Jim Hill

Digital Media Manager

I’m not a Colorado native (did you know that "I'm from Missouri" means "I'm skeptical of the matter and not easily convinced?") but I have lived here for most of my life and couldn't imagine leaving. After graduating from Colorado State University, I did what everyone wants to do; I moved to the mountains and skied, hiked, and hid from responsibility! Our listeners in the mountains may know me from my time in Steamboat Springs and Vail or as the voice of the Battle Mountain Huskies Hockey team in Vail.

I now call Denver home and I dig the easy access to the mountains as well as the live music, theater and pro & college hockey. When I am not enjoying any of the previous, I love to cook, work on improving my barbecue or constantly rediscover albums I forgot I had in an ever growing music collection.

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10:26am

Tue June 10, 2014
inTune Station Blog

3 Easy Steps To Reach KUNC Nirvana On iTunes Radio

A man in a movie once said, "no matter where you go, there you are." Since you'll most likely have your phone with you, you'll also have KUNC available via iTunes Radio. We're happy to announce that KUNC's radio stream has been added to iTunes Radio.

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7:12am

Tue June 10, 2014

In Colorado, 'The Politics Of Fracking Have Yet To Be Tested'

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Governor Hickenlooper's office has announced a compromise bill has been reached to head off a local control fight over fracking at the ballot. No special session as been called for it yet and there remain doubts it will come to fruition. The New York Times looks at the debate fracking has taken on in the state.
Source: Nytimes · Via: Grace Hood on Twitter
An impassioned national debate over the oil-production technique known as fracking is edging toward the ballot box in Colorado, opening an election-year rift between moderate, energy-friendly Democrats and environmentalists who want to rein in drilling or give local communities the power to outlaw it altogether.

7:37am

Tue April 15, 2014

For The Marijuana Biz, It's Happy Tax Day Too

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There's more than one day in April that the legal marijuana biz has to pay attention to now. On April 15, they've got a tax bill due just like the rest of us.
Source: Marketplace · Via: Grace Hood
"The cruel irony behind this is that illegal drug dealers almost never even file income taxes," says Aaron Smith with the National Cannabis Industry Association. "So this provision really only affects the legitimate state-licensed marijuana providers."

9:00am

Mon April 7, 2014
Music

Download Sharon Van Etten's Latest: 'Taking Chances'

Dusdin Condren Courtesy of the artist

Check out and get your hands on the lead single from Sharon Van Etten's forthcoming release Are We There?

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6:16am

Thu April 3, 2014

Welcome To The Borderland

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It is so much more than what you heard. Morning Edition's trip along the border is captured here in 12 vignettes highlighting the people, places, maps and the physical barriers found on both sides.
Source: Npr
The U.S.-Mexico border is not a line. It's a place. NPR's Morning Edition spent two weeks driving it — a 2,428 mile road trip. Here are 12 short stories sharing what they found.

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