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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Greg Ley was deep in the Rocky Mountains, training as an outdoor guide, when his group encountered tragedy. What happened next forever changed his ...

Bought by KVNF, KUER, KSFR, KRCC-FM, and KRZA


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 15:57
  • Purchases: 5
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Debbie Salamone was an environmental journalist who was passionate about the ocean—and ballroom dancing. One day at the beach, all that changed.

Bought by 'The Sea', KUER, KRZA, and KSFR


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 14:04
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Charlie Thomas worked as a whitewater rafting guide in the 80’s. His boss became obsessed with selling photos of clients taken while they ran the r...

Bought by KUER, KRZA, and KSFR


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 08:56
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This summer, the University of Wyoming’s College of Education welcomed a new dean. Dr. Ray Reutzel was hired amid a major effort by the University’...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2015
  • Length: 07:04
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This summer, the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act went into effect nationwide, laying out new protocols colleges and universities must follow...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:59
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Wyoming remains one of 10 states that do not fund a pre-K program. But Wyoming does fund some early childhood education—including eight ‘family lit...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:49
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Housing in Jackson is a problem for seasonal and low-income workers. But, increasingly, it’s also a problem for middle-income earners. Among them, ...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:09
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Fort Washakie High School is a small, struggling school on the Wind River Indian Reservation. The students there have been pushing towards one majo...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2015
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Not so long ago, public schools for Native American kids existed to destroy culture, punishing children for speaking their languages or practicing ...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:35
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The University of Wyoming campus is rattled after two first-year students there died by suicide in a span of just 8 days. Wyoming has had the highe...

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 04:38
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