KUNC's Colorado Edition

Friday mornings

KUNC's Colorado Edition is a weekly look at the stories, news, people and issues important to you.

It's a window to the communities along the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

Each episode highlights the stories brought to you by journalists in the KUNC newsroom.

New episodes of are available every Friday morning, online and wherever you get your podcasts:

Luke Runyon / KUNC

Don't make me turn this democracy around! In this week's Colorado Edition, yes, we cover more of the issues you can vote on in the upcoming midterm elections. Also: A Vietnam War vet tells the story of his captivity as a prisoner of war, a troubling future for the Colorado River and an artist's unique take on the self-portrait.

Original illustration: Elkanah Tisdale / Edited by Ashley Jefcoat/KUNC

On this week's Colorado Edition, the Terminator throws his not-insignificant weight behind measures to end partisan gerrymandering in Colorado, and how diversity is creating big city problems for small town communities.

Stacy Nick / KUNC

On this week's Colorado Edition, a thorough look at some ballot initiatives you'll vote on in November, as well as a look at how gun issues are playing out in the 6th Congressional District Race. Also, how to make your own shoes. No, really. We go there.

Luke Runyon / KUNC

On this week's Colorado Edition, it's high noon for water thieves. Also included: a look at opioid treatment for people with chronic pain, a new report on Colorado's prison system, and remembering Deb Note-Farwell.

KUNC's Colorado Edition: Five Years Later

Sep 14, 2018
Courtesy of Kerry Grimes

On this week's Colorado Edition, we're doing something a little different. It's been five years since the September 2013 floods that brought devastation to many Colorado communities. We take a look back at what happened, and at how communities are recovering today.

Ashley Jefcoat / KUNC

On this week's Colorado Edition, a tour of ancient forests, struggling rivers and urban jungles - all right here in our state.

Photo by Patrick Houdek

On this week's Colorado Edition, a politician, a punk rocker, a preschool teacher and a lumberjack walk into a podcast.

Scott Dressel-Martin / Courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens

On this week's Colorado Edition, stories of hunting: Scientists search for methane leaks, talent agents look outside Hollywood for the next big star, and people hunting for a rare horticultural experience get more than they may want, courtesy of a flower with a very unlikely fragrance.

KUNC's Colorado Edition: People Of Action

Aug 10, 2018
Stacy Nick / KUNC

On this week's Colorado Edition, stories of action: Journalists go rogue, some Coloradans get fed up, Boulder stays weird and talented young people act out.

Stacy Nick / KUNC

On this episode of Colorado Edition, we're celebrating the state's 142nd birthday with bugling elk and Dr. Colorado.