Brian Larson

News Director

I joined KUNC in 1993 as the local host of All Things Considered. Since then I've worked my way through every job there is in the news department finally settling in as News Director in 2008. It's a privilege to work with a talented and dedicated staff covering Colorado news each day. And to think that I had never listened to public radio prior to coming to KUNC.




Sun March 27, 2011
Wildfire Prevention

Udall Seeks Money for Bark Beetle Mitigation

Democratic Senator Mark Udall is urging federal officials to fund efforts to mitigate the effects of bark beetles in Colorado and other western states.

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Fri March 25, 2011
State Politics

Republicans to Select New Chair amid Party Bitterness

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Colorado Republicans will select a new party chair during the state committee meeting on Saturday. But whoever succeeds two-term chairman Dick Wadhams will lead a troubled party.

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Thu March 24, 2011
Breaking: Wildfires

Firefighers Making Progress on Douglas County Fire, Evacuations Lifted

A 1,600 acre wildfire  near Franktown is now 50% contained and many of those evacuated from their homes  are being allowed to return.

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Wed March 23, 2011

Bennet Says Congress Needs to Focus on What’s Next in Libya

Senator Michael Bennet

With many lawmakers wanting an explanation from President Obama for taking action in Libya, Colorado Senator Michael Bennet says the focus needs to be on what happens next.

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Tue March 22, 2011
Fire Danger

Fire Bans and Restrictions Imposed Along Front Range

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Late March is not usually the time for fire bans but overly dry and windy conditions have many counties on high alert.

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