Thank you to the loyal readers and supporters of The Colorado Independent (2013-2020). The Indy has merged with the new nonprofit Colorado News Collaborative (COLab) on a new mission to strengthen local news in Colorado. We hope you will join us!
Bruce Finley covers environment-related news: the land, air and water issues around Colorado and the West. A longtime Post staff reporter who has worked worldwide and a lawyer, Bruce grew up in Colorado and its mountains and has relished the chance to serve residents. Bruce graduated from Stanford University, then earned masters' degrees in international relations as a Fulbright scholar in Britain and in journalism at Northwestern University. He went to law school at the University of Denver, earning his JD in 2012 and joining the Colorado Bar. He has won numerous journalism awards. His international affairs work led to on-site reporting in 40 countries including a stint in Africa, multiple assignments in Iraq, and after the 9/11 attacks, around the Arab world from Pakistan to Yemen.