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Wyoming Public Radio

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We are a non-profit commercial free station, licensed to the University of Wyoming. WPR broadcasts to approximately two-thirds of the state, including the communities of Laramie, Casper, Cheyenne, Rock Springs, Green River, Evanston, Jackson, Lander, Riverton, Cody, Powell, Rawlins, Dubois, Gillette, Sheridan, Newcastle and Torrington plus numerous communities in between. Our programming is primarily news, classical music and contemporary music. We also air jazz, folk, bluegrass, and variety programs. Wyoming Public Radio is the state's only member of National Public Radio and an affiliate of Public Radio International, sources of such favorites as A Prairie Home Companion, The Thistle & Shamrock®, Morning Edition®, All Things Considered®, and Car Talk®. Wyoming Public Radio (WPR) is an outreach service of the University of Wyoming. The Network offers more variety than most other radio stations.

Pieces

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This is the first episode in a three-part summer series, called Science Camp, where we’re exploring the human side of science. Ryan Haupt had a lot...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 24:03
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Tyler Dunning went into the wild to distract himself from his grief…but ended up coming face to face with it instead.

  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 20:15
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After breaking his back, doctors told Gary Havener he would never walk again. So…he decided to run.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 16:09
  • Purchases: 1
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: journeys to freedom, on two legs…and four. Ten years ago, more than 50 pit bulls were discovered...

Bought by KUT and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Ten years ago, more than 50 pit bulls were discovered at a dogfighting ring in Virginia. Most people thought they weren’t savable. But their storie...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 25:17
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150 years ago, two girls crossed the Missouri River trying to escape a life of slavery. In the summer of 2016, Barry Jurgensen set out on a 500-mil...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: stories of animal encounters. A scientist risks his reputation to pursue Bigfoot; pigeons save t...

Bought by KUT and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:25
  • Purchases: 2
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Arik was burning to share his faith with the world. But the people he thought needed his message the most weren’t interested in what he had to say....

  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 20:43
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Melbourne, Australia wanted its residents to help keep an eye on its trees. So they gave every tree an email address. But then the trees started to...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KRZA


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 15:20
  • Purchases: 2
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It was November 9, 2016. Amy was worried about the new political landscape. But some unusual encounters at work gave her fresh perspective.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 11:36
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: a man walks from Mexico to the tip of South America with his best friend, a donkey; a man crosse...

Bought by KHNS, KUT, KSUT, and KSKA


  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 4
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Sophie May grew up in Alaska, spending lots of time outside. But when it came time to explore the wilderness as an adult, she found out she had mor...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 14:59
  • Purchases: 1
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For our 13th episode, we venture off the beaten path to hear about Bigfoot and the scientist who’s on a mission to find him.

  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 19:05
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Herb Pownall wanted to see the world. So he boarded a ship bound for Europe…along with 800 cows.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2016
  • Length: 19:18
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This is the story of a love that spans continents. Jon Dunham set out on the longest, toughest walk of his life. But along the way, he met someone ...

Bought by KRZA, New Hampshire Public Radio, Marfa Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 21:12
  • Purchases: 4
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: a man utters a curse that comes true, a summer stint at a dinosaur quarry challenges a woman’s s...

Bought by KHNS, KSKA, KSUT, XRAY.fm, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Where do we come from? And where do we go when we die? Paul Taylor shares one of the oldest answers to those questions.

  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 11:51
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It was supposed to be a leisurely float down the Snake River. But when they lost their guide, a group of tourists got more than they bargained for.

  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 16:37
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Christina Lee should have been having the time of her life. Instead, she was stressed and lonely. Until she decided to run away from the rat race…a...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 17:24
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Micah Schweizer was skiing in the back-country when he uttered a curse against snowmobilers. But you know what they say—be careful what you wish for.

Bought by KRZA, HowSound, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KALW


  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 13:32
  • Purchases: 4