Nathan Heffel

Reporter/All Things Considered Host

I’ve has always been fascinated with radio, from competing in the 'radio broadcasting' category for my middle school forensics team, to DJ'ing a late night college radio show at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin where I earned my Political Science degree. 

Most recently I was the Public Affairs/ News Manger at KUVO FM as well as the local Denver host of PRI’s “The Takeaway” [a morning news show]. I started my career as an Assistant Producer for the multi-award winning Kelly, Mudflap and JoJo Morning Show on KYGO FM.

I’ve covered many local events including the Windsor, CO tornado, the 2008 Democratic National Convention, and the 2010 Four Mile Canyon fire.  



Wed October 17, 2012

Fern Lake Fire Continues To Smolder In Rocky Mountain National Park

A heli-tanker lands in Rocky Mountain National Park on October 12th.
Rocky Mountain National Park NPS

Burning since Tuesday, Oct 9th, the Fern Lake Fire continues to smolder. Despite high winds, park rangers say fire activity remains low with some ‘creeping and some open flame observed.’

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Tue October 16, 2012
Parks & Rec

Going To Larimer County Parks? Be Sure To Bring A Credit Card

The steps leading up to Horsetooth rock...
Cassandra Turner Flickr - Creative Commons

If you plan on heading to a Larimer County Park next week, you’re going to need your credit card. The reason? Automated pay stations will soon replace the cash and envelope system at all county parks.

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Fri October 12, 2012

Fern Lake Fire Still Burning In Rocky Mountain National Park

Early morning smoke on October 12th as seen from YMCA

Smoke from the Fern Lake Fire, located on the eastern side of Rocky Mountain National Park continues to be seen Friday morning. The fire remains at zero percent containment and stands at 660 acres.

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Fri October 12, 2012

Live Blog: Friday At The Great American Beer Festival

Photo © Brewers Association

The second public session of the Great American Beer Festival opens tonight at the Colorado Convention Center in Downtown Denver. With over 2,000 beers in the festival hall, it’s the biggest selection of American beers ever served.

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Thu October 11, 2012