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.  



Thu December 13, 2012

Disaster Bill Could Include State Watershed Restoration Funds

Charles Willgren Flickr - Creative Commons

A $60.4 billion disaster appropriations bill for Hurricane Sandy relief and rebuilding now includes $125 million for restoration efforts at Colorado watersheds damaged by this summer’s wildfires.

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Thu December 13, 2012

Poudre River Still Troubling Water Managers Since High Park Fire

Ash and other debris from summer wildfires cake the edge of the Poudre River, a key source of Greeley's drinking water.
USDA CreativeCommons/Flickr


Wed December 12, 2012
Colorado Water

If The Drought’s So Bad, Why Not Tow In An Iceberg?

An Iceberg off the west Antarctic Peninsula.

Icebergs aren’t just for salads or obstacles for oceangoing ships anymore. They’re also one of the 150 possible water shortage solutions submitted to the Colorado River Basin Water study.

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Wed December 12, 2012
Colorado Water

Study Projects Significant Water Shortages For Colorado River Users

A map of the Colorado River Basin
Shannon1 Wikipedia/CreativeCommons

A final study analyzing the future of the Colorado River Basin says the gap between supply and demand over the next 50 years is expected to be significant.

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Tue December 11, 2012