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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9:01pm

Thu January 31, 2013
Education

Starting Early: Combating The Rising Latino Achievement Gap

A PASO program participant
United Way of Weld County

A program, funded in part by the United Way of Weld County, is helping combat the problem of low Latino graduation rates in a unique -and early- way.

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3:33pm

Tue January 29, 2013
Wildfires

Forest Service Confident That 9 Air Tankers Are Enough

Rennett Stowe Flickr - Creative Commons

Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall is urging the U.S. Forest Service to accelerate their acquisition of eight new firefighting air tankers ahead of the impending wildfire season.

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5:11pm

Mon January 28, 2013
Politics

Senate Rejects Udall-Bennet Emergency Watershed Restoration Amendment

Senator Michael Bennet on the floor of the U.S. Senate discussing emergency watershed protection funding

The U.S. Senate declined to consider an amendment introduced by Colorado Democratic Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet that would have provided emergency watershed restoration funding for areas of Colorado damaged by last year's wildfires.

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8:14am

Sun January 27, 2013

3:12pm

Thu January 24, 2013
Watershed

Udall And Bennet Make Another Push For Watershed Restoration Funding

Screencap of Senator Michael Bennet standing by a photo of the blackened Poudre on the Senate floor
YouTube.com

Colorado Democratic Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall are making one final push for emergency watershed protection funding to be included in Hurricane Sandy disaster-relief legislation.

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