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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When the Massaro family traded life on dry land for a life at sea, they encountered some unexpected company.

Bought by KRZA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 14:43
  • Purchases: 2
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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
  • Purchases: 4
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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...

Bought by KUER and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 16:38
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

Bought by KUER, PRX Remix, and KRZA


  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 21:01
  • Purchases: 3
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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
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After breaking his back, doctors told Gary Havener he would never walk again. So…he decided to run.

Bought by KUER and KRZA


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 16:09
  • Purchases: 2
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: journeys to freedom, on two legs…and four. Ten years ago, more than 50 pit bulls were discovered...

Bought by KBUT, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUT, and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 4
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Ten years ago, more than 50 pit bulls were discovered at a dogfighting ring in Virginia. Most people thought they weren’t savable. But their storie...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 25:17
  • Purchases: 1
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150 years ago, two girls crossed the Missouri River trying to escape a life of slavery. In the summer of 2016, Barry Jurgensen set out on a 500-mil...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Mar 29, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1