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. New episodes available Monday - Thursday.
Colorado Edition: Recovering from the Marshall Fire; how beavers are reshaping rivers and streams; 10 years of DACA
On this episode of Colorado Edition, victims of the Marshall Fire revisit homes lost and tell the story of salvaged objects. Also in this episode: how beavers are helping reshape rivers and streams; how a nonprofit is helping DACA recipients in Colorado.
Colorado Edition: Revisiting favorite interviews from a Fort Collins veterinarian helping Ukrainian refugees to renown ski map artist
In today’s episode we listen back to some of our favorite segments - including conversations with a Fort Collins veterinarian who traveled to the Ukrainian border to help refugees fleeing with their pets, and with two Colorado women who created an online, modern-day version of the Green Book to help people find businesses that are inclusive and welcoming for members of marginalized communities.
How to vote in Colorado’s upcoming primary elections; new businesses opening in Yuma County despite pandemic hardships
Despite the financial constraints from the pandemic, some new businesses are flourishing in Yuma County. And, we talk with AARP Colorado’s state director about how to cast a ballot in the June 28 primaries.
Celebrating African American Barbecue Culture And History With 'Black Smoke'
Colorado Edition’s Erin O'Toole met up with soul food scholar Adrian Miller to discuss his most recent book about African American barbecue culture and history in the U.S.
A conversation with Erie’s new mayor; ‘groundbreaking’ parental leave measure for state lawmakers
In this episode we explore a bill recently passed at the Colorado statehouse giving lawmakers 12 weeks of paid parental leave. And we talk with Justin Brooks who, in April, made history as the town of Erie’s first Black mayor.
''What a community theater should be:'' Loveland's historic Rialto Theater celebrates a century of the performing arts
The historic Rialto Theater in downtown Loveland is marking its centennial with a week of tours, silent film screenings, and live music. Colorado Edition went behind the scenes to learn why this theater is such a landmark of the Northern Colorado arts scene.
Concise, accurate, well-balanced journalism
I love KUNC’s Colorado Edition. These reporters give a good variety of well-researched news from around the state in a concise, accurate manner. It’s my favorite way to know what is happening in the state and feel confident I’m getting accurate reporting. Thank you and please don’t stop!!
Great Selection Of Local Issues + Gracious Hosts
KUNC's Colorado Edition is a newscast covering a wide array of local issues in and around Colorado. Flawlesly curated and hosted by Erin O'Toole and Karlie Huckels, the program has a strong emphasis on taking into account the voice and opinions of the local citizens of Colorado. Highly recommend it.