Nathan Heffel

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Once-Dilapidated City Train Stations Enjoying A Renaissance

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Cities like St. Paul, Minn., and Denver are revitalizing old union stations with brewpubs and cafes. It's part of an effort to spur downtown development and attract young adults and baby boomers.


Denver Street Arcade Attracts Gamers Of All Ages

Monday, June 30, 2014

It's part of an interactive street festival that's transforming 2 city blocks into custom video games. They're played on giant LED screens and accompanied by Colorado Symphony Orchestra musicians.


Cow Town Opts For Funk Over Funky Smell

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Greeley, Colo., has an image problem. Actually, it's more of an odor problem.

A meatpacking plant is on the northeast side of town, and when the wind blows just right, you can't miss the smell — a cross between a slaughterhouse, a cow farm with manure and other unidentified ...


The Aurora Shooting: One Week Later

Friday, July 27, 2012

It’s been a week since last Friday’s mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado. In that time, the state of Colorado, the public, and the national media have grappled with the best way to resp...

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Wildfires Blaze in Colorado

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Over 30,000 people have been evacuated from the towns around Colorado Springs, Colorado’s second biggest city, where the Waldo Canyon wildfire doubled in size yesterday. What must be done to stop it?

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32,000 Evacuated as Colorado Wildfire Rages

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

More than 800 firefighters are battling a fast-moving wildfire that has already chased 32,000 residents from their homes near Colorado Springs. Nathan Heffel is a reporter with KUNC public radio in Colorado.


Rick Santorum Wins Big in Colorado and Minnesota

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Rick Santorum's campaign team is waking up this morning after landing a big hit last night. He won the Minnesota and Colorado caucuses plus the non-binding Missouri primary. You can be sure Santorum will use this latest twist to try and persuade more conservatives to rally around him as the most credible alternative to Mitt Romney. 


How US Cities are Reacting to the Debt Crisis

Monday, August 01, 2011

The nation's debt crisis has all eyes on the politicians on Capitol Hill. But we wanted to know how the debt crisis is playing out in different cities across the country — what local fears and concerns are, and what people have to say about what's happening in the District of Columbia. We headed to Denver, Colo., Detroit, Mich., and Miami, Fla. to hear what people have to say about the current debt crisis.

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Ending Teacher Tenure in Colorado

Thursday, May 13, 2010

After passing State Senate Bill 191 at 12:00 am this morning, Colorado is at the heart of a national debate on teacher performance. The bill removes some job protections for tenured faculty, and aims to increase student performance. It was an emotional fight, with teachers facing the possibility of losing job security. 


Denver Becomes Largest US City to Try Bike Sharing

Friday, April 23, 2010

At about 40 locations around downtown Denver, you can pick up a bike, ride it somewhere else and drop it off. The "Bcycle" program began yesterday, on Earth Day. Bike sharing is a mode of community transportation that's been tried in several European cities, and will be popping up in U.S. cities this summer; Denver is the first big American trial. Nathan Heffel, producer for jazz89 KUVO, checked in on the first day of Mile-High residents trying it out.

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