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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94 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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Maggie had it all: a fine house, a loving family, and a big yard. But she threw it all away for adventure. And when things got bad, she had to use ...

Bought by KUER, PRX Remix, and KRZA


  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 15:49
  • Purchases: 3
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Aubrey Bertram traveled to East Asia to help animals that had been abused by humans. But a harrowing experience taught her that good intentions mig...

Bought by KUER, KRZA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 18:24
  • Purchases: 3
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A possessed basement. A magic mirror. A shop of spirits. Mysterious lights where they don’t belong. Gather around the campfire as we open the porta...

Bought by WRFA-LP, Spokane Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, WKMS, KQED and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Linda McGurk wanted her children to love the outdoors, just like she did as a little girl in Sweden. But when she moved to the U.S., she found out ...

Bought by Boise State Public Radio, KRZA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 15:56
  • Purchases: 3
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When the Massaro family traded life on dry land for a life at sea, they encountered some unexpected company.

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 14:43
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Lucy came face-to-face with a family secret that upended her life. So she seized the moment.

Bought by KUER, KVNF, KRZA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
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Science journalist Lynda Mapes takes us deep into a New England forest, where one tree is telling the story of climate change. This is the final ep...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 16:38
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This is the second episode in our three-part Science Camp series, where we’re exploring the human side of science. Paleobotanist Ellen Currano noti...

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 21:01
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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...

Bought by Boise State Public Radio, KSFR, PRX Remix, and KRZA


  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 24:03
  • Purchases: 4
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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.

Bought by KUER and KRZA


  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 20:12
  • Purchases: 2