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An original member of the Channel 2 morning news team, Greg Nieto has been with Channel 2 and FOX31 since 2000! He currently reports on weeknights.

Born in Denver, raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Nieto has developed strong ties over the past 17 years, with organizations like M.D.A., M.A.D.D., Denver Dumb Friends League, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Colorado.

A life-long Broncos fan, he enjoys going to the games, volunteering or trying out a new craft brewery.

He is excited to see all the changes at 5280 and looks forward to hearing what stories make your heart sing!

You can email Greg at Gregory.Nieto@KDVR.com.

Recent Articles
  • Family remembers Colorado veteran killed in motorcycle crash

    NORTHGLENN, Colo. — On June 25, 78-year-old Ray Hall was on his way to the Northglenn Recreation Center on a route he followed five times a week. However, during what would be his final trip, he was hit by a vehicle on Grant Street just south of 120th Avenue. Hall died a few days later. The other driver, who stayed at the scene, is not facing charges. Hall served 12 years in the Air Force. On July 20, he will […]

  • Pile of Lime green bikes in scrap metal yard disappoints resident

    DENVER — Over the past few months David Zamarripa has gotten used to seeing Lime green bikes in Aurora. He just can’t get a handle on seeing Lime green bikes dumped into a huge pile in a Denver scrap metal yard. He sent a picture of a pile of the Lime-brand bicycles at Denver Scrap Metal north of Interstate 70. The Problem Solvers wanted to take a closer look, sending a drone above the area and spotting the remains of […]

  • Bob LeGare selected to be Aurora mayor

    AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora City Council selected council member Bob LeGare to fill the mayor’s vacancy that was created by the death of Stephen Hogan on May 13. LeGare was sworn in at the end of the meeting and will then assume mayoral duties immediately. The city council will have 45 days to follow the same appointment process to fill LeGare’s vacancy. LeGare was selected from a group of four finalists out of a pool of 13 people who […]

  • Former Boulder youth soccer coach accused of sexual assault on a child

    BOULDER, Colo. — A former youth soccer coach in Boulder faces a charge of sexual assault on a child. Philip Hufstader, 35, was in jail Wednesday night. The Boulder Daily Camera reports he was a former coach for FC Boulder, a well-known and highly regarded soccer club on the Front Range. He’s been indicted on one count of sexual assault on a child in a position of trust. “Any time there is a case of this nature, where someone’s charged […]

  • Coloradans recall Roseanne Barr’s Denver roots

    DENVER — Some folks in Denver remember Roseanne Barr’s roots in the Mile High City. Barr’s reboot of her show on ABC was canceled after a the actress posted some racist comments on Twitter. Rhonda Sheya was creative services director for KIMN radio. She remembers in 1984 being approached by a young Roseanne Barr, who was living in southwest Denver. Sheya, now a radio host for KUHS Radio Denver says the comedienne’s personality was already larger than life. Sheya says […]

  • Junior Broncos cheerleaders produce dance video for Taylor Swift

    DENVER — The Junior Broncos cheerleaders put together a video, dancing to their favorite Taylor Swift song, in hopes the pop star sees their performance. They range in age from 6 to 14. Their motto is “We are smart. We are strong. We are beautiful.” Swift is their role model. “It’s just a coincidence she’s coming to Denver…she’s a humongous inspiration…inspiring our younger youth,” coach Isabel Chavez said. Most of the girls cannot afford to go to Swift’s concert at […]

  • Residents of small mountain town ask questions about a proposed gravel pit

    EMPIRE, Colo. — Some residents in the small mountain town of Empire are not too happy about a proposed gravel pit. It’s called the Douglas Mountain Ranch Mine Project. It’s on 70-80 acres of private land between Highway 40 and Interstate 70 that is already permitted for mining. Residents had a lot of questions about the gavel pit like will we see it? Will we hear it? What’s the environmental impact? “The sad part:  it used to be private property […]

  • Denver radio personality summits Mount Everest

    MOUNT EVEREST, Nepal — Denver resident, mountaineer and radio personality Alex Harz summited Mount Everest on Monday. Before leaving for the summit Harz said, “I first dreamed about Everest at age 14, when living in the flatlands of Nebraska, and at that time I told myself then that I will climb the mountain someday.” Harz is a radio personality on Mile High Sports and is the founder and CEO of the World Improv Network. Harz also has a background in filmmaking […]

  • How to avoid a scam in the aftermath of a hailstorm

    DENVER — With another round of storms expected Tuesday, the Better Business Bureau has a warning for people to watch out for scam artists. The damage from storms can add up. The total insurance payout for claims after the May 2017 storm that pounded the Denver metro area was $2.3 billion. Monday’s storm was impressive but nothing like that. Still, the experts say be careful to fix possible damage. “If you find that every reputable body shop or roofer that […]

  • 8th annual Chicano Pride Ride

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Hundreds of bikers showed up in Golden for a great ride and a good cause Saturday The 8th Annual Chicano Pride Ride started at Avalanche Harley in Golden then made its way throughout the Metro area. The Ride benefits the Latin American Educational Foundation.

  • Man rents VW van on Airbnb

    DENVER — If you are looking for a cheaper ‘Airbnb’ option,  a Volkswagen van may be up your alley. At the corner of West 33rd Avenue and Pecos Street, you’ll see a vintage van for rent for the night. It’s a van with most amenities, except a shower and bathroom, which are found on the property behind the van. Depending on availability, the van will run you between $50-$100. Endless Summer meet one unique Sleepover.

  • Denver police offer ‘Pups on Patrol’ class for dog owners and their pets

    DENVER — The Denver Police Department has been teaching a class called “Pups on Patrol” for about a year. It’s designed to educate dog owners what to look for when on their daily or nightly walk with their four-legged friends. Close to 70 owners and their dogs took part in the most recent class. Part of the education process is learning to text police instead of calling 911 when something suspicious is seen. David Martinez, with his dog Amigo, said […]