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.  

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10:00am

Sat September 8, 2012
Business

Warhol Soup Cans and Candy Corn Oreos. Does Limited Edition Matter?

The limited edition Campbell's Soup cans at the Greeley Target.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Campbell’s Soup and Nabisco are unveiling limited edition products this month. Campbell’s released four special edition tomato soup cans in honor of the 50th anniversary of Andy Warhol’s iconic painting. And Nabisco has released a limited edition candy corn flavored Oreo for Halloween. 

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12:20pm

Fri September 7, 2012
Craft Beer

Hold The Honey? Hick’s Thoughts On The White House Beer

Screencap from a video released by the White House about the Presidential beers.
YouTube.com

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper hasn’t tasted the new homebrewed beer President Obama has been drinking as of late; however he does have a few choice words about the White House brew.

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4:52pm

Thu September 6, 2012
Education

Aims Celebrates 45th Anniversary with Parade, Ribbon Cutting

Nathan Heffel KUNC

Under sunny skies and a light breeze alumni, faculty and current students gathered to celebrate recent renovations to the Aims Community College campus in Greeley on Wednesday. They also celebrated its 45th anniversary.

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4:00am

Thu September 6, 2012
Wildfire Science

Greeley Water And The Conundrum Of The Contaminated Poudre

The normally pristine Poudre River near the Milton Seaman Reservoir is now black with soot and ash.
USDA-Creative Commons

It’s been ten years since the Hayman fire, and Denver water officials are still dealing with the fire’s impact to its water supply. In Northern Colorado, water managers are just beginning to assess the damage to their complex system of reservoirs and holding ponds following this summer’s wildfires. 

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12:18pm

Fri August 31, 2012
Wildfires

With Little Moisture In Sight, Boulder County Enacts New Fire Ban

Twilight in Gold Hill. A photo taken shortly after containment of the 2010 Fourmile Canyon Fire.
Nathan Heffel

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