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.

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96 Pieces

Real stories where humans and our habitat meet.

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25 Pieces

Wyoming education stories produced by reporters at Wyoming Public Radio in Laramie, Wyoming.


Latest Pieces

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Cindy Ross wanted to keep pursuing her long-distance hiking passion after she had kids. But she didn’t know how to make that happen. Then a chance ...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 16, 2020
  • Length: 10:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Brandon Kuehn survived the Iraq War. But after he got home, he struggled with nightmares and addiction. Then he found trail running…and the Pacific...

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2020
  • Length: 18:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Christopher McDougall is famous for starting the barefoot running craze with his book 'Born to Run.' And now he has an unusual new running partner.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2020
  • Length: 28:44
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Tarik Moore always enjoyed nature. So when he found an outdoorsy community, it led to new adventures—like becoming a member of the first all-Black ...

Bought by KRZA and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 29, 2020
  • Length: 18:46
  • Purchases: 2
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When Wendy Hellowell’s son Oliver was born, he was diagnosed with Down syndrome. She realized the two of them would face enormous challenges. But t...

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2020
  • Length: 16:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Fisher Neal was a struggling actor in New York City. So he turned to his old hunting skills for a side job extremely off-Broadway.

Bought by Boise State Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 13:37
  • Purchases: 2
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“The In-Between” A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: A possessed basement. A magic mirror. A shop of spirits. Mysterious lights whe...

Bought by KZYX, 'The Sea', KUT, KICI, KWMR and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Jeff Osgood and his friend Anthony just wanted to go on a winter hiking trip in the Adirondack Wilderness in upstate New York. But after a series o...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 21:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Josh Patterson loved taking photographs of rare finds in the Mojave Desert. But on one trip, things didn’t go as planned.

Bought by KRZA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 16:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Caroline Van Hemert and her husband Pat were nearly finished with the most ambitious trip of their lives, a 4000-mile trek across the Yukon and Ala...

Bought by Boise State Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 27:00
  • Purchases: 1