Ninety days after the Marshall Fire reduced more than 1,000 homes to ash and upended lives, the Community Foundation Boulder County on Monday, March 28, detailed publicly for the first time how it plans to distribute the remaining $28.5 million in disaster relief raised through the Boulder County Wildfire Fund. The majority of the money […]
Author Archives: Melissa Bailey
Melissa Bailey is a 2021-22 Scripps Fellow in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado Boulder. She has been reporting on health care for the past six years, most recently as a freelance journalist. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, NPR and other publications. She started her career in community journalism — spending eight years at the New Haven Independent — and was a Nieman Journalism Fellow at Harvard from 2014 to 2015. She has also reported for STAT, a health and science publication affiliated with the Boston Globe, and she spent three years on the investigative team at Kaiser Health News.