Colorado Edition

Series produced by KUNC & The Colorado Sound

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A daily look at the stories, news, people and issues important to you. It's a window to the communities along the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

KUNC's Colorado Edition is a daily look at the stories, news, people and issues important to you. It's a window to the communities along the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

The show explores the big stories of the day, bringing context and insight to issues that matter. And because life in Northern Colorado is a balance of work and play, we explore the lighter side of news, highlighting what makes this state such an incredible place to live.


442 Pieces

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Today on Colorado Edition, we talk with Camille Dungy, a poet and professor in Colorado State University’s English program, about her contribution ...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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The new podcast “Women’s Work” from independent audio producer Ashley Ahearn follows women ranchers who are changing the ways we manage land and li...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Today on Colorado Edition, we get an update from KUNC’s state capitol reporter about where lawmakers are at the midway point in the 2022 legislativ...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2022
  • Length: 27:02
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On today’s Colorado Edition, we hear about a new bill that would cover the cost of college tuition for thousands of foster youth in the state. And ...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Today on Colorado Edition, we head up to Loveland to watch how a new reservoir project takes shape, and we hear how a volunteer for a nonprofit tha...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Among many things the pandemic revealed was just how undervalued many essential workers are, especially those who work in lower-paid service-indust...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Many rural towns across the mountain West are experiencing a moment of crisis — water scarcity and the threat of wildfire, as well as extreme incom...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Today on Colorado Edition, we explore local and statewide efforts to prevent overdose deaths and reduce harm. We also hear about a report commissio...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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On today’s show, we hear from two Colorado scientists who recently discovered one of the oldest female infant burial sites in a cave in Europe. We’...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Today on Colorado Edition, we hear about Marshall Fire survivors who are struggling with a challenging housing market and a strong desire to stay p...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Colorado State University held its annual International Symposium last month. As part of that, Colorado Edition’s Erin O’Toole moderated a keynote ...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Today on Colorado Edition, we hear why Colorado kindergarten enrollment is increasing after plummeting due to the pandemic last year. We also learn...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Today on Colorado Edition: We hear from members of Colorado’s Ukrainian community who gathered for a church service over the weekend. We also exami...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Today on Colorado Edition: We hear how Coloradans working in our elections system are grappling with misinformation and threats to their safety. An...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Today on Colorado Edition: we explore the history of racist media coverage in Colorado, and the racism still present in media today, with a group o...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2022
  • Length: 26:59
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Today on Colorado Edition: We check in on several wildfire related bills lawmakers are tackling this legislative session. We’ll also hear about the...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Today on Colorado Edition: Experts have suggested that eyewitness accounts to identify potential suspects are often inaccurate, given the trauma of...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Nelson Holland, known on social media as fatblackandgettinit, is uniting the majesty of Colorado's outdoors with his own sense of humor and uplifti...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Today on the show, we’ll hear about encampments being assembled to provide temporary shelter for people experiencing homelessness, and we explore t...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2022
  • Length: 27:00
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Today on Colorado Edition, we hear why schools across the state are starting to loosen COVID safety protocols. We also hear how advocates are looki...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2022
  • Length: 27:00