Amelia Arvesen is a Boulder-based journalist and outdoorsist. She currently reports on public safety and fracking in Boulder County for the Longmont Times-Call and Boulder Daily Camera, while also freelancing for SNEWS and other publications.  Stories of transformation resonate most with her. A San Francisco Bay Area native, she also has lived in Kansas, where she took home the investigative Victor Murdock award for reporting on a truck salvage yard tied up in civil battles and EPA violations.

Outside of work, Amelia runs, camps, hikes, rock climbs, takes photos, devours tacos, occasionally bakes bread, pets other people's dogs and travels.

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