KUNC's Colorado Edition KUNC's Colorado Edition is a daily look at the stories, news, people and issues important to you. It's a window to the communities along the Colorado Rocky Mountains. New episodes available Monday - Thursday, weekly.
KUNC's Colorado Edition

KUNC's Colorado Edition

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KUNC's Colorado Edition is a daily look at the stories, news, people and issues important to you. It's a window to the communities along the Colorado Rocky Mountains. New episodes available Monday - Thursday, weekly.

Most Recent Episodes

Trials And Tribulations

Today on Colorado Edition: we'll learn about a COVID-19 vaccine trial taking place in our area. Plus, we'll learn about research at universities, hear the story of the Colorado Cannibal, and get some tips for maintaining your mental health during a stressful season.

In Your Head

Today on Colorado Edition: We talk with a public health official about recent coronavirus case numbers and additional public health measures. We also get a look at the state of Colorado's travel industry and we check in on the mental health outlook for northern Colorado.

No Free Lunch

Today on Colorado Edition: we'll hear from a local business owner about the impact of the recent wildfires on her restaurant. Plus, we'll get a look at how COVID-19 spreads in schools, talk with the state forester about forest management and the wildfires, and hear a KUNC reporter's experience curing his ballot.

La Ofrenda (The Offering)

Today on Colorado Edition: We get a glimpse at how recent wildfires are impacting local school districts, and we'll hear about a new podcast focused on the sage grouse, a bird that lives in the sage brush. And ahead of Día de Muertos, we'll speak to an artist about a community ofrenda they created in Denver. We'll also learn about a local theater in northern Colorado that may or may not be known for ghosts.

Too Much, Too Fast

Today on Colorado Edition: we get an update on some of the wildfire activity in our state. We also look at where water and fire meet in the West, learn about a new state eviction moratorium, and hear about a political survey of Colorado.

A Price To Pay

Today on Colorado Edition: We learn about the state's plan to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine as it becomes available. We'll also travel to Wyoming to learn about invasive plants and how they play into the threat of wildfires. Plus, we'll take an investigative look at why the state is paying journalists to write stories about tourism, and we'll get a better understanding of how the state used tax incentives to lure businesses to Colorado.

Heads Up

Today on Colorado Edition: we get the perspective of a climate scientist on the fire season we're having, and learn about the impact of the Cameron Peak Fire on Fort Collins' water supply. We'll also hear about how Jeffco Public School's reading curriculum holds up, and get tips for how to talk with friends and family about conspiracy theories.

Watch The Money

Today on Colorado Edition: We get the latest on Larimer County's COVID-19 numbers and what the county is doing to slow the spread of the virus. We'll also get a look at the kind of danger homeowners face when it comes to wildfires. Plus, we'll hear about the latest campaign finance numbers for several of Colorado's most-watched races, and we learn more about youth voting in Colorado.

Where There's Smoke

Today on Colorado Edition: With the Cameron Peak Fire taking the spot this week for Colorado's largest wildfire, we get some context about this historic fire season and how climate change fits in. We'll also examine the role of guns at recent protests around the state. Plus, we get the policy takeaways from Colorado's recent senate debates and we explore the question of a paid family and medical leave program.

What Say You?

Today on Colorado Edition: We get a look at how ballot signatures are verified in Colorado. We'll also check in on the race for the state's third congressional district and we'll learn more about one of the state ballot questions, Proposition 117. We'll also hear what local candidates for district attorney and the state board of education are thinking about mental health issues and solutions.

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