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.

Series

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102 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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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 KUER, KRZA, New Hampshire Public Radio, Marfa Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 21:12
  • Purchases: 5
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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 KUNM, New Hampshire Public Radio, KHNS, KSKA, KSUT and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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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.

Bought by KUER, KRZA, and PRX Remix


  • 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.

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 16:22
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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...

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 17:24
  • Purchases: 2
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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 KUER, KRZA, HowSound, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KALW


  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 13:26
  • Purchases: 5
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In one year, a new high school building will be open to students in Natrona County. The first day of class will debut a bold endeavor to transform ...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 05:56
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Most people on the Wind River Reservation have seen Craig Ferris on the sidelines of the basketball court at Wyoming Indian High School. As head co...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:14
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Back in September, six Native American high schoolers from the Wind River Reservation were detained by University of Wyoming police after a custome...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 05:30
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More than 1 percent of the public school students in Wyoming will not set foot in a classroom this year. They attend virtual schools that exist ent...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 04:19