drought.

Ranchers were left with a backlog of cattle earlier this year when meatpacking plants had to close or slow production due to COVID-19 outbreaks among employees and public health orders forced restaurants to shut down indoor dining.

They are now facing the compounding challenge of a drought, which is decreasing the amount of available hay and forcing more tough choices about herd management.

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August 31, 2020

Nonresident COVID-19 cases significant part of Pitkin County, Aspen virus footprint

As summer tourism spiked in the Aspen area last month, so did the number of visitors and residents of neighboring counties who tested positive in Pitkin County for COVID-19.