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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1:12pm

Fri August 15, 2014
Colorado Floods

Nearly A Year Post-Flood, Evans Is Rebuilding, Improving

Mobile Homes inundated with water in Evans on September 18th, 2013
The City of Evans Flickr - used with permission

When floodwaters inundated parts of the City of Evans Sept. 13, 2013, homes were damaged or destroyed, roads were made impassable and the city’s main wastewater treatment plant was heavily damaged. 11 months on, the city has greatly recovered, but there’s still work to do.

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12:00pm

Thu August 14, 2014
Urban Renewal

Denver's Union Station At Heart Of Urban Renewal

Union Station in Denver, Colorado
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Denver’s recently reopened Union Station joins other stations across the country including Saint Paul and Kansas City that are changing the landscape of city centers. It’s not because you can catch a ride on the rails, but because people are moving back to the city.

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12:34pm

Mon August 11, 2014
Transportation

RTD Seeks Input On Current Fare Structure

RTD's Auraria Station, 2011
RTD Flickr - used with permission

Denver’s Regional Transportation District wants to know what you think about RTD fares. The agency is turning to the public for input as it begins a study of how people use the current fare system in preparation for future Front Range expansions.

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2:34pm

Thu August 7, 2014

6:34am

Wed August 6, 2014
Transportation

Rider Shortcuts Lead To Weekend RTD W Line Closure

RTD's Sheridan Station on the W Line.
RTD Flickr

The Regional Transportation District is closing the W line between Knox Station and the Jefferson County Government Center in Golden between August 9 and August 11. The reason is for something RTD officials hadn’t anticipated.

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