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:

KUNC's Colorado Edition: The Royal Flush

Jul 20, 2018
Luke Runyon / KUNC

On this week's episode of Colorado Edition, five great stories that would win any hand, featuring the humble toilet, tiny homes and The King himself.

KUNC's Colorado Edition: You Can Survive

Jul 13, 2018
Rae Ellen Bichell / Mountain West News Bureau

On this week's Colorado Edition, we take a look at a serious issue: suicide. Our reporters bring you stories from the call center of the Colorado Crisis Line and a Vietnam veteran and survivor in Longmont.

KUNC's Colorado Edition: O Say Can You Sing

Jul 6, 2018
Stacy Nick / KUNC

On this week's Colorado Edition, an unlikely musical team-up, a nightmare future for Colorado River users (that's probably you) and a way-outside-the-box approach to teacher recruitment on the Eastern Plains.

Stacy Nick / KUNC

In this week’s Colorado Edition – big hats for big heads (of state), how water is making houses more expensive and how the teacher shortage is playing out in rural areas.

KUNC's Colorado Edition: On A More Serious Note

Jun 22, 2018
Esther Honig / Harvest Public Media

On this week's Colorado Edition, a look at a case of discrimination in Denver, the cost of sexual harassment at the Capitol and how the #MeToo movement is challenging the way Coloradans think.

Luke Runyon / KUNC

On this week's Colorado Edition, the word of the day is "dry." We talk about dry weather, drying up farms and neon, which is not dry but still interesting.

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In this special episode of KUNC's Colorado Edition, we talk elections. In November, Colorado voters will select a replacement for term-limited Democrat Governor John Hickenlooper.

On June 26, voters will decide who they want to have on the fall ballot during the primary election. This is their story. (Insert sound effect here.)

Courtesy of La Plata County

On this week's Colorado Edition, we check back in with the fire meteorologist and get a look at some of the science behind why this year's fire season is going to be a busy one. We also make the connection between fossils and fossil fuels.

Luke Runyon / KUNC

On this week's Colorado Edition, we have some inspiring stories: injured soldiers finding strength and inspiration in the Warrior Games, police taking a new approach to help people, a family finding a new future for their farm in wind energy and beavers doing the things they do.

KUNC's Colorado Edition: Getting Really Awkward

May 25, 2018
Courtesy of AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com/Museum of Art Fort Collins

On this week's Colorado Edition, we get meta with StoryCorps, awkward with family photos and ... potentially taxed for better roads?