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.  



Tue December 4, 2012

For Now, Conditions Scrap Fern Lake Fire Air Tankers

Air Tanker at the San Bernardino Air Tanker Base in October 2009
John Heil USFS Region 5

Officials say delays and heavy wind kept two heavy air tankers from battling the Fern Lake Fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park until Tuesday. At least for now, the planes will not be part of the efforts to control the blaze.

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Mon December 3, 2012

Boulder County Sheriff Orders Fire Ban

C. Holmes Flickr - Creative Commons

Citing winds, high temperatures, and the lack of moisture, the Boulder County Sheriff’s office has ordered a fire ban for unincorporated parts of the county.

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Sun December 2, 2012

Fern Lake Fire Holds At 3,584 Acres, Red Flag Warning Issued [UPDATED]

Trees burning in Spruce Canyon on Nov. 27

High winds are helping spread the Fern Lake Fire. The fire has charred nearly 2.5 square miles and exploded to over 3,000 acres. With high winds forecast for Sunday afternoon and evening, additional growth may be seen.

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Wed November 28, 2012

RTD Commuter Rail Line To DIA On Schedule, Budget

Peña Boulevard 'triple-stack.' Seen from the south, the new commuter train will come from the left foreground and curve down the hill into the underpass, emerging at the DIA station.


Tue November 20, 2012
Water Conservation

7 Ways To Conserve Water This Thanksgiving

It’s estimated that to produce the food and prepare a Thanksgiving meal for eight requires over 40,000 gallons of water.
Brad Holt CreativeCommons/Flickr

When you think about Thanksgiving, you might envision a turkey dinner, or spending time with your family. However, do you ever think about water conservation?

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