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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100 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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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
  • Length: 05:06
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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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The number of high school computer science classes in this country has dropped nearly 20 percent in the past decade. And that’s as demand for compu...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 04:51
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In most schools, campaigns to keep students from smoking use simple slogans like “Be Smart, Don’t Start,” but those targeting Native American kids ...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 04:27
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There’s a nationwide push to get more students involved in STEM education. That’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. But, despite enthusias...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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Over the past year, The Next Generation Science Standards have stirred debate in Wyoming—which continues today. Lawmakers have taken issue with wha...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 07:23
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Nearly a year after Wyoming lawmakers blocked the State Board of Education from considering a set of science standards that include climate change,...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:12
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Last November, President Obama announced a major executive action on immigration—a plan that would offer temporary legal status and deportation rel...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 04:34