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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 Colorado Edition are available every Friday morning.

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    • 4.5, 22 Ratings

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 Colorado Edition are available every Friday morning.

    A Gilded Communion with Nature

    A Gilded Communion with Nature

    Today on Colorado Edition: we’ll look at oil drilling on public lands, and learn about the West’s the ultra-wealthy and their relationship to the natural world. We will also hear about the impact that COVID-19 has had on teens' mental health.

    • 26 min
    What We Don't Know

    What We Don't Know

    Today on Colorado Edition: Ahead of official word from the state, we explore what could be included in the state’s plan for reopening restaurants. We also hear from a member of the Colorado Symphony about how their work has changed during the pandemic. Plus, we get the latest on census response rates, learn about a virtual sewing circle, and discuss the future of the Colorado River.

    • 25 min
    Functional, Fashionable, Controversial

    Functional, Fashionable, Controversial

    Today on Colorado Edition: we’ll learn about federal relief funding for Colorado’s schools, and speak with the president of the University of Northern Colorado about the school year ahead. We will also learn about the history of pandemic fashion, and get some tips for how to start your very own victory garden.

    • 25 min
    A Far Better Signal

    A Far Better Signal

    Today on Colorado Edition: We learn more about how Coloradans are following social distancing practices. We also take a look at changes in the airline industry and how they impact small airports in our state. Plus, we explore how the coronavirus pandemic could lead to a suicide epidemic, and we discuss adjusting field research to factor in health measures.

    • 25 min
    Life, Interrupted

    Life, Interrupted

    Today on Colorado Edition: we’ll talk with Colorado’s education commissioner about what schools may look like in the fall. Plus, we’ll learn about the work that violence interrupters are doing during a pandemic, and get the latest on mask restrictions in Fort Collins. Finally, we’ll hear from a local business about working during safer-at-home, and a recent college graduate about graduating in a time of social distancing.

    • 26 min
    A Delicate Operation

    A Delicate Operation

    Today on Colorado Edition: We break down the latest on the state budget, and the gradual re-opening of Rocky Mountain National Park at the end of May. We also hear about some of the Colorado companies making personal protective equipment. And, we explore contact tracing in our region and the perceived threat of the now infamous murder hornet.

    • 25 min

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22 Ratings

22 Ratings

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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.

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